ALLSTATE

DEPARTMENT

OF

VIRGINIA

2020-2021 ALL STATE PROGRAM


 

2020-2021 POST ALL-STATE REQUIREMENTS

There is no limit on the number of Posts that can be All-State.  

All State Post Requirements: 
  1. The Post must meet their 100% Membership Quota by May 8, 2021.
  2. The Post Quartermaster must be bonded.
  3. The Post must have been inspected and the Inspection Reports must be received by State Headquarters no later than December 16, 2020, also with all documented discrepancies corrected by May 8, 2021 to complete this requirement
  4. The Post Commander, Senior Vice Commander, or Junior Vice Commander must attend each District meeting.
  5. The Post Commander, Senior Vice Commander, or Junior Vice Commander must attend the School of Instruction.
  6. The Post Commander must send Post members or Post Officers to State Recruiting School.
    1. 500 or more members - 3 Members or Officers
    2. 100 to 499 members - 2 Members or Officers
    3. 99 members or less - 1 Member or Officer
  7. All Audit Reports must be turned into State Headquarters as required by Section 218 of the National By-Laws and Manual of Procedure. Posts may not have more than one late report out of the 4 required.
  8. The Post must purchase 500 Buddy Poppies per 100 members or fraction thereof.
  9. The Post must donate to the Department Virginia Veterans Foundation (VVF).   Posts with:
    1. 500 or more members - $125
    2. 100 to 499 members - $100
    3. 99 members or less - $75
  10. The Post must have submitted the following reports at least ONCE during the first half of the year (May 1 thru October 31) and ONCE during the second half (November 1 thru April 30)
    1. Hospital Report 
    2. Americanism Report 
    3. Community Activities Report 
    4. Safety Report 
    5. Youth Activities Report
  11. The Post must participate in at least 2 of the 3 following programs: 
    1. Voice of Democracy Program (must submit a student to the District level for District judging) 
    2. Patriot’s Pen Program (must submit a student to the District level for District judging) 
    3. Teacher of the Year Program (must submit at least one Teacher to the District Level for District judging)  
  12. The Post must submit a Community Service Record Book, By May 8, 2021.
Note: Five (5) additional points towards the Captain of the All-State Team will be awarded to Posts submitting entries in all three programs.   
 
Note: One (1) additional point for each submission of an entry for EMT, Fireman, Law Enforcement, and/or Scout of the Year.
 
Note: Posts will receive additional points towards the Captain of the All-State Team for membership.  One fifth (1/5) of one (1) point will be assigned for each additional member above 100%.   
 
Note: Posts with less than 50 members are not eligible for the All-State Team.  To be eligible Posts must increase their membership to 50 or more members.   
 
Note: A Post with less than 50 members who completes all other requirements of the All State program, achieves 100% in membership, but does not surpass 50 total members will be honored with a certificate and a check for $300.  These Posts will each be known as a "Meritorious Post”.   
 
POST ALL-STATE TEAM AWARDS 
  1. All-State Post Commanders and Quartermasters who have met all the criteria including membership by May 8, 2021 and have not received an All-State cap for this level of leadership since June, 2019 will receive a citation, and All-State cap, and an All-State pin during the State Convention.  Additionally, a check in the amount of $300.00 to assist in payment of expenses while attending and participating at the State Convention will be presented to those Post Commanders who achieve the All-State award by May 8, 2021 and attend all required events at the State Convention.  Time of payment will be at the discretion of the Department Commander. All-State Commanders meeting the criteria except for membership by May 8, 2021 and then meeting the membership criteria by June 30, 2021 will receive a citation and an All-State pin at their next District meeting but will not receive any monetary award nor a cap.
  2. All-State Post Quartermasters who have met all the criteria, including membership, by May 8, 2021 and have not received an All-State cap for this level of leadership since June, 2019 will receive a citation, an All-State cap, and an All-State pin during the State Convention. Additionally, a check in the amount of $300.00, to assist in payment of expenses while attending and participating at the State Convention will be presented to those Post Quartermasters who achieve the All-State award by May 8, 2021 and attend all required events at the State Convention. Time of payment will be at the discretion of the Department Commander. All-State Quartermasters meeting the criteria except for membership by May 8, 2021 and then meeting the membership criteria by June 30, 2021 will receive a citation and an All-State pin at their next District meeting but will not receive any monetary award nor a cap.
  3. From the All-State Team, the Post with the highest points in the All-State judging on May 8, 2021 will be designated as the Outstanding Post of the Year 2020-21.  The Commander and Quartermaster of this Post will be the Captains of the All-State Team.
  4. The Awards and Citation Committee will break all ties and their decision will be considered the recommendation to the State Commander.
  5. The State Commander shall make the final decision for all recommendations of awards and the decision shall be final.
 
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