Drafting Merit Badge HISTORY
 
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Drafting MERIT BADGE History
 
Preceded by: Introduced: Discontinued: Replaced with:
Mechanical Drawing 1965 current current
       
The Drafting merit badge
 
Drafting Merit Badges Earned by Year
             
          1965 1966 1967 1968 1969
          7,497 8,688 10,489 10,959 10,919
                   
1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979
11,375 11,557 10,221 7,954 12,857 10,553 9,246 7,840 6,457 4,684
                   
1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989
3,021 4,261                
                   
1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
      2,423     1,655      
                   
2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
1,700 1,552 1,698 1,394 1,776 1,659 1,499 1,501 1,451 1,514
                   
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
1,516 1,170 1,377 1,440 1,318 1,339 1,168
                   
            Grand Total: 227,165
                   
Cells shown in green indicate that merit badges were earned during the year but the exact number is not currently known. The Grand Total is based off of official reports and research and includes all known and unknown yearly numbers.  Detailed annual numbers will be updated after being found and validated.  Grand Total is for merit badges earned through 2016.
 
Drafting MERIT BADGES
 
Drafting Merit Badge - Type F Drafting Merit Badge - Type G Drafting Merit Badge - Type H DOES NOT EXIST IN THIS STYLE Drafting Merit Badge - Type J
Type F Type G Type H Type I Type J
1965-1968 1969-1971 1972-2002   2003-2009
(rolled edge) (cloth back) (blue, clear, and molded)   (Scout Stuff back)
         
Drafting Merit Badge - Type K Drafting Merit Badge - Type L      
Type K Type L      
2010-2014 2015-current      
(BSA 2010 back) (Since 1910 back)      
 
Drafting MERIT BADGE PAMPHLETS
 
Drafting Merit Badge Pamphlet - Type 6 Drafting Merit Badge Pamphlet - Type 7 Drafting Merit Badge Pamphlet - Type 8A Drafting Merit Badge Pamphlet - Type 8B
Type 6 Type 7 Type 8A Type 8B
1965 1967-1972 1973-1974 1975-1978
       
Drafting Merit Badge Pamphlet - Type 9A Drafting Merit Badge Pamphlet - Type 9B Drafting Merit Badge Pamphlet - Type 10A Drafting Merit Badge Pamphlet - Type 10B
Type 9A Type 9B Type 10A Type 10B
1979-1992 1993-2007 2008 2009
       
Drafting Merit Badge Pamphlet - Type 10C-1A Drafting Merit Badge Pamphlet - Type 10C-1B Drafting Merit Badge Pamphlet - Type 10C-2  
Type 10C-1A Type 10C-1B Type 10C-2  
2010-2012 2013 2014-current  

 

KNOWN DRAFTING MERIT BADGE PAMPHLET HARD COVER VARIETIES

 
Drafting Merit Badge Pamphlet Hard Cover - Type HCK Drafting Merit Badge Pamphlet Hard Cover - Type HCR Drafting Merit Badge Pamphlet Hard Cover - Type HCTv1  
Type HCK Type HCR Type HCTv1  
 
this page last reviewed / updated: October 2017
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