San Pedro
DoubleTree Hotel San Pedro
2800 Via Cabrillo Marina
San Pedro, CA  90731
United States

Speech Topic: Making A Difference

 (Rotary Theme for 2017-2018)

Compete with the best speakers of high school age students, to win recognition and prizes and showcase your talents!

Cash Prizes at the Club Level:

1st Place        $200

2nd Place       $150

3rd Place        $100

As a contestant, you should structure a speech that explains, promotes or clarifies how this theme is a positive solution to life’s challenges. You may choose a challenge within the nation, state, community, school, family or a personal challenge and apply Making A Difference as the message of the speech.

Official Rules:

  1. Speech must be an original work, 4 to 6 minutes in length, composed by the contestant. Speakers will be given timing cards at 4 min., 5 min. and 6 min., and will be disqualified of they speak longer than 6 minutes 30 seconds.
  2. Speech must not be read or delivered from notes. One 3”x5” note card will be allowed.
  3. Contestant must be currently enrolled in high school or of high school age.
  4. Contestant will compete at San Pedro Rotary Club – DoubleTree Hotel
  5. Club winners will advance to the District finals to be held March 10, 2018 at Loyola Marymount University where the prizes will be $1000 (1st), $500 (2nd) and $250 (3rd)
  6. Parent or legal guardian permission required. See Registration/Application.

For more information refer to www.rotarysanpedro.org or email RotarySPInteract@gmail.com