2022 International Speech Contest Semifinals

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

The top two contestants from each region quarterfinal advance to the semifinals. Regions are randomly assigned to one of the two contests within each semifinal round, which will take place as part of the 2022 International Convention. Region quarterfinal results will be announced in early July. Check back here to see the names of contestants who will be competing in the semifinals.

The top two contestants from each semifinal contest advance to the World Championship of Public Speaking for a chance to become the 2022 World Champion of Public Speaking. The 2022 International Convention will be offered as a hybrid event, hosted from Nashville Tennessee. Stay tuned for more details regarding the convention and how the International Speech Contest Semifinals will be conducted.