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2002 Highlights

Buckeye Girls State 2002
Program Highlights

The 56th annual session of The American Legion Auxiliary Buckeye Girls State will be at Ashland University, Ashland, Ohio. One thousand girls from 88 Ohio counties will descend upon this campus for a hands-on experience with a working government. Each girl is assigned a political party, city and county. Their cities are named after famous Ohio women and their counties are named after Past Department Presidents of the Ohio American Legion Auxiliary.

Sunday, June 9


1:00pm - 3:00pm

Delegate Registration

Campus Gym

3:00pm - 5:00pm

City Mixer & Campus Exploration

In each City

8:00pm

Official Opening

Keynote Speaker: To Be Announced

Upper Convocation Center

Monday, June 10


9:00am - 2:15pm

Workshops in Government

Various Campus Locations

2:30pm

County Party Caucuses Government

Various Campus Locations

7:15pm

State Party Caucuses Government

Upper Convocation Center


Tuesday, June 11


9:00am - 10:45am

County Party Caucuses

Various Campus Locations

2:30pm

State Party Caucuses

Upper Convocation Center

7:30pm

City Rallies

In Each City


Wednesday, June 12


7:30am - 9am

City Elections

In Each City

9:15am

State Rallies

Upper Convocation Center

11:30am - 12:30pm

County & State Primary Elections

Gym

2:15pm

County Rallies

Various Locations

3:30pm - 5:00pm

Debate & Party Demonstrations

Upper Convocation Center

6pm - 7:30pm

County & State General Elections

Lower Convo/Gym

8pm

City Government Celebration

Keynote Speaker: Pat Vivo

Upper Convocation Center


Thursday, June 13


9:00am - 10:15am

All levels of Government Functioning

Various Campus Locations

10:30am - 11:45am

State Patrol Graduation

Upper Convocation Center

1:30pm - 4:30pm

All levels of Government Functioning

Various Campus Locations

8pm

County & State Government Celebration

BGS Governor's Inaugural Address

Upper Convocation Center


Friday, June 14


9:00am - ll:45am

All levels of Government Functioning

Various Campus Locations

1:30pm - 4:45pm

All levels of Government Functioning

Various Campus Locations

6:00pm

Picnic Dinner & Entertainment

Quad


Saturday, June 15


9:00 - 10:30

All levels of Government Functioning

Various Campus Locations

1:45 - 2:45

Joint Session of House & Senate Assembly

BGS Governor's Farewell Address
Awards Presentations

Upper Convocation Center

3:00

Delegates are free to leave

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