Speech Contests

Each year, District 31 Toastmasters compete in the Humorous, Evaluation, Table Topics and International speech contests.Competition begins with club contests and winners continue competing through the area, division, district levels.

Spring Contests

International Speech Contest

Contestants present a 5 to 7 minute speech on any subject they choose.  The District Finalist advances towards the International Competition.  

 

Table Topics

An impromptu speech, all contestants are assigned the same topic, told to them when they introduced by the contest chair.

Fall Contests

Humorous Speech Contest

Contestants present a humorous speech that must be thematic in nature (opening, body, and close), not a monologue (series of one-liners).

Speech Evaluation Contest

Contestants observe a five-to seven-minute test speech and then present a two-to three-minute evaluation of the test speech.