Category: Toastmasters

  • First place & second place!

    Once again, I competed in the Toastmasters International contests this Spring! The first competition was the “Evaluation Contest”.  This is a contest to see who can best evaluate a given speech.  A test speaker gives a 5 to 7 minute speech and all the contestants hear the speech and take notes.  Then, the contestants are escorted […]

  • First Place!

    It’s been 6 years since I (David) last competed in a Toastmasters “International Speech Contest.”  This is the contest that I competed in back in 1999 in which I took third place in the world.  This year, I decided to compete again.  I’ve needed a new challenge in Toastmasters, and the contests are the best […]

  • Top Speech Evaluator in Northeast Ohio

    On Saturday, April 24, I competed in the Northeast Ohio District Toastmasters Speech Contest.  I was one of eight contestants in the “Speech Evaluation” contest, which measures a contestant’s ability to provide helpful feedback to a given speaker.  The target speaker gave a humorous recount of a day in her life in which everything seemed […]

  • David wins another speech contest!

    Last night, March 29, David competed in a Toastmasters Speech Contest.  This contest, called the “Evaluation Contest”, is a competition to see who can give the best feedback/evaluation to a speaker.  David took first place and proceeds to the next level of competition on April 24!  That competition will be for “all the marbles” at […]

  • David wins Area Speech Contest

    Last night, March 15, David competed in a Toastmasters Speech Contest.  This contest, called the “Evaluation Contest”, is a competition to see who can give the best feedback/evaluation to a speaker.  David took first place and proceeds to the next level of competition on March 29!