Youth Sports

Branch 135  currently hosts and organizes a youth league for Darts which  recently participated in the Zone F Championships. Additional activities and events are planned, check our calendar for further updates.  The darts league is open to kids aged 11 to 18.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

In the Community

For many, many years, The Royal Canadian Legion has sponsored the Annual Literary and Poster Contest that is open to all Canadian school children. The youths that participate in the contest assist the Legion in one of our primary goals – fostering the tradition of Remembrance amongst Canadians.

 

The competition is divided into four categories:

 

· Primary (Poster Contest only) – grades 1,2 and 3;

· Junior – grades 4, 5 and 6;

· Intermediate – grades 7, 8 and 9; and

· Senior – grades 10, 11, 12.

 

Initial judging takes place at the community level by volunteers at local Legion branches and the winning entries progress to judging at the Provincial level. The winning entries at this level are forwarded to Ottawa where they are judged and the National winners declared. The names and work of all the National winners are published.

 

The Poster Contest has two divisions — Colour and Black & White. The winning entries for the four categories (school grades) are displayed at the Canadian War Museum from 1 July to 1 May of the following year. The second place winners and any receiving an Honourable Mention are displayed in the foyer of the House of Commons during the annual Remembrance period in November.

 

The senior winning entries in the Essay and Poetry contests are also displayed at the Canadian War Museum during the same period.

 

The Legion also sponsors a trip to Ottawa for the Senior Winners in the four contests (two poster, essay and poetry) to attend the National Remembrance Day Service where they place a wreath on behalf of the youth of Canada. They also have an opportunity to meet and visit with the Governor General.

 

Students may enter as many contests as they wish.

 

For more information contact the branch !

 

 

2009 Winners

 

 

 

Legion Youth Activities

Holy Family Catholic School

1st Place - Chris Kea

 

Other Winners;

 

Conner Buettner, Tayler Gardner

Jaimee Dinardo

 

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Beaverton Public School

1st Place - Baily Poland

 

Other Winners;

 

Shea Forman, Bethany Smith, Brianna Garland

Jacob Shearer, Haily Dicaire, Juila Troughton,

Kayla Karstovsky, Jacob Shearer,  Keenan Collins,

Brandon Meyers, Melissa Mitchell, Cassidy Delaat,

Landon Barnes

 

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Thorah Public School

1st Place— Cole Graham

 

Other Winners;

 

Julianna Vieveen,  Alexandra Graham, Chantelle Campbell

 

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For complete results see this summary.