19th Annual Oratory Competition

April 9, 2016 - 9:30am to 1:30pm

Think you can talk your way into a $150 First Prize? Students compete in one of three categories to win prizes between $25-$150!

  • Graduation Commencement - For Senior Communication Majors ONLY - Grand prize $150
  • Persuasive Policy Speech - Open to all Pitt undergraduates - First prize $100
  • Commemorative Values Speech - Open to all Pitt undergraduates - First prize $100

Registration and light refreshments at 9:30 am on the 11th floor in the Cathedral of Learning

Competition runs from 10:00 am to 12:30 pm

Pizza Lunch after Contest – Friends and Family Welcome!

You’ll compete in small groups and get the chance to win 1st prizes of $150, 2nd prizes of $50, or 3rd prizes of $25!

Entry forms are being accepted now-April 8, 2016.


This event is sponsored by the Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences Undergraduate Studies, Department of Communication, and the Communication Club