District Speech Contest purpose is to help youth, community and Rotarians to understand, encourage and foster the principles and values of Rotary.
Principles like the Service Above Self; the 4-Way Test*; and the annual theme of Rotary International are often chosen for the speech topic. Download the current speech contest poster file listed below which explains the current speech topic, contest locations and dates. Also download the registration form, the basic rules, and the judge score sheet. 
Join your local high school and the local Rotary Club's efforts to expand public speaking opportunities for students. 
*4-Way Test of the things we think, say or do:  
Is it the truth? Is it Fair to all concerned? 
Will it build Goodwill and Better Friendships?
Will it be Beneficial to all concerned?