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The 2013 Recruitment & Retention Contest results have been tabulated. Thank you to all the chapters that participated this year and congratulations to the winning chapters! The top three chapters in each category will be recognized at the Awards Banquet on Friday, May 17, 2013, in Washington, D.C.

And the winners are...

Recruitment Winners   

Small Chapters
1st - St. Charles County Chapter (MO) with 480 points.
2nd - Santa Clarita Valley Chapter (CA) with 360 points.
3rd - Northern Wasatch Chapter (UT) with 275 points.

Large Chapters
1st - Chicago Chapter (IL) with 780 points.
2nd - Capital Region Chapter (NY) with 410 points.
3rd - Lake Pointe Chapter (MI) with 280 points.

Mega Chapters
1st - Birmingham-Bloomfield Chapter (MI) with 835 points.
2nd - Rochester Chapter (NY) with 710 points.
3rd - Long Beach Chapter (CA) with 360 points.

Retention Winners   

Small Chapters
1st - Portland Chapter (ME) with 95 percent of members renewing.
2nd - Sumner County Chapter (TN) with 89.66 percent of members renewing.
3rd - Jackson Chapter (MS) with 87.50 percent of members renewing (won three-way tie breaker).

Large Chapters
1st - Jacksonville Chapter (FL) with 81.36 percent of members renewing.
2nd - Northern Michigan Chapter (MI) with 80 percent of members renewing.
3rd - Memphis Chapter (TN) with 76.32 percent of members renewing.

Mega Chapters
1st - Sussex County Chapter (DE) with 80.25 percent of members renewing.
2nd - Pensacola Bay Area Chapter (FL) with 80.21 percent of members renewing.
3rd - Naples-on-the-Gulf Chapter (FL) with 74.53 percent of members renewing.

Categories are based on chapter size on January 1, 2013:
Small = 20-49 members
Large = 50-79 members
Mega = 80+ members

How recruitment points are earned:
New REALTOR® members January 1 to February 28, 2013 = 20 points
New REALTOR® members March 1 to March 29, 2013 = 15 points

How retention rates are calculated:
Retention is based on the number of members who were invoiced and the number of the invoiced members who renewed by March 29, 2013.