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 international.
The Speech Contest Rulebook
Understanding the rulebook makes your participation in speech contests a positive learning experience. You can download the 2014 Speech Contest Rulebook for free or purchase a printed copy through the Toastmasters online store. Revisions made to the 2014Speech Contest Rulebook are explained here.
Check out the interactive version of the 2014 Speech Contest Rulebook.