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Pacific Northwest Optimist

Welcome to the
Pacific NW District of
Optimist International

    As Optimist organizations, we bring out the best in youth. Having a myriad of projects, like Football, Soccer, Speech contests, Baseball, Hockey, Curling, Sign Language contests, Essay contests, Golf and other Scholarship programs. We help families train and care for their children.

    The Pacific NW is a vast area, including Idaho, Oregon, Washington, British Columbia and Alaska. The total distance between our clubs is 2800 miles one way and 700 miles the other way. We drive a lot, but the scenery is spectacular.

Things To Do List

Oratorical Contest - Club Deadline - 04/30/2018

Topic is: "Where Are My Roots Of Optimism?"
Contestant can fill out the Application Form, which includes rules.
Please contact Becky Holm for deadlines and other details.

Becky also needs the packets for every contestant immediately!

3rd Quarter Conference in Vancouver, Wa - 05/11/2018

Make sure you sign up for the 3rd Quarter Conference. This is the District Contest Conference. Many people refer to this as one of their favorites.

Roy Proctor Nominations - 07/16/2018

Nominations Open for the Roy Proctor Lifetime Achievement Award. Please see the Roy Proctor Award page for specific requirements.

If you have someone in mind, please contact Annette Smith at