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2007 Highlights

Buckeye Girls State 2007
Program Highlights

The 61st annual session of The American Legion Auxiliary Buckeye Girls State will be at Ashland University, Ashland, Ohio. Over nine hundred 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 17


1:00pm - 3:00pm

Delegate Registration

Campus Gym

3:00pm - 4:30pm

City Mixer & Campus Exploration

In Each City

8:00pm

Official Opening

Keynote Speaker: Yosha Gunasekera, 2006 BGS Governor

Upper Convocation Center

Monday, June 18


9:00am - 2:15pm

Workshops in Government

Various Campus Locations

2:30pm

County Party Caucuses Government

Various Campus Locations

6:45pm

State Party Caucuses Government

Upper Convocation Center


Tuesday, June 19


9:00am - 11:00am

County Party Caucuses

Various Campus Locations

2:30pm

State Party Caucuses

Upper Convocation Center

7:30pm

City Rallies

In Each City


Wednesday, June 20


7:30am - 9am

City Elections

In Each City

9:15am

State Rallies

Upper Convocation Center

11:00am - 12:30pm

County & State Primary Elections

Gym

2:15pm

County Rallies

Various Locations

3:30pm - 5:00pm

Debate & Party Demonstrations

Upper Convocation Center

6:00pm - 7:30pm

County & State General Elections

Gym

8:00pm

City Government Celebration

Keynote Speaker: TBD

Upper Convocation Center


Thursday, June 21


9:00am - 10:15am

Government Setup, Orientation & Functioning

Various Campus Locations

10:30am - 11:45am

State Patrol Graduation

Upper Convocation Center

1:30pm - 4:45pm

All Levels of Government Functioning

Various Campus Locations

8pm

County & State Government Celebration

BGS Governor's Inaugural Address

Upper Convocation Center


Friday, June 22


9:00am - ll:45am

All Levels of Government Functioning

Various Campus Locations

1:30pm - 4:45pm

All Levels of Government Functioning & Tour of the Government of BGS

Various Campus Locations

7:30pm-9:30pm

All Levels of Government Functioning

Various Campus Locations


Saturday, June 23


9:00am - 10:30am

All Levels of Government Functioning

Various Campus Locations

10:45pm - 11:45pm

Joint Session of House & Senate Assembly
(all citizens attend)
BGS Governor's Farewell Address
Awards Presentations

Upper Convocation Center

12:15pm

Delegates are free to leave

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