The following information is only tentative. Please verify the schedule with information you will receive in the Registration Packet when you arrive at Grand Session in June. Information is printed as received by Committee Chairman. Contact the Chairman, Grand Guardian or Associate Grand Guardian if you have questions.

The following information is only tentative. Please verify the schedule with information you will receive in the Registration Packet when you arrive at Grand Session in June. Information is printed as received by Committee Chairman. Contact the Chairman, Grand Guardian or Associate Grand Guardian if you have questions.

 

Tuesday

10:00 AM – 3:30 PM Set up the Grand Bethel Room (2017-2018 GGC Officers and Grand Bethel Committee)

2:00-5:30 PM Session Registration

1:30-5:00 PM Ritual Registration – The Cornhusker Hotel and Convention Center

3:00-5:00 PM Arts & Crafts Check-in – Convention Center

4:00-5:00 PM Finance Committee Meeting

5:00-6:00 PM Grand Guardian Council Executive Officers Meeting

6:00 PM

  • Grand Offices Dinner
  • Ritual Judges and Committee Dinner

Wednesday

8:00 AM – 4:00 PM Session Registration

8:00-10:00 AM 2017-2018 GBHQ Candidates perform for GB Committee

8:00-11:30 AM JDI Knowledge Written Test/Mary Gammell Written Test

8:00 AM – Noon

  • Ritual Registration
  • Ritual Robe Inspection

8:00 AM – 3:00 PM MNJD Candidates Ritual/Robe and Luncheon

8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

  • Ritual Competitions
  • Music Competitions

9:00-9:30 AM 2017-2018 GB Musician Candidates perform for GB Committee

9:00 AM – Noon

  • Arts & Crafts Check-in
  • Centerpiece Check-in

9:30 AM – 3:30 PM Doc Morgan

10:00 AM – Noon Grand Bethel Officers Robe Check-Out (Adult Needed – $20 Deposit)

10:00-10:30 AM Grand Marshal Flag Ceremony Practice

10:30-11:00 AM Necrology Practice

11:30 AM – 1:00 PM Men’s Luncheon

1:00-4:30 PM Ritual Robe Inspection

1:00-4:00 PM Adult Credentials

1:30-3:30 PM Grand Bethel Officers, Grand Bethel Representatives and Pages Practice

2:00-5:00 PM Arts & Crafts Judging

3:30-4:30 PM Grand Formal Opening Practice-GB0, Reps, HQ’s, Princesses & GGC Officers

4:00-8:00 PM Fun Night – State Capital and Cornhusker Convention Center

9:00 PM

  • Spirit Ambassador Get Together
  • Daughter HIKE Coordinator and Candidates Get Together

9:00-10:00 PM VGG/VAGG meeting with GBHQ & MNJD 2017-2018 Candidates & Adults

10:00 PM GBHQ & MNJD 2017-2018 Candidate Get Together

11:00 PM Curfew

Thursday

8:00 AM – 10:00 PM

  • Ritual Robe Inspection
  • Grand Bethel Officer Robe Check

8:00 AM – Noon

  • Grand Session Registration
  • Adult Credentials

8:00 AM – 4:00 PM Signing Competitions

8:00 AM – 4:30 PM

  • Ritual Competitions
  • 2018-2019 Miss Nebraska Job’s Daughter Candidate Activities

8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Spirit Ambassador Test/Interview/Ritual/Luncheon

9:30-11:30 AM Grand Bethel Officers and Pages Practice

9:30 AM – 4:30 PM

  • Arts & Crafts Viewing
  • Centerpiece Viewing & “People’s Choice” Voting

9:30 AM – 1:00 PM Doc Morgan Sales

11:30 AM – 1:00 PM

  • Royalty (HQ’s, PHQ’s & Princesses) Luncheon
  • Degree of Royal Purple Luncheon
  • Grand Deputy Luncheon (2017-2018 and 2018-2019 Appointees)
  • General Luncheon

1:00-2:00 PM Grand Formal Opening Practice

2:00-4:00 PM Grand Bethel Officers and Pages Practice

4:30-5:00 PM Past Grands Meeting @ Cornhusker Convention Center

5:00-6:15 PM Past Grands & Dignitary Dinner-Cornhusker Convention Center

PHOTOS

  • 6:00 2017-2018 Grand Guardian Council Officers
  • 6:15 2017-2018 Grand Bethel Officers & Reps
  • 6:30 Past Grands

7:00 PM Grand Formal Opening – Ballroom Cornhusker Convention Center

11:00 PM Curfew

Friday

8:00-9:50 AM Adult Credentials

8:00-11:30 AM Grand Guardian Council Business Meeting

8:30-11:30 AM Grand Bethel Meeting

10:00 AM Election of Grand Guardian Council Officers

11:30 AM – 1:00 PM SIWAC Luncheon-Cornhusker Convention Center

1:30-2:00 PM Grand Bethel Officers, Grand Bethel Reps Drawing – GGC Officers Present

1:30-3:00 PM Grand Bethel Business Meeting

2:00-4:00 PM Grand Guardian Council Business Meeting

  • Immediately following Grand Bethel Meeting: 2017-2018 Grand Bethel Officer and Grand Representatives Grand Bethel Paraphernalia Check-in (robes, medallions, capes, crowns and manuals).
  • Immediately follow Grand Bethel Meeting: Installation Practice for 2018-2019 Grand Bethel Officers and Representatives and Installing Officers

3:00-4:00 PM Practice for 2018-2019 Installation of new GBO, GBR and GGC Officers

3:00-5:00 PM Arts & Crafts Pick-up

PHOTOS

  • 5:00 PM 2018-2019 Daughter HIKE Coordinator and Spirit Ambassador Candidates
  • 5:15 PM 2018-2019 Miss Nebraska Job’s Daughter Candidates

5:30 PM Grand Session Award Ceremony and Pageants

**Immediately following Awards Ceremony – Pick up Centerpieces and Competition Packets.

10:30 PM Reception for 2018-2019 Grand Family

11:00 PM Curfew

Saturday

7:30-8:15 AM 2018-2019 Grand Bethel Officers and Representatives sign for Medallions (Adult Needed – $5.00 Deposit)

8:15-9:00 AM 2018-2019 Installation Practice

9:00 AM Photos – 2018-2019 Entire Grand Family

9:30 AM Installation

**Immediately following Installation, Grand Guardian Council Officers and Grand Bethel Committee will take down the Grand Bethel Room and pack all the paraphernalia.