MLK Oratorical Events Timeline

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    District-wide Competitions

    Important 2020 Dates

    Registration Opens 1/14

    REGISTRATION LINK - District-Wide Competition

     

    HBO Documentary: We Are The Dream: The Kids of the Oakland MLK Oratorical Fest

    TBA: 1/21

     

    HARD DEADLINES FOR SCHOOL ORATORICALS PRIOR TO REGISTERING FOR DISTRICT-WIDE COMPETITIONS

    Elementary schools A - I, No later than Tuesday, 1/21/20 at your school

    Elementary schools, J-Z, No later than Tuesday, 1/28/20 at your school

    Secondary schools, No later than Tuesday, 2/4/20 at your school


    DISTRICT-WIDE COMPETITIONS

     

    HARD DEADLINES FOR REGISTRATION FOR DISTRICT-WIDE COMPETITIONS - DUE TO 1 PERSON PROCESSING REGISTRATION

    Elementary Schools

    TUE., 1/28, (Schools A-I), Registration Opens 1/14; Registration closes 1/22, 4 pm

    TUE., 2/4, (Schools J-Z), Registration Opens 1/14; Registration closes 1/29, 4 pm

     

    Secondary

    TUE., 2/11,  (6 - 12th), Registration opens 1/14, Registration closes 2 /5, 4pm

     

    FINALS / SHOWCASE

    SUN., 2/23, 1:00 -5:30PM

     

    MLK ORATORICAL FLYER

    ENGLISH: 8.5 x 11- revised 1/10 

    SPANISH: forthcoming 1/15 - e-mail: awele.makeba@ousd.org 

     

    MLK ORATORICAL POSTER

    MLK Poster - MLK Poster 18 x 24 - revised 1/10

     

    Finals Competition 

    February 23, 2020 

    Rawley T. Farnsworth Theatre @ Skyline High School | 12250 Skyline Blvd., CA  94619   

    • Check in: 12:30 PM
    • Students seated at 12:50 PM
    • Finals Competition begins at 1:00 PM sharp
    • Awards Ceremony: 3:00 PM (approximate time) 

    Competition Categories:

     

    Poetry 

    • PK -2 Poetry
    • PK-2 Choral Poetry
    • 3-5, Poetry
    • 3-5, Choral Poetry
    • 6-8, Poetry
    • 6-8, Poetry Chorals
    • 9-12, Poetry
    • 9-12, Poetry Chorals
     
    Original Poetry
    • PK-2, Orig Poetry
    • PK-2, Orig, Poetry Chorals
    • 3-5, Orig. Poetry
    • 3-5, Orig. Poetry Chorals
    • 6-8, Orig. Poetry
    • 6-8, Orig. Poetry Chorals
    • 9-12 Orig. Poetry
    • 9-12, Orig. Poetry Chorals
     
    Speeches
    • PK-2, Famous & Not So Famous Speeches
    • PK-2, Famous & Not So Famous Speeches Chorals
    • 3-5, Famous & Not So Famous Speeches
    • 3-5, Famous & Not So Famous Speeches Chorals
    • 6-8, Famous & Not So Speeches
    • 6-8, Famous & Not So Famous Speeches Chorals
    • 9-12, Famous & Not so Famous Speeches
    • 9-12, Famous Not So Famous Speeches Chorals

     

    Monologues

    • PK-2, Monologues: Comedic or Dramatic
    • 3-5, Monologues: Comedic or Dramatic
    • 6-8, Monologues: Comedic or Dramatic
    • 9-12, Monologues: Comedic or Dramatic
     
    Scenes: Comedic or Dramatic
    • PK-2, Dramatic Scenes
    • 3-5, Dramatic Scnes
    • 6-8, Dramatic Scenes
    • 9-12 Dramatic Scenes

     

Important Links & Document Downloads

  • Contact Information

     

    Awele Makeba

    Awele (ah WAY lay) Makeba tony.douangviseth@ousd.org

    Producer, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Oratorical Fest

    Cell | 510-601-0178 cell

    Skyline | 510-482-7109, Ext. 204