Eligibility Information

Legacy exists for the purpose of teaching children to leave a legacy by becoming effective communicators for Christ. Our parent-run club fosters a family environment of fun and encouragement while requiring a high commitment. Please carefully read and prayerfully consider our guidelines prior to club application.

Read below to learn more about Legacy.

ELIGIBILITY

In order to join Legacy and compete in tournaments, families must meet the following criteria:

1. Age

Competitors shall be ages 12 to 18 on October 1 of the current school year.

2. Statement of Faith

Must agree to the Stoa Statement of Faith:

1. There is one God eternally existing in three persons: the Father, the Son (Jesus Christ), and the Holy Spirit. (Matthew 3:16, Matthew 28:19, John 10:30, 2 Corinthians 13:14)

2. Man is sinful and therefore separated from God, who is holy and perfect.
(Isaiah 53:5-9, Romans 3:23, I Peter 1:15-16)

3. Jesus Christ paid the eternal penalties for our sin through His death on the cross.
(Luke 24:46, I Peter 2:21)

4. Jesus Christ also resurrected bodily and ascended into heaven and will return one day to fulfill His kingdom. (Matthew 28:6, Revelation 19:11)

5. Only through Jesus Christ and the grace of His provision of salvation, may we be saved from eternal punishment, enter into God’s family and receive eternal life.
(Ephesians 2:8-9, Romans 6:23, Romans 8:11, I John 1:9)

6. The Bible is the inspired, inerrant, infallible and authoritative Word of God and the truth for Christian faith and practice.
(2 Timothy 3:16-17, 2 Peter 1:20-21, John 17:17, 1 Thessalonians 2:13, Psalm 19:7-11, John 6:67-69)

3. Home Educated

If the following statements can be affirmed with a yes, the student shall be deemed privately home educated for Stoa purposes:

4. Level of Education

Stoa student is classified as actively homeschooling as a junior high or high school student, and

5. Summer Camp

The student and one parent must attend one of these summer camps before application.  The first option, Lindsay Speech Camp in the San Jose area, will only happen if there is enough interest.

Below are examples of other camps offered in Summer 2023.  We will update these in Spring 2024 when new information is available.

6. Application

Applications have closed for the 2023-2024 school year.

You can register your interest in joining Legacy for the 2024-25 season here.  Email questions to legacyspeech@gmail.com.

We will contact you when the application process for the season starts.  Applications will be accepted July 15-30, 2024.  Two references and a family interview will be needed.

7. Financial Cost

8. Time Commitment for 2023-2024

We have high standards for respectful and honorable behavior. May our thoughts and actions reflect our love for God and one another.  Here are guidelines for behavior at Legacy functions.