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It takes a village to put on a quality Scouting program. Let's celebrate the village that makes up Blackland Prairie District. 


What: Annual Blackland Prairie District Banquet

When: January 31st

Time: Arrive 6:30pm, Dinner served at 7pm

Where: Frank Fickett Center

Details: 2018 Eagle Scouts (Scouting), Summit Award (Venturing), and Quartermaster Award (Sea Scouts) recipients receive a free meal; the cost for everyone else is $10.00/person or $4.00 for Children 5 & under. 

Menu: BBQ (Vegetarian option available upon request)



  • Serve dinner 
  • Guest Speaker
  • Presentation of District Awards
  • Recognition of our 2018 Eagle Scouts
  • Recognition of Community Partner of the Year


Actions Requested

  • Submit nominations for District awards to Ed Gruene at (See list of categories below. Include your rational for the nomination.)
  • Which non-Scouters have gone above and beyond to support the Scouting program? Submit nominations for Community Partner of the Year to Ed Gruene at  
  • Photos - Submit all photos to Teresa Bobadilla at
    • 2018 Unit photos for the slide show. Show off what your unit has done this year.
    • Photo Contest Rules: (New this year)
      • All photos must be submitted digitally. (Please send the highest resolution available.)
      • Each photo must be submitted individually in a separate email
      • Subject = 2018 BP District Photo Contest
      • In the body include
        • Category of submission (see list below)
        • Adult/Youth
        • Date of photo
        • Location in which it was taken
      • Maximum of 3 entries per person
    • Eagle Project photos. I'd like to have 3-5 photos of each Eagle Scout in attendance. 
      • Please submit these separately from the unit photos.
      • Include the 
        • Scout Name
        • Date of project
        • Date of Eagle
        • "Title" of project
  • If you have a Scouting activity you would like to promote, please send the information to Teresa Bobadilla at the address above for inclusion in the slide show. 
  • Register to attend on Doubleknot today: [Add Doubleknow link here.....]

District Award Categories

  • Adults: 
    • Cubmaster of the Year 
    • Scoutmaster of the Year
    • Venturing Advisor of the Year
    • Skipper of the Year
    • Scouter of the Year (non-leader role from any branch of BSA)
  • Youth: 
    • Cub Scout of the Year
    • Scout of the Year 
    • Venturing Scout of the Year
    • Sea Scout of the Year
  • District Award of Merit; who has helped at the District-level the most?
  • Community Partner of the Year

Photos of the Year: 

  • Scout Spirit
  • Action 
  • Portrait
  • Group photo
  • Landscape
  • Wildlife (Flora & Fauna)
  • Still-life 

We look forward to seeing you and your family at the Fickett Center on January 31st. 


Teresa Bobadilla 

Activities Chair 

Blackland Prairie District



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$10.00 per Food
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