LCS Festival Information:

Date: March 3 & 4, 2017
Location: Southeastern University in Lakeland, Florida
School Check In: Friday, March 3rd, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm *All sculpture/ceramic art and science boards must be dropped off by 12:30 pm.

Important Dates:

  • January 20, 2017 – Early Registration Deadline, postmarked by the 20th
  • February 3, 2017 – FINAL Registration Deadline; must be in office (no postmarks) by February 3rd, no exceptions!
  • February 3, 2017 – Early submission entries must be received in the LCS Office
  • February 10, 2017 – Change request deadline; no changes will be accepted after February 10th. Only drops will be allowed.
  • February 17, 2017 – Festival Schedule will be posted online
  • February 24, 2017 – Meal Ticket Reservation online order deadline

Download Resources:

  • Download the 2017 Festival Manual
  • Download the Entire Appendix (Contains all Spelling lists, Patriotic Speeches, Bible Lists, and Poems)
  • Download the Meal Ticket Reservation Form (deadline for mail in orders is February 20, 2017)
  • Download the Art and Photo Entry Form – This form must be attached to each piece of artwork and/or photography. ALL WRITING, SHORT FILM, AND ART ENTRIES, EXCEPT 3D ART (CERAMICS AND SCULPTURES), MUST BE RECEIVED IN THE OFFICE BY FEBRUARY 3!
  • Submit Judge Recommendation Online or download the Judges Recommendation Form
  • Change Request Online Form – this form is for changes to be made to existing registrations only! No changes will be taken over the phone. The school coordinator can email change requests to changes@lcsfestival.org, be sure to include the category/grade level/student name of the original registration and the new category/grade level/student name of the change. After February 10th no changes will be made to registrations; only drops will be allowed.

For registration to be complete, every school MUST send in:

Homeschool Registration Form – Homeschool student or guardian must have an active Individual Membership with FLOCS.

  1. Please verify that what is listed is complete & correct.
  2. Make copies of all forms for your records before submitting.
  3. All questions and changes MUST be submitted by email to changes@lcsfestival.org by the school coordinator, include the category/grade level/student name of the original registration and the new category/grade level/student name of the change. This is to ensure that there is a written record of all changes and that nothing falls through the cracks. There will be no exceptions. After February 10th no changes will be made to registrations; only drops and substitutions will be allowed.

Spelling Bee Lists

Communications Division Lists