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Baylor Latin Day

Baylor Latin Day is coming! Every year the Classics Dept. of Baylor University (Waco, TX) opens its doors to Latin students from across the state. Festivities will be held this year on Friday, Feb. 26, 8:30a.m. – 3:30p.m.

Use this link for registration (due Jan. 15):
Baylor Latin Day Registration

Events include:

  • verb parsing bee for students who have taken Latin for 19 months or more
  • declinables parsing bee for students with 18 months or less or Latin
  • Lunch in Baylor’s campus dining halls
  • a brief adaptation of a play by Plautus
  • an optional campus tour
  • a certamen tournament, with questions drawn from various aspects of Roman culture, art, and, of course, language. Please note that only the first eight teams to register for the certamen will be able to participate.
  • Latin Day will conclude with a video competition. Each school is invited to make and submit a video that promotes the study of the Latin language. The videos should be no longer than 5 minutes and should be submitted at least 48 hours in advance of Latin Day.  Electronic files can be sent to John_Thorburn@baylor.edu.

Schools arriving on Thursday night should contact Mrs. Thelma Mathews (254-710-1399 or Thelma_Mathews@baylor.edu) for hotel recommendations and phone numbers. Hotel costs are beyond the $12/student registration fee, which is due on January 15. You can now register on-line and pay by credit card.

GA students enjoy Latin Day at Baylor University

GA students enjoy Latin Day at Baylor University

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