This very important Patriotic Contest gives school children in grades 5-8 the opportunity to express views on their pride in America.
The contest starts with Local Lodges, progresses through District and State levels, and ends with the naming of the National Winners at the Grand Losdge Session in Tampa, FL, in July 2021.

Essay submissions will be judged on:

✔Originality: 30 points

✔Development of Theme: 40 points

✔Mechanics and Neatness: 30 points

There are two divisions for judging essays:

✔Division1 - combined 5th & 6th grades

✔Division 2 - combined 7th & 8th grades

A brochure regarding this year's contest, and the entry forms, can be downloaded from the link below. Good luck! We greatly look forward to your student's participation

Thank you!

Americanism Committee, Elks Lodge 1108

Questions should be directed to: Stewart Munson, PER, Chair - Americanism Committee

Phone: 415-419-4967    Email: