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The Museum will announce a Churchill quotation and dates for the 2017-2018 school year in early September.

Please email us to express your interest.

For Out-of-State Entries

Please follow the rules laid out below and within our speech competition pages. We are currently working on the best way to judge an out-of-state zone competition. Possibly, it will be either via Skype or recorded video (YouTube) entries. 

Rules & Score Sheet

Please visit our rules page to view the complete list of rules. Visit our score sheet page to see how students will be judged at the zone and state level competitions.

Research Resources

Please visit our speech resources page to view research resources.

Competition Dates

January 2018 Kansas City zone contest
January  2018 Springfield zone contest
January  2018 Mid-MO zone contest
January  2018 St. Louis zone contest
January  2018 Out-of-state contest
February  2018 State Final contest
February  2018 State Final contest (make-up date)


Local Competition Deadlines

School competitions should be complete no later than two weeks before the zone contest.

January  2018 Kansas City local competition deadline
January 2018 Springfield local competition deadline
January 2018 Mid-MO local competition deadline
January 2018 St. Louis local competition deadline
January 2018 Out-of-state submission deadline


Regional Map

 regional map

 *Download a printable version of regional map 

Prizes

1st Place State: Engraved plaque 
  Special invitation to speak at the annual Churchill Weekend Kemper Brunch
  Special invitation to attend the annual Churchill Weekend Kemper Brunch & Lecture
  Museum t-shirt
2nd Place State: Special invitation to attend the annual Churchill Weekend Kemper Brunch & Lecture
  Museum t-shirt
3rd-4th Place State: Museum t-shirt, Invitation to attend the annual Churchill Weekend Kemper Lecture
All Zone participants: Certificate of Congratulations

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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“History will be kind to me for I intend to write it.”

Winston S. Churchill