CAMWS International Latin Translation Exam

The Classical Association of the Middle West and South offers cash prizes, book awards, and awards of commendation to qualifying winners in its  Latin Translation Exams for High School students and for College/University students.

Registration for this exam is due by October 31, 2023.  
Use this link to register for the exam:

Use these links to process payment for the Latin Translation exam after registering

High Schools 

Administration of this exam takes place November 20-December 6th, 2023.

Winners will be announced at or just after the annual CAMWS meeting.

CAMWS has offered a Latin Translation Exam since 1986. Until 1997 one poetry and one prose exam were offered each year. Since 1998 one exam has been offered each year, with an annual poetry / prose alternation. In 2015 intermediate and advanced levels of competition were introduced and college students became eligible to participate. For more details, see this Contest History.

All questions about this contest should be directed to the Chair of the Subcommittee on School Awards at

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Previous Translation Exams

2022-2023 College Translation Contests (Intermediate and Advanced) Results (Statistics and Winners)

2022-2023 High School Translation Contests (Intermediate and Advanced) Results (Statistics and Winners)

Previous Winners of the CAMWS Translation Exams

CAMWS Latin Translation Contest Exam History

CAMWS Latin Translation Exam Subcommittee (for a list of members of this subcommittee)