Calling all middle school students!
Share your ideas and flex your civics knowledge in the National Civics Bee.
ABOUT THE BEE
The Montana Chamber Foundation 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. The winner of the National Civics Bee Montana State Finals 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 Montana with an idea about using civics to improve their community may review the rules and submit an essay application on this page: Learn more and Submit your essay here
The application opens November 13, 2023, and closes on January 8, 2024. The top 20 applicants will be invited to compete at a live civics quiz event in early June 2024.
National Civics Bee Highlights Video: https://youtu.be/lQdMbyBUttc?si=adOM0fyyD1sq5_MZ
The Montana Chamber Foundation 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 Montana and celebrating our civic pride.
Early June 2024
Are you interested in showcasing your company’s commitment to developing active and engaged citizens? For information about available corporate sponsorships, please contact the Montana Chamber Foundation.
If you have any questions or need additional information, please contact James Easton at [email protected]