Oratorical Contest

“Just iMagine a World without Boundaries?”
Warsaw Breakfast Optimist Club’s
2020 Oratorical Contest

Friday March 20, 2020
4:00pm Registration
4:30pm Contest Begins
Old Courtroom – Kosciusko County Courthouse
100 W Center Street, Warsaw IN 46580

  1. Prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place finishers
  2. 1st and 2nd place qualify for Zone Contest
  3. Scholarship prizes for advancement in the National Contest.

Warsaw Breakfast Optimist Club – 04555

Optimist International Oratorical Contest

Topic 2020
“Just iMagine a World without Boundaries?”

First conducted in 1928, this is the second most popular Optimist International Program. Nearly 2,000 clubs participate in this program each year. The winners at the Club level receive medallions and Zone winners receive a plaque. Districts have the opportunity to provide a first place scholarship of $2,500, a second place scholarship of $1,500, and a third place scholarship of $1,000.

The Optimist Oratorical Contest gives youngsters the chance to speak to the world. More than $150,000 in college scholarships funded by the Optimist International Foundations is awarded annually from this program.

Youth under the age of 19 as of October 1, 2019 (and is not enrolled as a degree seeking student of a post-secondary institution) in the United States, Canada or the Caribbean. There is no minimum age.

How To Enter:
To find out the contact in your area, please e-mail, text, call or write:

The deadline to enter is March 18th, 2020 or when 20 entries have been received by the sponsoring Optimist Club.