September 30, 2019 @ 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Department of Revenue Fishbowl
955 Center St NE
OR 97301
Dale Penegor

Tall Tales must be:

  1. 3-5 minutes (plus 30 second grace period)
  2. The subject for the Tale Tales speech must be of a highly exaggerated, improbable nature and have a theme or plot.
  3. Humor and props may be used to support or illustrate the speech.

Traditional awards will be given for 1st, 2nd and 3rd.

Special awards will be given to any contestant who incorporates one or more of Robert’s favorite topics into their Tall Tale:

  1. Arizona
  2. aliens/UFO’s
  3. peanut butter, or
  4. NaNoWriMo*

We encourage your participation as either a contestant or one of the support roles listed:


Judges: we need three or four

Timers: we need 2

Vote counters: we need 2

Toastmaster:  Dale Penegor

Contestant Interviewer:  we need one

Sargent of Arms:  we need one

Please let me know if you would like to participate.

If you are from TransToasters, Toasting Excellence or Flying Toasters, feel free to forward invite your membership to join us. We would love to see them cheer on the contestants!

If you have any questions, please let me know.

** NaNoWriMo…..National Novel Writing Month: an annual, Internet-based creative writing project that takes place during the month of November. Participants attempt to write a 50,000 word manuscript between November 1 and November 30.

This event is sponsored by High Noon Toastmasters Club.