Oratory Contest

Students who participant in the Oratory Contest find their voice as the next generation of pro-life leaders. As students contemplate and express their beliefs, they are changed, strengthened, and prepared to share God’s truth with others.

The Oratory Contest is open to high school juniors and seniors.  Public, private, and homeschooled students residing in Texas are eligible to compete.

Contestants are required to research, write, and present an original pro-life speech on abortion, infanticide, euthanasia, or embryonic stem cell research. Speeches should be five to seven minutes in length.  Submit questions to oratorycontest@lifefirst.org

1st Place- $1000
2nd Place- $500
3rd Place- $250

Students who participant in the Oratory Contest find their voice as the next generation of pro-life leaders. As students contemplate and express their beliefs, they are changed, strengthened, and prepared to share God’s truth with others.

The Oratory Contest is open to high school juniors and seniors.  Public, private, and homeschooled students residing in Texas are eligible to compete.

Contestants are required to research, write and present an original pro-life speech on abortion, infanticide, euthanasia or embryonic stem cell research. Speeches should be five to seven minutes in length.  Submit questions to oratorycontest@lifefirst.org

1st Place- $1000
2nd Place- $500
3rd Place- $250

LifeFirst also funds classroom parties for schools, youth groups and sunday school classes who participate as a class project.

How to Enter
To enter the contest, please follow the steps below.
  • READ THE RULES – Read and adhere to the contest rules by following the Rules link below.
  • REGISTER – Register for the contest by clicking the Registration button below and completing the form. The deadline to register is February 18th.  Please do not enter an email address associated with a student’s school.  Use a personal email address or that of a parent.
  • PARTICIPATE in competition on Saturday, February 25th.  The competition will be held at Windwood Presbyterian Church at 10555 Spring Cypress Rd, Houston, TX 77070.  The church is just off SH 249 and not far from SH 99 and Beltway 8.
How to Enter
To enter the contest, please follow the steps below.
  • READ THE RULES – Read and adhere to the contest rules by following the Rules link below.
  • REGISTER – Register for the contest by clicking the Registration button below and completing the form. The deadline to register is February 18th.  Please do not enter an email address associated with a student’s school.  Use a personal email address or that of a parent.
  • PARTICIPATE in competition on Saturday, February 25th.  The competition will be held at Windwood Presbyterian Church at 10555 Spring Cypress Rd, Houston, TX 77070.  The church is just off SH 249 and not far from SH 99 and Beltway 8.

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