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American Legion Department of South Dakota High School Oratorical Contest


Provide an 8 to 10 minute oration on some phase of the U.S. Constitution. Be prepared to speak extemporaneously for 3 to 5 minutes on specified articles or amendments. Compete at Local, District, and State levels. To see contest updates and more details (including contest deadlines), visit the program webpage. (

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  • CheckmarkMust be an undergraduate student
  • CheckmarkMust attend a university, two-year college or a vocational-tech school
  • CheckmarkCitizenship requirements: US
  • CheckmarkMust currently be a high school student
  • CheckmarkMust study full-time
  • CheckmarkRestricted to residents of South Dakota

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Contact Doug Harris
State Americanism Commission Chair
Tel: 970-231-8556