Go for the Gold! In My Backyard

How the Olympic Locations are Chosen
Make a Speech: Why Should the Olympics come to where you live?

Make a Speech: Why Should the Olympics Come to Where You Live?

It's your turn to go before the International Olympic Committee and explain to them why you want the Winter or Summer Olympics in your town. Think what the Committee is looking for:

  • A plan to build sporting venues
  • Good transportation
  • Public support
  • Strong security

To learn the steps involved in writing and presenting a good speech, go to Writing with Writers: Speech Writing . When you call in to make your speech, start is off like this:

"I'm ______________(first name only) from __________(state) and I'd like the Olympics to come to my hometown because ____________________________________"