Texas is divided up into five areas because of its size and each area hosts its own area competition prior to the annual state competition.
We the members of the Junior Classical League, covenant to hand on the torch of classical civilization in the modern world. We believe an acquaintance with the civilization of Greece and Rome will help us understand and appraise this world of today, which is indebted to the ancient civilization in its government and laws, literature, language and arts. We affirm the JCL experience develops responsibility, fosters brotherhood, promotes enthusiasm, encourages competition, inspires dedication and enriches our total growth.
You can download a recording of the JCL song here.
Seeking the best, the highest our goal
Working for greatness through glories of old.
Searching the realms of the golden past,
We follow the classics' truths that last
In knowledge, truth, and fellowship,we're growing everyday
The friendly hand of J. C. L. aids in every way.
In Rome's proud steps we're marching on,
With every true colleague,
And forever we'll hold to the Purple and Gold,
Of the Junior Classical League.