2017-2018 Optimist International Oratorical Contest

The Optimist Club of Reno is encouraging area students to speak their minds about the topic “Where are my roots of optimism?” as part of the Optimist International Oratorical Contest for the 2017-2018 year.

Who: Students under the age of 18 as of  October 1, 2017 who have not yet graduated from high school or the equivalent and who are educated in the United States, Canada or the Caribbean.

The deadline to hand in speeches is TBD. Students planning to participate can contact Reno Oratorical Chairman, Gina Intrieri-Trampusch at 262-573-1183.

Application and rules for 2016-2017 contest.

Announcement flyer.

The Optimist Club of Reno has been participating in the Optimist Oratorical Contest for several years and has been active in the community since 1942.

2016-2017 Optimist International Oratorical Contest

Here are some pictures from our 2016-2017 Optimist International Oratorical Contest.