The purpose of District 6580's speech contest is to encourage students to become aware of Rotary and its commitment to leadership and service. The theme for the 2020 District Speech Contest is "Rotary Connects the World". Rotary International President Mark Daniel Maloney’s theme for 2019-20, "Rotary Connects the World" asks Rotarians to strengthen the many ways that Rotary Connects the World, building the connections that allow talented, thoughtful, and generous people to unite and take meaningful action through Rotary service.
Local contest winners must be submitted to District Chairperson Ashley Sullivan by Friday, March 20, 2020. The information needed in order for the contestant to compete at the district level is as follows:
Name of club winner:
Address of club winner:
Contact phone number (home and cell if possible) of club winner:
E-mail of club winner:
The cost to the club for each participant is $35.00. Please make checks out to Rotary District 6580 and mail to:
28 Arctic Springs, Jeffersonville, IN 47130
TIME AND DATE OF DISTRICT SPEECH COMPETITION:
Saturday, April 4, 2020
Monroe County Public Library
303 E. Kirkwood Ave, Bloomington, IN 47401
1st runner up $ 500.00
2nd runner up $ 250.00
The district winner will give his or her speech at the Rotary District 6580 Conference luncheon on Saturday, April 18, 2020 at Embassy Suites in Plainfield, IN.
If you have questions regarding this competition, please email them to Ashley Sullivan, subject line “Speech Contest.”, at:
The 2019 District 6580 4-Way Test Speech Contest took place on Saturday, March 23rd in Bedford. Maya Federle from Columbus took First Place, Shambly Sorrells from Jasper was First Runner-Up and Molly Treadway from Vincennes was Second Runner-Up. Congrats to all the students who participated!