Official Toastmasters Rulebook 2017-2018

The Toastmasters Rulebook is updated yearly. We've included a copy of the 2017-2018Offical Rulebook . Click on the link below. We have also included a link to the summary of the rule changes.
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What is an Evaluation Contest?

Contestants observe a five-to seven-minute test speech and then present a two-to three-minute evaluation of the test speech.

What is a Humorous Speech Contest?

Contestants present a humorous speech that must be thematic in nature (opening, body, and close), not a monologue (series of one-liners).

What is an International Speech Contest?

Contestants present a five- to seven- minute speech on any subject they choose. All districts must conduct this contest.

What is a Table Topic Contest?

An impromptu speech, all contestants are assigned the same topic, told to them when they are introduced by the contest chair.

Tiebreaking Judge Guide and Ballot
International Contest

Tiebreaker Judge Guide and Ballot
Table Topics Contest

Click on the icon to download the Evaluation Contestant Note Sheet (Item 1177)

Video Release Form

Photo Release Form

SPOTLIGHT: Division C, Area C31: Area-Level Contest Video Highlight Overview