- Only males who have successfully completed their junior year of high school and have at least one semester of high school remaining.
- Any boy who has previously attended a Boys' State is not eligible to attend a second session.
- Outstanding qualities of leadership, character, scholarship, loyalty and service to their schools and community should be considered.
- An interest in the governmental process.
- Above average scholastic standing.
- The prospective delegate and their parents must be residents of the state of Tennessee.
- Selection of those to attend Boys' State is based on the following:
- A recommended list of candidates to interview is made by the high school at which the eligible boys are enrolled.
- Posts will interview those recommended and make their selections based on the interview and other criteria such as a resume or written assignment.
- Those not selected as primary delegates become alternates in case a primary delegate cannot attend.
- eBOOK 2013
- SCHEDULE & NEWS
- PICTURE GALLERY
- BOYS STATE STATER
- 06/13/13 - News - The eBook picture galleries are now finished with over 6,000 photos to view!
- 06/12/13 - News - 14 pictures galleries added to the eBook
- 06/11/13 - News - 14 picture galleries added to the eBook
- 06/11/13 - News - 16 picture galleries added to the eBook
- 06/11/13 - News - 30 picture galleries added to the eBook, lots more still to come
- 06/07/13 - News - 8 picture galleries added to the eBook
- 06/07/13 - News - eBook 2013 Hammer and Kreider pictures added to yearbook
- 06/06/13 - Top Story - eBook 2013 overview and instructions - please read thoroughly
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