Division H

Division H contests – results

From Gordon Piggott, Division H Director

The Division H contests were held on Sunday 16 October 2016 in Oxted, hosted by Bromley Speakers.

Division H 2016

Humorous Speech contest

Four areas took part in the Humorous Speech contest, all the contestants were very entertaining: Amanda Donaldson, Mark Pratt, Vidhya Nagendran and Joe Currey. 

1st place was Mark Pratt from Surbiton Speakers in area 53

2nd place Joe Currey from Worthing Speakers area 32

Table Topics contest

Five contestants (Sylvia Lobo, Lisa Moore, Jo Bentley, Trudy Kuhn and Jamie Jani) took part in the Table Topics contest with the topic “ This is common to say that we grow whenever we go out of our comfort zone. How do you challenge yourself?”

The winner was Jamie Jani, from Surbiton Speakers in area 53

2nd place Jo Bentley, from County Communicators in area 32

3rd place Silvia Lobo, from Toasted Sandwich in area 37

Pictured above L to R: Sylvia Lobo, Jo Bentley, Jamie Jani, Mark Pratt and Joe Currey

Congratulations to all the people who took part and made of this afternoon a great success including our Chief Judge Richard Murray and Annelise Lepage who chaired the contests.  We were delighted to have three members of the District Leadership Team with us: District Secretary Paul Rhys-Taylor, Club Growth Director Andy Hammond, Finance Manager Meg Heyworth.

We are looking forward to seeing our winners at the District conference on Saturday 5 November in Woking

Book your ticket now if you haven’t done so yet, programme available here:


Division H Contests Autumn 2016

Our Division H contests are happening soon!

You are invited to join us and have the opportunity to be entertained and learn from the most humorous speakers in Division H in the humorous speech contest.

And to be enthralled, captivated and inspired by the quick thinking members who are taking part in the impromptu table topics contest.

Five winners from the areas from all over the division will be taking part in each contest.

When and where are the Division H Contests?

Sunday 16 October 2016 at Perform Within Oxted, Community Hall, Church Lane, Oxted, Surrey, RH8 9LJ

12.45pm to 3.30pm

Please join us for the Division H Contests by registering here:


Come and support your club members, and area contestant winners to help them become Division H 2016 contest winners

The winner of each contest will go on to take part in the District 91 final that will take be in Woking on 5 November 2016 at the District 91 conference.

Division H Contests

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