Centennial Celebration

Beta Rho Centennial Celebration Schedule

Tentative dates and rough schedule of reunion events: September 7-10, 2017

Thursday, September 7, 2017
4:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Check-in and welcome cocktail reception in the Atrium at Best Western Gran Tree Inn

Friday, September 8, 2017
8 a.m. – 1 p.m. (subject to sign-ups)
Golf tournament –Plan for Riverside since many Sigs have memberships or
Floating/Tubing or Whitewater Rafting Activities on the Gallatin and Madison

1 p.m. – 5 p.m.-optional activities (some are dependent on sign-ups)

  • Tour of MSU Campus
  • Museum of the Rockies
  • Walking tour of Historic Downtown Bozeman
  • American Computer Museum
  • Emerson Centre for Arts & Culture
  • Gallatin County Pioneer Museum
  • Free time to explore main street

6 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Banquet in MSU SUB Ballroom ~ Cocktails, Dinner, Awards, Guest Speakers, Raffle

Saturday, September 9, 2017
7:30 a.m. – 9 a.m.
Breakfast (no host)

9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m (Location TBD)
Special Sigma Chi Ritual Performance

1 p.m. – 4 p.m. at 722 S. Wilson (Timing depends on start of game)
BBQ Grill Lunch and Open House

4:30 p.m. – 6:15 p.m. at Bobcat Stadium (time depends on start of game)
Sigma Chi Tailgates (at least 5 tailgates!)

6:30 p.m – 9 p.m. at Bobcat Stadium (start time of game is not available at this time)
South Dakota State Jackrabbits vs. Montana State Bobcats

Sunday, September 10, 2017
Morning: Checkout and say good-byes

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REGISTRATION (not available until late April 2017)
To register for the centennial events, please download this form and mail it to Rick Dissly at 6651 Leyland Park Drive, San Jose, CA 95120 or scan it and email the form to rdissly@comcast.net.


Our official headquarters will be at Best Western Grantree Inn which is surrounded by five other hotels within a five minute walk (Holiday Inn, Days Inn, Hampton Inn, Homewood Suites, and Comfort Inn).

There are over 25 hotels in Bozeman (https://www.tripadvisor.com/SmartDeals-g45095-Bozeman_Montana-Hotel-Deals.html). At present, we have arranged three blocks of rooms including one (Element Bozeman) downtown as noted below. These hotels are blocked for the 7th, 8th, and 9th of September and offer a range of locations and prices. Note that many of these hotels offer discounts for AARP and AAA members. MSU Alumni Association member receive discounts at the following hotel chains: Choice Hotels: call (800) 258-2847, discount #00213860; Wyndham Hotels: call (800) 365-6176, discount # 100001638; C’mon Inn: Call (406) 587-3555, show your membership card at check-in. We will be blocking other hotels for your convenience in the next few weeks.

We encourage you to make your reservations early as you will have more choice. Ask for a room in the Beta Rho/Sigma Chi Block. For those arriving early or staying late, a few rooms have been set aside to accommodate those needs as well. Rooms in the blocks will be released to the general public in the last week of July 2017.

Best Western Plus GranTree Inn
1325 North 7th Avenue
Bozeman, Montana
Group block rates: $189
Call to make reservations: (406) 587-5261

C’mon Inn
6139 E Valley Center Rd, Bozeman, MT 59718
Group block rates :$160
Call to make reservations: (406) 587-3555

Element by Westin
25 E. Menedenhall St. Bozeman, MT 59718
Group block rates: $249
Make reservations: (406) 582-4972

Hampton Inn
78 Baxter Ln, Bozeman, MT 59715
Group block rates: TBD
(406) 522-8000

Days Inn & Suites
1321 N. 7th Ave, Bozeman, MT 59175
Group block rates: TBD
(406) 414-6115

Holiday Inn Bozeman
5 Baxter Ln, Bozeman, MT 59715
Group Block Rates: TBD
(406) 587-4561

Homewood Suites by Hilton
1023 Baxter Ln, Bozeman, MT 59715
Group Block Rates: TBD
(406) 587-8180

Comfort Inn
1370 N 7th Ave, Bozeman, MT 59715
Group Block Rates: TBD
(406) 587-2322

If you are flying into the Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport (BZN), the Bet Western Gran Tree Inn has a free airport shuttle service. If you planning to rent a car, don’t forget to use your MSU Alumni Association membership discount:

Company, Reservation #, Discount #
Alamo, 800-354-2322, 309381
Avis, 800-331-1212, B636193
Budget, 800-455-2848, X697161
Hertz, 800-654-2200, 1516488
National, 800-CAR-RENT, 5282976
Payless Car Rental, 800-729-5377, MMS013                                                     

To purchase your football tickets call the athletic department ticket office at 406-994-2287 before August 8, 2017 and ask for tickets in the Sigma Chi Alumni section. You can pick-up the tickets at will call on the day of the game. DO NOT purchase your tickets on line at www.ticketswest.com because you will not be in the Sigma Chi Alumni section if you do.

Phone: 1-289-242-2551
Email: norm@normanachen.com
Website: www.bobcatsigs.org/centennial

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Beta Rho’s 100-Year Anniversary

September 7-10, 2017 For more information go to our Centennial page.
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