Department of Florida

Contest Dates

Oratorical Chairman Directory

Post Level:

Dates vary depending on each post. All Post contests must occur between completed January 5 – 20, 2019.

District Level:

All District contests must occur between January 21 –  February 10, 2019. Your post Oratorical Chairman will know when the District contest dates are.



Area Level:

All Area contests must occur between February 11-24, 2019. The exact dates and locations will be posted January 2018.


State Level:

March 9, 2019
Contest will start at 9:00 AM
The American Legion, Department of Florida
1912A Lee Road, Orlando, FL 32810

National Level:

The 2018 National Finals are on April 5-7, 2019. Location and other information will be available soon.

Click here for more information on the national oratorical contest