Optimist Worldwide Oratorical Contest

2023-2024 Topic

"How to Change the World with Optimism"

Oratorical Application

Oratorical Club Planning Guide

Oratorical Judge Scoring Sheet

Guidelines for Oratorical Contest Participants

All questions should be directed to Chairperson Judy Karonika -

The Optimist International Oratorical Contest is Growing.
Optimist International and St. Louis University have partnered to host an exciting new
enhancement to the Optimist Oratorical Contest and scholarships.
Optimist Clubs will send their Oratorical winner to the District contest as usual.

View the YouTube clip about the competition.