Minneapolis/Richfield Post 435


Oratorical Contest

The purpose of The American Legion’s National High School Oratorical Contest is to develop a deeper knowledge and appreciation of the Constitution of the United States on the part of high school students. Other objectives of the contest include the development of leadership qualities, the ability to think and speak clearly and intelligently, and the preparation for acceptance of the duties and responsibilities, the rights and privileges of American citizenship.

The American Legion Oratorical Contest

Minnesota American Legion Oratorical Contest

Oratorical Rules

National      MN

The Prepared Oration

Assigned Topics