May 2-5, 2024
Tri-Cities, WA

Need To Know

How to get there

Red Lion Hoel Pasco, 2525 N 20th Ave, Pasco, WA 99301
From I-182/US-12, take the N 20th Ave exit toward Columbia Basin College. Drive north on N 20th Ave and the hotel is immediately on the right.

When you arrive

#1 Leave belongings in your vehicle or place non-valuable essentials in Bronze. Rooms will not be available. Keep your belongings together by Chapter.

#2 Proceed to the Convention Foyer to the right when you enter the hotel parking lot. Do not go to the hotel front desk.

#3 Check-in with Convention Staff.

Packlist List

  • Deodorant (please and thank you)
  • Toothbrush, toothpaste, and floss
  • Razor and shaving cream
  • Comb or brush
  • Body wash and shampoo/conditioner
  • Medications (give to your Advisor)
  • Your special pillow or blanket, and sleeping bag if uncomfortable sharing a bed
  • Ritual book
  • Homework, notebook, and pen
  • Clothing (see Dress Code):
    • Tuxedo or dark suit with dress jacket
    • Dress shirts (iron in room) and ties (multiple of each)
    • Collared button-up shirts, sweaters, polos, DeMolay t-shirts, and white undershirts (multiple of each)
    • Dark solid-color dress slacks and khakis
    • Very nice jeans, casual pants, appropriate casual shorts, and swim trunks (joggers and athletic shorts for room use only)
    • Leather dress belt and dress suspenders
    • Dress shoes, casual shoes, and flip-flops (for pool)
    • Dark dress socks and athletic socks for all activity dress codes (multiple of each)
    • Underwear and pajamas
    • Swim trunks and shirt to be worn to pool
    • Rain jacket

DO NOT bring alcohol, tobacco, e-cigarettes, vapes, marijuana of any form, illegal substances or other contraband.

DO NOT bring weapons of any kind, including pocket-knives of any size.

DO NOT bring valuables or expensive items – you are responsible for any damage or loss.

Check-In and Orientation

Individually check in with Convention staff between 12pm-1pm in the Convention Foyer.

  • Any balance due must be paid in full.
  • All youth attendees under the age of 21 at the time of arrival must have a completed Parent Consent and Medical Release Form specific to this event.
  • Advisors interested in serving as security or a ritual judge will have an opportunity to sign up upon check-in.

Every attendee must attend an orientation meeting at 1pm.

  • First-Timers: those who have never been to our Convention before get a crash-course in what to expect. We ask that one Advisor from each Chapter accompany their first-timers to this meeting.
  • Returners: reconnect with other returning attendees and get a refresher on the rules.
  • All-Advisors: review rules and expectations and answer any of your questions.

Sponsor Convention

Thank you for your interest in supporting Washington DeMolay’s annual convention/conclave. Your generous donation is used to offset the costs of hosting the biggest and best event that Washington DeMolay has to offer and assists with getting members to Convention who could not otherwise afford to attend.

Washington DeMolay is a non-profit organization as defined in IRS 501(c)(3). Tax ID #83-3223618.