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(From the Color Corps Drill Manual February 2, 2018)

The officially designated Fourth Degree member regalia dress is set forth in the Laws of the Fourth Degree (Article XI, “Official Dress and Regalia,” Sections 38 and 40); and is as follows:

(From the Color Corps Drill Manual February 2, 2018)

The Knights of Columbus Color Corps official regalia dress is the same as the official regalia dress of a member, with the addition of the following:

  1. Navy Blue Blazer with Fourth Degree Emblem Crest and Knights of
    Columbus Emblem of the Order buttons
  2. Official Fourth Degree Gray trousers
  3. Official Fourth Degree
  4. Official Fourth Degree Black Beret with Fourth Degree metal badge
  5. Plain White Dress Shirt with button cuff (no French cuffs – no button down
    collar shirts)
  6. Black Socks and Plain Black Shoes
  7. Official Fourth Degree Lapel Pin (#PG-113)
  8. Past and Former Miniature
    Medals of Office

  1. Service Baldric, together with a sword, worn over the blazer front from the right shoulder to the left hip.

    When a sword is not
    permitted for any reason the Service Baldric shall be worn nevertheless.
  2. White gloves
  3. Color bearers wear a color-bearer harness and the Service Baldric with no sword

Meetings and Functions:

When a Fourth Degree member attends an official function of the Order where Fourth Degree dress is required (whether member regalia or Color Corps regalia), he may wear the current medal of his office around his neck, Assembly, Council, State
Council, Supreme Council or Supreme Assembly.

At a Fourth Degree exemplification the only lapel pin allowed is the Official Knights of Columbus Fourth Degree Lapel Pin (#PG-113). For Fourth Degree exemplification attire for members, candidates and military, refer to Official Instructions.

A Former Supreme Director, Past State Deputy, Former Vice Supreme Master, Former District Master, Former District Deputy, Past Grand Knight or Past Faithful Navigator may wear their Past and Former Miniature Medal for offices held in accordance with the guidelines detailed in this manual and in the Protocol Handbook.

No other medals other than Papal Medals, may be worn, upon the Official Blazer.

A pocket name badge is not worn with Member or Color Corps regalia.