Participant Rules


Unwillingness to adhere to the rules will result in removal from participation in Boys State.

The following behaviors are prohibited by delegates during Boys State 2021:

  • Displays of violence, including but not limited to sexual violence, within the virtual platform or other communication channels
  • Discrimination or harassment within the virtual platform or other communication channels
  • Cyberbullying
  • Inappropriate use of cameras, imaging, and digital devices (displays of prohibited behaviors, screenshots or recording other delegates, etc.)
  • Exhibited use of tobacco (in any form), vaping, alcohol and other drugs, fireworks, and weapons
  • Participation by anyone other than the Boys State delegate

The following behaviors are expected by delegates during Boys State 2021:

  • Attend all sessions
  • Be on time for each session
  • Be dressed in appropriate attire (polo or collared shirt with sleeves)
  • Zoom from a suitable location with minimal distractions
  • Use video for each session (if requested by the presenter)
  • Mute audio unless instructed otherwise