Department of Florida

Eligibility

To be selected for nomination or appointment as a Florida Boys State delegate, the candidate must demonstrate:

  • Strong academic performance (e.g., a quick study) to thrive in this fast moving program
  • Excellent Interpersonal skills (e.g., gets along very well with others from all backgrounds)
  • Exhibited leadership (e.g., a leader of leaders)
  • Solid Oratorical skills (e.g., a persuasive speaker and confidence shown in group settings)

In addition, the candidate must:

  • be a male high school student
  • have successfully completed his junior year of high school
  • have at least one semester of high school remaining
  • has not previously attended Boys State
  • have parents’/guardians’ permission to attend
  • be certified by the sponsoring American Legion post