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Optimist Club announces oratorical contest

Posted: Friday, Feb 15th, 2013

The Optimist Club of Yaquina Bay invites young orators to compete in the annual Optimist Oratorical Contest. This year’s event will be at 7 p.m. Monday, April 8, in the McEntee Room of Newport Public Library. The contest is open to anyone under age 19 as of Jan. 1, 2012.

The topic of this year’s contest is "Why My Voice is Important." Contestants must speak on the subject between four and five minutes. Scoring is based on personal qualities, material organization, delivery, presentation and overall effectiveness.

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