Registration Required - Students from kindergarten- college are invited to participate in our 2019 WABC Oratorical Contest. This year's theme is "The Black Migration: Strangers In A Strange Land" and students will have the opportunity to participate in this year’s competition by reciting one of the required poems/speeches and/or submitting written or artistic reflections to be reviewed by the essay competition committee. Excerpts to be presented for the oratorical competition vary by division of participation and preliminary hearings will be held on Oratorical Preliminary Dates, Friday, February 15th and Saturday, February 16th. Students who make it to the final round will deliver their oration in competition with other finalists on Saturday, February 23, 2019.
Please download the 2019 WABC Oratorical Guidelines for all contest specifics!
Click here to download the Oratorical & Essay Contest Guidelines.