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2022 Announcements, News, and Deadlines
The applications for Gubernators (regional service-coordinators) have re-opened. Because there were no applicants in the first round, all schools are permitted to sponsor a student. The application is due by 11:59 pm on Monday 16 May and results will be announced following our meeting on May 23rd. Please email Parliamentarian Wali Khan with questions! (4-25-22)
2022 OJCL Scholarship to Nationals DEADLINE EXTENDED! Due 11:59 P.M. on April 8, 2022. (4-1-22)
Going to NJCL Convention? Here is the information about the 2022 OJCL Scholarship
to Nationals! Due 11:59 P.M. on April 1, 2022. (3-9-22)
ELECTIONS UPDATE: The State of Emergency offices this year are Second Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, and Parliamentarian. State of Emergency occurs when there are fewer than two candidates pre-filed for a particular office, and some of the restrictions regarding who can run for office are dropped.
Students interested in running State of Emergency should complete the attached State of Emergency form
and submit a scan or picture, along with typed answers to the questions on the blank Pre-File form
by 11:59 on Wednesday, March 9
. They should also be prepared to speak to their qualifications during virtual NomCom on Thursday night
2021 Announcements, News, and Deadlines
Interested in buying OJCL merch? Click here to visit our online shop. (10-11-21)
Click here for the OH 2021-2022 Certamen schedule (10-10-21)
Here is the Scavenger Hunt List!
Sat Oct 9, 9:15 am – 4:30 pm (academic, service, artistic, social): Fall Forum! This is a mini-convention, with an academic test, certamen, a talk by a Classics professor, impromptu art, and more. Click here for the schedule and more information. You can arrive late or leave early.
Interested in playing Certamen this summer? Interested in trying out for Ohio’s Certamen teams for NJCL convention? Interested in finding out more about Certamen and connecting with fellow OJCLers? Interested in doing it for FREE?! Check out OJCL’s new Summer Certamen Camp
, organized by current OSCLer and former OJCLer Alan Zhang! (5-29-21)
Gubernator applications for 2021-2022 are available! They are due by 11:59 pm on April 2nd. They will be voted on and notified on April 11th. Editor and Historian applications are now available and will be due at 11:59 pm on April 16th. They will be appointed and confirmed on April 24th, following our changeover meeting. (3-15-21)
Important Elections update: The State of Emergency offices this year are First Vice President, Second Vice President, Secretary, and Treasurer. State of Emergency occurs when there are fewer than two candidates pre-filed for a particular office, and some of the restrictions regarding who can run for office are dropped.
Here are the Google Forms for submitting Modern Myth
. The deadline for both is Tuesday 2.16 at 11:59 pm (2-11-21)
–Some important reminders: Students may not pre-file for an office that a member of their delegation currently holds. Students MUST have permission from their sponsor and parent to pre-file and run. No more than TWO delegates per delegation may pre-file for office. Only ONE delegate from each school may pre-file for each respective office. No pre-convention campaigning. Candidates who pre-file may not appear on OJCL social media prior to convention or on the virtual “stage” during convention. (e.g. during their school’s roll call). Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions! (2-2-21)
Check out the Convention
page for updates about the 70th OJCL state convention (virtual)! (1-22-21)
Submit to Winter Photo of the Season! Submissions due February 7th. Click here for a flyer. (1-21-21)