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Moose Rewards Program

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About the Moose Rewards Program:

It’s simple…earn points for helping the Moose grow and prosper, then redeem your points for valuable awards, gifts and experiences.

You earn points for sponsoring members, attending meetings or training, holding office or just renewing your dues. Every active member of the Moose has an opportunity to participate and your points are awarded automatically. No paperwork or submissions needed.

Here’s what you earn for each activity:

  • Sponsor your FIRST new or re-enrolled member into the Moose Lodge – 6,000 points
  • Sponsor your FIRST new or re-enrolled member into the Moose Legion – 1,000 points
  • Sponsor your FIRST new or re-enrolled member into the Women of the Moose – 1,000 points
  • Sponsor a new or re-enrolled member into the Moose Lodge – 600 points
  • Sponsor a new or re-enrolled member into the Moose Legion or Women of the Moose – 250 points
  • Renew your Lodge or Chapter Dues (year 1 to year 2) – 1,000 points
  • Renew your Moose Lodge dues (years 2+) – 250 points
  • Renew your Moose Legion or Women of the Moose dues (year 1 to year 2) – 600 points
  • Renew your Moose Legion or Women of the Moose dues (years 2+) – 150points
  • Pay dues multiple years in advance – 1,000 points
  • Hold an elected office in your Moose Lodge* – 8,000 points
  • Hold an elected office on your Association Executive Board* – 600 points
  • Hold an elected office in the Moose Legion or Women of the Moose* – 1,000 points
  • Attend an International Moose Convention – 1,000 points
  • Attend an instructor-led, live training session^ – 1,000 points
  • Complete an online training program^ – 600 points
  • Attend the Moose Texas Hold ‘Em tournament (or select programs) – 250 points
  • Members you sponsor renew their Moose Lodge dues (year 1 to year 2) – 1,000 points
  • Members you sponsor renew their dues (year 2+) – 600 points
  • Members you sponsor renew their Moose Legion dues – 250 points
  • Members you sponsor renew their Women of the Moose dues – 250 points
  • Become a Life Member – 1,000 points
  • Join the Moose Legion – 250 points
  • Become a Life Member of the Moose Legion – 600 points
  • Join the Women of the Moose – 250 points
  • Become a Life Member of the Women of the Moose – 600 points
  • Attain a higher degree of the Fraternity- 1,000 points
  • Qualify for the Moose 25 Club – 1,000 points
  • Attain the next division(s) within the 25 Club – 250 points

*At least 10 months in office and still in the position on April 30th
^ Moose Rewards for officer training are only given every 30 months; therefore, if the same class is taken within this time frame no Moose Rewards points are given

Here’s how many points are needed to redeem for:

  • Annual dues for Moose Lodges with dues between $38-$50 – 22,500 points
  • Annual dues for Moose Lodges with dues between $51-$100 – 30,000 points
  • Annual Women of the Moose dues – 9,000 points
  • Annual Moose Legion dues – 9,000 points
  • Registration for the International Moose Convention – 30,000 points
  • Contributions to Mooseheart & Moosehaven through Moose Charities* – 8,000 points
  • Moose gift store merchandise* – 8,000 points
  • Entry into the Texas Hold ‘Em tournament – 420,000 points
  • Moose cruise fees – 726,400 points

*Represents the number of points for every $10 contributed or available

All program access is online:

Simply visit the My Membership Record section of the Moose website and your Rewards Record will be available. If you have visited before, simply log in. If you have not, follow the instructions to establish a user profile. You can keep track of your points and redeem them by revisiting this area. To redeem points, you must also provide a valid email address.

The program’s official start date was May 1, 2015 and has since been extended indefinitely. All activities conducted from the start date through conclusion will be counted towards points earned. No activities prior to the start date will be awarded points as previous programs and awards were in place to reward activity. Points are non-transferable. Moose International reserves the right to alter the program at any time.

For promotional materials and more information, including the Official Terms & Conditions, please visit the Membership section on the Forms & Documents page.

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25 Club/Fun Night – Saturday, July 27, 2024 | 8:00pm-10:30pm

This year’s 25 Club/Fun Night celebration promises Moose members a night of laughter with actor/comedian Billy Gardell.

Moose members will recognize Billy Gardell as Officer Mike Biggs from the CBS hit television series Mike & Molly, which aired from 2010-2016. He has also starred as Col. Tom Parker in the CMT series, Sun Records and has had a recurring role on another CBS hit series, Young Sheldon. Billy Gardell currently stars in the CBS series Bob Hearts Abishola.

