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January                 29                           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                  17                             Foreign Language Form due

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

February                 19                             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                 19                             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                      04                             Play Rally @ New Shearman Fine Arts Auditorium

                                                                 Speech Rally @ Student Union Annex


March                      05                             Southwest Louisiana Literary Rally @ McNeese

                                                                 Test start at 9:00AM SHARP!!!


March                      05                             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                         16                             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 5, 2016

Questions or Concerns?  Call Kourtney Istre at

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