NALC and Conclave Traditions

Banner Contest
Design and create a chapter banner incorporating the conference theme, principles of Alpha Zeta and elements from your chapter. Bragging rights are on the line!
T-Shirt Exchange
Bring a T-shirt from your chapter, AZ event or university to trade with other members. This event is generally held Thursday night as an ice breaker.
Officer, Adviser and Alumni Awards
Alpha Zeta annually recognizes outstanding officers, advisors and alumni nominated by their peers at the annual Awards Banquet.  Click here to access the awards form.
National Alpha Zeta Scholarship Presentation
Recipients of the National Alpha Zeta Scholarships are recognized at the annual Awards Banquet.
Founders' Cup
The Founders' Cup is awarded annually to the chapter of the year. The winning chapter is selected by the High Council based on several criteria.

Middaugh Awards
During the Biennial Conclave, Middaugh Awards are presented to chapters who demonstrate outstanding accomplishment in seven categories:

  1. Alumni Relations
  2. Chapter Development
  3. Promotion of Agriculture
  4. Service to College and Campus
  5. Service to Community
  6. Fundraising
  7. New Member Development


Middaugh Awards are selected based on the entries in the AZ Chapter Blog.  Read more about Middaugh Chapter Achievement Awards