You can now register for the 2017 Convention online. The host council is selling convention shirts this year and your can order them in in the convention store.
Now is the time to begin planning for your March Church Recruitment Drive. Please click here for additional information regarding this event.
March Membership Madness Contest
The Knights of Columbus March Membership Madness Contest starts March 1 and runs through April 11, 2017. The contest runs almost the entire Lenten season, one day short of the beginning of the Easter Triduum. The contest is divided up into six weeks, beginning on a Wednesday and ending on a Tuesday of each week. The six week schedule follows:
Week 1: March 1 through March 7, 2017
Week 2: March 8 through March 14, 2017
Week 3: March 15 through March 21, 2017
Week 4: March 22 through March 28, 2017
Week 5: March 29 through April 4, 2017
Week 6: April 5 through April 11, 2017
Each week, every jurisdiction will be paired up in head to head matches against another jurisdiction within a given division. Matches for the week will be announced at the beginning of each contest week. The winner at the end of each Tuesday will receive the prize below provided that the winner meets or exceeds 3% of their annual intake goal. Losing jurisdictions can also receive a consolation prize provided that they meet or exceed 3% of their annual intake goal.
Click here to view all the various membership awards and challenges.
Third Quarter Recruitment Incentive
Incentive For Recruiters: Knights of Columbus members who recruit new members between January 1, 2017 and March 31, 2017 will receive 1,500 VIP points per new member that they recruit.
Incentive For Councils: Councils that recruit six or more members between January 1, 2017 and March 31, 2017 will receive a Domestic Church Kiosk & Booklet Set. Councils that recruit twelve or more members between January 1, 2017 and June 30, 2017 will also receive a Domestic Church Kiosk & Booklet Set. Councils that qualify for the Domestic Church Kiosk incentive during the third quarter of the fraternal year will receive a Booklet Set refill if they qualify again during the fourth quarter. Click Here to read more about this.
Incentive For Districts: District deputies will receive 1,000 VIP points for each first degree that is held within their district from January 1, 2017 through March 31, 2017. If at least one first degree is held within the same district in each month (January, February and March), the district deputy will receive an additional 5,000 VIP points. In order to receive credit, a Form 450 must be submitted to the Ceremonials Department for each degree held. The deadline for Form 450 submissions for this contest is April 15, 2017.
Incentive for Field Agents: Field agents who service councils that attain one or more levels of the Star Council Award by June 30, 2017 will receive 17,000 VIP points.
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