Youth under the age of 19 as of October 1, and is not enrolled as a degree seeking student of a post-secondary institution in the United States, Canada or the Caribbean. There is no minimum age. Interested students submit a speech on the pre-assigned topic to their local Optimist Club. To find out the contact in your area, please e-mail the Programs Department at programs optimist.
If your Club does not currently have an Essay Contest you should start participating. Your Club needs only one member to participate but several members can participate if they are available. The Club chairperson first becomes familiar with the rules and sets the dates for the contest to begin and end.
He or she then gives the applications to schools, churches and other places where you serve youth in your area. The chairperson then selects three qualified judges who are not acquainted with the writers of the essays to pick the top three essays from all of the essays received. At the Club level, the judges may be Optimist Club members.
Invite the three winners to a meeting to read their essays and receive their awards. Also, invite their parents to attend.
They may join your club. The essay contest is open to students under age 19 who have not yet graduated from high school.
Clubs that do not have access to the Internet should contact the District Chair, Greg Lester, at and leave your name, mailing address and a message requesting a copy of the rules and the application.The Essay Contest is sponsored by Optimist International to give young people the opportunity to write about their own opinions regarding the world in which they live.
Optimist International Essay Contest Application for – Must be signed by contestant and parent or guardian District Essay Contest Entry Form – Must be signed by contestant, Club Essay Chair and Club President.
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