NATIONAL CIVICS BEE
Calling all Middle school students!
Share your ideas and flex your civics knowledge in the National Civics Bee.
ABOUT THE BEE
The Walla Walla Valley Chamber is partnering with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation to host a first-of-its-kind civics competition that encourages young Americans to engage in civics and contribute to their communities. Participating 6th, 7th and 8th graders will flex their civics knowledge for a chance to win recognition and cash prizes. Finalists will be invited to Washington, DC to compete in the inaugural National Civics Bee national championship in Fall 2024.
The local competition will take place in Spring of 2024 at the Walla Walla Community College.
HOW TO ENTER
Any 6th, 7th, or 8th grade student residing in Washington with an idea about using civics to improve their community may review the rules and submit an essay application during the application submission window.
The application submission portal will be open November 13, 2023 to January 8, 2024.
The Walla Walla Valley Chamber is participating in the National Civics Bee because we believe that informed and active citizens make for a strong country, a strong economy, and a strong workforce, and that our continued prosperity depends on the strength of all three. Through the Bee, we are promoting greater civic knowledge in Washington and celebrating our civic pride.
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