Eye Level Oratacular

National Public Speaking Competition

"Speech Your Mind!"

The Eye Level Oratacular is a public speaking competition in which students will learn and practice the basics of speech writing and delivery.

Comprehensive Materials

Materials are provided to guide participants step-by-step through the speech development process. Participating Eye Level centers will also be holding workshops.

Members & Non-Members

The Oratacular event is open to all children from 1st - 8th grade. Participants do not need to be Eye Level members to join the competition.

Participation Details


Event Date: February 2019

Specific date and time set by each learning center.

About the Event

The Oratacular will be held at local Eye Level centers. A winner from each center will submit a recording of their speech for national judging.

Online Registration

Free registration for the Oratacular is online only from December 3rd to January 20th. After completing the registration, be sure to pick up the materials at the center and schedule your workshop.

Who Can Participate

This event is open to all Eye Level members and non-members from 1st through 8th grade. Participants will join the event at a local learning center. Find a center below.

Event Process

Student Videos

Emma Leonard - Eye Level Paramus
Marinella Ganios - Eye Level Oakville
Sravyasri Lankipalle - Eye Level Greenwood Village
Karthik Kumar - Eye Level Naperville South
Gauri Mathrakott - Eye Level Natomas
Cynthia Lim - Eye Level Centennial East
Hana Rahman - Eye Level Aurora South
Aadi Desai - Eye Level Skokie
Param Raval - Eye Level Cupertino
Cynthia Lim - Eye Level Centennial East
Krisha Chhabra - Eye Level Livingston
Caris Ong - Eye Level Chesterfield
Emma Leonard - Eye Level Paramus
Marinella Ganios - Eye Level Oakville
Sravyasri Lankipalle - Eye Level Greenwood Village
Karthik Kumar - Eye Level Naperville South
Gauri Mathrakott - Eye Level Natomas
Cynthia Lim - Eye Level Centennial East
Hana Rahman - Eye Level Aurora South
Aadi Desai - Eye Level Skokie
Param Raval - Eye Level Cupertino
Cynthia Lim - Eye Level Centennial East
Krisha Chhabra - Eye Level Livingston
Caris Ong - Eye Level Chesterfield

Prizes and Awards

One student from each participating Eye Level Learning Center's Oratacular will be selected to submit a video of their speech for national judging. Gold and Silver winners will be awarded for North America. Local prizes will be awarded by the participating center.

Gold

Four winners
Participation in the 2019 Eye Level
Model United Nations Camp in South Korea*
+ Trophy

Silver

Eight winners
$200 USD + Trophy



*All expenses paid for gold participants to attend the camp. No cash value or substitute prizes.
Must be between 3rd & 6th grade to attend Model UN Camp. Gold winners not eligible for camp due to age (not between 3rd & 6th grade) receive $500 USD Award + Trophy

Thanks to Your Participation

For every child that participates in the Oratacular, Eye Level will donate $1 to the National Center for Families Learning.

The National Center for Families Learning works to eradicate poverty through education solutions for families. Partnering with educators, literacy advocates, and policymakers, NCFL develops and provides programming, professional development, and resources that empower and raise families to achieve their potential.

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