Tuesday Apr 17
Formation / Training
Allen County Right to Life is holding an Oratory Contest on Tuesday, April 17, at 7 p.m. at the ACRL Office, 2126 Inwood Dr. All high school students are eligible to participate.
Contestants are to research, write and present an original pro-life speech on abortion, infanticide, stem cell research, or euthanasia. The speech is to be 5–7 minutes in length. Dramatic presentations are not acceptable. Contestants may use notes although memorization is encouraged. Judging will be based on: introduction, content, presentation, and conclusion. The Allen County Contest will follow the rules of the Indiana Right to Life Contest.
Prizes: 1st place – $1000 cash; 2nd place – $50 cash
Applicants should submit an application by April 10, and send a copy of the student’s speech no later than April 16 to [email protected]
While students in all high school grades are eligible to participate in the ACRL Oratory Contest, only the junior or senior with the highest score will be will be eligible to advance to the Indiana Right to Life Oratory Contest on May 12 in Indianapolis. ACRL will provide reimbursement for travel expenses for the state oratory contest. The 1st place orator at the state contest will represent Indiana at the National Oratory Contest.
If you are interested in competing but your schedule will not allow you to join us on the 17th, please contact [email protected]