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How To Enter: Interested students submit a speech on the pre-assigned topic to their local Optimist Club.

Website: http://www.tuckeroptimistclub.org or call 470-299-4916 and leave your name and phone number to be contacted.

Event Date/Time: Saturday, March 10, 2018 at Henderson Middle School at 9 AM.

The Optimist Oratorical Contest gives youngsters the chance to speak to the world. More than $150,000 in college scholarships funded by the Optimist International Foundations is awarded annually from this program.

First conducted in 1928, this is the second most popular Optimist International Program. Nearly 2,000 clubs participate in this program each year. The winners at the Club level receive medallions and Zone winners receive a plaque. Districts have the opportunity to provide two $2,500 scholarships or a first place scholarship of $2,500, a second place scholarship of $1,500, and a third place scholarship of $1,000.

PLEASE NOTE: All end times for City meetings are approximate and subject to change depending upon the conclusion of business related to items on the agenda.