Forms due in January:
1. January 31 Annual Survey of Fraternal Activity. (#1728) REQUIRED FOR STAR COUNCIL
2. Partnership Profile with Special Olympics (#4584)
CLICK HERE for program timelines and due date for forms. Essay Contest, Poster Contest, Freethrow Contest, State Awards, Star Council
Essay Contest open to all Catholic students — in public, private or parochial schools — in grades 8,9,10,11 and 12 during the current school year.
July/August: Councils, assemblies and circles order Knights of Columbus Essay Contest Kits from the Supreme Council Office.
August/September: Councils, assemblies and circles contact schools to secure cooperation. At this time the date, place and means of recognizing winners should be determined.
September/October: Students write essays. Essays should be submitted to judges by October 15.
October/November: Judges review essays for council level.
The Essay Contest council participation form (#4216) for the council level should be filled out and sent to the Supreme Council Department of Fraternal Services by January 30.
December/January: District Judging if necessary
February/March: State judging. Essays due to the Supreme Council for international judging by April 15. Jurisdiction winners should be recognized at the state convention or another jurisdiction event.