The 2015 Department Oratorical Contest will be hosted by Northwestern State University at Natchitoches, LA on Sunday, March 8, 2015, beginning at 1:00 PM. The contest will be held in the Magale Recital Hall on campus.
All District Oratorical winners are expected to report at 12:00 pm for briefing. All District winners must be certified to the Department Oratorical Chairman no later than one week prior to the Department Contest. Each District Chairman or the District winner should bring with them to the Department Contest two typed copies of their “Prepared Oration” with an attached photo in addition to a completed “Contestant Information Form”.
All District and Post Chairmen are urged to extend an invitation to your local schools and to your Posts. All Legion members, families and students who would like to visit to observe this speech contest are encouraged to do so. Speech classes, Debate classes, or other school groups as well as Educators, Principals, Counselors and all interested students may join us to observe this truly great experience.
If there are any other requests for information, please contact the Department Oratorical Chairman Terry Sharp at (985)373-3305) or email at email@example.com.