Patriot's Pen

Each year more than 165,400 students in grades 6-8 enter the VFW’s Patriot’s Pen youth essay contest for a chance to win their share of more than $1.4 million in state and national awards. Each first place state winner receives a minimum of $500 at the national level, and the national first place winner wins $5,000! 

The essay contest encourages young minds to examine America’s history, along with their own experiences in modern American society, by drafting a 300- to 400-word essay, expressing their views based on a patriotic theme chosen by the VFW Commander-in-Chief.

 The VOD and Patriots Pen Banquet will be January 16, 2022. Need more information click below for tickets. looking forward to se our Post 1337 entries become winners.

• VOD Patriot Pen dinner download invitation Sunday 15 January 17hr00 RSVP is 8 January. $50pp Seville Banquet 700 S. Barrington Road  Streamwood, IL 60107 
Hope to see all of yo there. Good luck to all the entries.