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Initiation Ceremony

    1. The initiation is held in an appropriate locale with a table for the certificates, cards and pins, as well as the record book for the initiates to sign. In the center are three candles, red, white and blue, arranged to form a DELTA, the white candle at the apex. A candle snuffer would be a convenient item for extinguishing the candles later in the ceremony.
    2. The official Pi Delta Phi banner should be prominently displayed.
    3. Large flags of the United States and of France are appropriate but optional: the American flag at the presiding officer's right, and the French flag to the left.
    4. Initiates may be seated either around the back of the table or directly in front.
    5. The ceremony begins with the candles already lighted.
    6. A program of music, dance or recitations from literary works in French is a desirable part of the ceremony.
    7. Each chapter provides a bound book which each initiate will sign at the close of the ceremony.

Initiation Ceremony Proceedings

Le Président:

M.______:

UN PROGRAMME AU CHOIX DU CHAPITRE COMMENCE

APRES LE PROGRAMME:

Président:



Last edited 03/12/2003