Calling all middle school students!
Share your ideas and flex your civics knowledge in the National Civics Bee!
ABOUT THE BEE
The Eau Claire Area Chamber of Commerce 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.
HOW TO ENTER
Any 6th, 7th, or 8th grade student residing in Wisconsin with an idea about using civics to improve their community may review the rules and submit an essay application on this button
The application opens November 13, 2023, and closes on January 8, 2024.
The Eau Claire Area Chamber of Commerce 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 Wisconsin and celebrating our civic pride.
LIVE EVENT INFO
Saturday April 13th, 2024
9a.m. - 11a.m.
DeLong Middle School
2000 Vine Street, Eau Claire, WI 54703
First Place: $500 cash prize
Second Place: $250 cash prize
Third Place: $125 cash prize
Are you interested in showcasing your company's commitment to developing active and engaged citizens? For information about available corporate sponsorships, please contact Courtney Olsom at 715-858-0617 or firstname.lastname@example.org.