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Elementary School Poster Contest

This program is open to all 5th graders in Escambia and Santa Rosa County Public and private schools or students who are in Home School at the equivalent grade level.  The contest is intended to stimulate interest in the history of the Revolutionary War at the 5th grade level to correspond with Florida’s current Social Studies curriculum.  Students create a 22″ x 28″ poster with their personal touch based on a subject determined at the state level by the Florida SAR Americanism Youth Contests Committee.

You can read more about this contest on our Elementary School Poster Page.

Middle School Brochure Contest

The Sgt. Moses Adams Memorial Middle School Brochure Contest is open to 6th, 7th and 8th graders in Escambia and Santa Rosa public and private schools as well as students in Home School at the equivalent grade level.  The Brochure contest is to create a tri-fold brochure out of a typical 8 ½” x 11″ piece of paper. The brochure must conform to the contest theme which is one the five foundational documents of the United States – Articles of Confederation, Declaration of Independence, Constitution, Federalist Papers, or the Bill of Rights.  The student gets to select which foundational document to use.

For more information on this contest including rules and examples, check out our Middle School Brochure Contest page!

Knight Essay Contest

The Pensacola Chapter invites all high school students (9th through 12th grades) in Escambia County interested in the American Revolution to participate in the George S. & Stella M. Knight Essay Contest. The contest is open to all students attending home schools, public, parochial, or private high schools in that same grade range.  The contest involves submitting an original essay on an event, person, philosophy or idea associated with the American Revolution, Declaration of Independence, or the framing of the United States Constitution. 

You can read more about this contest on our Knight Essay Page.

Rumbaugh Oration Contest

The Joseph S. Rumbaugh Historical Oration Contest is a prepared public speaking contest that is open to all students attending 9th through 12th grades in public, parochial or private schools; or home-school students studying at the same grade levels. The preliminary rounds of the contest begin at the local chapter level; students have the opportunity to advance to the state or national levels where scholarships and cash prizes are awarded. 

To find out more about this contest, please check out the Rumbaugh Oration Contest page!

Speakers Bureau

The Pensacola Chapter has established a Speakers Bureau as a resource not only to educators, but also to community groups at large.  The Compatriots who volutneer for the Speakers Bureau are available to come to classroooms or other meetings to speak on a variety of topics related to the Sons of the American Revolution as well as historical topics around the American Revolution.

If you are interested in engaging one of our speakers, please use the Contact Us page and use the subject “Speaker Request.”

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