2021 ORTLEF Contests

1st – 2nd grade first place drawing in ORTLEF’s 2020 contest: Caely MacPhail, Jackson County

Life is an Adventure!

The countdown has begun. We are three months away from the contest entry arrival deadline at the Oregon Right to Life office. The drawing, essay and video entries deadline is February 8. The oratory deadline is February 15. 

2021 Contest Theme:
Life is an Adventure!

Contest Grade/Age Categories :
Drawing: K-12
Essay: 5-12 
Oratory: 11-12
Short Film: Youth (10-13), Junior (14-17), Adult (18+)

Find out how to enter at ortl.org/contests

The contests come to an inspiring finish at Together We Advocate, Oregon Right to Life’s annual conference, on March 6, 2021. Winning poster and essay entries will be displayed and winning short film entries will be screened. Local winners of the oratory contest will compete for the state prize and opportunity to compete in the National Right to Life oratory competition.

“Love keeps and binds us together. Love makes life beautiful. Were we to live without love for others, people would become merely objects we would hold onto until they were no longer useful or pleasurable. With Love, we have a purpose and find fulfillment. Every great story needs a great theme. Love gives the theme to our life’s story — and this story is truly beautiful.” ~ Gerard Morton, Lane County, 2020 first place winner in grades 9-10 essay contest


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