Oratorical Contest
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Applications due January 15th
Rotary Oratorical Speech Contest on Ethics
Sponsored Jointly by
Rotary District 7120 and the Rochester Area Colleges
The event is open to all high school juniors in public, private, or home schools in Rotary District 7120 (Counties of Allegheny, Chemung, Livingston, Monroe, Ontario, Schuyler, Seneca, Steuben, Wayne, Wyoming and Yates). 
Please submit completed applications to:
Donald Collins 
 District 7120 Contest Chair
292A South Main St.
Canandaigua, NY 14424
Oratory:  The Art of Public Speaking
The Oratorical Speech Contest is based on the Rotary Four-Way Test
Is it the TRUTH?
Is it FAIR to all concerned?
Will it be BENEFICIAL to all concerned?
 Contestants will present a five to seven minute speech on how they plan to live their lives based on the four-way test.
The Oratorical Contest will help build public speaking skills and confidence.

Scholarships are awarded in the final round for the top presenters who attend a participating college.

Your local Rotary Club will sponsor and support contestants throughout the entire contest.
Work with professionals and coaches to develop a skill that will benefit you
for the rest of your life.
Applications and important documents are available on the Left Menu.
Competition Dates/Times/Locations:
Will be posted here by January 25, 2025