Speech Contests

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2022-2023 Speech Contest Information:

Contest types

District 61 will conduct the following contests:

  • International Speech Contest
  • French Speech Contest
  • Evaluation Contest
  • French Evaluation Contest

Contestants per Area (# Clubs in Good Standing)

District 61 allows 2 contestants from each club that belongs to an area with 4 or fewer clubs in good standing to compete in their area contests.

Contestants per Division (by # Areas)

District 61 allows 2 contestants from each area that belongs to a division with 4 or fewer areas to compete in their division contests.

Contest Formats and Dates

Area Contests

  • Online, 2022-12-01 to 2023-01-31.

Division Contests

  • Hybrid, 2023-02-01 to 2023-02-25.

District Contests

  • Hybrid, 2023-04-14 to 2023-04-16 (Annual Conference).

Organizing a Speech Contest

Organizing a Speech Contest Workbook

Contests in English

Documents Common to all English Contests

Speech Contest Rulebook

Specific English Contests

Online Contests

The following documents will help to hold contests online:

Complete Packages

For English contests only, you can download a .zip file, from Toastmasters.org, containing all documents for each contest:

International Speech Contest complete.zip

Humorous Speech Contest complete.zip

Evaluation Contest complete.zip

Table Topics Contest complete.zip

Eligibility Checker for Speech Contests

For contestants in your contest, click Check their Eligibility