125th Illinois State Convention
April 21-23, 2023
at the Wyndham Springfield
Excitement is growing for the 2023 Illinois State Council Convention are underway. April 21 - 23 at the Wyndham Hotel in Springfield is where we will gather to celebrate the successes of our Councils. Plan now to attend.
Thank you for your commitment to growing our Order. The State Council pledges to work with you for continued success throughout the remainder of the fraternal year!
Programming Award deadline March 15 - Forms on Programming Page
Charities Award Consideration deadline March 31 - Charities Page
Rising Star Nomination Information - deadline March 15
Program Award Information
Worthy District Deputies and Grand Knights,
State and International Program Awards recognize councils that execute an outstanding program in a Faith in Action program category (faith, family, community, or life). State Award winners are eligible to compete at the Supreme Council level for the International Award.
If you haven’t yet, encourage councils to complete a State Council Program Awards Entry Form for each program category and send it to your State Council Program Director by March 15, 2023
Be sure to include these submissions on your IL-SP7
Requirements to qualify for State Awards:
Must be compliant with Safe Environment requirements
Must be current with State Per Capita
Must be net positive in membership
If you have any questions, feel free to contact any of our State Program Directors.
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.