Q1:         What will I receive for my $120 Ticket?
A1:         Included in your ticket price is:

  • A plated meal including a Salad, Salmon, Chicken, Starch, Vegetable, and Desert. (Vegetarian and Vegan options available upon request.)
  • Complimentary Coat Check
  • Complimentary Parking
  • Band and DJ
  • Cash Bar
  • Access to the Presidential Hospitality Suite


Q2:         How much is the deposit and when is my deposit due?
A2:         The deposit is $120 per table and is due by October 20, 2018.

Q3:         When will table sales be open to others outside the chapter?
A3:         All tables without a deposit will be released on October 21, 2018.  Those tables will then be made available to anyone.   

Q4:         Can I make partial payments on my table?
A4:         Yes.  However, you can only make payments in increments of $120.

Q5:         Will I still be able to buy my table(s) at the Frat House on Thursday nights?
A5:         Yes!  The ability to buy your table in person at the Frat House on Thursdays will still be a part of the Mardi Gras Process.  However, you do have the option of purchasing tables on-line, without having to leave your home.  Both of these options will be made available. 

Dates when the Mardi Gras Committee will be at the Fraternity House from 7pm to 9pm

  • Thursday, January 3, 2019
  • Saturday, January 5, 2019 (11am – 2pm)
  • Thursday, January 10, 2019
  • Saturday, January 12, 2019 (11am – 2pm)


Dates when the Mardi Gras Committee will be at Chapter Meeting (Brothers Only)

  • Saturday, January 19, 2019


Q6:         What is the cost of a room at the Bethesda Marriott?
A6:         We have negotiated a room cost of just $79 per night, plus tax.  A room can be reserved with the hotel right now through the below link.  You will also be able to reserve a room via the reservation link if you purchase your tables on-line.

                            Alpha Omega 62nd Annual Mardi Gras Hotel Booking Link – CLICK HERE

Q7:         What are the due dates to pay on tables?
A7:         October 20, 2018 – Deposit Due
               November 30, 2018 – ½ Due on your table
               January 19, 2018 – Final Payment Due

Q8:         How can I become a Scholarship Endowment Sponsor and receive Preferred Seating?
A8:         Due to increased sponsorship opportunities and a further commitment to our philanthropic programs, there will be an opportunity to increase your charitable giving by becoming a Scholarship Endowment Sponsor.  For $2,200 you will receive preferred floor seating, special table decorations, podium event recognition, and additional tax benefits.  However, there is a limited number of opportunities at this sponsorship level.  Additional details concerning this opportunity can be found online at www.AlphaOmegaMardiGras.com within the sponsorship package

Q9:         How much of my Mardi Gras Ticket is Tax Deductible?
A9:         $80.00 of each individual ticket is considered tax deductible. Please consult your tax adviser to ensure you are in compliance with all applicable IRS regulations when completing your tax returns.  Alpha Omega Social Action & Scholarship Foundation is a 501 (c)(3) tax-exempt corporation, Federal Tax ID #52-1741766.

Q10:       Will I receive paper tickets this year?
A10:       Yes.  Although you will receive an email for your online transaction, paper tickets will be available onceyour table is paid in full.  Your paper ticket will be your entry until the Mardi Gras Ball.

Q11:       Will my guests and I have a good time?
A11:       The Mardi Gras Committee understands that while fundraising is an important function of the Mardi Gras Ball, it is not the event’s only purpose.  Mardi Gras represents a long history of perseverance, progress, good times for Brothers and their families, and Friendships revisited.  It is the Committee’s goal to preserve this legacy and continue in this tradition.  At the end of the night, we want to reflectively and with great satisfaction say, “A good time was had by all!”

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62ND Annual Alpha Omega Mardi gras

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