For the oratorical contest, Students have an opportunity to win cash prizes on a local level of $200, $100 and $50. On the District level there are 2 - $2500 Scholarships. 1st place District winner goes on to a Regional and possible World contest to win additional Scholarships. Regional is $5000, World is $15,000, $10,000 and $5000. The local contest is at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, March 14 at the Great River Regional Library. Winners of the local contest move on to the Optimist Zone 9 contest on Saturday, April 4.