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The 2023 State Convention of the Iowa Knights of Columbus is COMING!

We have a number of Knights joining us for a weekend of great joy as we Take Our Candles and Light the World through our charitable causes, our fraternal bonding, and our spiritual renewal.

To view our various public events, please click on one of the links below.

For details around the state council business meeting, please visit


Submit your delegates


Order Tickets ONLINE

Meals, Ladies Activities, Youth Activities


Book your Room


State Leadership registration


Convention Forms


View the Schedule


Delegate Credentials


Each Council is entitled to send two members in the third degree to serve as the official delegates, who could be eligible for a per diem and mileage provided they participate in the required business meetings. Mileage is $0.15 per mile round-trip from the council headquarter city to the convention site. Per-diem is $130 for the duration of the state council meeting.

A reduced per-diem will be provided to those who do NOT stay at one of the official convention hotels.



The official hotel for the 2023 State Convention is the Des Moines downtown Marriott, located in the heart of downtown Des Moines, a short walk to St. Ambrose Cathedral and in the midst of numerous shopping and dining venues.

Cost per night- $119.00, single and double beds available

Deadline for making a reservation- March 28, 2023 

*After 3/28, no guarantees on the discounted rate or room availability.

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Convention Forms & Documents

Convention Forms
Convention Schedule
Delegate Credential Form
 Silent Auction Items
Fourth Degree Exemplification Information
Ladies Activites Info & Form
Children Activities Info & Registration Form
Supreme Delegate Form
Adoration Sign-Up
Delegate Credential Form
Vocational Support/Pennies for Heaven Form
Volunteer Sign-Up
Friday Afternoon Ladies Activities
Meals Order Form
Resolution Request Memo
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