Category Archives: Contests

Is there a world champion here in Leeds?

For most people, March means the start of Spring, Easter bunnies, Easter eggs and the clocks going forward. If you’re a member of Toastmasters, it also means that it’s time to hone your speaking skills and get ready for the International Speech Contest! The International Speech Contest works a bit like the FA Cup, in… Read More »

Leeds clubs shine at Area 15 contest at Hull

The Area 15 (comprising of clubs from Hull, Leeds, Doncaster, Sheffield and Cummins) was held at Holiday Express Inn, Hull on 7th Apr 2013. Leeds clubs (White Rose Speakers and Leeds City Toastmasters) were represented by three contestants – Chris Worfolk (International speaking – Leeds City Toastmasters and Evaluation – White Rose Speakers), Erik Bentham… Read More »

2013 Speech & Evaluation Contest

Exciting close call for White Rose Speakers’ first Evaluation Contest in Wednesday 27th! Evaluating Kartik Vaidyanathan’s excellent, interesting and funny speech entitled “What’s in a Name”, our VPE Chris Worfolk took first place and will represent White Rose at the Area Contest in Hull on 7th April. He was closely followed by runners-up Jerry Craggs… Read More »