2016 second place National Oratorical Contest finisher Solomon Brown of Mississippi. Photo by Clay Lomneth.

Watch 80th Oratorical Contest finals on Facebook Live

The American Legion's 80th National Oratorical Contest, "A Constitutional Speech Contest," will be held in Indianapolis at the Wyndham West Hotel April 22-23. The top three high school orators out of 53 competing will advance to Sunday's finals for a chance to earn $48,000 in scholarships.

The National Oratorical Contest finals on Sunday, April 23 at 10 a.m. Eastern time will be streamed live on the Legion's Facebook page at www.facebook.com/americanlegionhq.