2019 Biennial Session Information & Registration *Updated*

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All Scottish Rite Brethren of the Southern Jurisdiction are cordially invited to attend the Biennial Session of our Supreme Council, which will be held at the Capital Hilton Hotel in Washington, DC, from August 18–20, 2019.


Schedule of Events

(Events and times are subject to change.)

Friday, August 16

9 am – 4 pm House of the Temple Open for Tours

Saturday, August 17

10 am – 5 pm Scottish Rite Store Open at Hotel
12 noon – 5 pm Registration

Sunday, August 18

9 am – 3 pm Registration
9 am – 5 pm Scottish Rite Store Open at Hotel
1 – 3 pm Welcome Reception (Admission by name badge.)
3:30 – 4:30 pm Vesper Service (Admission by name badge.)
5 – 7 pm House of the Temple Open for Tours

Monday, August 19

8 am – 5 pm Registration
9 am–1 pm Formal Opening and Business Session of the Supreme Council, 33°, SJ, USA*
12 noon – 6 pm Scottish Rite Store Open at Hotel
1 – 2 pm Luncheon for Attendees of the General Session†
2 – 3:30 pm Masonic Q & A with Arturo de Hoyos, 33°, GC, & S. Brent Morris, 33°, GC
2 – 4 pm House of the Temple Open for Tours

Tuesday, August 20

8 am – 3 pm Registration
9 am – 3 pm Scottish Rite Store Open at Hotel
10:30 – 11:30 am 33° Conferral Ceremony*‡ (Attire: 33° Elects, black tie preferred; Observers, dark suit & tie)
12 noon – 1:30 pm Ladies Luncheon†
12 noon – 2 pm House of the Temple Open for Tours
1 – 2:30 pm Scottish Rite Research Society Luncheon & Lecture†
Speaker: Daniel Gardiner, 32°
Topic: Royal Naval Lodge and Its Influence on English Freemasonry
Tickets: $50 (not included in regular Session fee)
2 – 3 pm House of the Temple Hidden Treasures Tour†
3:15 – 4:15 pm House of the Temple Hidden Treasures Tour†
7:30 – 9:30 pm Gala Banquet† (Attire: black tie preferred)

Wednesday, August 21

9 am – 3 pm House of the Temple Open for Tours

* Masons—Cap & regalia

† Ticketed event

‡ Scottish Rite 33° observers, only, with valid dues card. 33° Elects will receive a separate schedule for the conferral at registration.


Registration Information

To register or for more information, please visit the link below or call 202–232–3579.

Fees

Type Before June 1 After June 1
Scottish Rite (SJ) Members $310 $360
2019 Scottish Rite (SJ) Honourmen* $310 $310
2018 Grand Commander’s Fellows† $232 $270
Spouses of 2019 Honourmen* $75 $75
Spouses $75 $100

* 2019 HONOUR MEN—Please DO NOT USE the link below. Please call 202–232–3579 to register.

† 2018 SGC FELLOWS—Please DO NOT USE the link below. Please email spool@scottishrite.org for more information.


REGISTER FOR THE 2019 SESSION – If you are a 2018 SGC Fellow or a 2019 Honourman, please see above.


Cancellation Policy

A 15% cancellation fee will apply from February 19 to August 9.

Please note that no refunds will be given after Friday, August 9, 2019.

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