2020 Rutherford County 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 2020 National Right to Life Convention in Herndon, Virginia.  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 18 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, June 26 in Herndon, Virginia.

2021 Contest Application

2021 Contest Rules

  • April 07, 2020 at 12:00am –
  • Northside Baptist Church
    655 W Thompson Ln
    Murfreesboro, TN 37129
    United States
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  • Bob Adkins


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