Primary Contact
Allan Pickering

Here are some resources for organizing and conducting a successful contest in an efficient way. If you have any questions or comments on the resources provided here, please contact District Contest Coordinator Allan Pickereing at allanpickering@d25toastmasters.org.


Speech Contest Resources

REVISION OF FORMS FOR FALL 2016
IS COMPLETE!

Please print out forms and send improvement ideas to
allanpickering@d25toastasters.org!

 
 
Toastmasters International Contest Information
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Contest R
ulebook

 

Official 2016-2017 Contest Rulebook from Toastmasters International

- Annual Speech Contest Rulebook Changes

- Guidance on Delegation of Contest Tasks *updated 7/21/15

 

 

Contest Chair Resources

Webinar - Contest Training 9/1/2016




Dignitary List - 2016-2017 * updated 9/22/16

List is updated periodically during contest season

 

Contest Chair Checklist *updated 9/1/16
Contest Preparation Timeline *new 2/25/16

Contest Chair Briefing *updated 9/1/16

Contest Roles & Responsibilities *updated 9/1/16

Contest Picture Guidelines * updated 7/12/15

 

Scripts

- Humorous and Speech Evaluation Area Contest (Fall) *updated 9/4/16
- Humorous and Speech Evaluation Division Contest (Fall) *updated 9/4/16

 

Forms & Signs

- Speaker's Certification of Eligibility and Originality -
       All contestants must fill out and sign during the Contestant's Briefing  *updated 4/23/16
- Speech Contestant Profile - Used for contestant interviews *updated 4/23/16
- Evaluation Contestant Notes new 9/1/16

- Contest Speaking Order Evaluation Contest

- Contest Speaking Order Humorous

- Contest Speaking Order International

- Contest Speaking Order Tall Tales

- Contest Speaking Order Table Topics Contest

- Contest Sign In Sheet
- Stop Sign for Contests - Post outside doors while contest is in progress
- Direction Signs - With arrows to direct attendees to event

 

Contest Flyers & Agendas

- Official District and Toastmasters International Logos

- Instructions for Creating Contest Flyer *updated 7/19/15
- Instructions for Agenda Preparation *updated 9/7/16

- Area Contest Agenda Template *updated 9/1/16

- Division Contest Agenda Template *updated 9/6/16

 

Certificates

Modify samples below as needed

- Certificate Preparation & Presentation - Who provides each *updated 7/21/15
- Certificate of Appreciation for Contest Judges (.doc)
- Outstanding Club Officer Certificates (Area) (.ppt)
- Thank You Certificate for Contest Helpers (.doc)
- Certificate of Participation International Speech Contest (.doc)

- Certificate of Participation International Speech Contest (.ppt)
- Thank You Certificate for Test Speaker (.doc)

- Thank you for providing facility (.ppt)

- Third Place Winner (.ppt)

Certificates provided by Toastmasters International (fillable PDF files)

- First Place Winner

- Second Place Winner

- Third Place Winner

- Participation

 

Chief Judge Resources

Chief Judge's Reference - Includes protest procedure *updated 9/11/16

Chief Judge's Report added 9/12/16
Chief Judge's Briefing
*updated 9/11/16

Tiebreaking Judge's Briefing *updated 9/12/16


Forms

- Judge's Certification of Eligibility & Code of Ethics *updated 4/23/16

- Speech Contest Time Record Sheet - Used by timers

- Speech Contest Tally Counter Sheet - Used by ballot counters 
- Notification of Contest Winners - List of winners advancing to next level
- Results Form (announcement of winners) new 9/1/16

 

- Contest-Ballot-Judges-Evaluation
- Contest-Ballot-Tie Breaking-Evaluation


- Contest-Ballot-Judges-Humorous Speech
- Contest-Ballot-Tie Breaking-Humorous Speech

- Contest-Ballot-Judges-International Speech
- Contest-Ballot-Tie Breaking-International Speech

- Contest-Ballot-Judges-Tall Tales
- Contest-Ballot-Tie Breaking-Tall Tales

- Contest-Ballot-Judges-Table Topics
- Contest-Ballot-Tie Breaking-Table Topics

 

More Speech Contest Information

 

How to Tell Tall Tales - March 2013 Toastmaster magazine

You Must Be Kidding: Tall Tales Are a Tall Order - Sept 2014 Toastmaster magazine

 

Links to tutorials, FAQs, and more on the Toastmasters International Website

 

 

 

Updated 9/20/2016



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