Kentucky Civics Bee


About the Bee

The Kentucky Chamber Foundation is honored to be one of six inaugural National Civics Bee competitions promoted by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation. The National Civics Bee is the civics literacy program of The Civic Trust, a U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation initiative to promote greater civic knowledge and civic participation across the country.

Thanks for Entering!

The deadline has passed. Thanks to everyone that participated!

A panel of judges has reviewed all of the submitted essays and selected the top 10 finalists. Finalists will compete in a live Civics Bee quiz event for cash prizes and recognition for their school on Saturday, May 14th, 2022.


If you would like to attend the live Civics Bee competition, please email Harper Michael at [email protected] to receive details and RSVP!

Attend the live Kentucky Civics Bee!


Students will be motivated to compete for attractive prizes that will further their education and benefit a purpose or local initiative they care about. The most priceless prize? The Civics Bee aspires to more robust civic participation, improved trust in local institutions, and an appreciation for our roles, rights, and responsibilities.

  • FIRST PLACE: $1,000 cash prize
  • SECOND PLACE: $500 cash prize 
  • THIRD PLACE: $250 cash prize

Each finalist receives a trophy.

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