Knox County 2018 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 2018 National Right to Life Convention in Overland Park, Kansas.  The contest has three phases:

  1. Contestants compete in a local competition.
  2. Local winners advance to the state competition to be held on April 28 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, June 30 at the Sheraton Overland Park in Kansas in conjunction with the 2018 National Right to Life Convention.

2018 Contest Application

2018 Contest Rules

  • April 10, 2018 at 6:00pm – 7pm
  • Calvary Baptist Church
    3200 Kingston Pike
    Knoxville, TN 37919
    United States
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  • Leslie Hunse


Will you come?