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VA DeMolay Spring 2024 Ritual Competitions

April 14, 2024

Brothers and friends,

On Saturday, June 1, 2024, Virginia DeMolay will hold competitions in the following categories:

  • 9 O’Clock Interpolation

  • Ceremony of Light

  • Chapter Proficiency

  • DeMolay Degree

  • DeMolay Degree 4th Section

  • Father’s Talk

  • Flower Talk

  • Historical Lecture

  • Initiatory Degree

  • Magnificent 7

  • Majority Service

  • Representative DeMolay Investiture

  • Shield Talk

Competitions will begin at 9:00 AM at VFW Post 621, 218 Veterans Ln, Luray, VA 22835. Competitions will be followed by Virginia DeMolay's Spring Quarterly Meeting and Grand Master's Class. Please note that one chapter per region may compete in each of the ritual competitions listed above. Regional Master Councilors must register their region’s competing chapters online at by 5:00 PM on May 15, 2024.

The winners of these contests will be announced and trophies will be presented during the State Association’s business session that afternoon. Furthermore, the chapters that win the DeMolay Degree and Flower Talk contests will be afforded the honor of conducting those ceremonies in Luray Caverns for the Grand Master’s Class that evening and will represent Virginia DeMolay at the Mid Atlantic Tournament of Champions in September 2024.

We need volunteers to judge! If you are certified and available to judge these competitions, please contact Dad Sellers ( as soon as possible.

Rules for these and all other Virginia DeMolay competitions, competition schedules, and an archive of previous Virginia DeMolay competitions winners are always available online at:

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