The Eagle Scout award represents the ideals promoted by the Sons of the American Revolution. We are grateful to recognize this achievement on the part of any Scout, regardless of lineage or ancestry. The Eagle Scout Chair is the point of contact for these SAR activities.
Eagle Scout Recognition
Upon request, the Minnesota State Society will provide a Certificate of Recognition for presentation and display at the Eagle Scout’s Court of Honor. Contact the Eagle Scout Chair via the Contact Form to request a certificate. Allow time to process the request and mail the certificate.
Eagle Scout Contest
Every year the Minnesota Society sponsors the Arthur M. & Berdena King Eagle Scout Contest, awarding Eagle Medals and a State Trophy to worthy participants. The State Trophy winner is also entered in the national competition, with prizes ranging from $4,000 to $10,000. Since 2000, our State Trophy winners have also won national awards eight times.
The contest is open to all Eagle Scouts who are currently registered in an active unit and have not reached their nineteenth birthday during the year of application (temporary transition rules may apply; see the national contest page for details). Eagle Scouts may participate every year they are eligible.
Contest entries are scored on the following:
- Complete an application outlining activities, leadership roles, and recognitions different aspects of your life, including Scouting, the community, school, and religious activities.
- Write a 500-word patriotic themed essay. The winning essay is published in the State Society newsletter and web site.
- Construct a 4-generation ancestry chart.
- Complete any or all of the American Heritage, Law, and Genealogy merit badges.
The contest application, sample essay, and other materials are posted on the King Eagle Scout Contest page.
The application, essay, and all materials must be delivered to the State Eagle Scout Chair by January 15.
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