List of National Junior Classical League conventions

This is a list of National Junior Classical League conventions.

List of Conventions
Year School City Dates Theme
1954 Incarnate Word High School San Antonio, Texas June 13-15
1955 Iowa State Teachers College Cedar Falls, Iowa June 26-28
1956 Miami University Oxford, Ohio June 24-26
1957 Colorado College Colorado Springs, Colorado August 13-15
1958 University of Michigan Ann Arbor, Michigan August 17-21
1959 St. Olaf College Northfield, Minnesota August 9-12
1960 University of New Mexico Albuquerque, New Mexico August 7-11
1961 Indiana University Bloomington, Indiana August 13-17 Facta non verba.

(Acts, not words; motto of the United States Merchant Marine Academy)

1962 Montana State College Bozeman, Montana August 5-9
1963 University of Kansas Lawrence, Kansas August 11-15
1964 University of Illinois Urbana, Illinois August 9-13
1965 University of Southern California Los Angeles, California August 8-12
1966 Western Kentucky State College Bowling Green, Kentucky August 7-11
1967 University of Arizona Tucson, Arizona July 30-August 3
1968 Michigan State University East Lansing, Michigan August 11-15 Otium cum dignitate.

(Ease with dignity; from Cicero's Pro Sestius.)

1969 Tulane University

Loyola University New Orleans

New Orleans, Louisiana August 10-14 Una stella fata nostra coniungit.

(One star joins our fates.)

1970 Ohio University Athens, Ohio August 2-6
1971 University of Oklahoma Norman, Oklahoma August 8-12
1972 Virginia Tech Blacksburg, Virginia August 6-10 Pax in terra.

(Peace on Earth.)

1973 Claremont Colleges Claremont, California August 5-9 Unity in Diversity
1974 University of New Hampshire Durham, New Hampshire August 4-9 Fortiter, fideliter, feliciter.

(Fearlessly, faithfully, successfully.)

1975 Ball State University Muncie, Indiana August 3-8 Forsan et haec olim meminisse iuvabit.

(And perhaps it will be pleasing to have remembered these things one day; from Virgil's Aeneid.)

1976 University of Rochester Rochester, New York August 8-13 Nescire autem quid ante quam natus sis acciderit, id est semper esse puerum.

(Not to know what happened before you were born is to be forever a child; from Cicero's Orator.)

1977 Florida State University Tallahassee, Florida July 31-August 5 Et quasi cursores vitai lampada tradunt.

(As runners we pass on the torch of life; from Lucretius's De rerum natura.)

1978 North Texas State University Denton, Texas July 30-August 4 Mens ivicta manet.

(The mind remains unconquered.)

1979 Michigan State University Lansing, Michigan July 29-August 3 Bene cogitata si excidunt non occidunt.

(Good ideas may fail but are not lost; from Publilius Syrus's Sententia.)

1980 University of Tennessee Knoxville, Tennessee August 2-7 Nullum saeculum magnis ingeniis clausum est.

(No generation is closed to great talents; from Seneca.)

1981 Miami University Oxford, Ohio August 2-7 Curae mihi futura.

(The care of the future is mine; motto of Hunter College.)

1982 University of Oklahoma Norman, Oklahoma August 1-6 Auro quaeque ianua panditur.

(A golden key can open any door.)

1983 University of Rochester Rochester, New York August 7-12 Qui mare tenet, eum necesse est rerum potiri.

(He who holds the sea must be master of the empire.)

1984 University of Richmond Rochester, New York July 30-August 4 Caelum certe patet, ibimus illi.

(Surely the sky lies open, let us go that way; from Ovid's Metamorphoses.)

1985 University of New Hampshire Durham, New Hampshire July 29-August 3 Omnis ars naturae imitatio est.

(All art is but an imitation of nature; from Seneca.)

1986 Indiana University Bloomington, Indiana August 3-8 Aurea prima sata est aetas, quae sponte sua, fidem rectumque colebat.

(The golden age has been sown by itself, and cultivated faith and prosperity; from Ovid'sMetamorphoses.)

1987 Stetson University DeLand, Florida August 9-14 Nobilitas sola est atque unica virtus.

(Virtue is the one and only nobility; from Juvenal's Satires.)

1988 University of Colorado Boulder, Colorado July 31-August 4 Amicitia.

(Friendship.)

1989 Indiana University of Pennsylvania Indiana, Pennsylvania July 30-August 4 Unity in Diversity.
1990 University of North Texas Denton, Texas July 29-August 3 Forsan et haec olim meminisse iuvabit.

(And perhaps it will be pleasing to have remembered these things one day; from Virgil's Aeneid.)

1991 Emory University Atlanta, Georgia August 4-9 Cura mihi futuri.

(The care of the future is mine; motto of Hunter College.)

1992 San Diego State University San Diego, California August 2-7 Mens sana in corpore sano.

(A healthy mind in a healthy body; from Juvenal's Satires.)

1993 Miami University Oxford, Ohio July 25-30 Nullius boni sine socio iucunda possessio est.

(Nothing will ever please me, no matter how excellent or beneficial, if I must retain the knowledge of it to myself; from Seneca's Epistulae Morales ad Lucilium.)

