Friday, May 14, 2010


July 21 - 24, 2010 Anderson, South Carolina

The SCV Awards Manual was last revised in February 2006. All awards will be in accordance with this revised edition. The Awards Manual may be downloaded from the SCV website. Previous editions of the Awards Manual are obsolete.

Awards Display:

The SCV Awards Display table will be set-up at the National Convention in Anderson, SC near the SCV General Headquarters table by noon on Wednesday, July 21, 2010. This is the drop-off and pick-up point for all SCV awards at the convention.

Best Camp Award - Tabor Award:

Camps who wish to participate in this competition should print a copy of the entry form from the SCV website or they may request one from GHQ if they have no internet access. Entry forms should be sent to:

Compatriot Danny Honnoll
Distinguished Camp Competition
216 Hillpoint Cv
Jonesboro AR 72401

All entries should be on the new form approved effective July 1, 2002. Please check and make sure you have the current form. Up-to-date forms are available on the SCV website. Deadline for best camp entry forms is June 15, 2010.

Newsletter Awards:

To be entered in the newsletter competition, four (4) copies of each newsletter issued during the eligibility period must be submitted to the National Awards Committee by June 15, 2010. Eligibility period is July 2009 issue through June 2010 issue. See the Awards Manual for all details that must accompany the entry. Newsletters should be sent to:

Charles Lauret
P.O. Box 721
Washington, LA 70589

They may be submitted in PDF fomat or sent on a CD.

Scrapbook and Historical Project Award:

Entries for the scrapbook or historical project awards must be delivered to the awards display table not later than 5:00 p.m., Thursday, July 22, 2010. No entries will be accepted after that time. Camps must arrange to pick up their entries on Saturday, prior to the dismantling of the Awards Display Table. Entries not picked up will be discarded at the end of the convention. See the Awards Manual for requirements and details for these awards.

Best Website Award:

SCV units interested in competing for the Best Website Award should submit their URL through the link on the front page of the website at no later than June 15, 2010.

Judging will be performed by experienced webmasters outside the SCV, based on generally recognized criteria for website excellence. Judging will take place at a randomly chosen time between June 10 and July 10, 2010.

Individual Member Awards:

Nminations for individual member awards should be submitted by the Division Commanders, along with a brief statement citing the reason the particular individual should receive the award, to Brian Sharp, Membership Coordinator at GHQ and to Chief of Staff Chuck Rand.

The lists of proposed award recipients must be submitted to GHQ no later than June 1, 2010 to allow time for review, consultation and approval by the Commander in Chief, and for the GHQ staff to prepare the awards and include the names in the professionally printed Awards Luncheon Booklet. - see this link for complete information.

Nominations not at GHQ by the June 1 deadline could result in a division’s award recipients not being listed in the Awards Luncheon souvenir booklet.

Presentation of Awards:

Awards winners will be recognized at the Awards Luncheon on Thursday, July 22, 2010 or at the Saturday night banquet on July 24, 2010. Please pick up awards after the luncheon as well as those of men in your camp to take them home with you. This simple process will save the SCV hundreds of dollars of postage expense and enable the staff to process your dues and new memberships more quickly when they return to GHQ.