South Texas District of Optimist International 2016-2017 Governor Carol Hodges

Our District includes 99 Texas Counties, 100,000 Square Miles, Population over 19,000,000, at least 4,500,000 Youths,
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Oratorical Contest

2016-2017 Topic
"What the World Gains From Optimism”

2016-2017 Application Form - Click Here

Club Chairs - full 2016-2017 contest rules, guidelines and forms. Click here       

All questions should be directed to

Judy Karonika, Oratorical Chairperson -

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.