topic is “What the World Gains from Optimism”
must be under the age of 18 by October 1, 2016.
should be between four and five minutes in length.
lieutenant governors should notify each club in their zone of the date of
the zone contest.
winners are due to me by April 10, 2017
You may only select one male and one female.
- YOU MAY NOT SUBMIT 2 STUDENTS OF THE SAME
THE MALE AND FEMALE DISTRICT/STATE WINNER WILL EACH RECEIVE
A $2,500 SCHOLARSHIP. HOWEVER, ONLY ONE
OF THE CONTESTANTS (THE STUDENT WITH THE HIGHEST SCORE) WILL MOVE ONTO THE
REGIONAL COMPETITION WHERE SHE/HE CAN EARN MORE SCHOLARSHIP MONEY.
Please notify me asap with the following:
Copy of Oratorical Speech
Application for 2016-2017 Optimist International Oratorical
Official Zone/District Regional/District Entry Form
Copy of the birth certificate or passport
$50.00 check made out to Arizona District Optimist
3943 E. Paseo Dorado
Tucson, AZ 85711
the zone winners will present their oratorical speeches on Saturday, April
29th in the afternoon at
the third quarter conference held at the Doubletree Suites by Hilton at
Tucson's airport. The contest will
be held after lunch. Following the
contest, there will be a break. The
students will all be honored at a reception in the late afternoon with the
winner being announced.
the official rules posted on www.optimist.org
district winner's name will be submitted to Optimist International by May
IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS, PLEASE CONTACT ME AT:
firstname.lastname@example.org or call me at (520) 850-5470
Thanks for your help and support in our effort to “bring out
the best in kids!”
Arizona District Essay and Oratorical Chair