Oratorical Contest

The purpose of The American Legion’s National High School Oratorical Contest is to develop a deeper knowledge and appreciation of the Constitution of the United States on the part of high school students. Other objectives of the contest include the development of leadership qualities, the ability to think and speak clearly and intelligently, and the preparation for acceptance of the duties and responsibilities, the rights and privileges of American citizenship.

Please visit these web sites for more information on the Oratorical Program:


American Legion of  Colorado Web Site

Colorado Oratorical Website!


American Legion National Web Site


Oratorical National Website!


Please call or E-mail the following members of Parker Post 1864 for more information:

Bill Kraemer                                                 Tom Pella

PH: 303-725-2098                                       PH: 303-358-6724

E-Mail: adjuntant@post1864.org               E-Mail: oratoricalchairman@post1864.org