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ATHLETICS MERIT BADGE HISTORY

 

Preceded by:

Introduced

Discontinued

Replaced with

Original 1911 current N/A

 

ATHLETICS MERIT BADGE HISTORY

 

Type A

Type B

Type C

Type D

Type E

1911-1933

1934-1935

1936-1946

1942-1946

1947-1960

 

(depression and heavyweight cloth)

(heavyweight and lightweight cloth)

(war and fine twill cloth)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Type F

Type G

Type H

Type J

Type K

1961-1968

1961-1971

1972-2002

2002-2009

2010-2014

 

(cloth back)

(blue, clear, and molded)

(Scout Stuff Back)

(BSA 2010 back)

 

 

 

 

 

 

     

Type L

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2014-present

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(BSA Since 1910 back)

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ATHLETICS MERIT BADGE PAMPHLET HISTORY

 

Type 1B

Type 2

Type 3A

Type 3B

Type 3C

1919-1921

1922-1924

1925-1927

1928-1935

1936-1939

 

 

 

 

 

Type 3D

Type 4

Type 5A

Type 5B-1

Type 5B-2

1939

1939-1944

1944

1945

1946-1952

 

 

 

 

 

Type 6A

Type 6B

Type 7A

Type 7B

Type 8A-1

1953-1963

1964-1966

1967-1969

1970-1972

1973-1975

 

 

 

 

 

Type 8A-2

Type 9A

Type 9B-1

Type 9B-2

Type 10A

1976-1979

1980-2005

2006

2007

2008

 

 

 

 

 

   

Type 10B

Type 10C-1

Type 10C-2

   

2009

2010-2012

2013-present

   

 

 

 

 

 

The Type 3 Athletic merit badge pamphlets have subtle but noticeable color variances in the ATHLETICS title.  Most variants exist in the Type 3B pamphlets ranging from a yellowish-orange to a light red.

 

 

 

 

 

KNOWN ATHLETICS MERIT BADGE PAMPHLET HARD COVER VARIETIES

 

 

 

 

 

 

HCB

HCH

HCJ

HCP

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this page last reviewed and updated - April 2016