Convention News

2020 District 1 Sons of Norway Convention   Jun 4-7 2020 in Brainerd, Mn.

  • 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. Each hotel-style room will have a fireplace and a view of the lake. Due to the popularity of Cragun’s Resort, reservations/registrations will be accepted up through April 20th. Visit for more information about the resort.

District 1 Convention News

AUGUST 2019: Attention Lodge members: 2020 is a convention year. The convention will be held at Cragun’s Resort near Brainerd, MN. Your lodge will need to consider selecting their delegates and alternates for the convention. More information will be forthcoming.

To all lodges: a reminder to elect your delegates and alternates early. Lodges that do not have lodge business meetings in the winter months, please elect delegates and alternates before the winter break. Lodges must send list of delegates and alternates to District Secretary, Diane Halvorson.
Reminder to all lodges: each lodge is entitled to have Two (2) delegates and alternates as well as one (1) delegate and alternate for every 100 lodge member or major fraction thereof.

Leadership Workshop (information to be added as it becomes available)

District 1 Folk Art Information:

Information is in PDF format.  Click to download 2018. 2020 information to be added as it becomes available

2018 Folk Art Cover Letter

Nordic Folk Art Exhibit Registration

2018 Folk Art Exhibition Rules for Adults and Youth

2020 International Convention Sons of Norway

  • August 16—20, 2020
  • Scandic Ringsaker Hotel
  • Kårtorpvegen 1, 2320, Furnes, Norway

Delegates will meet at the Scandic Ringsaker Hotel, but will be staying at the Scandic Hotel in Hamar, Norway. Bus transportation will be provided.

(more information to be added as it becomes available)