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CONA application deadline extended!

Texas Youth and Government Students, the CONA application deadline has been extended until midnight on Thursday (3/23/17) this week. If you started an application and did not finish, please log in to complete it. Do not wait!

Adult recommendation forms will still be due 3/31/17. We look forward to reviewing all your excellent applications!


2017-04-17T10:37:25-05:00March 20th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Apply today for CONA!

Calling all High School Texas Youth and Government Participants:

The deadline to apply to be a Texas delegate at the upcoming Conference On National Affairs is in only 3 days! We want to encourage any interested student to apply for this wonderful opportunity. CONA is a unique chance for our most outstanding high school participants to travel to North Carolina and debate current issues and events with other Youth and Government students from all over the country. The conference takes place July 1st-6th, 2017.

Apply here by midnight on this Friday, March 17th, 2017, for a chance to be selected! you may also view our 2017 CONA timeline here. Please contact the State Office or your District Director with any questions about the application.

2017-03-14T12:52:43-05:00March 14th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

2017 Junior Youth and Government State Conference – Results and Awards

Good morning, friends and supporters of YMCA Texas Youth and Government!

Over the course of the past weekend, middle school students from all across Texas convened in Austin for the Junior Youth and Government State Conference. These students all debated respectfully and advocated passionately for their beliefs in our Legislative and State Affairs Forum sections. In case you missed it, our results and awards presentation from closing ceremony can be found here!

Congratulations to all delegates who participated in a successful 7th Annual Junior Youth and Government Conference! We look forward to seeing you all next year again in Junior Youth and Government or in our High School program!

2017-03-07T11:07:55-06:00March 7th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

2017 Junior Youth and Government State Conference Information

Hello friends of Texas Youth and Government!

Our 7th Annual Junior Youth and Government State Conference will take place March 3rd-4th in Austin, Texas. Over 600 students from all across Texas will convene to practice their skills as debaters, advocates and legislators in our Legislative and State Affairs Forum Sections.

The Conference Brochure for the 2017 JuniorYG State Conference can be found  here!

Committee and Chamber Assignments for the 2017 JuniorYG Legislative Section can be found here!

The proposal book for the JuniorYG State Affairs Forum Section can be found here, along with a Welcome Letter from our 2017 Junior State Affairs Forum Chair, Ethan Ong.

See you soon, delegates and volunteers!

2017-03-07T10:24:26-06:00March 2nd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments
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