Ontario York Region Heritage Lions Club

Effective Speaking Contest

The Effective Speaking Contest is to provide an opportunity for competitive effective speaking and to stimulate self-expression and independent think among students.  The contest has been held annually by OYRHLC since 2008 with hundred of students participated.

The contest is held in English.  It is open to all students in schools, home schools and youth organization in York Region and Greater Toronto Area.  The contest consists of three grade divisions:
Junior          Grade 4, 5, 6
Intermediate     Grade 7, 8, 9
Senior          Grade 10, 11, 12

Speeches delivered by the contestants will be evaluated by an independent judging panel in terms of material and delivery of the speech.  The first place winner of each division will be sponsored by OYRHLC to participate in the Multiple District 'A' effective Speaking Contest.