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BUENA VISTA WEATHER

             

 

Calling all middle school students!

Share your ideas and flex your civics knowledge in the National Civics Bee®.

 

ABOUT THE BEE
The Buena Vista 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 Colorado with an idea about using civics to improve their community may review the rules and submit an essay application on this page: https://my.reviewr.com/NationalCivicsBee/site/CO/Buena_Vista_Area_Chamber_of_Commerce.

The application opens November 13, 2023, and closes on January 8, 2024.

ADDITIONAL INFO
Student Flyer [attach PDF]
Teacher Guide [attach PDF]
National Civics Bee® Highlights Video: https://youtu.be/lQdMbyBUttc?si=adOM0fyyD1sq5_MZ
WHY CIVICS?
The Buena Vista 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 Colorado and celebrating our civic pride.

LIVE EVENT INFO
[Date] To Be Determined - Stay Tuned!  The local Live Event will happen between February 20, 2024 and April 30, 2024 in Buena Vista.

[Time] To Be Determined

[Place] To Be Determined

[Address]  To Be Determined

[Prize Details] First Place $500.00    Second Place $250.00    Third Place $125.00

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
Are you interested in showcasing your company's commitment to developing active and engaged citizens? For information about available corporate sponsorships, please contact director-buenavistacolorado.org.

CONTACT US
If you have any questions or need additional information, please contact director-buenavistacolorado.org.