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 The Fraternal Order of Real Bearded Santas
A Regional Association Of Jolly Jents

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The Fraternal Order of Real Bearded Santas
also known as (FORBS)
are the hosts of the
original Santa Reunion and Luncheon.

The Fraternal Order of Real Bearded Santas
Would Like To Invite The Entire Christmas Community
To Join Us For The Santa World's Oldest & Largest Annual Event!
2015 Santa Reunion Weekend Knott's Berry Farm Resort & Hotel
"America's ORIGINAL Theme Park" 

Visit the Santa Reunion Store for full details.
The 21
st Annual Santa Reunion will be  held on the weekend of January 23rd - 25th 2015  

Designer Bearded Santas, Mrs. Claus’ and Elves from here and across the US are all welcome and heartily invited to attend the Reunion Luncheon.

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Promo video for the upcoming 21st Annual Santa Reunion 2015
To start video right click below and choose Play


The Fraternal Order of Real Bearded Santas is a regional association. But if you attended the reunion and meet all other qualifications you can now join.

FORBS Membership shall be available to any resident of California, Arizona or Nevada who grows a beard for the purpose of portraying Santa Claus, who agrees to subscribe to the organization's Goal & Tenets (FORBS Bylaws, Article II, Section 2,) and whose application is accompanied by a digital facsimile of a government-issued ID, along with a clean FORBS Background Check (administered by industry-leader IntelliCorp). - which also activates the exclusive Abuse & Molestation protection included in the FORBS Liability Insurance policy. (optional).


Our bylaws have been changed by a vote of our membership to include having those that attend our Annual Santa Reunion and meet the requirements of membership with the exception of residence be able to join FORBS.

What this means is that if you are from another state outside of our regional  area of California, Arizona & Nevada and attended the 20th Annual Santa Reunion & meet our other requirements you can join FORBS.


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