As a standup, Gardell took the long road to Hollywood, stopping at every small-town lounge, military base and comedy club along the way. His comedy act took him to Los Angeles where his dedication to acting, along with touring as a stand-up comedian, allowed him to grow consistently in both arenas. His stand-up show is a powerhouse. His grounded, down-to-earth point of view strikes a strong chord with American audiences. Stories about his rough childhood, wild adolescence and new family life are executed with the skill of a master craftsman.

His comedy specials, Billy Gardell: Halftime, premiered on Comedy Central and Billy Gardell Presents Road Dogspremiered on Showtime.

A native of Pittsburgh who currently lives in Los Angeles, Gardell loves Steeler football, stand-up comedy and his wife Patty, and son Will.

25 Club/Fun Night – Saturday, July 27, 2024 | 8:00pm-10:30pm

This year’s 25 Club/Fun Night celebration will begin with a thrilling performance from magician David Williamson.

Considered to be one of the most talented and multifaceted magicians in the world, David Williamson is a born showman and an unusually accomplished sleight-of-hand artist, capable of capturing the imagination of any audience. Williamson’s distinctive and delightful brand of entertainment merges heart-stopping magic with sidesplitting hilarity, making him one of the most in-demand performers of our generation. Along with his many network television appearances on shows such as NBC’s America’s Got Talent, CW Network’s Masters of Illusion, and CBS’ Magicians Favorite Magicians, David Williamson’s uniquely electric style has led to headlining performances around the globe from frequent appearances on Disney Cruise Lines to the role of ringmaster on the smash-hit tour, “Circus 1903,” to Broadway, where he recently starred in “The Illusionists.”

David Williamson is among the most highly regarded practitioners of his craft and the recipient of the highest accolades from his peers, named “Most Wanted Magician” at magic conventions and “Magician of the Year” by Hollywood’s prestigious Academy of Magical Arts on multiple occasions.

Heart of the Community Project – Grace at the Greenlight

This year, the Moose Fraternity will be working with Grace at the Greenlight, a nonprofit organization that offers New Orleans unhoused population choices while providing for their basic needs (water, food, clothing and community) in a loving manner that embraces the human spirit.

Grace at the Greenlight offers many services for their local community, including:

  • Family Reunification Program: Provides linkage and passage between a person who is homeless and their loved ones. Participants are provided with the following: documentation, transportation, and a Grace Care Bag.
  • Grace Care Bags: Contains the following: Assorted sandwiches, snacks, juice and water. Included in the bag are any required medications, reading, puzzles or entertainment materials, and a contract which list the rules and terms of a mutual contract that a homeless person must abide by in order to return home and live in residence.
  • Grace’s Meals With Love: Provides a nurturing environment where folks can dine in the company of others, and includes a hot breakfast of meat, eggs, biscuit, grits or pancakes, coffee, and bottled water, seven (7) days a week.
  • Grace’s Clothing Closet: Provides those in need with clothing and hygienic supplies.
  • Water Distribution: Involves the installation of 13 hydration stations throughout the city so that everyone in New Orleans, whether they are homeless, tourists, or housed residents, have access to clean drinking water 24/7. This will lead to a more hydrated community, resulting in better health and fewer deaths or medical complications from dehydration.

Convention attendees will have the opportunity to volunteer and prepare care bags for those in need. To sign up, please visit the Heart of the Community booth onsite in New Orleans.

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Sessions will be held at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center

Crown Plaza French Quarter – Astor

Situated on the corner of the famous Canal Street and Bourbon Street, Crowne Plaza® New Orleans French Quarter – Astor blends comfort and sophistication. With 20 meeting rooms, this upscale hotel caters to corporate conferences and social events. Relish the historic charm and vibrant ambiance of the French Quarter, strolling along cobblestone streets, tasting hot beignets at Café du Monde, exploring the National WWII Museum, or antique shopping in the Garden District or Royal Street. Cheer for your team at Caesars Superdome and savor Cajun cuisine while soulful jazz serenades your senses. After a day of adventure, retreat to the elegant guest rooms with premium amenities, free Wi-Fi, and plush bedding. Stay here and embrace the spirit of New Orleans.

DoubleTree by Hilton – New Orleans

This Canal Street location puts the best of downtown New Orleans in reach, from the French Quarter to the Superdome. The hotel is next to Harrah’s Casino and a five-minute walk from the Riverwalk and the Aquarium of the Americas. Enjoy city or Mississippi River views, and PJ’s Coffee on the first floor. Every stay starts with a warm chocolate chip cookie.

Hampton Inn & Suites – New Orleans Downtown

Your stay steps from the French Quarter. This hotel is located in the heart of downtown New Orleans, two blocks from Bourbon Street and the French Quarter. The Mercedes-Benz Superdome, Smoothie King Center, and Riverwalk are within a mile. Hop on the St. Charles streetcar line to admire the historic architecture of the Warehouse Arts District and uptown. Daily hot breakfast and WiFi are included.

Higgins Hotel – New Orleans

Find the Higgins Hotel in the Warehouse/Arts District, next to The National WWII Museum. This is the official hotel of the museum, and hotel staff is on hand to share their knowledge and help you purchase tickets. Bourbon Street is within a mile, and the hotel is only seven miles from City Park. Higgins Hotel features Art Deco interiors and a rooftop bar with views of the Bollinger Canopy of Peace.

Hilton Garden Inn – New Orleans Convention Center

The best of NOLA within walking distance. Located just steps from New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, the hotel is less than one mile from the historic French Quarter, Port of New Orleans, and The National WWII Museum. Jackson Square, the Garden District, and the buzz of Bourbon Street are within two miles. Perks include a rooftop pool, courtyard seating, fitness center, and restaurant.

Hilton New Orleans – Riverside

This AAA Four Diamond hotel offers an unrivaled riverside location in New Orleans’ central business district. It’s located a block from Harrah’s Casino and within a mile of the French Quarter, Jackson Square, and the Aquarium of the Americas. As a partner of the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, Hilton New Orleans Riverside offers access to more than 130,000 sq. ft. of event space.

Hilton New Orleans – St. Charles

Historic Lodge near the French Quarter. Built in 1926 as the Louisiana Masonic Temple, this hotel is in the Central Business District. The French Quarter, with Canal and Bourbon Street, is a five-minute walk away. The St. Charles Streetcar and Mardi Gras Parade pass the hotel doors, and the Arts District and convention center are within a mile. Enjoy modern rooms, 24-7 gym, and on-site dining.

InterContinental New Orleans

Glamour and tradition converge in New Orleans. Centrally located and steeped in local tradition, the landmark InterContinental New Orleans puts the cultural and culinary fascinations of The Big Easy at your feet. Stroll two blocks to the French Quarter, journey on a vintage streetcar right outside, or experience more than thirty annual parades that pass the front door. Arbiters of beloved local traditions and proud hosts to Mardi Gras Krewes, this hotel infuses every aspect of your stay with cultured glamour and creative play that nurtures an enriching connection to New Orleans. Settle into one of 484 comfortable guest rooms and suites. At day’s end, relax amid the ambience of Pete’s, the casual onsite pub, or savor a more refined evening over the Cajun-Creole cuisine of Trenasse.

Blake Hotel

Located on the St. Charles Avenue streetcar line at Lafayette Square, in Downtown New Orleans, the Blake Hotel New Orleans offers an ideal place to stay for business or leisure travelers while visiting The Big Easy. Restaurants, shopping, entertainment, Convention Center, Superdome, as well as the world-famous French Quarter are all located within walking distance from the Blake Hotel New Orleans, BW Signature Collection. Enjoy the picturesque view of the city from one of the spacious rooms, with the deluxe amenities you expect from a true boutique hotel. Spend time with friends at the Café at the Square, where breakfast, brunch, lunch, or dinner offers you authentic Louisiana fare. Even a wait in the hotel lobby is a pleasure as you watch the St. Charles Streetcar pass by.

St. James Hotel

Enhance your visit to New Orleans by staying at this luxury hotel, situated in the downtown area’s Banks Arcade, a landmark building from the 19th century. You’ll be treated to beautifully appointed guestrooms and suites, warm, personalized service, and amenities designed for the utmost in comfort and convenience. Located in the Central Business District, the hotel is walking distance to top shopping, fabulous restaurants, and entertainment galore.