1994 University of Tennessee Knoxville, Tennessee July 31-August 5 Occasionem oblatam tenete.

(Seize the opportunity; from Cicero's Epistulae ad Familiares.)

1995 University of Kansas Lawrence, Kansas July 30-August 4 Aut viam inveniam aut faciam.

(I shall either find a way or make one; from Hannibal.)

1996 Indiana University Bloomington, Indiana July 28-August 2 Nobilitas sola est atque unica virtus.

(Virtue is the one and only nobility; from Juvenal's Satires.)

1997 North Dakota State University Fargo, North Dakota August 3-8 Aspirat primo fortuna labori.

(Fortune smiles upon our first effort; from Virgil.)

1998 University of Massachusetts Amherst, Massachusetts July 26-31 Patria est communis omnium parens.

(Our country is the common parent of all; from Cicero's De Officiis.)

1999 Florida State University Tallahassee, Florida August 1-6 Audentior ito qua tua te fortuna sinet.

(Go boldly against it, as your fortune shall permit you; from Virgil's Aeneid.)

2000 University of Oklahoma Norman, Oklahoma August 1-6 Faber est suae quisque fortunae.

(Every man is the maker of his own fortune; from Sallust.)

2001 Tulane University New Orleans, Louisiana July 17-22 Vultus ac frons animi ianua.

(The face and its expression are the door of the soul; from Cicero's Commentariolum Petitionis.)

2002 University of Kentucky Lexington, Kentucky July 30-August 4 Magnos homines virtute metimur, non fortuna.

(We measure great men by their virtue, not their fortune; from Cornelius Nepos.)

2003 Trinity University San Antonio, Texas July 29-August 3 Natura inest in mentibus nostris insatiabilis quaedam cupiditas veri videndi.

(Nature has planted in our minds an insatiable desire to seek out the truth; from Book 1 of Cicero's Tusculanae Disputationes.)

2004 University of Richmond Richmond, Virginia July 26-30 Facta non verba.

(Acts, not words; motto of the United States Merchant Marine Academy.

2005 University of Missouri Columbia, Missouri August 1-6 Nil sine magno labore.

(Nothing without great effort; motto of Brooklyn College.)

2006 Indiana University Bloomington, Indiana July 31-August 5 Amicitiae nostrae memoriam spero sempiternam fore.

(I hope that the memory of our friendship will be everlasting; from Cicero.)

2007 University of Tennessee Knoxville, Tennessee July 24-29 Carpe diem, quam minimum credula postero.

(Seize the day, give as little trust in the future as possible; from Horace's Odes.)

2008 Miami University Oxford, Ohio July 28-August 2 Non nobis solum nati sumus.

(Not for ourselves alone are we born; from Cicero's De Officiis.)

2009 University of California Davis, California July 27-August 1 Fortuna nobis vi animi tantum frenabitur.

(The level of our success is limited only by our imagination; from Aesop.)

2010 North Dakota State University Fargo, North Dakota July 27-August 1 Non est ad astra mollis e terris via.

(There is no easy way from the earth to the stars; from Seneca the Younger's Hercules.)

2011 Eastern Kentucky University Richmond, Virginia July 25-30 Bene legere saecla vincere.

(To read well is to master the ages; from Professor Isaac Flagg.)

2012 Wake Forest University Winston-Salem, North Carolina July 26-31 Dimidium facti qui coepit habet.

(He who has begun is half done; dare to know; begin!; from Horace's First Book of Letters.)

2013 University of Nevada Las Vegas, Nevada July 22-27 Quid sit futurum cras, fuge quaerere, et quem fors dierum cumque dabit lucro appone.

(Cease to inquire what the future has in store, and take as a gift whatever the day brings forth; from Horace's Odes.)

2014 Emory University Atlanta, Georgia July 28-August 2 Omnium enim rerum principia parva sunt.

(For the beginning of all things are small; from Cicero's De Finibus Bonorum Et Malorum.)

2015 Trinity University San Antonio, Texas July 27-August 1 Tu ne cede malis, sed contra audentior ito.

(You should not give in to evils, but proceed ever more boldly against them; from Virgil's Aeneid.)

2016 Indiana University Bloomington, Indiana July 25-30 Ubi concordia, ibi victoria.

(Where there is unity, there is victory; from Publilius Syrus.)

2017 Troy University Troy, Alabama July 24-29 Omnis ars naturae imitatio est.

(All art is but an imitation of nature; from Seneca.)

2018 Miami University Oxford, Ohio July 23-28 Ego sum hortari tantum possum ut amicitiam omnibus rebus humanis antemponatis.

(I urge you, as much as I am able, to place friendship above all human issues; from Cicero's de Amicitia.)

2019 North Dakota State University Fargo, North Dakota July 26-31 Apes non sunt solitaria natura.

(Bees are not of a solitary nature; from Varro's De Re Rustica.)

2020 University of Richmond Richmond, Virginia July 24-29 Omnes...summa ope niti decet, ne vitam silentio transeant.

(It benefits all to strive with greatest effort, lest they pass their lives in silence; from Sallust's, Bellum Catilinae 1.1)

2021 San Diego State University San Diego, California July 26-31 To be determined.


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