DISTRICT ORATORICAL CONTEST
Topic: “Healing the World with Optimism”
District Contests WILL BE Held ONLINE via Zoom
Date: Preliminaries – April 24th @ 9:00 am (5 students will advance to the finals)
Finals – May 1st @ 10:00 am
Club/Zone entries to District MUST be received no later than April 19, 2021 by District Chair. (See chair info below.)
1. Clubs may advance up to two contestants to the District level.
2. District contest is non-gender specific.
If your club is still holding separate male/female contests, make sure you are using the same judges for both contests. You will advance the winner who scored the highest to the District contest.
3. District contest fee is $20.00 per entry.
4. Please contact the chair (noted below) and let her know if you are OR are not having a club contest. (Lt. Gov. please let me know if you are having a zone contest.) IF a zone has the minimum of three contestants and wants to hold a zone contest, that winner will advance directly to the District finals.
5. Everything you need (except your judges of course) can be found in the Club Planning Guide found here: https://optimist.org/documents/programs/2021/2020-21_Oratorical_Club_Planning_Guide.pdf
- Page 3 has the application
- Page 14 has the entry form for the District level
6. Please do not hesitate to reach out to the District Oratorical Chair, Sue Creswell with any questions.
** District Winner will advance to the Regional compeition.
District Chair: Sue Creswell, 201 Walton Ct., Reading, PA 19606
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Cell #: 610-721-4742 (calls after 4:00 are best)
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