Semifinals

Cheer on your district’s contestant!

Each semifinal contest winner advances to the Toastmasters World Championship of Public Speaking® where 10 finalists will compete to become the World Champion. The contests at the convention will be conducted according to the Speech Contest Rulebook for July 1, 2016–June 30, 2017.

Districts have been randomly assigned to a semifinal contest and are listed below:

Round 1

Contest
District
Contestant

Semifinal 1

10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. 8/24

35 David Letkiewicz
37 Calvin Leonard Duncan
42 Kelly Kaur
39 Keerthi Karnati
52 Rick Segall
61 Phil Méthot
64 Jason Gobeil
87 Yogesh Kapoor
88 Yuansheng Zhou
91 Simon Bucknall

Semifinal 2

10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. 8/24

12 Eric David Christopherson
17 Cristina Millingalle
31 Nancy E Oliveira
41 Reety Wadhwa
56 Yolanda K. Bynum
63 Flash Black
77 Cherea Crayton
83 Stacey N. Greene
97 Arnulfo S. Aniel
F Daniel Midson-Short

Semifinal 3

10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. 8/24

2 Christopher Lee Rahla
5 Kathryn Mellos Mahoney
14 Carlos L. Greene
18 Vincent Schettini
25 Hannah Seals
34 Elfred M. Lee
47 Lawrence Paustian
49 Sarah Hambek
55 Melvin Banks
85 Hongbo Lu

Round 2

Semifinal 4

2:30-4:45 p.m. 8/24

1 Tristan de Montebello
11 Fred L. Johnson III
27 Jacoby R. Ethridge
29 Drew Rougier-Chapman
33 Melody Fathi Barooni
45 Scott Green
65 Jonathan Brooks
70 Matt Tonkiss
74 Tafadzwa Fidell Muriritirwa
84 W. C. Blackmon

Semifinal 5

2:30-4:45 p.m. 8/24

7 Quint Crispin
13 Katina Hunter
28 Robert Alan McKenzie
40 Greg Walker
46 Mario Lewis
68 Gene Reyes III
69 Marilyn Freeman
76 Ruskyle Howser
95 Denise L. Banks-Grasedyck
99 Collin Greene
101 Barbara Busch

Semifinal 6

2:30-4:45 p.m. 8/24

3 Paul L Brunoforte
10 Terry Begue
15 J. Bryant Pergerson
22 Ashton Botts
53 Jeff Davis
57 Michael Commer
80 Manoj Vasudevan
82 Kaishika Rodrigo
86 Jose Alejandro Vivar
89 Kwong Yue Yang
102 Sim Bock San

Semifinal 7

2:30-4:45 p.m. 8/24

9 Nancy Shatto
20 Sameera Khan
23 Jonathan Gardner
30 Siddharth Choure
32 Heath Dickinson
36 Christopher Quinn
38 Aaron Beverly
54 Kim Kaufman
79 Adel Saleh Aljuhaiman
98 Aditya Maheswaran

Round 3

Semifinal 8

5:30-7:30 p.m. 8/24

8 Ali Wells
16 Doug Winter
19 Kory May
50 Angela Nicole Hagen
59 Ricardo Cabete
60 John Andrews
62 Noreen Savage
66 Rita Flores Moore
67 Emily Liu
72 Joseph Fa'afiu

Semifinal 9

5:30-7:30 p.m. 8/24

4 Gopi Kallayil
21 Kerice V Richards
26 Diana B. Thompson
48 Kevin Stamper
71 Vinette Hoffman-Jackson
75 Josef Victor Chiongbian
78 Charles Siebenga
81 To be announced
90 Dale Rees-Bevan
93 Danton Ford

Semifinal 10

5:30-7:30 p.m. 8/24

6 Mark A. Skipper
24 John P. Ryan
43 Mario Nolan-Dillard
44 Carlton N. Young
51 Gurmeet Singh Gurcharan Singh
58 Michael Unks
73 Bharat Sangekar
92 Saveen Hegde
94 Inyang Ate Inyang
96 Devon Downie