Contestants will prepare an oration on some aspect of the U.S. Constitution with emphasis on a citizen’s duties and obligations to the government.
The oration will be between 8 and 10 minutes and must be delivered in English. A subsequent assigned topic will be between 3 and 5 minutes. The assigned-topics list this year includes the Constitution’s first, fourth, 13th, and 21st amendments.
The winner will receive a $250 college scholarship and advance to a district contest. Subsequent contests are to be held at division, state, and national levels, with the winner of the national contest earning an $18,000 college scholarship.
For additional information, contact Greg Clock at firstname.lastname@example.org or 281 395 0769.
(Distributed on Sept. 13, 2018)