Frequently Asked Questions

Art Exhibit FAQ

Can more than one student participate?

Each high school is only permitted two students per category.

Can a student register for Art and another event?

Students my participate in the Art Exhibit regardless of whether they are participating in another District Rally event.

Will you provide display materials?

All art work must be ready to display. No easels, frames, hanging materials etc will be provided.

How does a student know what category they are in?

Your high school's District Rally coordinator will enter you into the appropriate category dependent upon your artwork type. There are four categories: 

I.  Three Dimensional

II.  Two Dimensional:  Oil, Acrylic or Water Medium

III. Two Dimensional Color:  Drawing, Print-Making, Photography, Digital Art

IV. Two Dimensional Black & White:  Drawing, Print-Making, Photography, Digital Art

Do students need to be present during judging or to win?

No. Judging will begin at 10:15 AM when the Art Exhibit doors are closed. They are reopened once judging is complete.

How do students find out the winners?

 Winners are displayed on each category's Winners Table and are posted on the Results page of the District Rally website.

What time can students pick up my art piece?

All art pieces may be picked up by participants no earlier than 11:00 AM.  Winners may be asked to stay later for pictures. Any art left after 1:00 PM must be picked up at the Office of Admissions the week following District Rally.

Where can students go to get their art if they were not able to pick it up before the exhibit closed?

Any art left after 1:00PM must be picked up at the Office of Admissions the week following District Rally.

 

Student and Parent FAQ

How do I find out my event?

 Your school's Rally Coordinator should be able to tell you the event in which you are registered.  You can also look on the Literary Events page for a detailed description of each of the events.

Do I need to bring anything?

The District Rally Association will provide pencils and scantrons for your test, as well as a periodic table posted in the classroom for the Chemistry event.  Certain calculators are allowed for the Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics events ONLY. See the Students & Parents page for the calculator usage policy.

 

May I bring a calculator?  If so, which one?

 You may ONLY bring a calculator for the Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics events and only specific calculators are allowed.  See the Students and Parents page for calculator usage policy.

How long do I have to take the test?

 All District Rally tests are limited to one hour only.

My name is not on the roster. What do I do?

 If this happens prior to Rally Day, you will want to contact your Rally School Coordinator and notify them of the problem.  If it occurs on Rally Day, you will still be allowed to participate in the event, but you will not be eligible for any honors or awards.  You and your school's Rally Coordinator are strongly encourage to verify all of your information and chosen event are correct prior to Rally Day.

When and where will the test results be posted?

Unofficial results showing District Qualifiers, State Qualifiers and Southeastern Scholarship Winners will be posted on the District Rally website throughout the afternoon of Rally Day.  Each school's Rally Coordinator will receive an official copy of the scores and rankings approximately two weeks after Rally Day. No scores will be posted on the website.

I've reviewed the results, but don't see my name.

 If you participated in an event and you do not see your name listed in the results, contact your school's Rally Coordinator for clarification.  Be sure to verify that you participated in the event in which you were registered. For example, students have mistakenly participated in the Algebra I event, but were registered to participate in the Algebra II event.

How do I know if I qualify for State Rally?

 The Results page of this website will indicate if you have qualified for State Rally. 

I qualified for State Rally. How do I register myself?

 You do not have to register to attend State Rally.  The names of students who qualify are automatically sent to the State Rally Office. Detailed information on State Rally will be sent to you directly from their office.

Can I earn multiple scholarships?

 Yes. Each year you participate in District Rally and place first in your event, you are awarded the Southeastern Freshman Scholastic Achievement Award.  Winners may accumulate as many as four $100 scholarships during high school with the maximum amount not to exceed $400. 

How do I claim my scholarship?

 There is nothing you have to do to claim the scholarship.  Each award is posted to the student's account once they have registered and enrolled as a Beginning Freshman.

I have a question. Who do I contact?

 Your first stop for getting your questions answered should be your school's Rally Coordinator.  You may also contact the District Rally Office at 985-549-5637 or litrally@southeastern.edu.

 

School Coordinator FAQ 

I am new to District Rally. How do I get started?

We have created this website to provide you the information and resources you will need to participate in District Rally.  You will want to start by printing the School Coordinator Rally Checklist and then get your school registered with both the State Rally Association and the District Rally Association. From there, we will guide you through each step of the process.  Feel free to call or email us anytime with any questions you may have.  

How do I find out my school's division?

 Your school's division will be dependent on the number of students enrolled at your school according to the State Department of Education's annual report.  Division breakdowns can be found on the Rules and Regulations page.

Can students participate in more than one event?

 No. Each student may test in no more than one District Rally event, with the exception of the Art Exhibit. Students may participate in the Art Exhibit regardless of whether they are participating in another District Rally event.

Can I send more than one student in the same event?

Each school may send as many as two students in each event, with ONLY the high scoring of the two being eligible for state competition. An additional $2.00 fee will be assessed for each additional student.

Can Dual Enrollment students participate in Literary Rally?

 Yes.  Dual Enrollment students are allowed to participate in District and State Rally.

My school is on block scheduling. How do I know which students are eligible?

For block schedule schools, student eligibility is determined by the date of that year's District Rally. A detailed explanation of the policy regarding block school eligibility can be found on the Rules and Regulations page.

Where do I send my dues payment?

 Membership dues and extra student dues can be mailed to:

Southeast District Literary Rally

SLU Box 10752

Hammond, LA 70402

How do I register my students for State Rally?

You do not have to register your students to attend State Rally.  The names of the students who qualify are automatically sent to the State Rally Office. Detailed information on State Rally is sent directly to you from their office.

Where can I find the Foreign Language Form?

 There is no longer a printable Foreign Language form.  Each school will be prompted to verify their Foreign Language students when registering the students in the District Rally Registration System.

When and where is the Business Meeting?

 The SLDRA Business Meeting will be held at 1:00PM on February 5, 2019 in the Alumni Center on Southeastern's campus.

Where is Rally Headquarters on Rally Day?

Rally Headquarters will be located on the third floor of the War Memorial Student Union in Room A.

Where is the Hospitality Room located?

The Hospitality Room will be located on the third floor of the War Memorial Student Union in Room C.

Where do the buses park?

Buses will drop off participants in the circle drive of the War Memorial Student Union. Buses will then be directed by Campus Police to the Strawberry Stadium parking lot.

When and where will the results be posted?

Unofficial results showing District Qualifiers, State Qualifiers and Southeastern Scholarship Winners will be posted on the District Rally website throughout the afternoon of Rally Day.  Each school's Rally Coordinator will receive an official copy of the scores and rankings approximately two weeks after Rally Day. No scores will be posted on the website.