Waitara Windbags holds a successful Humorous Speech and Table Topics contests on 13 Sept 2018.
Humorous Speech contest:
1st Place: Lin
2nd Place: Ian
Table Topics Contest:
1st Place: Preetha
2nd Place: Carlo
Winners from the club contest will go on to represent the club at the Area 16 contest on 29 Sep 18. They will battle it out to be the best in the area! The clubs in Area 16 are: Hornsby, St Ives, Turramurra, Waitara Windbags, Keynoters Advanced, Berowra.
Results from the Area 16 Humorous Speech and Table Topics Contests held on 29 Sep 18
You’re invited to our Humorous Speech and Table Topics contests to be held Thursday 13 September, 7pm to 9pm.
Speech contests are a Toastmasters tradition. Each year thousands of Toastmasters compete in the Humorous, Evaluation, Tall Tales, Table Topics and International 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®.
Humorous Speech Contest
Speaking with humour is a great skill. Every year clubs across the district hold a humorous speech contest. There are three further rounds: area contests, division contests and the district final.
The criteria are those for any good speech. The additional task for the speakers is to give a speech with a message that is presented with humour.
Table Topics Contest
Where do Table Topics come from?
From its beginning 90 years ago Toastmasters International has encouraged its affiliated clubs to practice the art of impromptu speaking.
Like all public speaking skills you get better with practice. That is why members are encourage to join into the table topics section of a club meeting. They’re encouraged to use their impromptu skills at work and elsewhere. They’re encourage to enter contests to hone their skills even further.
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