ALLSTATE

 All State Team Criteria for 2022-2023:

 All State Post Criteria:

Within a department, the most effective measure of whether a post fully meets its requirements is selection by the Department Commander as an All-State Post. The designation means the Post is fully meeting all national and department guidelines in membership and the implementation of VFW programs. All Posts that meet the qualifications will be recognized as All-State Posts. The top ten Commanders and Quartermasters of posts selected All-State Team will receive an All-State pin, citation, and cap (or choice of an $80.00 voucher for the VFW Store instead of cap). All other posts making All-State will receive an All-State Pin and citation, caps can be purchased by officer if desired. Each All-State Entry form will be judged based off a Point-System criteria. The Captain of the All-State Team will be awarded to the Post with the most points, Commanders seeking All-State status must complete listed requirements and submit an entry form (supplied) to the Department Headquarters by May 5, 2023. Qualifying membership activity and program items must be completed on or before that date. All-State selections will be made in sufficient time to allow post members to plan for attendance and recognition at the state convention in June, 2023. Posts that meet all final applied criteria after May 6, 2023 but before June 30, 2023 will not be considered for the top 10 but receive recognition as All-State, and will be recognized at the C of A in August, 2023.

 

MUST HAVES TO QUALIFY FOR ALL-STATE:

 · Greater than 40 members on May 5, 2023

· Membership at least 100%

· Voice of Democracy - minimum of one entry advanced to District Judging

· Patriots Pen - minimum of one entry advanced to District judging

· Citizenship Education Teachers Award – at least one entry advanced to District judging

*There are three categories, one entry per category can be submitted

· Buddy Poppy- must purchase Buddy Poppies (5 per member on roster as of June 30, 2022. Minimum purchase is 500 Buddy Poppies)

· On-line community service reports for all 12 months (June 2022 – May 2023)

· Donate a minimum of $100.00 to National Veterans & Military Support Services (VMS)

Donations must be made through this link only:

https://www.vfw.org/ways-to-help

· Appoint a Post Service Officer

· Post is appropriately bonded

· Post submitted four quarterly Trustee Reports for the 2022-2023 year

· Post inspection completed and all discrepancies corrected

· Post submitted election report for 2023-2024 year

· Post must have a minimum of 500 points from the following: Click here to view the 2022-2023 All State Team Point System.pdf

 Click here to download the 2022-23 All State POST Entry Form.pdf


All State District Criteria:

 Commanders of districts selected All-State will receive an All-State citation and cap. The Department Commander will select the Captain of the All-State Team. District Commanders seeking All-State status must complete listed requirements and submit an entry form (supplied) to be received by the Department Headquarters by May 5, 2023. Qualifying membership activity and program items must be completed on or before that date. District Commanders selected All-State Team will receive an All-State pin, citation, and cap (or choice of an $80.00 voucher for the VFW Store instead of cap). All-State selections will be made in sufficient time to allow members to plan for attendance at the state convention in June. NOTE: Districts that meet all final applied criteria after, May 5, 2023 but before, July 1, 2023, will also receive recognition as All-State, but not necessarily receive caps and citations at the state convention; for those districts, recognition will be provided at the August, Council of Administration.

  REQUIREMENTS:

 • Membership greater than 100%

• Voice of Democracy - minimum of one entry advanced to Department Judging

• Patriots Pen - minimum of one entry advanced to Department judging

• Citizenship Education Teachers Award – one entry advanced to Department judging

• Have 2/3 of Posts in District purchase Buddy Poppies according to Post requirements

• All Posts inspected and all discrepancies corrected

• All Posts submitted election reports for 2023-2024 year

Click here to download the 2022-23 DISTRICT All State Entry Form.pdf

Email All State Entry Forms to lastatevfw@yahoo.com