Central Toastmasters, Club 2277 District 31 - Worcester, Massachusetts
Throughout the year, Central Toastmasters will host a variety of speech contests. Contests include a Humorous Speech Contest, a Serious Speech Contest and a Table Topics Contest (impromptu speeches). The winners of these contests have the honor of competing in the regional contests held by our regional organization. The winners from the regional contest progress to the National and International contests respectively.
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BENEFITS of Toastmasters Leadership Institute are:
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|PRESIDENT||Conducts the business portion of the meeting.|
|INVOCATION||A brief uplifting address to set the tone of the meeting.|
|THOUGHT||A thought or saying.|
|JOKE||A joke or humorous story.|
|WORDMASTER||Selects a word to improve members' vocabulary and notes its correct use during speeches.|
|TIMER||Gives time limit signals to speakers and records their times.|
Counts votes and fills out award certificates.
|GRAMMARIAN||Notes both incorrect and good use of words and phrases.|
Counts "ahs" and "ums".
|TOASTMASTER||Runs the entire program for the evening and makes sure the meeting schedule is maintained.|
Introduces the Topicsmaster and the prepared speakers.
Provides appropriate transitions between speeches.
|TOPICSMASTER||Prepares topics for members to deliver impromptu speeches for approximately 2 minutes.|
|EVALUATORS||Each evaluator evaluates one of the prepared speakers.|
|GENERAL EVALUATOR||Assigns evaluators for each prepared speaker.|
In the first half of the meeting, evaluates all parts of the meeting, beginning with the President.
In the second half of the meeting, introduces each evaluator and evaluates the evaluations.
|PREPARED SPEAKERS||Each speaker delivers a prepared speech, usually based on requirements outlined in one of the Toastmaster manuals.|