• Honoring Our Heroes Honor a teacher, public safety officer, veteran or active duty military personnel as your #OptimistHero
  • Oratorical World Championships Students from around the world to compete for scholarships
  • Youth Clubs (JOOI) Join the world's most dynamic coalition of youth volunteers
  • 2016 Optimist International Convention June 30-July 2, 2016 in Quebec City. Rediscover Optimism in Quebec. #OI2016
  • Official Suppliers Supplying Optimists with awards, pins, apparel and more
  • Welcome New Clubs Spreading Optimism to new communities
  • Optimist Junior Golf Building positive values in young people through golf
  • Friend of Optimists Inspire yourself and others by supporting Optimism
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Live Streaming of Optimist International Meetings and Events


Optimist International Board of Directors meetings, organizational events and select functions at the Optimist International Convention will be streamed live.


Schedule of upcoming live stream events:


Optimist International Oratorical World Championships
Saint Louis University, St. Louis, MO
June 23-24, 2016
Detailed Schedule

World Championships Contest:
Friday, June 24 – 10:00 AM-1:00 PM (CDT)
  • To view a detailed schedule of the World Championships feed and to watch live stream, click on WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS FEED


International Board of Directors Meeting
Quebec City, QC
Wednesday, June 29, 2016
8:00 AM-1:00 PM (EDT)


98th Optimist International Convention
Quebec City, QC
June 30-July 2, 2016

Opening Ceremonies:
Thursday, June 30 – 7:00-9:00 PM (EDT)

First Business Session:
Friday, July 1 – 9:00-11:30 AM (EDT)

Second/Closing Business Session:
Saturday, July 2 – 1:00-3:30 PM (EDT)