Sherry Sparks, PER
Welcome to the NCD Ritual Page!
lodge in the District is assessed a District assessment fee, whether they participate or not
in the Ritual--all the Lodges are urged to participate in the 2016 contest. Even if a Lodge
team has to read part of the Ritual, it is important for Lodges to be
able to read the part impressively and to know the basic movements, so
that new members are impressed with the beauty and the lessons of the
“Ritual” is the
backbone of every Elks Lodge. It explains the very best reasons why the
Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks of the United States of America
exists. It is hoped that every Officer and Member will embrace the
teachings exemplified in the Ritual, in both their Lodge and personal
The purpose of the
Ritual Contest is to:
The Ritual Contest
is held annually, nationwide, in every District. In North Central
District, each Elks Lodge hosts the contest on a rotational basis. The
2016 NCD Ritual Contest will be held on April 23
Marysville Lodge #783, the host lodge. Food and beverages will be
available for breakfast and lunch on Saturday, April 23, followed by the Saturday night Awards Dinner.
Contest Room floor
plan and Practice times will be published as the dates approach…
Contest times for each Lodge will also be drawn at the DD Clinic.
If you have any questions on any Ritual Contest matters, please email me or call me at: the information above.
I wish each and
every of you the very best in your performance.
Sacramento Contest Room Setup (pending)
Practice Schedule (pending)