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2024 National Civics Bee® Partner Toolkit

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The National Civics Bee® is an annual competition that encourages young Americans to engage in civics and contribute to their communities. Currently, 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students are submitting their essays for a chance to win recognition and cash prizes.

We need your help to spread the word and increase student participation! Every like, comment, and share makes a difference. Please use this toolkit to get started. Thanks for your support!

Event Details

  • The 2024 National Civics Bee® student essay application is still open in most places through February 19 or later.
  • State champs will travel to Washington, D.C. to compete for the national title on Tuesday, November 12.
  • Find a location in your state of residence, submit your application, and learn more at

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Sample Messages

  • We are looking forward to the #NationalCivicsBee here in our community in partnership with @CivicsBuzz! Middle school students can still apply for a chance to compete and win cash prizes. Learn more:
  • Hey 6th, 7th, and 8th graders: What does civics mean to you? Write an essay for the #NationalCivicsBee, and you may be chosen to compete and win cash prizes. Learn more from @CivicsBuzz: