"How my Positive Outlook Benefits my Community"
Oratorical & CCDHH
"How my Optimism Helps me Overcome Obstacles"
Clubs are free to run a club-level competition to select winners to move on to the applicable Zone, Regional and District level competions. Clubs can award monetary awards of up to $500 per winner for each competition.
There are club level planning guides available for each competition:
- Club Program Planning Guide - 2011-12 Essay Competition
- Club Program Planning Guide - 2011-12 Oratorical Competition
- Club Program Planning Guide - 2011-12 CCDHH Competition
Garnering interest in Oratorical competitions has been difficult in recent years so clubs may want to consider approaching elementary schools (grades 5 & 6) to start a "Kids Speak Out" program or club.
The following online resources are available: