How to Earn Points

Will you and your chapter reign as the National Liberty Champions? Get rewarded for taking action for liberty, growing your campus presence, and engaging in activism efforts in your community.

Some easy ways to earn points include:

  • Adding new members to your chapter
  • Applying to participate in activism events
  • Upgrading your chapter status
  • Attending YAL events
  • Getting donations for your chapter
  • Earning achievements

Member Achievements

Make it Official – 100 Points

Your annual membership will make you eligible for a host of exclusive resources and opportunities from YAL. You’ll get a free t-shirt, a year’s subscription to our magazine, and priority consideration for internships, events, and more.

Become an official ($10 dues-paying) member with YAL: yaliberty.org/join

Community Organizer – 100 Points

You’re the host (or hostess) with the most (or…mostess?). This achievement will be added to your profile when you create a listing for an event your YAL chapter hosts here on the YAL site.

In the Crowd – 100 Points

You can’t change the world just sitting at your computer all day! You’ll get this badge when you RSVP for and attend an event organized by a YAL chapter, group of chapters, or YAL National. Get out and meet people!

Resource Provider – 200 Points

If you’ve developed a flyer, activism guide, chapter-building strategy, or some other useful resource, don’t keep it to yourself! Upload your proven resources to the YAL website. You can decide if you want to share it with YAL’s whole network or just your chapter.

Chapter Officer – 340 Points

Are you a natural leader? Whether you’re good with people, communications, accounting, or video, there may be a spot for you in chapter leadership. If you take a leadership position, you’ll get this achievement.

Liberty Orator – 50 Points

Take the stage as a speaker at one of YAL’s Conventions or Summits to receive this badge — whether you’re sharing your chapter’s experience, introducing a special guest, or offering techniques for better activism.

Socializer – 100 Points

Keep your Facebook network active for liberty by connecting your YAL and Facebook accounts. Don’t worry, you’ll be able to control how much you share and who you share it with.

Blogger – 100 Points

Share your views, report your activism, and be read by a national audience! Writing for the YAL blog can be your big break into the world of writing for liberty.

Liberty Entrepreneur – 1000 Points

Does your campus need a little liberty? If there’s no YAL presence at your school, start a YAL chapter today. It’s a simple process, and YAL’s national and regional staff are here to provide all the help you need.

Chapter Achievements

YAL Chapter Started – 100 Points

Congratulations! If you’ve earned this achievement, you’re officially on your way to successful liberty activism. Once your YAL chapter is started, you’ll find great support for your activism from YAL’s network and website.

Get Recognized – 100 Points

Many colleges and universities will offer resources, assistance, and help in organizing campus events — but only if your chapter achieves official school recognition first. This is also an important part of your chapter application here at YAL.

Chapter Communicator – 100 Points

One of the best features of YAL’s website is the option to manage and communicate with your chapter members all in one place. If you’re a chapter officer, you get the additional functionality of messaging the whole chapter at once!

10 Members – 500 Points

Your chapter is growing! Keep up your recruitment efforts.

Facebook Connection – 100 Points

Keep your Facebook fans up-to-date with your YAL activity and introduce them to the YAL website by linking your YAL chapter profile to your chapter Facebook page.

Brand Yourself – 100 Points

Create a brand for your chapter by developing a logo for your chapter and adding it to your chapter profile. (Of course, be sure to use your logo around campus, too!)

First Place – 1000 Points

Spread Liberty on your campus by participating in a National Activism Contest! Get this badge if you receive First Place in a contest.

Second Place – 500 Points

Spread Liberty on your campus by participating in a National Activism Contest! Get this badge if you receive Second Place in a contest.

Third Place – 250 Points

Spread Liberty on your campus by participating in a National Activism Contest! Get this badge if you receive Third Place in a contest.

Bank On It – 100 Points

Before you can start raking in the dough, you’ll need to confirm your ability to accept donations here on the YAL website. It’s a simple process which requires that you have a chapter bank account.

Start Up Funds – 100 Points

You can direct your chapter’s supporters to the YAL website to make a direct, secure donation online without having to write a check. Earn this achievement by accepting an online donation.

Make it Rain – 1000 Points

You can direct your chapter’s supporters to the YAL website to make a direct, secure donation online without having to write a check. Earn this achievement by accepting 10 online donations.

50 Members – 2500 Points

You are a recruitment warrior! Keep up your recruitment efforts.

100 Members – 7500 Points

You are a recruitment champion! Keep up your recruitment efforts.