Pro-Life High School Oratory Contest
Tennessee Right to Life
PO Box 110765
Nashville, TN 37222-0765
1.877.CHOOSE LIFE (246-6735)
Please consider how you might support
this important project. Youth-oriented
gifts and cash contributions are needed to
fund prizes as well as traveling expenses
to the national competition for
Select High School Oratory Contest as the
2017 High School Oratory Contest
Open to all Tennessee high school students, grades 9 - 12.
Contestants must research, write, and present an original pro-life speech on the topics of abortion,
infanticide, stem cell research or euthanasia.
Great prize opportunities include cash, college scholarships, and an all-expense paid trip for the
state winner and a parent to the 2017 National Right to Life Convention in Milwaukee.
The contest has three phases:
1. Contestants compete in a local competition – Check back soon for local contest dates and times.
2. Local winners advance to the state competition to be held on April 22 at Aquinas College in Nashville.
Registration begins at 12:00 noon CDT and the competition begins at 1:00 p.m.
3. The state winner advances to the national competition to be held on Saturday, July 1 at the Hyatt Regency in
downtown Milwaukee in conjunction with the 2017 National Right to Life Convention.