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Optimist International Oratorical Contest
Optimist International Oratorical Contest
Marla Wilfawn
Monday, February 11, 2019

“Is there a Fine Line Between Optimism and Reality?”


Interested youth should prepare a 4 to 5 minute speech on the above topic to be presented at their local Optimist Club’s contest. The speeches are judged at the Club level, Zone level, District Regional level (if needed) and then at the District level prior to the Optimist International Oratorical World Championships. 

The contest is open to youth under the age of 19 and is not enrolled as a degree seeking student of a post-secondary institution. There is no minimum age. Deadline for speeches to Mrs. Wilfawn by February 15, 2019.