Each year Woking Speakers Club competes in 5 contests. These are:
The Humorous Speech contest runs each year during the Autumn. This is a Toastmasters International contest and therefore the winner at club contest goes on to compete with other club winners at various levels up to District (our District covers the whole of the UK and Ireland).
The annual Table Topics contest is run alongside the Humorous Speech contest in the Autumn. Both contest culminate in the District level final which takes place at the District Conference in November each year.
The International Speech contest is held during the Spring. Also a Toastmasters International contest, this is the only contest that goes (as its name suggests) International, culminating at the Annual Toastmasters International Conference. The winner at this highest level is crowned World Champion.
The annual Evaluation contest is run alongside the International Speech contest each Spring. This contest culminates in the District level final which takes place at the District Conference in May each year.
This is not part of the Toastmasters International programme of contests, but is a local contest in which local speakers and writers compete to be crowned the best storyteller. Held annually, last year's clubs taking part in the event were:
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