Arrangements for contests leading up to the department finals shall be the responsibility of each American Legion department. For competition prior to the department finals, the contest rules and regulations are not mandatory; they are offered as guidelines. However, all department finals contests shall conform with national contest procedures, rules and regulations.
To help our country’s most promising young citizens learn firsthand the principles of our free republic guided by the principles of democracy, the Auxiliary promotes many patriotic youth programs, most notably American Legion Auxiliary Girls State and American Legion Auxiliary Girls Nation, held regionally and nationally, and the Americanism Essay Contest which is conducted in local school.
California state veterans’ homes hold COVID-19 infections to single digits; May 7, 2020. Oratorical Contest. The American Legion was chartered and incorporated by Congress in 1919 as a patriotic veterans organization devoted to mutual helpfulness.The 2020 Essay Contest Subject and Title is: The American Legion - Department of Illinois, American Legion Auxiliary and Sons of The American Legion are co-sponsors of this AMERICANISM ESSAY CONTEST. It's purpose is to aid the schools of Illinois in the teaching of AMERICANISM and GOOD CITIZENSHIP. THREE CLASSES.AMERICANISM ESSAY CONTEST 2020 Cover Sheet Each year, the American Legion Auxiliary (ALA) sponsors an Americanism Essay Contest for students in grades 3-12, including students with special needs. Grade levels are divided into six classes. One award in each of the six classes will be presented in each division. Winners will receive.
AMERICANISM REPORTING. Mid-Year Reports-- Due December 5, 2020.Each Unit Americanism Chairman is required to submit a narrative report by December 5, 2020 to the Department Americanism Chairman.Read More
The 2017 Essay Contest Subject and Title is: “What The American Flag Means to Me” The American Legion - Department of Illinois, American Legion Auxiliary and Sons of The American Legion are co-sponsors of this AMERICANISM ESSAY CONTEST. It's purpose is to aid the schools of Illinois in the teaching of AMERICANISM and GOOD CITIZENSHIP.Read More
In addition to being a member of the American Legion Auxiliary, I enjoy reading and quilting. Theme for this year’s Americanism essay contest “How can we address the health and well-being of our veterans, military, and their families” Essay contest applications are due to me by April 1st, 2020.Read More
CENTREVILLE — American Legion Jeff Davis Post 18 in Centreville hosted the awards presentation for the American Legion Auxiliary’s 2018-2019 Americanism Essay Contest in its upstairs meeting.Read More
Chairman: Bill Stramm (56) 2020 Middle School Essay Contest “I LIKE LIVING IN AMERICA BECAUSE” Open to all accredited Middle School Students at participating schools, Public, Private, or Parochial within the sponsoring jurisdiction of established American Legion Posts in the Department of Virginia.Read More
American Legion Post 106 Auxillary, Redlands, California. 91 likes. The American Legion Auxiliary is the world's largest women's patriotic service organization. Founded in 1919 and has nearly 1.Read More
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.Read More
Purpose: To formulate, recommend and implement adopted policies and procedures for the promotion of The American Legion National High School Oratorical Contest among Posts, Districts, and Regions, utilizing the services of and coordinating with high schools across the state; and to supervise, coordinate and conduct these contests and the Departmental Finals.Read More
The road to the National Contest looks like this: Post Contests: January 2020. The American Legion Post is the primary entity of our organization. You will begin your competition here. Contestants should commit to and start to write, memorize, and practice their speeches by Thanksgiving or at least by the December school break time!Read More
Reba McLean, president of the American Legion Auxiliary Witbeck Post 11, shows the winners of the essay contest and the trophies they will receive on Awards Day. Winners are left to right: Colleen Hammond, Brenda Smith, Carolyn Goodrich, and William Winder.Read More