Who is Eligible to Apply?

  • Open to youth in grades K-12 who are enrolled in a public, private, parochial or home study program in the United States, its territories and possessions; or dependents of U.S. military or civilian personnel in overseas schools.
  • Contestant must be a U.S. citizen or U.S. national.
  • Contestant does not have to be related to a VFW or VFW Auxiliary member to participate.
  • Foreign exchange students and students age 20 or older are ineligible. National grade division winners of previous Get Excited for the Red, White and Blue! contests may enter the subsequent grade division but are ineligible for the same grade division of which they are a previous national winner.


WANT TO APPLY? 

Download eligibility requirements and entry form, and submit entry by March 31 to VFW Post 9182 Auxiliary.