Del Mar – Solana Beach Optimist Club to hold annual Oratorical Contest for youth under the age of 19

On Saturday, March 22, the Del Mar – Solana Beach Optimist Club will hold its annual Oratorical Contest for boys and girls under the age of 19.  The contest will be held at the Calvary Lutheran Church, 424 Via De La Valle, Solana Beach, at 9 a.m.  Each year the event attracts young speakers who compete for cash prizes and a possible opportunity to participate in the District finals, in which the winners will earn $2,500 scholarships.  This year’s Oratorical Contest topic is: “How My Passions Impact The World.” The contest is open to the public.  The community is encouraged to attend and view these wonderful young people as they learn about public speaking in front of a live audience.

The Del Mar – Solana Beach Optimist Club-sponsored Oratorical Contest Chairman is Victor Svistoonoff, who can be contacted at 254-424-8470 or  via email.

The deadline for receipt of completed applications for this contest is March 15.  Applications are available online at:

Related posts:

  1. Del Mar/Solana Beach Optimist Club to hold annual Oratorical Contest
  2. Del Mar-Solana Beach Optimist Club to hold oratorical contest
  3. Del Mar-Solana Beach Optimist Club Oratorical contest winners announced
  4. Del Mar/Solana Beach Optimist Club Oratorical contest winners announced
  5. The Optimist Club Del Mar – Solana Beach to sponsor essay contest for students

Short URL:

Posted by Staff on Feb 8, 2014. Filed under Life, North Coast Life. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can skip to the end and leave a response. Pinging is currently not allowed.

Leave a Reply



Bottom Buttons 1

Bottom Buttons 2

Bottom Buttons 3

Bottom Buttons 4

Bottom Buttons 5

Bottom Buttons 6





  • Czech violin duo to perform at Village Church in Rancho Santa Fe
    In cooperation with the Consulate General of the Czech Republic, the Czech School San Diego hosts a free classical violin concert by internationally recognized Czech violin player Jaroslav Svecený and his daughter, Julie Svecená, who are on a tour of the United States. The concert will be at 7 p.m. Oct. 27 in the Village Church. The father-daughter duo will […]
  • Rancho Santa Fe weekly sports update
    Torrey Pines defeated Canyon Crest Academy 4-3 in a Palomar League opener for both teams on Oct. 9. Alayna Tomlinson and Farah Farjood each scored two goals to lead the Falcons. Samantha “Sammy” Cirino added one goal and one assist. […]
  • ‘Kachina Dolls and Dances’ to be topic at Rancho Santa Fe Historical Society lecture
    Native American expert Dr. James Kemp will discuss “Kachina Dolls and Dances” from 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25, at the Rancho Santa Fe Historical Society. Katsina figures, also known as kachina dolls (in photo at right), were carved typically from cottonwood root by the Hopi people to instruct young girls and new brides about the katsinas, the im […]