Education Information

Note:  School grade qualifications are open to public, ecumenical, and home schooled students.

The winner of the Tom & Betty Lawrence Outstanding American History Teacher Contest is submitted as the Texas SAR entry in the national contest.
The Middle School Brochure Contest is directed at students in the 6th, 7th, 8th, or 9th grades, depending on which year the American Revolution is taught in their educational system.
The C.A.R. Essay Contest is for T.S.C.A.R. members in good standing in the T.S.C.A.R. for 2 years and a sophomore, junior, or senior student or enrolled in an accredited college or university as a freshman student.
The Eagle Scout Contest is open to all Eagle Scouts who are currently registered in an active unit and have not reached their 19th birthday during the year of application.
The Essay Contest is open to all Texas high school freshmen through seniors.
The Oration Contest consists of giving a speech that is at least 5 minutes but no longer than 6 minutes and is open to 9th through 12th graders.


The Poster Contest is directed to students in the 4th or 5th grade, depending on which grade year the American Revolution is taught in their educational system.
The ROTC/JROTC Contest is for students in secondary school JROTC units and for students in a college or university ROTC unit.
The Joseph Plumb Martin Video Contest is open to all high school students attending home schools, public schools, parochial schools, or private high schools.
Click here for a list of video teaching resources on American Revolution subjects