Saint Paul Winter Carnival - Protecting King Boreas and the Queen of the Snows since 1916

Saint Paul Winter Carnival

Order of the Royal Guard

Protecting King Boreas and the Queen of the Snows since 1916


2016 King's Guard

From left to right
Bret Hanson
Ryan O'Rourke
Captain: Nick Lesch
Sergeant: Tim Chandler
Jim Nelson
Brandon D'Andre

Royal Guard Events

Latest News


Pay OORG Membership Dues on-line

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2016 Board of Directors

Commander - Brad Semlak
Vice Commander - Tom Keller
Treasurer - Pat Cosgrove
Secretary - Dan Moran
Sergeant at Arms - Alex Keller
Director - Mark Marrone
Director - Greg Absey
Director - Jerry Schneider
Director - Dewey Tessmer


2016 Blue Coat Dinner

Location Jimmy's Food and Drink
Annual OORG Fundraiser.
Silent Auction, Program and Dinner Buffet.
5-7 PM-Social Hour/Silent Auction.
7 PM- Dinner/Program/Live Auction.
$45 if reserved by 10/21/2016.
$50 after 10/21/2016
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Brad Semlak
(612) 743-6900


Now Accepting Applications for
2017 Captain of King's Guard

Please contact the Commander for more information.


August 4 Board Meeting

First Thursday of the month.
Feb and July board meetings are held on the second Thursday of the month.

7pm at Gabes By The Park


2016 Summer Parades

The Royal Guard & Trooper are in:

  • Cinco De Mayo Parade May 7
  • West Saint Paul Parade May 21
  • Manitou Days Parade June 17
  • Kaposia Days Parade June ?
  • White Bear Ave Parade July
  • Rice Street Parade July 31
  • Little Canada Parade July 31
  • Pepperfest Parade August ?

To ride the Trooper you must be wearing Blue and Guard member dues must be current. Family and friends welcome.


Buy Guard Swag


Hat, T-shirts, Hockey shirts and more.


Thank You Sponsors

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Want to be a member of the 2017 Saint Paul Winter Carnival King's Guard?

2017 King's Guard Application


2016 Guard Pin sold out.

Guard pin is needed to enter Guard Room