Rotary District 7610 2014 - 2015 Speech Contest

Speech Theme: Light Up Rotary

Contestants, who must be in grades 9 - 12, will speak on the Rotary theme: Light Up Rotary. Each Club should hold a contest in January or February and make awards as they choose. Club first place winners advance to a contest conducted by the area Assistant Governor. Each first place winner in the Area contests will compete in the District 7610 finals, which has awards of $1000 for first place, $500 for second and $250 for third.

Finals for the District 7610 Speech Contest will be Saturday, March 14, 2015 at 10:00 AM at the England Branch Run Library, 806 Lyons Blvd, Fredericksburg, VA. Clubs should complete their contests and report winners to the Assistant Governor no later than February 15, 2015. AGs should hold area contests, with the winners from clubs in their area, no later than March 7, 2015.

The District Speech Contest winner is invited to deliver the winning speech at the District Conference on Saturday, March 28, 2015 at the Hyatt Chesapeake, Cambridge MD. The sponsoring Rotary Club must provide all expenses and a member must accompany the student.

Contest information will be e-mailed to AGs, Club Presidents, and Youth Service Chairs. Reminders will be sent periodically to AGs, Club Presidents, New Generations and Interact Chairs. Any questions may be directed to the District Youth Contest Chair, Holly Graf, at 757-846-1859


2014-2015_Speech_Contest_Club_Planning_and_Rules rev Jan 14 2015
2014-2015_Speech_Contest_Entry_Form rev Jan 14 2015