Pictured from left to right: Department Oratorical Contest Chairman Jerry Samuelson, 2018-2019  Oratorical Winners: 1st Place Madison Barndt, Dickinson, 2nd Place David Crain, Beach, 3rd Place Hunter Baer, Garrison, 4th Place Destiny Stedman, Carrington and American Legion Department Commander Glenn Wahus

2019-2020 Oratorical District/Region/State Contest Schedule

2019-2020 Department High School Oratorical Scholarship Program Rules

2019-2020 Oratorical Poster

National Oratorical Website

2019-2020 National Official High School Oratorical Scholarship Program Rules

Oratorical Poster District Map

Oratorical Video

2019-2020 State, Region and District Oratorical Contest Winners

State Oratorical Winners

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Eastern Division

Western Division


District 1 Oratorical Champions

District 2 Oratorical Champions

District 3 Oratorical Champion

District 4 Oratorical Champions

District 5 Oratorical Champions

District 6 Oratorical Champions

District 7 Oratorical Champions

District 8 Oratorical Champions

District 9 Oratorical Champions
1st Place - Kyler Walter, Watford City
2nd Place - David Crain, Beach
3rd Place - Roman Tannchill, Williston

District 10 Oratorical Champion

District 1 Oratorical Contest
Chairman Dave Rice

District 2 Oratorical Contest
Chairman Vern Houser

District 3 Oratorical Contest
Chairman Dan Stave

District 4 Oratorical Contest
Chairman Duane Anderson

District 5 Oratorical Contest
C0-Chairman Vern Fetch and Karen Meier

District 6 Oratorical Contest
Chairman Heather Thompson

District 7 Oratorical Contest
Chairman Orletta Kilen

District 8 Oratorical Contest
Chairman David Delpadre

District 9 Oratorical Contest
Chairman Mike Weyrauch

District 10 Oratorical Contest
Chairman Tim Kuehl