Oratory Contest

In an effort to keep people safe, we are asking all applicants to send in a video of themselves giving their speech. These videos will be reviewed by judges and their verdicts announced via email and social media. Participants will have their scoring sheets sent to them individually via email. 
Submission details will be provided upon application.

2020 Winners Are:

  • Amelia Turnbull, 1st place

  • Mya Phillips, 2nd place

Right to Life of Northeast Indiana is accepting video submissions for our Oratory Contest due by March 22nd. All high school students are eligible to participate in the contest.

Contestants are to research, write, and film an original pro-life speech on abortion, infanticide, stem cell research, or euthanasia. The speech is to be 5–7 minutes in length. Dramatic presentations are not acceptable. Contestants may use notes although memorization is encouraged. Judging will be based on: introduction, content, presentation, and conclusion. The RLNI Contest will follow the rules of the Indiana Right to Life Contest (see below).

State Contest Rules

While students in all high school grades are eligible to participate in the RLNI Oratory Contest, only the junior or senior with the highest score will be will be eligible to advance to the Indiana Right to Life Oratory Contest on May 15th. 


1st place – $100.00 cash

2nd place – $50.00 cash

Applicants should submit videos by March 22nd to

Register Here