Projects are to be completed by individual delegates unless listed as a Club Competition.

Pre-Convention Rules and Guidelines 

2018 Topics!

Music Video topic: Horatius Cocles (at the bridge)

Commercial topic: Emperor Hadrian (N.B. this is to sell a product related to Hadrian or related to something in regard to his rule, not to sell his wall, villa, etc., although the product could be related to one of those)

Comic Panel Story Telling: Illustrated Poetry.  Take a lyric poem or chunk of epic poem (translated) from the Classical canon and illustrate the contents in panel form.

Below are some of the Superior Rated Contests from 2017!

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PRE-CONVENTION SUBMISSIONS OJCL CONVENTION 2018

DUE:  JANUARY 27, 2018 (11:59 pm)

Use this form when submitting Cartoon, Multimedia, Commercial, Music Video, or Skit:

Pre-Convention Submission Instructions and Form

SUBMITTED ONLINE VIA OJCL.ORG WEBSITE:

Modern Myth & Poetry: submit entries here.

Theme:  submit entries here.

SUBMITTED TO THE PRE-CONVENTION CONTEST CHAIR (Brian Compton) by Mail:

*INCLUDE “Pre-Convention Contest Entry Form

Multimedia (must include 4 copies)

Skit

Commercial *Do NOT submit via YouTube

Music Video *Do NOT submit via YouTube

SUBMITTED TO THE PRE-CONVENTION CONTEST CHAIR (Brian Compton) by E-MAIL:

*INCLUDE “Pre-Convention Contest Entry Form (must be PDF)

Cartoon (must be PDF)

Panel/Comic Storytelling (must be PDF)

SUBMITTED TO THE EDITOR (editor@ojcl.org) by E-MAIL:

Publication (must be PDF)

SUBMITTED TO THE SECOND VICE PRESIDENT (vpres2@ojcl.org) by E-MAIL:

Service (must be PDF)


 Submission Instructions:

  • All entries which are submitted as PDF (Cartoon, Publication, Service) must be saved using your last name hyphen (-) followed by the name of the contest (e.g. “Smith-Publication.pdf”)
  • Multimedia only: Make (4) FOUR collated copies of your entry (Bundle copies together using binder clips, paper clips or heavy rubber bands.)
  • Commercial, Music Video and Skit: Send (1) ONE copy of video tape or CD/DVD
  • Poetry/Modern Myths shall be submitted online at the following web page: http://ojcl.org/students/preconv.php
  • Cartoon, Service, and Publication shall be emailed to the appropriate person
  • Print this form, & fill in the information below, taking time to PRINT legibly or TYPE the information.
  • Attach this sheet (completed) securely to the FRONT of the entry. PROVIDE ONE SHEET PER UNIQUE ENTRY (not each copy).
  • Write NO personal information (school name, your name, etc.) on any of the copies of the Project itself. This information is included on this form and as such MUST be attached to the entry when submitted.
  • Modern Myth & Poetry submissions must be submitted by the deadline via the OhioJCL web site. Visit http://ojcl.org/
  • Send Pre-Convention Contest Entries w/ completed forms (postmarked by January 27, 2018)

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2017 Topics

Panel/Comic Storytelling: Cicero

Music Video topic: Latin Pronouns

Commercial topic:  Aqueducts (N.B. this is to sell a product related to the aqueducts, not to sell an aqueduct)

2016 

Panel/Comic Storytelling: Roman Legends

Music Video topic: Seven Kings of Rome

Commercial topic: Hephaestus

2015 Topics

Panel/Comic Storytelling: Origin Stories

Music Video topic: the Present Tense

Commercial topic: 2nd Punic War

2014 Topics

Music Video topic: the Ablative Case

Commercial topic: Emperor Nero


Pre-Convention for Individuals:

  • Cartoon – email
  • Modern Myth – online
  • Multimedia – mail
  • Poetry – online
  • Theme – online

Pre-Convention for Clubs:

  • Publication – email to OJCL Editor
  • Service – email to OJCL 2nd VP
  • Skit – mail
  • Commercial – mail
  • Music Video – mail