Oratorical Contest

TC Optimist Youth Oratorical Contest

Optimist Oratorical ContestAnnual boys and girls oratorical contests

Every year the Traverse City Optimist Club invites local schools and parents to bring on some of our talented young speakers to compete in out local Oratorical Contest.

What we hear, is the amazing local talent along with┬átheir views on improving our community and the world. It’s always a great experience.

The winners earn awards and go on to compete at the state level, and then at the national level.

Guidelines for this event are available by download here Oratorical Contest Guidelines and Score Sheet.