Contests

George Sutton Club Members Compete 2017 International Speech Contest and Table Topics Contest at Area

The winners of our club Table Topics (Teresa Seggerman) and International Speech Contest (Ryan Dunn) competed last night at the Area contest. Great job to both representing our club!

Teresa inspired the audience why having a love for yourself is such an important part of our lives. It was the best rendition of that speech yet and took 2nd place in a tough competition!

The table topic question for the contestants was, “Describe what pet (past, present or future) has aided you in public speaking.” Ryan gave a hilarious response of his next door neighbor’s puppy serving as a “babe… Read Full Post »

Our VP Education, Ryan Dunn (far right in both photos), did a great job as the Contest Chairman and Master of Ceremonies for our 2016 club Table Topics and International Speech contest today.

International Speech contestants from left to right were:

1st Place: Lloyd Barger
2nd Place: Anastasia Button

Club International Speech contest winners 2016

Table Topics contestants from left to right were:

3rd Place: Carl Bruckman
2nd Place: Anastasia Button
1st Place: Hazel Ramsbotham

Club Table Topics contest 2016

Great job to all contestants and please support the 1st place winners as they move to the next level of competition…the Area D7 contest!!

When: Sat, March 26, 8 am –… Read Full Post »

Toastmasters District Contest
 
We are one day away from the International Speech Contest District 26 competition here in Denver Colorado on Saturday, May 16, 2015. Eight finalists representing more than 150 clubs throughout Colorado, Wyoming and western Nebraska will speak for 5-7 minutes to see who will leave with the big trophy and advance to the International championship in Las Vegas this August!

Competitors first had to win the contest at their club level, then advanced to the area, where a person usually competes against 3-5 contestants from other clubs. The winner from there advances to the Division contest, where the competition… Read Full Post »

Contest winners Heather Brown and Tonya Sunderland.Congratulations to Heather Brown (1st place) and Tonya Sunderland (2nd place) for their award-winning evaluations in the 2014 evaluation contest at the George Sutton Toastmasters club. Heather will be representing our club at the Area contest in late September (date and location to be announced).

Special thanks to Gretchen Vaughn of the Toast of Inverness club for serving as our test speaker.

Heather will also be our appointed representative at the humorous speech contest. I’d tell you what her topic is but that would be sharing insider information…look out competition!

Rich Hopkins speaking at Toastmasters contest.This Thursday, August 14, 2014, the amazing Rich Hopkins will visit our Toastmasters club as a guest speaker and deliver his 5-7 minute contest speech in preparation for the Toastmasters International championship where he will be competing next week in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia!

Rich has competed at his own club contest level, his area, then division, then district over the past several months. Next week, he will compete against 91 contestants divided by 9 semi-finals, and then will move on to compete against 8 other finalists for the title of World Champion of Public Speaking!

When I asked Rich this… Read Full Post »