"Due to the coronavirus, New Jersey Orators has canceled in-person weekly chapter practices and will be offering their programming online in a virtual format. Additional COVID-19 announcement are posted on the Home page of this website or by emailing the New Jersey Orators with questions at njorators@gmail.com

Program Schedule

 In a culturally enriched context, Orators practice speaking and leadership skills with self-confidence. This is the program schedule of activities for the 2021 – 2022 program year.

Saturday, August 28, 2021All Coaches Annual KickOff Meeting - NJO Virtual Programming
Saturday, August 28, 2021Online Chapter Student Membership Registrations Begins
Sept 6th & 10th, 2021 (initial dates)Zoom 30-Min Webinar Training Workshops
September 10th & 11th, 2021Coaches & Administrators Online Schoology & LSM Training
September 18, 2021 (initial date)New Volunteer Coaches Training
September 19-25, 2021Weekly Chapter Meetings Begin
Wednesday, October 6, 2021NJ Chamber of Commerce "Free" Event - Recognizes NJ Orators
(The Palace, 333 Davidson Avenue, Somerset, NJ)
Saturday, October 23, 2021Fall Registration Deadline Ð Online Application
Saturday, October 23, 2021Schoology Training for All Coaches
To Be RescheduledRegional Close Reading Literacy Workshop Ð Southern
(Managed by Zoom)
Sat. October 30, 2021 (To be confirmed)Beyond High School Conference Ð College Readiness
(Seton Hall University Partner)
Wed. October 27, 2021 Coaches & Administrators Competition Refresher Training 7PM
Sat. November 6, 2021Judges Training Workshops - Online
(Managed by Zoom Conference)
November 20 Purple & Nov 27 PlatinumCompetition Registration Deadline
Saturday, December 4, 2021Purple - Nov 20 Registration Deadline Virtual Fall Competition
(Managed by Zoom Conference)
Saturday, December 11, 2021Platinum - Nov 27 Registration Deadline Virtual Fall Competition
(Managed by Zoom Conference)
Monday, December 13, 2021Christmas Break Begins
Monday, January 10, 2022Weekly Meetings Resume
January 10 - 30, 2022"All" Coaches & Administrators Schoology Training
Monday, January 31, 2022Spring Registration Deadline
January & February & March 2022M.L.K. & Black History & Poetry Month
(Celebrations- Various Locations)
Saturday, February 12, 2022 (9:00 AM - 11:30 AM)Regional Close Reading Literacy Workshop - Central Regional Location
Saturday February 5, 2022"All" Coaches & Administrators Spring Training
Saturday March 19, 2022 (9:00 AM - 11:30 AM)Regional Close Reading Literacy Workshop
- Northern Regional Location
Saturday March 26, 2022Beyond High School Conference & Workshops
(Seton Hall University Partner)
Saturday, April 9, 2022Spring Competition Deadline - PURPLE
Saturday, April 16, 2022Spring Competition Deadline - PLATINUM
Saturday, April 30, 2022Spring Competition - PURPLE
Saturday, May 7, 2022Spring Competition - PLATINUM
Saturday May 14, 20222022 Year End Showcase & Awards - Virtual
(Details to Follow)
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