AMERICAN LEGION DEPARTMENT OF KENTUCKY
Assigned Topics for 2019 Oratorical Contest
Each District winner participating in the Area Contest receives a $500 cash scholarship and a bronze medal.
Awards for Area winners participating in the Department finals are:
1st Place - $2000 cash scholarship, a gold medal and a trophy;
2nd Place - $1500 cash scholarship and a silver medal and
3rd Place - $1000 cash scholarship and a bronze medal.
The State Winner qualifies for the first round of the National Contest held at the Wyndham Indianapolis West, Indianapolis, IN.
Each State Winner who competes in the 1st Round of the National Contest will receive a $1,500 Scholarship.
Participants in the 2nd Round who do not advance to the Finals will receive an additional $1,500 Scholarship.
National scholarship awards are presented to the three finalists in the Final Round of the National contest as follows:
1st Place - $18,000,
2nd Place - $16,000 and
3rd Place - $14,000.