Oratory Contest



Right to Life of Northeast Indiana is accepting submissions for our Oratory Contest! The contest is 9am- 10:30a on Saturday, August 5th, 2023, at the Right to Life office on 3106 Lake Ave. Submissions are due by Monday, July 31st. All high school students are eligible to participate in the contest. 

*If you are unable to attend the contest in-person on August 5th, please contact

Contestants are to research and write 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 2024 Indiana Right to Life Oratory Contest this coming spring.

RLNI Contest Prizes:

1st place – $100.00 cash

2nd place – $50.00 cash

Registration ends 7/28. All registrants must submit a copy of their speech to Phoebe due 7/31 at

Register Here