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2022 VA DeMolay Conclave Competition and Award Registration

June 6, 2022

Virginia DeMolay's 2022 Conclave will be held at the Newport News Marriott at City Center over the weekend of July 21-24, 2022. During this year's Conclave, Virginia DeMolay will present a number of trophies and awards. Please review the following for information on submission formats and deadlines:

Competitions – Regional Master Councilors must register their regions’ competing teams with Dad Sellers ( by 6/25/2022:

  • Basketball

  • Chess

  • Essay – Competitors may choose from one of the topics below. Please use the entry form located at Topic Option #1 - "Since joining DeMolay how have the lessons of toleration and fidelity influenced your decisions in your daily life?"
    Topic Option #2 - "Of the 7 precepts which one do you need to improve upon in your daily life? Why and how can you improve it?"
    Topic Option #3 - ""If you were in charge of driving membership for DeMolay International, how would you promote our organization?"

  • Oratorical - Please use the entry form located at Topic - 5th Precept, “Fidelity”

  • Softball

  • State Representative DeMolay

  • Tennis Singles

  • Tennis Doubles

  • Volleyball

Award Applications – due to by 6/25/2022:

Award Applications – due to Dad Sellers on first day of Conclave (may be submitted earlier to

I cannot guarantee access to a computer/printer at Conclave, so if you plan on submitting your application at conclave, please do so in hard copy.

The following awards DO NOT require application, as they are determined by information already available to the evaluators:

  • Chapter Representative DeMolay

  • Galloping Gavel

Schedules, winners' listings and rules for all contests are always available online at

Please contact me with any questions.  Good luck to all of our competitors

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