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2016-2017 Oratorical Contest Dates

 

First District

January 22, 2017

West Branch City Council Chambers

 

1:30 p.m. 110 N. Poplar

 

  West Branch, Iowa

 

Contest Chairman: Richard Stoltenberg

 

 

563-284-6075 or rstoltenberg47@gmail.com

 


Second District

January 22, 2017 Veterans Memorial Building

 

2 p.m. May's Island - 2nd Ave. Bridge - 4th Floor

 

  Cedar Rapids, Iowa

 

Contest Chairman: Ron Tyne

 

 

319-431-4152 or r_j_tyne@msn.com

 




Third District - Complete

January 15, 2017

American Legion Post #714

 

2 p.m. 1110 Sixth St.

 

 

Gilbertville, Iowa

 

Contest Chairman: Marvin Behrens

 

 

319-269-7324 or marvbehrens@hotmail.com

 




Fourth District

January 22, 2017

Trinity Lutheran Church

 

2 p.m. Wilbur St.

 

 

Hawkeye, Iowa

 

Contest Chairman: Dennis Soppe

 

 

563-422-5092 or soppedj@hotmail.com

 




Fifth District

January 22, 2017

Oskaloosa American Legion Post #34

 

1 p.m. 302 High Ave. E.

 

 

Oskaloosa, Iowa
  Contest Chairman: Floyd Proctor  
 

641-938-2706 or fproct1@yahoo.com

 




Sixth District - Complete

January 14, 2017

Ames Public Library

 

1 p.m. 515 Douglas Ave.

 

 

Ames, Iowa 50010

 

Contest Chairman: Frank Andrew

 

 

515-240-5692 or fmandrew@midiowa.net

 




Seventh District

January 22, 2017

Wilson Performing Arts Building

 

2 p.m. 300 Commerce Dr.

 

 

Red Oak, Iowa

 

Contest Chairman: Joe Jardon

 

 

712-370-6071 or jardonmary2747@gmail.com

 




Eighth District

January 22, 2017

Zion Lutheran Church

 

1 p.m.

1003 Church St.

 

 

Gowrie, Iowa

 

Contest Chairman: Ed Rohner

 

 

515-657-8077 or cyclebear@reagan.com

 




Ninth District - Complete

January 15, 2017

Lake Park - Harris High School

 

2 p.m.

Lake Park, Iowa

 

 

 

 

Contest Chairman: James Kessler

 

 

712-832-3540 or kesslerb@mchsi.com

 




Area I

January 29, 2017 Swisher American Legion Post #671

Districts 1, 5, 6

1:30 p.m.

68 - 3rd St.

(1st District is Host)

 

Swisher, Iowa

 

Contest Chairman: Richard Stoltenberg

 

 

563-284-6075 or rstoltenberg47@gmail.com

 


AREA II

January 29, 2017

Hawkeye Community College - Tama Hall

Districts 2, 3 & 4

2 p.m.

1501 E. Orange Rd.

(3rd District is Host)

 

Waterloo, Iowa 50704

 

Contest Chairman: Marvin Behrens

 

 

319-269-7324 or marvbehrens@hotmail.com

 


AREA III

January 29, 2017

Wall Lake Community Center

District 7, 8 & 9

2 p.m.

108 Boyer St.

(9th District is Host)

 

Wall Lake, Iowa

 

Contest Chairman: James Kessler

 

 

712-832-3540 or kesslerb@mchsi.com

 


Department Finals

February 12, 2017

Airport Holiday Inn

 

8 a.m.

Des Moines, Iowa

 Area Champions must report by 6 p.m. on Saturday, February 11, 2017

 

 

  Department Oratorical Chairmen Vic DeSloover (563) 429-2773 or vicsautobody@yahoo.com
  Department Oratorical Vice Chairman Frank Andrew (515) 240-5692 or fmandrew@midiowa.net

 

Department Programs Director

Kathy Nees, (515) 282-5068 or kathy@ialegion.org

 

 

 


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