Membership Awards

Membership awards are granted by the Order to agents, recruiters, councils, districts and states based on their ability to reach or surpass their quotas.

State Membership Awards

Membership Cup Finals

Membership Cup Finals

The contest starts Thursday, April 13 and runs through the end of the fraternal year, Friday, June 30, 2017.  The contest is divided into 6 two-week periods, except for the last week which is one week.  The six periods are called “games” and are as follows:


Minimum % To Win Prize

        Game 1: Thursday, April 13 through Friday, April 28, 2017      


        Game 2: Monday, May 1 through Friday, May 12, 2017


        Game 3: Monday, May 15 through Friday, May 26, 2017


        Game 4: Monday, May 29 through Friday, June 9, 2017


        Game 5: Monday, June 12 through Friday, June 23, 2017


        Game 6: Monday, June 26 through Friday, June 30, 2017


For each two week game, every jurisdiction will be paired up against another jurisdiction.  For more detailed information click here.

District Membership Awards

4thd Quarter Incentive

3rd Quarter Incentive

District deputies will receive 1,000 VIP points for each first degree that is held within their district from April 1, 2017 through June 30, 2017. If at least one first degree is held within the same district in each month (January, February and March), the district deputy will receive an additional 5,000 VIP points.

In order to receive credit, a Form 450 must be submitted to the Ceremonials Department for each degree held. The deadline for Form 450 submissions for this contest is July 15, 2017.


Council Membership Awards

Domestic Church Council Incentive

Domestic Church Council Incentive

Councils that recruit twelve (12) or more members between January 1, 2017 and June 30, 2017 will also receive a Domestic Church Kiosk & Booklet Set.* 
Councils that qualify for the Domestic Church Kiosk incentive during the third quarter of the fraternal year will receive a Booklet Set refill if they qualify again during the fourth.*

  • Offer valid only for councils and agents in the United States, Canada and Guam.


Star Council

Star Council is the ultimate goal for all councils. This year we have some new incentives for attaining any level of Star Council. Please click here to see the details.

Recruiter Membership Awards

4th Quarter Incentive

3rd Quarter Incentive

Any recruiter who recruits a new or former member between April 1, 2017 and June 30, 2017, will receive 2,000 points per member.


V.I.P. (Very Important Proposer Club)

Year Round

Recruiting a new member into the Order is the most important and noteworthy accomplishment that any Knight can attain. New members keeps our organization vibrant and in tune with the pulse of our local communities. However – for the proposer there is more to recruitment then just asking a man to join.

When a proposer recruits a member, they will receive 500 VIP Points to use at Knights Gear.  Please visit the Knights Gear website and select items that your points will cover.  500 VIP Points are equal to $3.00.  Please fill out the order form and send the points and order form to:


Knights of Columbus

VIP Program

1 Columbus Plaza

New Haven, CT 06510

Agent Membership Awards

Attain Star

Field agents who service councils that attain one or more levels of the Star Council Award by June 30, 2017 will receive 17,000 VIP points.


Field Agent Star Council Lapel Pins

Each of you are an important part of the Order's growth and success, Therefore, if any of your councils attain one of the levels of the Star Council Award, you will receive a lapel pin with the number of councils that have attained Star Council. Additionally, you will receive some VIP points for each Star Council in your area. Click on the title to view the postcard sent out to the field.