New Orleans Marriott

New Orleans Marriott welcomes you to Louisiana with style, substance and unparalleled service. This 4-star hotel on Canal St. New Orleans is nestled between the French Quarter and the Warehouse District, just a short walk from Jackson Square, the Audubon Aquarium of the Americas and Harrah’s Casino. The hotel is also near the cruise port, the Convention Center and Caesars Superdome. Many rooms and suites offer views of the Mississippi River and downtown New Orleans. They all feature spacious work areas, 55-inch flat-screen TVs and premium bathroom amenities. Enjoy a meal at Canal Street Burger Bar and Canal Street Pantry or a drink and an appetizer at 55 Fahrenheit, a favorite among both New Orleans residents and guests at our hotel near New Orleans’ French Quarter. Break a sweat in the gym or take a dip in the heated outdoor rooftop pool. Adventure awaits at New Orleans Marriott.

Sheraton New Orleans

Experience NoLa’s vibrant heart at Sheraton New Orleans Hotel, ideally located near the renowned French Quarter and moments from the CBD. Relax in family-friendly hotel rooms, adorned with premium amenities, and indulge in 105,000 square feet of versatile function venues. Nestled on Canal Street, this hotel puts you steps away from the electrifying energy of New Orleans’s Bourbon Street, with easy access to the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, Caesars Superdome and Smoothie King Center. Rejoice in the comfort of lavish guest rooms and suites, featuring floor-to-ceiling windows offering views of the French Quarter and majestic Mississippi River. Elevate your stay with exclusive Sheraton Club Lounge access or rejuvenate at the fully equipped Sheraton Fitness Center. Delight your senses at the lobby Starbucks or savor cocktails and local delicacies at the inviting Pelican Bar. Unveil the soul of the Crescent City at Sheraton New Orleans Hotel.

JW Marriott

Experience superb service, upscale amenities and modern luxury at JW Marriott New Orleans. Situated in the historic French Quarter, this sophisticated hotel on Canal Street offers unparalleled access to the Big Easy, from Caesar’s New Orleans Casino and the Warehouse District to Bourbon Street and the Superdome. Feel enriched with amenities such as a 24-hour fitness center and rooftop pool. On-site dining includes Fogo de Chão Brazilian Steakhouse and Creole cooking demonstrations with live street performers. Seek an event space near the French Quarter and delight in the indoor and outdoor venue with a balcony overlooking Canal Street. When you return from downtown New Orleans, LA, unwind in a premium hotel room or suite with plush bedding, flat-screen TVs, work desks and picturesque views of the French Quarter or Canal Street. Executive-level rooms include access to a game lounge with a pool table as well as free breakfasts. Leave richer than when you arrived at JW Marriott New Orleans.

Renaissance Warehouse Arts

Embrace the colorful energy of the Big Easy from Renaissance New Orleans Arts Warehouse District Hotel. Located in a revitalized, historic warehouse, this downtown hotel offers a different way to experience all that New Orleans has to offer. Benefit from its central location in the Arts Warehouse District, near the Garden District, Magazine Street, the French Quarter, several streetcar stops, and just three blocks from the Convention Center. Inspired by its Warehouse District environs, this hotel is ideal for creatives, showcasing an on-site art gallery and indoor sculpture garden. The hotel also has a rooftop pool and two dynamic eateries, each serving classic New Orleans fare with a modern twist. Find your home-away-from-home with exquisitely appointed hotel accommodations, featuring plush bedding, a fitness center, high-speed Wi-Fi, and design-forward décor.

Courtyard French Quarter

Experience the winning combination of convenience and luxury at Courtyard New Orleans French Quarter/Iberville. Located in the middle of The Big Easy, this family-friendly hotel in New Orleans French Quarter is your gateway to one of the world’s most legendary destinations. The hotel is located near many top attractions including Bourbon Street, Canal Street, Jackson Square and the House of Blues. Before your busy day downtown, stop by Vieux Carre Café and enjoy fast, fresh meals. Adjacent to the hotel is a 24-hour fitness center and luxury spa at The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans. After a long day, retreat to a newly renovated spacious hotel room or suite featuring free Wi-Fi, large work desks, streaming platforms such as Netflix and Hulu as well as other premium amenities.

Courtyard Convention Center

Successful stays in NOLA begin at Courtyard New Orleans Warehouse Arts District. Located in the heart of the Warehouse/Arts District, the Courtyard Convention Center New Orleans lodging reflects the influences of this rustic and industrial area. Visit popular New Orleans attractions from this hotel, including nearby gems like The Outlet Collection at Riverwalk, the Forbes Theater and the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center. Grab breakfast and stock up on your favorite snacks at The Market, the hotel’s 24-hour convenience store. Maintain your workout in a 24-hour fitness center or outdoor pool. Then recharge in a spacious hotel room or downtown suite with exposed brick walls and amenities such as flat-screen TVs, free Wi-Fi and work desks with ergonomic chairs. Let the good times roll in the Warehouse District when you book Courtyard New Orleans Warehouse Arts District.

Springhill Suites Convention Center

Blending a timeless aura with a trendy style, SpringHill Suites New Orleans Warehouse Arts District is one of the best ways to experience the city. This New Orleans historic hotel is in a restored building formerly known as Molasses Warehouse and located in the Warehouse or Arts District. Stay within walking distance from The Port of New Orleans and minutes from New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center and the French Quarter. Work out in a fully equipped fitness center, refuel every morning with free hot breakfasts and unwind in a heated outdoor pool. If business brings you to our New Orleans Arts Warehouse District hotel, host a professional networking event in our venues with flexible layouts, catering services and AV equipment. Modern hotel suites include mobile keys, free Wi-Fi, plush bedding and flat-panel TVs. Whether you’re in town for Mardi Gras, music festivals or meetings, SpringHill Suites New Orleans Warehouse Arts District offers a seamless experience.

Loews Hotels & Co

Immerse yourself in the soul of Crescent City with a stay at Loews New Orleans Hotel. Whether celebrating a special occasion, traveling for business or your home-away-from-home while traversing through the city’s dynamic sights, rest assured that your stay with Loews Hotels will provide an experience that is authentically local and genuinely delivered, all so that you – the guest – can relax, explore and flourish.

Omni Hotel and Resorts

Omni Royal Orleans anchors the beautiful French Quarter at the fashionable intersection of St. Louis and Royal streets. From the marble lobby to the crystal chandeliers overhead, this historic Four Diamond New Orleans hotel reflects a more sophisticated time. Step onto the rooftop pool deck or the wrought iron balcony of select guest rooms to look down on the street activity below. Right outside the double doors, discover the storied architecture and boutique shopping of the French Quarter. Just two blocks away, Bourbon Street resonates with activity and excitement. Explore the enchanting culture of The Big Easy through fabulous food, upbeat jazz and inviting nightlife at this French Quarter hotel in New Orleans, LA.

The Troubadour

The Troubadour Hotel, nestled in New Orleans’ burgeoning Central Business District, is a contemporary boutique hotel just blocks from the theater district, charming French Quarter, and Caesar’s Superdome and Smoothie King Center. The hotel is located just 15 miles from MSY and only one mile to the Ernest Morial Convention Center. Amenities include complimentary WiFi in guest rooms and throughout the hotel, 24-hour fitness center, in-room coffee and mini-fridge, breakfast, lunch, and dinner from the lobby level restaurant, The Listening Room, and 360-views from the 17th floor rooftop bar, Ingenue. Locally inspired design with all of the service and perks you expect of a Hilton Tapestry.


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(All ticketed events require separate fees and qualifications as listed below.)

Additional Men’s Registration Options:
Moose Legion Breakfast – $40.00 (Limit 1)
Fellowship Breakfast – $40.00 (Limit 1)
Pilgrim Lunch – $45.00 (Limit 1)

Additional Women’s Registration Options:
Star Lunch – $45.00 (Limit 1)
Star Matriculant Fee^ – $25.00 (Limit 1)
College of Regents Lunch – $ 45.00 (Limit 1)
College of Regents Matriculant Fee^ – $25.00 (Limit 1)
Academy of Friendship Breakfast – $40.00 (Limit 1)

Additional Member Options:
25 Club / Moose Fun Night* – $30.00/ticket

*If you anticipate earning 25 Club status, you will receive complimentary, premiere seating (+guest) for this show. Do not order tickets at this time.
^ Must have call letter/Card.

All pre-registration forms MUST be received by Midnight Wednesday, June 12, 2024. After June 12, 2024, you must register on-site.

On-site registration—$100.00
On-site meal ticket price will be:
Breakfast – $55.00 / Lunch – $60.00 / Dinner – $70.00
If you have questions call 630-906-3658.

If you are mailing in your registration form, please send entire form with payment to Convention Registration, 155 S. International Dr., Mooseheart, IL 60539-1173.