2013 Biennial Session

May 28, 2013

Click here to register for the 2013 Biennial Session.

Registration info:
Early registration is now until May 31
Fee is $310 plus $50 for a spouse/guest

Regular registration begins June 1
Fee is $360 plus $75 for a spouse/guest

Click here for the 2013 Biennial Session Program

Hotel Information:

The headquarters hotel for the 2013 Biennial Session is the Washington Hilton, 1919 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20009, telephone number 202-483-3000. The special room rates for the 2013 Session as follows: (the deadline for hotel reservations (if rooms are still available) is July 31, 2013.

Regular Rooms
Single $147
Double $172
Triple $197
Quad $222

Executive Level
Single $187
Double $212
Triple $237
Quad $262

2013 Biennial Session Preview

Saturday, August 24
12:00 Noon – 5:00 p.m.
Registration (Concourse, Washington Hilton)*

Sunday, August 25
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Registration (Concourse, Washington Hilton)

1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Welcome Reception** (St. Regis Hotel, 923 16th Street (16th & K Streets), NW, Washington, DC) Scottish Rite Masons attending Biennial and their guests.

3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Vespers Service** (St. John’s Episcopal Church, Lafayette Square) Scottish Rite Masons attending Biennial and their guests; dark suit, no cap or regalia.

Monday, August 26
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 Noon
Registration (Concourse, Washington Hilton)

9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Formal Opening and Business Session of the Supreme Council, A.&A.S.R., S.J., U.S.A. (International Ballroom, Washington Hilton) All Scottish Rite Masons and their guests; dark suit, cap, and regalia.

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Luncheon (Washington Hilton) All Scottish Rite Masons and their guests with admission by ticket only.

Tuesday, August 27
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 Noon
Registration (Concourse, Washington Hilton)

11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Scottish Rite Research Society Luncheon and Panel Discussion (Washington Hilton) All Scottish Rite Masons and their guests; dark suit, no cap or regalia. ($40 per person)

3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
33° Conferral Ceremony** (Valley of Washington, Orient of the District of Columbia Scottish Rite Temple, 2800 16th St., NW, Washington, DC 20009) 33° Scottish Rite Masons and 33° Elects only. Admission by dues card. Elects, black tie; observers, dark suit, cap, and regalia.

7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Gala Banquet (International Ballroom, Washington Hilton) Admission by ticket only; black tie preferred, no cap or regalia.

*The 2013 Biennial Session host hotel is the Washington Hilton, 1919 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20009.

** Complimentary bus service provided from the Washington Hilton to and from the event.

Click here to register for the 2013 Biennial Session.