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National Finals: April 13-15, 2024

Prepare to be amazed as high school students from across the nation showcase their knowledge of the U.S. Constitution and American government. Now in its fifth decade, the National Finals serves as an exciting finale to students' We the People educational journey. The competition utilizes Simulated Congressional Hearings and typically features 48 teams, each representing their respective states.

Annual National Finals Awards

Awards will be presented to teams in the three categories: Division, Unit, and Top-10.

Division Awards

Presented to the teams achieving the highest cumulative scores, based on the first two days of the annual National Finals, in each of the four divisions (A-D). Divisions are composed in a way that balances teams based on prior team performance.

Unit Awards

Presented to the schools achieving the highest cumulative scores, based on the first two days of the annual National Finals, in each of the six units of the We the People: The Citizen & the Constitution textbook.

Top-10 Awards

Presented to the ten schools with the highest cumulative scores during the three days of competition.
In addition to these awards, the Center also honors We the People alumni at the National Finals Awards Ceremony:

Outstanding Young Alumni Award

Presented to an alum, 18-34 years of age at the time of nomination, who has distinguished themself through service to their community, their country, or to society at large.

Cincinnatus Award

Presented to an alum, over 35 years of age, who has provided extraordinary service to the world and who represents the ideals of virtuous service to benefit the common good.

Awards Ceremony

The next National Finals Awards Ceremony will take place on Monday, April 15, 2024. This special event will include the announcement of the top ten teams and other award winners. For those who cannot attend in person, the event is live-streamed and recorded for viewing at any time.

Still Have Questions?

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Emily Voss or Rebecca Reeder by email. They can assist you or direct you to additional resources.

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