Island Bay Toastmasters Humorous & Impromptu Speaking Contest - Guests Welcome!

Tonight is the night when the giggles, guffaws, smirks and snorts a speech receives count. Yes, its the Humorous Speech Contest which will be immediately followed by another to find out who has the best gift of the gab; the Impromptu Speaking or Table Topics Contest.

If you'd like to come along as guest and you'll be warmly welcomed but be warned, this isn't a regular meeting. This one is special. It's an opportunity for experienced Toastmasters to hone their public speaking skills with the added frisson of healthy competition. It's fun, educational and a great way to see and hear skills in action.

Time: 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Where: Island Bay Community Centre, 137 The Parade, Island Bay
Bring: Just yourself!

Come on time - meetings start at 7:30pm sharp. There's a break for tea and biscuits half way through, when you'll get a chance to speak with Toastmasters members and find out more.

We hope you can join us!

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  • Susan D.

    Thanks to Mark for Chairing, to the Judges for judging! Agree with Russell - a great topic for the Impromptu Speaking. Well done everybody - especially Kate! Good luck to Russell in the upcoming Humorous Contest. And thanks James for coming along and promising to come again! Nice to meet you.

    2 · July 18, 2013

  • Russell T.

    Great topic for the Impromptu Speaking - "If at first you don't succeed, should you try again?" Contest ably won by Kate, who will now represent us at the Area contest. Well done, Kate.

    1 · July 18, 2013

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We just grab a coffee and speak French. Some people have been coming every week for months... it creates a kind of warmth to the group.

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