Torero Regional Rally

Regional Rally 2018 Final Standings

 Torero Regional Rally 2018 alumni participation standings

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Torero Regional Rally 2018 Winners!

Congratulations to our 2018 Regional Rally winners! These regions each earned a $2,000 scholarship for a local USD student. 

  • 1st Place: Kansas City
  • 2nd Place: Salt Lake City
  • Most Improved: Minneapolis/St. Paul

Want to give your Torero Club a head start on next year's Regional Rally? Make your annual gift to USD today!

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What is the Torero Regional Rally?

Torero Regional Rally is a USD Regional Alumni Chapter-based campaign to foster Torero pride, student scholarships, and alumni giving.

The goal is for each of the USD Regional Alumni Chapters to achieve a 15% participation rate for donations and gifts to USD. Every gift counts! In terms of participation, a gift of $20 counts the same as a gift of $2,000!

Why is it important?

Alumni participation is critical for a number of reasons:

  • Giving provides an opportunity for alumni to express gratitude and say “thanks” for their USD experiences.
  • Funds received from alumni donations are a crucial source of financial aid for students.
  • Donating to USD helps our university maintain its standard of excellence by allowing it to attract and retain the best and brightest students, faculty, and staff, as well as build and maintain state-of-the-art campus facilities.
  • Alumni donations factor into USD's national ranking.

What do you get out of it?

Torero Clubs will compete with one another, as they rally support.

Each club that reaches 15% alumni participation will be recognized in the USD magazine for their success and will also receive a happy hour celebration for their chapter's leadership at USD.

The Torero Clubs with the highest percentage of alumni giving or most improved percentage of alumni giving will receive:

  • A $2,000 Alumni Endowed Scholarship, to be awarded to a current USD student from the winning region, with the student recipient selected by that region.
  • A celebration within your region in honor of the winning chapter’s achievement, where alumni, parents, students, and friends can gather in acknowledgment of their success.

When is the deadline?

Competition among Torero Clubs will run in April-June, completing on June 30.

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