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Submission Guidelines for The Blaze, the Official Publication of the Southwest Region.


The publication date for The Blaze will be available during the Southwest Regional Conference.

1st Deadline: March 31, 2020  
2nd Deadline: April 30, 2020  
Note: Submit to on or before the deadline dates.   


Submissions will be received from the following:  

  • Regional Director and Regional Representative or their designee(s)

  • Chapter journalists, Chapter presidents or their designee(s)

  • Southwest Regional team of journalists

  • TX/NM, AR, or LA team of journalists

  • Cluster chairs or cluster journalists

Content Guidelines: Articles and photos will be accepted that focus on the following:

  • Organizational Health

  • Social Action

  • Empowering of Women and Girls

  • Community Impact

  • Appreciation of our Culture through the Arts and Letters

  • Reclamation Activities

  • Delta Dear Spotlights/Features

  • Collegiate Member Spotlights/Features

  • Alumnae Member Spotlights/Features

  • Founders Day Activities

Note: While other subject matters may be submitted, priority will be given to the areas mentioned above. Also, content may be used for the social media pages or the website of the Southwest Region.


Submission Guidelines: 

  • Typed, Times New Roman, 12-point, double spaced 

  • Word Document (no PDFs)

  • 300-700 words

  • Byline of the journalist or author/writer of the article

  • Suggested headline (optional and subject to change)

  • Photo credit given to the photographer

  • Suggested headline (optional and subject to change)

  • 2-3 photos (action preferred over posed shots) with a caption included (identify left to right), number the photos

  • Collegiate Chapters should include the Chapter Name and College/University

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