Contest season tips!
The Humorous Speech & Table Topics contest season is now in full swing. Winners at the club level will take part in Area contests whose winners will in turn represent their Areas at Division contests. Winners of the Division contests will then take part in the District final at the Ashford Conference in early May. All four District level finals will take place in Ashford, Table Topics, Humorous Speech, International Speech an Evalations.
While many clubs have already run their contests, some have not so here are some tips for you. Remember that all contest need the following functionaries in order to be valid:
– A minimum of five (5) anonymous voting judges
– One (1) tie-breaking judge appointed by the chief judge
– One (1) chief judge
– One (1) contest chair. You can also have one per contest
– Three (3) ballot counters
– Two (2) timekeepers