Keep Christ in Christmas

  • The VA KCIC mission is keeping alive the true meaning of Christmas, the birth of Jesus Christ; God’s gift to the world.  This is done by providing the Catholic and wider Christian communities with products, such as Christmas Cards and services to “Keep CHRIST in Christmas” with special emphasis on service to Knights of Columbus Councils.     Poster Contest     Visit the site:  VAKCIC

Silver Rose

  • Each year the Silver Rose travels thru Virginia before going on to North Carolina.   To learn more, click HERE

Penny per Knight per Day

  • The “Penny per Knight per Day” program, commonly known as “PKD”, is a Virginia State Council program to collect funds to support vocations.   To learn more, click HERE

Polar Plunge

  • The Polar Plunge is Virginia’s main fund raiser for Special Olympics.    To learn more, click HERE

Special Olympics

  • Almost two hundred thousand dollars will be given by the Supreme Council and divided among each jurisdictions participating in Special Olympics. The amount given is based on council contributions of time and money.   To learn more, click HERE

Soccer Challenge

  • Based on the current Pandemic situation, All Councils and Districts will hold their events as scheduled, with all District Winner Soccer Form 4578’s submitted NLT Sunday November 1, 2020.   To learn more, click HERE
  • Required Forms:

Virginia State Free Throw Competition

  • It is anticipated that this event will be held at Benedictine College Prep Campus, Richmond in March 2021 

Catholic Citizenship Essay Contest

  • The theme for the 2020-2021 Catholic Citizenship Essay Contest is: Discuss how trusting in God during a difficult time has helped you or someone you know find the strength and hope to endure it.            To learn more click HERE
  • Required Form:

Father Bader Scholarship

Required Forms:

Young Man/Woman of the Year

Required Form:

Knight of the Year

The “Knight of the Year” is usually chosen from those Knights named “Knight of the Month” in the preceding twelve months.  Councils participating in the Knight of the Month program should also select a Knight of the Year. When selecting your council’s Knight of the Year, follow guidelines similar to those used by the committee in choosing Knight of the Year.  Eligible Knight of the year recipients must be a member in good standing with the Knights of Columbus.  Knight of the Year is usually chosen from those Knights named Knight of the Month in the preceding months.  Your council judging committee should consider whether each knight has continued to exemplify the traits of a solid Catholic man.  Determine which council member stands above the rest in promotion of the principles of our Church and our Order. Which knight can best be called the “model” man for all in the parish to follow?  In every aspect of service to the Church, community and council, as well as to each other, which member most deserves the title, Knight of the Year?  Selection of a Knight of the Year and submission to the State General Programs Director is a requirement for the State Deputy Award; follow the guidelines on the state submission form by providing as much detail as possible that will support a strong nomination for recognition as the Virginia State Knight of the Year.  Additional paper may be used if space allocated is not sufficient.  Photographs, news clippings, letters of commendation or other special exhibits may be included.  

Required Form:   Knight of the Year 2019-2020 (Fillable)

Family of the Year

The “Family of the Year” is usually chosen from those families named “Family of the Month” in the preceding twelve months.  councils participating in the “Family of the Month” program should also select a “Family of the Year.”  When selecting your council’s “Family of the Year,” follow guidelines similar to those used by the committee in choosing each “Family of the Month.” Usually the “Family of the Year” is chosen from those families named “Family of the Month” in the preceding twelve months.  Your judging committee should consider whether each family has continued to exemplify the traits of a solid Knights of Columbus family.  Determine which council family stands above the rest in promotion of the principles of our Church and our Order. Which family can best be called the “model” family for all in the council to follow?  In every aspect of service to the Church, community and council, as well as to each other, which family most deserves the title, “Family of the Year”?  Selection of a “Family of the Year” and submission is a requirement for the State Deputy Award; follow the guidelines on the state submission form by providing as much detail as possible that will support a strong nomination for recognition as the Virginia State Family of the Year.  Additional paper may be used if space allocated is not sufficient.  Photographs, news clippings, letters of commendation or other special exhibits may be included

Required form:   Family of the Year 2019-2020Non-fillable)

 

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