Convention News

2022 District 1 Sons of Norway Convention  

  • June 1 – 4, 2022

  • Cragun’s Resort on Gull Lake in Brainerd, MN

Theme: Steeped in Tradition , Aiming for the Future

  • Reservations:
    • The District 1 Convention is being sponsored by Sagatun Lodge #18 in Brainerd, MN and will be held at Cragun’s Resort on Gull Lake. Cragun’s Resort will be handling delegate registration and hotel reservations. Reservations can be made at:   Registration deadline was March 31st for guaranteed rooms.  You can still register, however rooms are first come first serve at this point.

District 1 Convention Timeline, Reminders and Forms

APRIL 2022

All delegates and alternates need to check the District Website for caucus dates for Zone.
Zone directors will be sending out the information about the time and location of the caucus meeting.

June 2022

Join us for fun, learning and relaxation!

  • At Convention: 
    • Folk Art Exhibition and Competition
    • Nordic Market
    • Tour of Minnesota Military Museum
    • Classes on 
      • Ros Tegning (on Hardanger Fiddles)
      • Smørrbrød
      • Flat Plane Carving
      • Hardanger
      • Nisse creation
      • Chip Carving
      • Tablet Weaving
    • Speakers on 
      • Runes and Runic Inscriptions
      • Viking Legacy
      • Norway’s Folk Schools

2022 Convention Information and forms for Lodges

Information  and Tentative Timeline for Convention

Delegate Report Form

Convention Ad Form due by April 15th

Convention Bid Application for 2024

The deadline for accepting applications for a District Officer position is early May 2022.

District Officer Candidate Application  

How can you help District 1?  Especially needed are applicants for Treasurer, Vice President, and a Zone Director for each Zone.  If interested, you must be a Sons of Norway member, a convention delegate, and bring a completed Officer Candidate Application. Check with your current Zone Director for updates and further information.

2022 International Convention Sons of Norway

  • August 31 – September 1, 2022.
  • The International Convention will be held virtually for Convention Delegates.
  • More information to be added as it becomes available.