Students must be in 9th, 10th, 11th or 12th grade of any accredited high school in Illinois.
Speech contests begin after October 15 at the Post level and continue until the January 15 deadline, then go on to District in February, then Division, then Department.
Who We Are and What We Do Post Credit form County Commander Report dates How to get Legion License Tags -Department of Maryland Strategic Plan for Sustained Membership Growth MD Legion College 2019 Files The American Legion was chartered by Congress in 1919 as a patriotic, mutual-help, war-time veterans organization.
A community-service organization which now numbers nearly 3 million members -- men and women -- in nearly 15,000 American Legion Posts worldwide.
And Five (5) awards for second place in each Division - $150 each.
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3rd Place - 0, 4th Place - Three awards for each District - First place 5, Second Place 0., & Third place .
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In addition to scholarship awards presented by local posts the Department of North Carolina provides scholarships for participants of the division and department contests.
Oratorical Contest / Scholarship Information District and Division Chairmen, remember to report your Contest Dates to Department as soon as your plans are made.
It will also be imperative that you keep your contestants aware of their contest dates in your respective districts as turnaround time is very tight for Department to get letters out to the winners at the various levels.