Leaders, Contest, and Other Resources

District Leadership Daily Calendar (this is separate from the events calendar)

The contest for the 2018 Spring Contest will be the International and Table Topics contests.  Below you can find materials that may be used during contest.

Contest Resources

The contest for the 2018 Spring Contest was the International and Table Topics contests. Contest results can be found here. The following are materials may be used by clubs, areas and divisions to better prepare for their speech contests.

Training Materials

  • Contest Chair and Contest Manager Training
  • Judges Training

Official Branded Contest Resources*

General Contest Materials
Humorous Speech Contest

Download Entire Humorous Speech Contest Kit (includes Contest Rulebook, Certificate of Eligibility & Originality, Timer Record Sheet & Instructions, Judges Guide & Ballot, Tiebreaking Judge’s Guide & Ballot, Ballot Counters’ Tally Sheet, Contestant Biographical Information, Notification of Contest Winner, Contest Certificates)
Evaluation Contest


Download Entire Evaluation Contest Kit
(includes Contest Rulebook, Certificate of Eligibility & Originality, Timer Record Sheet & Instructions, Judges Guide & Ballot, Tiebreaking Judge’s Guide & Ballot, Ballot Counters’ Tally Sheet, Contestant Biographical Information, Notification of Contest Winner, Contest Certificates)
Tall Tales Contest


Download Entire Tall Tales Speech Contest Kit
(includes Contest Rulebook, Certificate of Eligibility & Originality, Timer Record Sheet & Instructions, Judges Guide & Ballot, Tiebreaking Judge’s Guide & Ballot, Ballot Counters’ Tally Sheet, Contestant Biographical Information, Notification of Contest Winner, Contest Certificates)
International Speech Contest


Download Entire International Speech Contest Kit
(includes Contest Rulebook, Certificate of Eligibility & Originality, Timer Record Sheet & Instructions, Judges Guide & Ballot, Tiebreaking Judge’s Guide & Ballot, Ballot Counters’ Tally Sheet, Contestant Biographical Information, Notification of Contest Winner, Contest Certificates)
Table Topics Contest


Download Entire Table Topics Contest Kit
(includes Contest Rulebook, Certificate of Eligibility & Originality, Timer Record Sheet & Instructions, Judges Guide & Ballot, Tiebreaking Judge’s Guide & Ballot, Ballot Counters’ Tally Sheet, Contestant Biographical Information, Notification of Contest Winner, Contest Certificates)

Contest Timing

Minimum Green Yellow Red Maximum
International Speech 4:30 5:00 6:00 7:00 7:30
Humorous Speech 4:30 5:00 6:00 7:00 7:30
Evaluation 1:30 2:00 2:30 3:00 3:30
Table Topics 1:00 1:00 1:30 2:00 2:30
Tall Tales 2:30 3:00 4:00 5:00 5:30