2023 International Speech Contest Semifinals

The Bahamas is calling you!

The Toastmasters International Speech Contest Semifinals lead up to the World Championship of Public Speaking®, the highest level of competition at Toastmasters. Competition begins at the club level and proceeds through the Area, Division, District, and region quarterfinal levels.

Region quarterfinal results are in!The top two contestants from each region are advancing to the semifinals, where regions are randomly assigned to one of the two contests within each semifinal round. Discover which two contestants will represent your region at the 2023 International Speech Contest Semifinals, which will take place as part of the hybrid International Convention in August. Results from each region are announced as they become available. If results from your region are not included below check back soon for updates.

The top two contestants from each semifinal contest advance to the World Championship of Public Speaking for a chance to become the 2023 World Champion of Public Speaking. The 2023 International Speech Contest Semifinals and World Championship of Public Speaking® will be conducted as hybrid contests hosted from Nassau, Bahamas. Each participant will have the option to present onsite from Nassau or online from their home country. This allows all contestants to participate in the contest, regardless of travel restrictions.

*Contestant will be joining their semifinal online from their home country. All other contestants will be onsite at the Bahamas.

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