January, 2019

12Jan1:00 Pm4:00 PmSparta American Legion Oratorical Competition- Scholarship

Event Details

Scholarship Opportunity for all Sparta High School Age Students

The American Legion Oratorical Contest is a National event for High School Age Students that are enrolled in school (to include non-traditional).  The contest starts in the local community with the opportunity to win prizes as the winners move up through District, Regions and State Contests- ultimately competing in the National Contest.

The contest consists of a single main speech topic related to the United States Constitution with a length of 8 to 10 minutes, as well as an “Assigned Topic” that must consume 3 to 5 minutes of presenter’s delivery.

Participants in the American Legion oratorical contest develop leadership qualities, the ability to think and speak clearly and intelligently, and are better prepared for the acceptance of the duties and responsibilities and for the rights and privileges of American citizenship.

Audience is invited however they must be in seat no later than 1245 and are not able to talk or leave the room during the contest.  A break will be given.

Time

(Saturday) 1:00 Pm - 4:00 Pm

Location

American Legion

1116 Angelo Rd

Organizer

Sparta American LegionCommander@spartalegion.com (608) 269-4411