Congratulations to all essay participants !
This years essay contest in numbers:
50 schools were engaged
278 Students requested an invitation
141 Students submitted an essay
YCA class of 2019 - 2020 profiles:
What is next?
By Oct 18th YCA will announce the selected participants for class of 2019 - 2020
Selected participants will receive an email congratulating them as well as congratulatory postcard in the mail.
The email will include also an RSVP to the kick off event of this year that will take place on Nov 16th at the Pioneers Museum.
By Oct 22nd YCA will announce dates and location of the YCA leadership event
To learn more about the YCA leadership curriculum/journey of excellence
How do you start?
Your first step is to request an invitation into the Essay Competition using the form right here.
Request An Invitation
Why should you join YCA?
YCA participants gain an exceptional experience for their future as they master real life ambassadorial skills. Growth in critical skills like creative confidence, global perspective, critical thinking, team building, and public speaking makes YCA Ambassadors prime candidates for colleges and universities and leaders in the future.
YCA sets the trajectory for a life of Leadership
Experience a one-of-a-kind leadership curriculum
Participate in US Olympic & Paralympic museum events
Access exclusive locations and Olympic properties
Meet city officials, Olympic Athletes and other extraordinary leaders
Expand your network of wonderful people
Are you a YCA candidate?
Do you want to see the world and discover your story? Do you love to travel? Are you excited about learning, about sharing your story, and about leading the future? You don’t need prior Olympic knowledge, nor do you have to be an elite academic or athlete. If you are curious, engaged, and passionate, you are just right. Do you think you can be the next great ambassador? Request an invitation and start your future now.
YCA will be joining forces with the US Olympic & Paralympic museum for an incredible future.