This contest is open to all high school student attending public, parochial, private, and home schools within the jurisdiction a sponsoring Sons of the American Revolution state society or district. To apply, applicants must write and perform a five- to six-minute original oration about an event, personality, or document related to the Revolutionary War and shows a relationship to America today. Applicants must compete at the local level and winners will advance to the state and national competitions; see website for more details.