Open only to secondary-level students of Latin (including home-schooled), the Contest will set a passage from Vergil’s Aeneid for translation. In addition, contestants will be required to answer several questions, and write a 3-4 paragraph essay based on the text set. Cash prizes wlll be awarded to the top ten papers. Certificates of Commendation will be sent to excellent papers. The contest must be administered in late February or early March. Awards will be announced in early – mid April.
Cost: free to students of Vergilian Society Members
Dates: Feb. 19-Mar. 2, 2018
Register for the 2018 Contest here.
Click here for a copy of the 2017 exam.
Click here to see the winners of the 2017 contest.
Latin Teacher, Grady High School
2nd Vice President, Vergilian Society