Virginia Zeta Day 2020

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Virginia Zeta Day 2020

Saturday, April 4th, 9am-3pm

14750 Conference Center Drive

Chantilly, VA

Registration, Shopping and Silent Auction Opens at 9:00am.

Programming will begin at 10:00am and go until 3:00pm.

Registration & Hotel Information

Collegiate Chapters
  • February 15th -- College registration spreadsheet & registration fees are due
  • Chapter Presidents - please look for a separate email with Zeta Day information

Alumnae Registration

Alumnae can register either online or by mailing in a registration form.

  • $50 until February 10th
  • $55 until March 16th
  • $60 after March 17 (space permitting)
Online payment is an additional $2.

Hotel Reservations

​We have reserved a block of hotel rooms at the Westfields Marriott at a discounted rate for Virginia Zeta Day. The rate is $129 +tax and is available until March 4, 2020. Click here to book your room.

Zeta Day Speaker

We are excited to welcome Becca Rampe to Virginia Zeta Day as our speaker. She is a Theta Nu -- Auburn University at Montgomery alumna and currently serves as the District President for 4A (North Carolina). She will be speaking on "Be the Hive & Honey" focusing on sisterhood and supporting each other. Becca is a Staff Psychologist - Outreach Coordinator at UNC Wilmington.

Save the Bees!

At Zeta Day we will be assembling Bee Attracting Wildflower Seed Packets!

For much of the past ten years, beekeepers, primarily in the United States and Europe, have been reporting annual hive losses of 30% or higher, substantially more than is considered normal or sustainable. According to the US Department of Agriculture, bees of all sorts pollinate approximately 75 percent of the fruits, nuts and vegetables grown in the United States, and 1 out of every 3 bites of food people take is courtesy of bee pollination.

In keeping with the theme, Bee Zetas True, we hope these seed packets will help create more areas for pollination, which makes bees jobs a little less stressful!

Service Project

We will be collecting donation items for For Children's Sake of Virginia. FCS provides various services to children and families in the community including foster care and adoption services.

FCS is looking for items for babies and children who are going into foster homes to help provide basic necessities. We are collecting:

  • Diapers
  • Baby wipes
  • Pacifiers and/or teething toys
  • Full size personal hygiene items such as:
    • Shampoo/Conditioner/Body Wash
    • Toothbrushes/Toothpaste
    • Deodorant
    • Brushes/Combs

Spirit Stick Competition

The Virginia Zeta Day Spirit Stick is back for the 5th year! Last years winner was Lambda Eta-VCU! Here is how your chapter can win points this year.

Prior to Zeta Day

  • #VirginiaZTA Instagram Hashtag
    Share why you are excited for Virginia Zeta Day! Make sure your chapter is identified in your post, you've included the hashtag, and that your profile is set to "public". Posts until Friday, April 1st will count
  • On Time Submission of Registration Payment and Silent Auction/Raffle Items

At Zeta Day

  • Coin Wars
    Save your coins! The chapter that has the most money in their bucket on Zeta Day wins!
    All coins give you points, nothing subtracts, NO Dollar bills
  • Zeta Trivia
  • Donations for the For Children's Sake Service Project

Upcoming Deadlines

February 10th -- Alumnae Early Bird Registration ends
February 15th -- College Chapter registration spreadsheet & payment due
March 9th -- Submit to

  • Silent Auction & Raffle Basket descriptions (College & Alumnae)
  • Walkup/Award Song (College)

March 4th -- Last day to book a hotel room at the Zeta Day rate

March 16th - Alumnae Registration Closes