THE AMERICAN LEGION

Department of Colorado

High School Oratorical Contest

Registration Deadline is January 31, 2018

Young orators earn some of the most generous college scholarships available to high school students.

Over $138,000 in scholarships can be awarded each year.

The American Legion awards scholarships to the three (3) finalists at the Colorado contest.

    American Legion - Colorado

  • 1st Place $2,500
  • 2nd Place $1,500
  • 3rd Place $1,000
Our winner will represent Colorado at the National Finals.

Each Department (state) Winner who is certified into and participates in the National Contest's First Round receives a $1,500 scholarship.
Those who advance past the First Round recieve an additional $1,500 scholarship.
The overall National Contest Winner is awarded an $18,000 scholarship.
Second Place receives a $16,000 scholarship.
Third Place receives a $14,000 scholarship.

The American Legion National Organization awards the scholarships, which can be used at any college or university in the United States.

2018 CONTEST DATE The Colorado Contest is Saturday March 10, 2018.

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