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image by Zachary Harden, 26 September 2011
Sigma Chi, one of the largest and best-known fraternities, was the third of the so-called "Miami triad," founded at Ohio's Miami University in 1855. The flag is a 2:3 bicolor, blue over gold, with the cross of the fraternity (a long cross paty) on the center in white. The flag is derived from the coat of arms, azure a long cross paty argent fimbriated or.
Source: Baird's Manual of American College Fraternities, 20th ed. (1991) and
Joe McMillan, 14 March 2001
At www.sigmachi.org/flag.html are vector drawings of the Sigma Chi flag
available to download. After looking at the EPS file, the blue is Pantone 299 and gold is Pantone 122. The cross is centered, but it tends to be more in the blue section than in the gold.
Zachary Harden, 26 September 2011