Speech Contest
The 2023 District Speech Contest Handbook has been finalized. Here is a summary of the "critical" dates for this year's contest.
 
Club Speech Contests:
 
  • TUESDAY, January 31, 2023:   Recommended Deadline for Club Speech Chairs to inform the District Speech Contest Chair of their club’s contest date, time, and location.   
  • SUNDAY, March 12, 2023:       Deadline to COMPLETE all club contests.
  • WEDNESDAY, April 26, 2023:  Deadline to COMPLETE all Area semifinal contests.
  • SATURDAY, May 6, 2023:         District Speech Contest Final, Folsom Community Center, 52 Natoma Street, Folsom, CA 95630.  Time to arrive:  TBA
Regional Semi-Final Contests:

There will be four semifinal speech contests scheduled between Wednesday, March 15 and Wednesday, April 26.
 
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 Diana Cralle
●   Sacramento Regional:  Steve Turner and Tommy Peno
●   South Regional:  Martha Ng and Peter Anderson
 
DISTRICT FINAL SPEECH CONTEST
 
The final speech contest is scheduled during the District Conference 2023 on SATURDAY, May 6, 2023, at the Folsom Community Center, 52 Natoma Street, Folsom, CA 95630.  The time of the contest that day is still being arranged.
 
The "2023 Executive Speech Contest Handbook" should answer most questions about contest procedures and rules.  If something is unclear or there are questions,  email Bill Highland, District Speech Contest Chair, at highland.bill@gmail.com or by clicking This Link.