For 2023-2024, all Areas may send two contestants for each contest type to the Division Contests this year, EXCEPT Division H Areas 91, 92, 94, 95, & 96 that may advance only one contestant for each contest type.  At the Division level, each Division may advance only one contestant from each category to the District.


2023-2024 Rulebook

International Speech
Contest Tool Kit

Table Topics Speech
Contest Tool Kit

2023 -2024 Contest Events

 The International Speech Contest is held every year.   In addition to this, District 7, is holding a Table Topics Contest.

Each contest is a separate event with its own contestants and functionaries.

Through Jan 31, 2024
 Club Contests
Feb 1, 2024 – March 31, 2024  
Area Contests
April 1, 2024 – April 30, 2024  
Division Contests
May 17 & 18, 2024  
District Contests

For specific dates, please visit the D7 Events Calendar.

Why Speech Contests

Speech contests are a Toastmasters tradition.   Each year, we seek to identify and recognize members with outstanding public speaking skills, and ultimately award the title of “World Champion of Public Speaking”.   Besides being fun, it recognizes excellence, inspires our members, and draws attention to our organization.


Online Contest Checklists & Planning Guide
Online Contests Best Practices
Contest Roles and Their Responsibilities
REV 05FEB2023 Briefing Scripts (Chief Judge & Contest Chair)
Contest Scripts – Updated 18DEC2022
Tracking Worksheets
Timer Backgrounds
Frequently Asked Questions