Dates & Registration

Participant speaking in the preliminary round.

Event Details

Date: Saturday April 1st, 2017
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Location: Brescia University College Auditorium
Address: 1285 Western Road, London, Ontario N6G 1H2

How to Participate & Deadlines


1. Register Today!
Go to our online form HERE and submit your intent to participate in the contest (Note: you do NOT need to submit the video of you speech at this time. We ask you to register so we can open a line of communication with you through email or phone – your preference – to facilitate the submission of your video and help to answer any questions you might have.

2. Submit your video! There are 2 video submission deadlines:

a) Early Bird Deadline – Monday January 9th, 2017. If you submit your video by this deadline, your name will be entered into a draw to win a $100 gift card to Lululemon!
b) FINAL DEADLINE – Monday February 6th, 2017


Take the Lead Event Schedule

9:00 a.m. Registration
9:30 a.m. Welcome & Opening Remarks (Auditorium)
9:50 a.m. Preliminary Round begins (various classrooms)
11:00 a.m. Preliminary Round ends; Complimentary brunch is served
11:45 a.m. Announcement of Take the Lead Finalists (Auditorium)
11:55 a.m. Finalist Round begins
12:45 p.m. Judges deliberation
1:00 p.m. Winners are announced, certificates of participation are distributed
1:15 p.m. Take the Lead ends
1:30 p.m. Tours of the Brescia Campus

 For more information contact Kimberley Milani at 519-432-8353 ext. 28273 or k.milani@uwo.ca