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Session Information

Congratulations on registering to attend the 2024 New Mexico American Legion Boys State and American Legion Auxiliary Girls State Program!

We look forward to seeing you at the ENMU campus in Portales, NM from
Sunday, June 2 - Friday, June 7.

Check-in is Sunday, June 2 from 12 pm - 2 pm in the Eddy Hall dorm.

Check-out is Friday, June 7 from 11 am - 1 pm.

We hope this 6 days of intensive hands on learning will be a once in a lifetime experience you will remember forever.

On this page you'll find answers to all your questions as you prepare to attend NM Boys/Girls State.

Haven't started or need to complete your online registration for NM Boys/Girls State?
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Check-In Items

Check-In Items

All items listed are required at the latest by check-in Sunday, June 2.


Print and Bring to Check In

Must be signed by Parent/Guardian

  • Waiver Form

Delegates can check the status of their paperwork submissions by logging in and and selecting "Registration Status" from your account options at the top right of the screen.


For any questions on paperwork, attendance, or any other concerns please reach out to the following emails


the ALANMGS Director at

Don't forget

your photo id!

In addition to the session documents above, all students must bring a photo id with them to check-in. This can be a state issued id, military id, or school id.

What should you bring?

What's one thing our staff pack when they head to ALANMGS?

Staff member in ALA NM Girls State shirt.

A good attitude and a pair of comfortable shoes.

-Halle M. 2017 ALANMGS Delegate, Cactus City Councilwoman and House of Representative, ALANMGS Staff Member 2018-2020

A onesie to keep me
snuggly and warm, but mobile.

- Hannah T. 2013 ALANMGS Delegate, Spruce City, Lt. Governor, ALANMGS Staff Member 2014-2020

Staff members having fun durin ALA NM Girls State with silly pajamas.
Packing List

What can you expect during the week?

  • Session Policies

  • Schedule at a Glance

  • Activities during Session

  • ENMU Map

College Credit Info

Attendees of New Mexico Boys/Girls State are eligible to receive 3 college credit hours from Eastern New Mexico University. These credits are fully transferable and offered at no cost to attendees of NM Boys/Girls State. A presentation from an ENMU representative will be given during session to answer any questions students may have on the credit hours, college life, ENMU or any other post graduation topics.

Requirements to earn credits include:

  • Participate in and complete the entire New Mexico American Legion Boys State and American Legion Auxiliary Girls State session.

  • Complete the Legislation Project.


Course Details: EDF 268 Education and the Political Process

Transcripts, credit details or transfer information is available through the ENMU registrars office following session.

College Credits

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