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The ILJCL is a chapter of the National Junior Classical League. Our purpose is to foster an appreciation and understanding of the ancient civilizations of Greece and Rome. One of many state chapters, the ILJCL hosts activities and events to promote the study of classics in our modern world.

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Our Blog

Visit our blog to find resources related to conventions, events, and more, as well as materials about the ILCJL organization. Updates are also posted about important information for you, so check it frequently!

The Nuntius

The Nuntius is the official publication of the Illinois Junior Classical League, published 4 times a year. It covers topics like spirit, convention, interviews with JCLers, and much more! It is also now accepting student submissions.

Quiz Of The Month

The ILJCL Board is happy to annouce the implementation of monthly quizzes! 

Complete them to earn spirit points for your school, which will be awarded at Fall Festivus 2024!

February Quiz


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Find the Rules for Convention Contests here:

ILJCL Merch is Here!

From T-shirts, Sweaters, and hoodies to stickers, mask and more, the ILJCL Redbubble store has plenty of merch to show off your ILCJL pride! Now including a NJCL themed t-shirt.


Visit Our Merch store at

All proceeds from the store go to the ILJCL scholarship fund, promoting the study of the classics through the JCL. For more info on the ILJCL merch or the ILJCL scholarship, contact an ILJCL state officer.

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