2019 Essay Topic

"When All the World's Problems are Solved, is Optimism Still Really Necessary?"


District Deadlines

Deadline to be announced


Application Form

Application Form

How to Apply?


Members of the public who wish to enter the Optimist Essay Contest, must do so by submitting their application forms to their local Optimist Club



The 1st place winner of the SWONT District contest will receive a $2,500 Scholarship

Contest Planning Resources

2018-2019 Club Chair Planning Guide

2018-2019 District Chair Planning Guide