Junior American Citizens Contests

NSDAR Junior American Citizens Committee offers a variety of contests for students to participate in to help enrich their understanding and appreciation of history and to promote good citizenship. Cash prizes awarded to Sierra Nevada Chapter winners.

Click here for contest details and instructions. Teachers/Parents: Email Chapter Chair Laura Miceli for confidential entry forms which must accompany contest submission. Entry deadline is December 15th, 2021.

American History Essay Contest

The American History Essay Contest is open to all students in grades 5 – 8.  The theme of this essay contest is “The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier” to mark the 100th anniversary of this monument. Contact Joyce Cavanaugh for details.

Patriots of the American Revolution DAR High School Essay Contest

Students from grades 9 – 12 may write about any Patriot of their choosing who supported the American Revolution. Contact Joyce Cavanaugh for details.