Location: York University, Glendon Campus
The 35th annual Concours et festival d’art oratoire will be held on Saturday, May 4, 2019, at York University’s Glendon Campus in Toronto. The Concours et festival d’art oratoire is an annual French public-speaking event for students from grades 4 through 12 studying French as a Second Language in Ontario schools. It is organized by the Ontario Modern Language Teachers’ Association and Canadian Parents for French (Ontario). There are four categories – Core, Extended, Immersion and Francophone. Students in grades 4 through 8 participate in the non-competitive festival event in the morning and students in grades 9 through 12 participate in the competitive concours format in the afternoon for cash prizes. Winners from the grade 11-12 categories move on to represent Ontario at the CPF National competition held in Ottawa.