2019 Rutherford County Pro-Life High School Oratory Contest


The contest is 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 2019 National Right to Life Convention in Charleston, South Carolina.  The contest has three phases:

  1. Contestants compete in a local competition. See below for local contest application and contest rules.
  2. Local winners advance to the state competition to be held on April 27 at Saint Cecilia Academy 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 6 at the Embassy Suites in Charleston, South Carolina in conjunction with the 2019 National Right to Life Convention.

2019 Contest Application

2019 Contest Rules

  • April 09, 2019 at 7:00pm – 8pm
  • Northside Baptist Church
    655 W Thompson Ln
    Murfreesboro, TN 37129
    United States
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  • Rutherford County Right to Life


Will you come?