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Degree Information

Recently, the degree names have changed. They are now to be referred to:
Admission Degree
Formation Degree
Knighthood Degree
Patriotic Degree

Admission Degree
Admission Degree Information can be found on the State Calendar.
To have your degree posted on the calendar, please email the webmaster with the following information:
When - Time and date, candidates report time and degree start time
Where - Address and building where the degree will take place
Contact Information - Who should candidates or other councils contact for more information, name, email, and phone number. Contact MUST include the Grand Knight.

A verification email will be sent to the requestor to check for correctness.

Formation and Knighthood Degrees

Host District Location Address Day of Week Degree Date Conferring Officer Point of Contact Status

20 Flagstaff, #1229 Parish Center, San Francisco de Asis Parish, 1600 East Route 66, Flagstaff, AZ 86001 Sat September 19, 2015 Hopler GK John Dunn Pending
8 Chandler, #3121 644 E Chandler Blvd, Chandler, AZ 85225 Sun October 18, 2015 Costanzo GK Paul Curtin Pending
4 Tucson, #8077 8650 N Shannon Rd, Tucson, AZ 85724 Sat November 7, 2015 Obral Joe Koellisch Scheduled
22 Phoenix, #10062 3550 E Knox Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85044 Sat November 14, 2015 Hopler GK David Rak-Kinonen Scheduled
4 Tucson, #1200 601 S Tucson Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85716 Sun January 3, 2016 Obral Mike Sedor 520-795-1200 Scheduled
Fourth Degree Exemplification Tucson Double Tree Hotel Sat January 9, 2016
15 Glendale, #3855 8066 N 49th Ave, Glendale, AZ 85302 Sat January 30, 2016 Costanzo GK Eric Barna Scheduled
8 Chandler, #3121 644 E Chandler Blvd, Chandler, AZ 85225 Sun February 28, 2016 Costanzo GK Paul Curtin Scheduled
6 Oro Valley, #13272 2727 W Tangerine Rd, Oro Valley, AZ 85742 Sat March 12, 2016 Obral GK Joseph Dylia Scheduled
15 Glendale, #3855 8066 N 49th Ave, Glendale, AZ 85302 Sat April 2, 2016Hopler GK Eric Barna Scheduled
2 Green Valley, #6842 505 N La Canada Dr, Green Valley, AZ 85614 Sat April 16, 2016 Obral GK Dean Maoulis Scheduled
19 Cottonwood, #2493 700 N Bill Gray Rd Sat April 30, 2016 Costanzo GK Jon Martinez, 928-699-5487, Scheduled
8 Chandler, #3121 644 E Chandler Blvd, Chandler, AZ 85225 Sun June 5, 2016 Hopler GK Paul Curtin Scheduled
Fourth Degree Exemplification TBD Sat June 11, 2016

September Formation and Knighthood Degree - Flagstaff

To:         Worthy Grand Knights, Worthy District Deputies, and Worthy State Officers

From:                Ray Obral, State Ceremonial Chairman

Subject: The Second/Formation and Third/Knighthood Degree Exemplifications, Saturday, September 19, 2015 in Flagstaff, AZ, at the Parish Center, San Francisco de Asis Parish, 1600 East Route 66, Flagstaff, AZ  86001.

The Father Douglas J. Nohava Council # 1229 is honored to host the upcoming Second/Formation Degree and Third/Knighthood Degree Exemplifications in Flagstaff, AZ.  First/Admission Degree members should be encouraged to complete their journey to full Knighthood in our honored order.  Please contact their Grand Knight, John Dunn, no later than September 12, 2015, with the number of candidates, members expected to attend, and how many for lunch.

When:  Saturday, September 19, 2015
Where: Parish Center, San Francisco de Asis Parish, 1600 East Route 66, Flagstaff, AZ  86001
Time:   Registration: 9:00 AM to 9:45 AM
            Second/Formation Degree Begins promptly at 10:00 AM
            Third/Knighthood Degree follows the Second/Formation Degree
            The Exemplification is scheduled to end at approximately 2:00 PM
            Point of Contact:
                        Grand Knight – John Dunn
Phone – 520–490–4786
Email –
            Registration Fee:  $10.00 per candidate, payable at the door
            Lunch:   $7.00 per person, lunch will be served after the Third/Knighthood Degree.

To aid the host council to properly prepare for the Second/Formation and Third/Knighthood Degree Exemplifications, please contact the host council and provide the number of candidates and members who plan to attend and how many for lunch.  This RSVP is requested by September 12, 2015.

At registration, all candidates must show a valid First/Admission Degree Membership Card and their registration fee will be collected.  Current members in the Third/Knighthood Degree must also show a valid Third/Knighthood Degree Membership Card prior to entry into the Chamber.  It is important that the candidates be escorted by their sponsor or someone from their Council.

The Exemplification of the Second/Formation and Third/Knighthood Degrees is a special and distinctive event.  It will be an event that will always be remembered.  Therefore, proper dress is required of the candidates and members attending the degree.  The requested attire of collared shirts, slacks, and shoes are considered appropriate dress.  Shorts, tank tops, tee shirts, and sandals are not considered acceptable dress for candidates and/or members.

Thank you in advance for your cooperation and making this an Experience of a Lifetime for the candidates who are completing their journey to full Knighthood in our Honored Order, a SPIRITUAL JOURNEY.

                  Raymond J. Obral,

            State Ceremonial Chairman
Patriotic Degree
Click here for the link to the Arizona John Redden Province Patriotic Degree.

Congratulations to the 154 new Sir Knights who participated in the June 2015 Exemplification!
Click here for The English Company for regalia.
Click here for Lynch and Kelly for regalia.