Speech Contest
The 2022 District Speech Contest Handbook has been finalized. Here is a summary of the "critical" dates for this year's contest:
Club Contests:
  • SUNDAY, January 16, 2022:  Club Speech Chairs to inform the District Speech Contest Chair of their club’s contest date, time, and location as well as contact emails for club chairpersons, judges, teller(s), timekeeper, if online for “Google Sheets” file access.  
  • SUNDAY, March 13, 2022: Deadline to COMPLETE all club contests.
  • SUNDAY, April 17, 2022: Deadline to COMPLETE all area semifinal contests.
  • SATURDAY, April 30, 2022:  District Speech Contest Final, Montbleu Resort, Stateline, NV. Contestant needs to plan to arrive at the Montbleu Resort and report to room “Evergreen A” by 10:15 a.m. for the 10:45 a.m. contest.
Regional Semi-Final Contests:
There will be four semifinal speech contests scheduled between March 14 and
April 18.  Each regional semifinal contest will be organized and conducted by two of our Rotary 
District Assistant Governors, tentatively scheduled as follows:
●   North Regional: Clark Redfield and Robert Saxe
●   Mid Regional:  Sherie Tobin and Steve Turner
●   Sacramento Regional:  Leigh-Ann Reinero and Tommy Peno
●   South Regional:  Martha Ng and Sidney Smith
The Speech Contest Handbook should answer most questions about contest procedures and rules, but if something is unclear, please call or email the District Speech Contest Chair, Bill Highland by clicking This Link.