The Optimist International Foundation and the Canadian Children’s Optimist Foundation will continue to support the OI Mission strongly during this time of crisis. Both Foundations will continue to fund scholarships for the Oratorical, Essay and Communications Contest for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing programs, Club Grants, Children’s Health and Wellness Grants and more.
To enter the contest, please complete and submit the following application to the District Oratorical Contest Chair who will assign you to a Club Contest near your community. Application for 2018-2019 Optimist International Oratorical Contest. Application for 2018-2019 Optimist International Oratorical Contest. Deadlines for Events.