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January                 15                           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.


February                7                              Foreign Language Form due

                                                                (Can be faxed at 337-475-5978)


February                12                           All Literary Rally contestants must be entered by 4:00 pm.  After 4:00 pm the passwords will be deleted and school access eliminated.


February                14                           Deadline for Play and Speech Substitutions - 4:00 pm

                                                                (Substitution Form can be faxed at 337-475-5978)


February                21                           Play Rally @ New Shearman Fine Arts Auditorium

                                                                Speech Rally @ Student Union Annex


February                22                           Southwest Louisiana Literary Rally @ McNeese

                                                                                Test start at 9:00AM SHARP!!!


February                22                           SWLA Rally Association Meeting

                                                *Rally Coordinators or School Principal MUST attend*

                                                    Location: LaJeunesse Room in Holbrook Student Union, 9:15am – 10:00 am.


April                       5                              State Rally, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge and 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

February 22, 2014


Questions or Concerns?  Call Kourtney Istre at

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