The resources available on this page are designed to help American Legion Post, Unit, Squadron and District Oratorical Contest Chairmen to effectively facilitate the local certification process.
The materials may also help students, parents and teachers gain a better understanding of how the contest operates.
Remember students must be certified by a local Post, Unit, Squadron or District before participating in the State Contest. Application forms and $150 registration fee must be submitted to the state organization by January 31, 2023. Certification forms must be submitted by a local representative to the state organization by February 15, 2023.
- Local Certification Process
- Certification Form
- Certification Criteria Sheet
- Suggested Certification Script for Introductions
- Contest Chairman Duties & Responsibilities (state, area, district and post descriptions)