PROJECTS AND CONTESTS INFORMATION

OPTIMIST INTERNATIONAL ORATORICAL CONTEST:

            TOPIC FOR 2015-2016:    "How My Best Brings Out The Best in Others"

THIS CONTEST IS OPEN TO ALL STUDENTS WHO ARE UNDER THE AGE OF 19 WHO HAVE NOT YET GRADUATED FROM HIGH SCHOOL OR THE EQUIVALENT. WEST MISSOURI  CONTESTANTS AT ALL LEVELS WILL BE SEPARATE BOY AND GIRLS CONTESTS. IF AT THE ZONE OR REGIONAL LEVELS THERE ARE NOT AT LEAST 3 CONTESTANTS FOR EACH GENDER, THEN ZONE OR REGIONAL COMPETITION WILL BE COMBINED TO ENSURE THERE ARE SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF CONTESTANTS TO PARTICIPATE. THE WINNERS WILL MOVE TO THE NEXT LEVEL OF COMPETITION.

            FOLLOW THE LINK TO DOWNLOAD APPLICATIONS AND OTHER CONTEST INFORMATION FROM OPTIMIST INTERNATIONAL: OI ORATORICAL CONTEST

         All clubs should completed their local Oratorical contests by 3/15/2016 and send results to their Lt. Governor ASAP

        Zone contests should be completed by 3/21/2016 and sent to Regional Coordinator ASAP

        Regional contests should be completed by 4/15/2016 and sent to the District Chair ASAP

        The District Contests will be held at the 3rd Quarter District Conference on May 7, 2016 at the 3rd Quarter Conference

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 Regional chairs should send their winnersí packets to District Oratorical Contest Chair

District Oratorical Contest Chair: Kip Yoss, P O Box 455, Adrian, MO 64720, Phone: 816-738-3212; Email: kipyoss@yahoo.com

OPTIMIST INTERNATIONAL ESSAY CONTEST:

TOPIC FOR 2015-2016:    "Lead by Example, Reality or Fiction"

FOLLOW THE LINK TO DOWNLOAD APPLICATIONS AND OTHER CONTEST INFORMATION FROM OPTIMIST INTERNATIONAL: OI ESSAY CONTEST

CLUB CONTEST DEADLINE DATE:    FEBRUARY 15, 2016

DISTRICT CUT-OFF DATE: ESSAY MUST BE POSTMARKED BY FEBRUARY 28, 2016.

WINNERS WILL BE ANNOUNCED AT THE 3RD QUARTER DISTRICT CONFERENCE ON MAY 7, 2016

DISTRICT ESSAY CONTEST CHAIR -  Judy Eastman, 7253 Private Rd., West Plaines, MO 65775, Cell 417-293-1242, email: gbsmom@aol.com

 

OPTIMIST INTERNATIONAL COMMUNICATION FOR THE DEAF AND HARD OF HEARING (CCDHH)

TOPIC FOR 2015-2016:    "How My Best Brings Out The Best in Others"

HEARING LIMITATION:   CONTESTANTS MUST BE RECOGNIZED BY THE SCHOOL AS HEARING IMPAIRED AND EDUCATED AS SUCH.

DISTRICT COMPETITION WILL BE HELD MAY 7, 2016 AT THE 3RD QUARTER DISTRICT CONFERENCE IN OSAGE BEACH, MISSOURI

MORE INFORMATION AND ENTRY FORMS ARE AVAILABLE THROUGH OPTIMIST INTERNATIONAL:  OI CCDHH CONTEST

DISTRICT CCDHH CONTEST CHAIR: Richard Teubner, 2530 Felix St, St Joseph, MO 64501; (c) 816-390-0013; email: Richard.Teubner@att.net

 

DISTRICT SUBSTANCE ABUSE POSTER CONTEST:

THEME/SUBJECT:    Any Part of the "Just Say No" Pledge

I pledge to lead a drug fee life.

I want to be healthy and happy.

I will say NO to alcohol.

I will say NO to tobacco.

I will help my friends say NO.

I pledge to stand up for what I know is right.

 

ELIGIBILITY:    Level 1:    Kindergarden students through 4th grade

                              Level 2:    5th grade through 8th grade

SEPARATE BOYS AND GIRLS CONTESTS

REQUIRED FORMAT:    Poster Size (11" X 14" approx). Poster should note represent any existing commercial idea. Childs' name, gender, grade, parents' name and phone must be on back of poster to qualify.

CONTEST DATES:    CLUB           Complete by March 5, 2016

                                     ZONE             Complete by April 5, 2016

                                    DISTRICT      May 7, 2016   In Osage Beach at the Inn at Grand Glaize-3rd Quarter District Conference

DISTRICT SUBSTANCE ABUSE POSTER CONTEST CHAIR: Linda Stone, 305 S Locust, Sweet Springs, MO 65351, Phone: 816-277-5978; Email: dalistone@yahoo.com

DISTRICT CLUB BULLETIN CONTEST:

Information concerning the District's Contest for submission of Club Bulletin's can be found in the District Directory.  Club bulletins must be turned in at the District Convention Registration Desk by 8:30 a.m. on Saturday morning of the District Convention in August 2016. The District Bulletin Chair is: Pat Jones, Email: pat-jns@att.net