Alcohol may only be brought to the event by guests or members of legal drinking age.
Only persons of legal drinking age may consume or possess alcohol.
The maximum amount of alcohol allowed at the event is limited to one six-pack of beer (or equivalent number of wine coolers) per person of legal drinking age.
No hard alcohol, liquor and spirits.
No glass containers.
Ample supply of nonalcoholic beverages and non-salty foods.
Monitored entrance that includes checking of personal identification of guests and members, ensuring all persons entering party are members or invited guests, ensuring that no person who appears, or is known, to have consumed alcohol enters the event, providing at least one sober party monitor at the entrance at all times.
Use of wristbands for persons of legal drinking age (non-removable unless cut).
A bar controlled by designated members who are of legal drinking age and who are not consuming alcohol. No alcohol may be distributed from any other area (for example, individuals’ rooms in the chapter house).
Minimum of six sober monitors at the event. The number of monitors should increase directly with the number of persons attending the event (i.e.: six monitors for 60 attendees).
A sober party monitor supervising the entrance, one supervising the bar, and the rest ensuring that all event participants are following BYOB and FIPG policies.
The event should always be in accordance with school, local and state ordinances and should never go past 2:00a.m.
A wristband should be distributed to a person of legal drinking age upon confirmation of age.
An appointed party monitor should immediately take the person’s alcohol (Remember, one six pack of beer or wine coolers!) to the bar and exchange it for a ticket stating the brand of alcohol and the number of containers.
The ticket should then be given to the event participant who brought the alcohol.
Each time the attendee receives a drink from the bartender, his or her ticket must be punched or marked appropriately. Remember, only one drink per visit to the bar and only those who have a ticket AND a wristband may receive a drink.
If a person appears intoxicated or is known to be intoxicated, neither a wristband nor an alcoholic beverage can be given to that person.
Service of alcohol must stop at least one hour before the scheduled ending time. No one should be allowed to leave the event with alcohol, whether it is in an opened or unopened container.
Any alcohol still at the bar at closing time shall stay in a secured location at the event site until the following day, when it may be picked up.