World Championship of Public Speaking®



2018 World Championship of Public Speaking® Winners


Ramona J. Smith

1 st Place:

Ramona J. Smith

District Number 56

Zifang Su

2 nd Place:

Zifang Su

District Number 88

Anita Fain Taylor

3 rd Place:

Anita fain taylor

District Number 47

Could you be the next World Champion?

Each year, the Toastmasters International Convention culminates in the final round of the International Speech Contest, where the World Champion of Public Speaking ® is chosen. In this exciting event, 10 contestants from all over the world deliver 5- to 7-minute speeches that are evaluated by a panel of experienced Toastmasters. After a year of competing in club, area, district and semifinal competitions, these contestants have advanced for the chance to win this prestigious accolade.



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