Oratorical Contest 2019-2020

TOPIC: ““Just iMagine a World Without Boundaries”

DATE/TIME: Saturday March 14th , 2020 at 9:00 am
Check in for all students begins at 8:00 am

LOCATION: The Winston School, 215 9th Street, Del Mar, CA 92014

The Optimist Oratorical Contest gives youth in our communities the chance to
speak before an audience and offers an opportunity for scholarships. In this way,
The Optimist Club of Del Mar – Solana Beach strives to “Bring Out the Best in
Kids” and helps them to achieve their goals for the future.

WHO: Girls and Boys under the age of 18 who have not yet graduated from high school, or the
equivalent, and who are educated in the United States, Canada or the Caribbean.

CLUB LEVEL: Winners in 1st, 2nd , and 3rd place receive medallions and awards: 1st Place $250, 2nd Place $150, and 3rd Place $100.  Winning speakers advance to the Zone level. There will be only one contest (NO separate contest for boys or girls).

ZONE LEVEL: The Zone Contest location and date is yet to be determined.

DISTRICT LEVEL: Winning speakers from Zone Contests will compete for the opportunity to win a $2,500 college scholarship.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Sunday March 8th, 2020.


2019-2020 DMSB Oratorical Contest Application

2019-2020 DMSB Oratorical Contest Flyer

Please complete the application on-line, then print
the completed application, sign, and send (via US Mail) to:

John Murphy, DTM
Phone: 619-886-2212 Email: jrmmt@cox.net
Address: 3720 Kingsley Street, San Diego, CA 92106