Contest - Eligibility

Contest - Eligibility

Essay Contest - Eligibility

To be eligible to enter the A Scout Is ... essay contests, a Scout must meet the following requirements:

  • Be a register youth in a Boy Scout Troop or Venture crew, in the USA or Canada
  • Submit an original essay about a factual event pertaining to the essay topic
  • Meet the essay length requirements
    • Scout Law: 150 to 400 words
    • Scouts helping Scouts: 500 to 1000 words
    • Scouts helping Others: 500 to 1000 words
  • Include the required contact information
    • Full Name
    • Age
    • Full Name of Scoutmaster or Venture Crew advisor
    • Email of Scoutmaster or Venture Crew advisor
    • Council number and Name in the US, council name in Canada
    • District Name
    • Troop or Crew number