123rd Illinois State Convention

May 28 - 30, 2021
at the Westin Lombard
70 Yorktown Center, Lombard, IL

We're Back! Gather with us live at the Westin Lombard for a great weekend of Charity, Unity and Fraternity. We are limited at the moment to a capacity of 200 so Register Early. Only registration here secures your place. IF we exceed 200 registrations, there will be online opportunities to participate in this year's convention.

Please Review the other information on this page for Award Criteria and Forms.

Tentative Schedule

Friday Evening - An Evening of Celebration!
Council Awards Ceremony - 7:30pm
DD Awards
Election Candidate Meet & Greet

Prayer Service - 8am
tate Officer Presentations
Lunch & Learn
Diocesan Caucuses
Business Meeting

Mass - 5pm
Open House

Prayer Service - 8am
Business Meeting

Here is the Registration Link for the 2021 Convention. There is no ladies program this year however your wife is welcome to accompany you and attend Mass with everyone.

When registering make sure to select conference registration as an option and then your lunch and banquet options.

We are working with the hotel to allow more registrations for the convention. Check back to see if we have been able to add more registrations.

Westin Hotel Lombard - Convention Hotel
70 Yorktown Center, Lombard IL

Hotel Reservations must be made by May 12 in order to receive the IL KofC Rate of $114 per night plus taxes

  • In order to qualify for any Council awards, a council must be 100% Safe Environment compliant by May 1, 2021.

  • Charity donations must be received by the State Council Office by Noon on April 30, 2021.

  • Proceedings of the 2020 State Convention

Program Award Information

Worthy District Deputies and Grand Knights,

Over the past year, many Illinois Knights and Councils have responded to the Covid-19 pandemic and strengthened their Faith, served their Communities and Families, and demonstrated their commitment to supporting Life in all stages.

We need to share these great activities and are asking councils to report their deeds by submitting for State Programming Awards.

Please find attached information and forms for submitting State Convention State Programming Awards 2021. The attached Convention Programming Awards Letter outlines how to submit for Awards recognizing outstanding Programs, Families, Knights, and Councils. The required forms are also attached or referenced in the Convention Programming Awards letter.

Due Date: all submissions are due by April 15th.

Requirements to qualify for State Awards:

  1. Must be compliant with Safe Environment requirements

  2. Must be current with State Per Capita

  3. Must be net positive in membership

If you have any questions, feel free to contact any of our State Program Directors or contact me by email or phone 773-640-4768.

Please consider serving as Catholic role models and inspire to not only Illinois Knights but also Knights of Columbus throughout our Order, by submitting your activities for consideration.

Convention Award Documents