FARMINGTON — Plans for the 2008 American Legion High School Oratorical Competition, scheduled for Jan. 3, have been finalized by Farmington Post 27.

The annual Oratorical Competition will include students attending high schools in central Davis County. Wayne Gessel, first vice commander, said the winner of the January contest will participate in the statewide competition, and top speakers will be a part of the National Oratorical Contest.

Gessel said volunteers will be needed to act as timekeepers and judges for the local competition.

Additional information on American Legion activities may be obtained by calling 451-6946 or detailed information on American Legion national, state and local programs is available on the Post's Web site at