Each year thousands of Toastmasters compete in Speech contests. Competition begins with club contests and winners continue competing through the area, division, and district levels. The International competition has two additional levels — semifinal and the World Championship of Public Speaking® *

  • Fall Contests will include Humorous Speech Contest and Table Topic Contest.
  • Spring Contests will include International Speech Contest and Evaluations Contest (now!! )
Contest Schedule

February/March – Club Contests
April – Area Contents
May – Division Contests

District 108 Finals will be held during …. TBD

Speech contest details:

  • Evaluation Contest: Contestants observe a five- to seven-minute test speech and then present a two- to three-minute evaluation of the test speech
  • Humorous Speech Contest: A five- to seven-minute speech which must be thematic in nature (opening, body, and close), not a monologue nor series of one-liners
  • International Speech Contest: A five- to seven-minute speech on any subject
  • Table Topic Contest: An impromptu speech of one-to-two minutes.  Contestants are assigned the same topic, told to them when they are introduced by the contest chair

Speech Contest Handbook

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