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5350 East Marriott DrivePhoenix, Arizona 85054 USA

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Karnea registration consists of: all convention activities, programming, three scheduled meals, convention materials, Karnea t-shirt. All other meals are on your own.

ALL cancellations must be confirmed by Lesa Purcell. If you must cancel, email her at Your cancellation is not complete until you receive a confirmation from Lesa. There is a $75 cancellation fee after July 22 for all packages. After July 29 there will be NO cancellations accepted.

$399 Prior to May 1
$475 May 1 – June 30
$519 After June 30 
$465 Prior to May 1
$499 May 1 – June 30
$529 After June 30

Arrival and Departure Plans for Karnea

The first required business session for all delegates begins at 4:00 p.m. MST on Wednesday, August 5, 2020. Chapter delegate are required to attend and be well versed in the proposed legislation, elect Karnea officers and become familiar with how business will be conducted. Chapter delegates are required to attend the opening business session on Wednesday, August 5. At that session the slate of officers are announced, how business is conducted, new legislation reviewed and the Karnea gaveled open. Each chapter must send three (3) elected voting delegates. This includes two (2) undergraduates and one (1) alumnus per chapter and colony.

The Karnea opening celebration begins at 8:00 p.m. MST on Wednesday, August 5. Karnea concludes with the Karnea Banquet on Saturday, August 8. Please depart Phoenix on Sunday, August 9.

How Do I Reserve My Hotel Room?

Call reservations at 1-888-421-1442. Mention Delta Tau Delta Fraternity to receive the conference rate. Or click this link to reserve a room.

Reserve My Room

Room rates are $159 per night plus tax (12.57%) for up to four people. This is a special officer extended to Delta Tau Delta Karnea attendees. Hotel rooms must be reserved by July 8, 2020 to receive this rate. After that date, rooms may not be available and if rooms are available, they may not be available at the special Delt rate. Don’t delay in reserving your room(s). Check-in is at 4:00 p.m. and check out is 11:00 a.m.

Hotel Dining

MERITAGE - An Urban Tavern: As inviting as it is sophisticated, MERITAGE is located within Desert Ridge Golf Club and offers steaks, chops, local beers and other specialties. This upscale restaurant is open for lunch and dinner.

Twenty6: This sleek lounge is an ideal spot for unwinding with friends after a busy day in Phoenix. Savor a craft cocktail or a private label beer and light bites as you take in the views on our outdoor patio. Open for lunch and dinner.

Revive Spa Bistro: Complement your spa experience with a delicious, healthful meal at Revive Spa Bistro. This peaceful restaurant offers outdoor seating with remarkable views of the resort grounds. Open for breakfast and lunch.

Just A Splash Bar & Grill: Dine poolside at this bar and restaurant, which features American fare, as well as fruit smoothies and an assortment of beers and cocktails. If you're craving extra privacy, you can enjoy your meal in one of our cabanas, which includes a TV and Wi-Fi.

Roy's Pacific Rim: This vibrant restaurant celebrates the flavors of Asia and Hawaii right here in Phoenix at Roy's Pacific Rim. Choose between indoor and outdoor seating, and pair your meal with a signature drink from the bar. Open for dinner.

Starbucks®: There's no better way to begin your day in Desert Ridge than with your favorite coffee beverage at Starbucks®. Sandwiches, pastries and snacks are also available. Open for breakfast and lunch. 

Hotel Parking

On-site parking, fee: $16 USD daily
Valet parking, fee: $35 USD daily
Complimentary accessible parking

Volunteer Information

Early bird registration coverage for the lead chapter advisor and division vice president will be handled by a pre-approved list by the division president. Should the lead chapter advisor not be able to attend, the

division president must approve any other alumnus on the advising team. This approval will be communicated to the alumnus and Central Office. Those on the pre-approved list will be provided a discount code to enter when registering through myDelt. Registration costs higher than early bird will be covered by the alumnus. ALL cancellations must be confirmed by Lesa Purcell at the Central Office. If you must cancel, email her at Your cancellation is not complete until you receive a confirmation from Lesa. There is a $75 cancellation fee after July 22 for all packages. After July 29 there will be NO cancellations accepted.

For each approved alumni volunteer, half of each hotel night (maximum of four nights) will be reimbursed by the division. Reimbursements are to be submitted to the respective division treasurer after Karnea.

Alumni volunteers are strongly encouraged to make their hotel reservations early and share a hotel room.

Dara Readus at the Central Office ( will keep a list of alumni seeking roommates. Please contact Dara if a roommate is needed to help reduce costs.

How Does Our Chapter Find Financial Support to Attend Karnea?

Undergraduates may find funding through the following:

  • Your chapter budget
  • The house corporation
  • An alumni board or association
  • Campus leadership/student activities – contact your Greek Advisor

Awards/Nominate a Delt!

Karnea is a time to recognize the accomplishments of students, chapters, volunteers and alumni. All awards will be presented at the Phoenix Karnea in 2020. Any member in good standing may submit a nomination.