Division F Speech Contest 2015

This afternoon, Division F held its Speech Contest at Grand City Hotel. Three areas – Areas 51, 52 & 53 – competed in two categories: Evaluation Contest & Table Topics Contest. Each area had 2 representatives making it 6 contestants competing per category.

division F speech contest 2015

The table topics contest was held first. Each contestant had to answer the quote: “Sometimes the question is complicated, but the answer is simple.” I was one of the judges for table topics, and judging was a completely different feeling from competing. Being a contestant is more nerve-wracking, there’s no doubt about it. The Evaluation contest came after, where there was one test speaker and all 6 contestants had to evaluate her.



  • Champion: Eddie Garbosa (Central CDO TMC)
  • 1st Runner Up: Joni Juaniza (Golden Friendship TMC)
  • 2nd Runner Up: Dilbert Ciano (Butuan TMC)



  • Champion: Leo Nogas (Iligan TMC)
  • 1st Runner Up: Adeva Esparago (CDO Central/Macajalar Bay TMC Dual Member)
  • 2nd Runner Up: Philip Ruby (Cagayan de Oro TMC)

division F speech contest 2015

Club Growth Director Chin Talaver

After the contest, Club Growth Director Chin Talaver gave an inspirational speech and, together with Division F Director Agnes Carlos, gave out a few awards to recognise those that contributed to the growth of Division F.

division F speech contest 2015

division F speech contest 2015

(Left to right) Division F Director Agnes Carlos, Club Growth Director Chin Talaver, Club Extension Chair Alex Zeta

I have to relinquish the Table Topics perpetual trophy during the Midyear Conference. I hope I’ll see it back at Division F soon! :) And of course, no Division F Contest will be complete without the intermission numbers. Each area had to perform and all the performers chose to sing. For a moment, I felt like I was watching The Voice – Toastmasters edition, instead of a speech contest.

division F speech contest 2015

division F speech contest 2015

division F speech contest 2015

The Champions in the Division contest will then represent Division F at the District 75 Midyear Conference this coming October 17-18 at St. Agatha Resort and Country Club in Tikay, Malolos, Bulacan.

Registration Rates:

  • P2,888 until Sept 15, 2015
  • P3,888 from Sept 16 onwards

For more information on the 2015 Midyear Conference email toastmasterhero@gmail.com.

Congratulations to the winners and all who joined!

Go live a Truly Wealthy life!




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