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The publication date for The Blaze will be July 1, 2019, with two very strict deadlines.


  • 1st Deadline: January 10, 2019, for events, activities, programs, etc. that took place between

  • July 1, 2018 – December 31, 2018. 


  • 2nd Deadline: June 10, 2019, for events, activities, programs, etc. that took place between

  • January 1, 2019 – May 31, 2019.


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

  • The byline of the journalist or author/writer of the article

  • Suggested headline (optional and subject to change)

  • Photo credit is 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


Email submission to Victoria “Vickee” Gray, Southwest Regional Journalist


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