On Saturday February 22nd, 2014, the Chico Optimist Club and the Oroville Optimist Club will co-sponsor the Third Annual “I Have a Dream” Youth Speech Contest. The speech topic is “How My Passions Impact the World.” All contestants will earn a participation certificate. Six winners of the Chico contest, three girls and three boys, will receive Optimist International (OI) Medallions and scholarship prizes up to $150.00 at this event. First place winners, one girl and one boy, will go on to compete at higher levels giving the same speech. The competition culminates with the Optimist International Pacific Central District Oratory Contest in Stockton, CA where two winners, one girl and one boy will be awarded $2500.00 scholarships.