Teams come from all over Texas to participate in Sigma Lambda Alpha’s Stroll Off, but this year the sorority hopes to get more TCU participation, especially from Panhellenic chapters.
The Stroll Off is a dance competition where Greek organizations from all councils compete for the “Señorita Trophy.” Other TCU sororities have always participated, but Sigma Lambda Alpha is hoping to get even more participation this year.
Teams pay an entrance fee and all of the money raised goes toward scholarships for members of the Boys and Girls Clubs of America, Sigma Lambda Alpha’s philanthropy.
“We’re trying to focus on getting more teams from our own campus,” said Joselin Barajas, junior nursing major and Sigma Lambda Alpha member.
Panhellenic President Chandler Thomas is encouraging TCU Panhellenic chapters to get more involved with other councils’ philanthropy events – starting with the Stroll Off.
“One of our goals as an executive board this year is to encourage and foster more council cooperation,” Thomas said. “It’s really easy for us to get caught up in doing things within our own council.”
Panhellenic chapters Pi Beta Phi, Alpha Omicron Pi, Gamma Phi Beta and Sigma Kappa have teams participating in the Stroll Off this year.
“We are all Greek organizations and are all founded on really similar values,” Thomas said. “We encourage and support other chapters from our own councils, and we need to do the same for other councils.”
The Stroll Off will be in the Brown-Lupton University Union Auditorium at 7 p.m. on Feb. 20. Admission is $5 for students wearing their Greek Letters and $7 for those who aren’t.