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January                 30                           Postmark deadline for “ALL” entry forms fees of Rally events
                                                             (Literary, Play, & Speech)

                                                                                SWLRA attn: Kourtney Istre

                                                                                McNeese State University

                                                                                Box 91740

                                                                                Lake Charles, LA, 70609

                                                                                All checks made payable to SWLRA.

March                  11                             Foreign Language Form due

                                                             (Can be faxed at 337-475-5978 or scanned/emailed back 

March                 11                             All Literary Rally contestants must be entered by 4:00 pm.  
After 4:00 pm the passwords will be deleted and school access eliminated.

March                13                             Deadline for Play and Speech Substitutions - 4:00 pm

                                                           (Substitutions can be emailed to Need the name of the school,
                                                            the name of the original student, the event, & the name of  the substitute )

March                20                             Play Rally @ New Shearman Fine Arts Auditorium

                                                           Speech Rally @ Student Union Annex


March                21                             Southwest Louisiana Literary Rally @ McNeese

                                                           Test start at 9:00AM SHARP!!!


March                21                             SWLA Rally Association Meeting

                                                           *Rally Coordinators or School Principal MUST attend*

                                                            Location: McNeese Cafeteria in the Holbrook
                                                            Student Union from 9:15am – 10:00 am.

April                     25                            State Rally, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge and 
                                                            the General Assembly of Principals meeting

                                                            *Check the LSU State Rally Website for location and times*


FYI: McNeese’s Spring Preview Day is the same day as Literary Rally
March 21, 2014

Questions or Concerns?  Call Kourtney Istre at

337-475-5148 or 1-800-622-3352, ext 5148 or