Mayor's Public Speaking Contest "Why I Love Huntsville" - This event has already occurred

Wednesday, May 29, 2019 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.


Algonquin Theatre, 37 Main Street East, Huntsville, Ontario P1H 1A1
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Event Type:

  • Arts
  • Celebrations
  • Community Events and Festivals
  • Contests
  • Family
  • Municipal Engagement
  • Other

Event Details:

  2. Open to students in Huntsville and area schools in Grades 6, 7, 8
  3. Each school may send 3 finalists to the contest
  4. Speeches 2 to 3 minutes each, no longer than 4 minutes each
  5. Public Speaking event for finalists Wednesday May 29, 10 am to noon, Algonquin Theatre
  6. Schools register finalists with and return supplied release forms by May 22 to her, email or in person at Town Hall, 37 Main St. E.
  7. Speaking order will be by random draw
  8. Speakers will be juried by Mayor Scott Aitchison, Deputy Mayor Karin Terziano, Chair of Community Services Committee Councillor Jonathan Wiebe
  9. May 29 event is a free public event (400 seats available; accessible); Parents, grandparents, caregivers and friends invited to attend
  10. Speeches will be videotaped by Huntsville Doppler, and may be posted online
    • Release will need to be signed by parent/guardian for finalists (supplied)
    • Student name, age, grade, teacher and school may be published
  11. Decision of the judges is final
  12. Winners will be announced at Council Meeting, Town Hall, 37 Main Street East, Huntsville
    June 24, 2019, 6 pm. This is a public meeting with media present.
    • 1st $285 (age of Canada + age of Huntsville)
    • 2nd $152 (Age of Canada)
    • 3rd $133 (Age of Huntsville)
  14. Winner speaks on Canada Day, July 1, 2019 at Muskoka Heritage Place, 88 Brunel Road, Huntsville, 10 am.


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