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How to Deliver Fun, Fair and Well Run Contests
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So.....You've decided to take on the challenging role of Contest Chair. This page has all the resources you will need to build a team and create a fair, fun and well run contest.

The first thing you should do is get a copy of the current Speech Contest Rulebook <<HERE>>
Then find yourself a Mentor - Someone who has already produced at least one successful contest
The first team member you should bring on board is the Chief Judge
If the Chief Judge has never performed this role then find them a Mentor
Work with the Chief Judge to build the team of Ballot Counters, Timers and (Secret) Judges
If a venue has not already been secured then.......secure a venue.
Get Contestants! If you are Chairing a club contest then promote the value of competition to club members
Download the appropriate Contest Kit and Script for the contest you are chairing - see below
Produce a fair, fun and well run contest

Clicking on the word KIT will download the appropriate contest kit directly from Toastmasters International.  It contains all the certificates and forms needed for that contest.

Each script contains suggested wording and key items to be done at each stage of a contest. The scripts are available in both DOC and PDF format so you can use them as is (PDF) or modify them (DOC) to suit your style.

The presentation 'Conducting Quality Speech Contests' by fellow Toastmaster Blair Montgomery, DTM (District 96 Chief Judge, 2014 - 2016) is available in both PPT(Powerpoint) and PDF format. This presentation can be used to train Contest Chairs, Chief Judges and other contest officials.

All the best as Contest Chair and in your Toastmaster journey!

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# of DOC
# of PDF
Get Contest
Kit Here
Evaluation DOC 816 PDF 845 KIT
Humorous DOC 760 PDF 1273 KIT
International DOC 777 PDF 704 KIT
Table Topics DOC 782 PDF 839 KIT
Tall Tales DOC 520 PDF 803 KIT
Conducting Quality
Speech Contests
PPT 658 PDF 618

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