District 4 conducts two series of contests each year. The Evaluation Contest and Humorous Speech Contest are conducted in the fall and the Table Topics Contest and the International Speech Contest are conducted in the spring.

Contests are held at the club, area, division and district levels. This schedule provides information about the current area and division level contests.

Note that the contests are listed in Division/Area order and not date order. This is to help members quickly find the contests in their division and area.

Division A Division B Division C Division D Division E

Division A Contests

25
Oct
2017
Division A Evaluation and Humorous Speech Contest

Oct 25, 2017 5:15 pm - 8:15 pm

Palo Alto City Hall 250 Hamilton Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301, USA

Register Online

5:15pm Registration
5:45pm Briefings
6:00pm Intro/Opening Remarks
6:15pm Evaluation Contest
6:45pm Intermission
7:15pm Humorous Contest
8:15pm Awards and Closing Remarks

Admission: Free! Your clubs have already paid for you.
Light dinner and bottled water provided.
Parking: Street parking or in the parking garage free of charge.
Traffic: We know, it's a tough time. Please plan accordingly and allow extra time for traffic and parking.

Contact: Karsten Manske
Email: karstentoastmaster@gmail.com






10
Oct
2017
Area A1 Evaluation and Humorous Speech Contest

Oct 10, 2017 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Space Systems Loral 3825 Fabian Way, Palo Alto, CA 94303, USA

Register Online

Tentative Agenda
5:15pm Registration
5:40pm Briefings
6:00pm Intro/Opening Remarks
6:15pm Evaluation Contest
6:45pm Intermission
7:15pm Humorous Contest
8:15pm Awards and Closing Remarks

Admission: Free! Your clubs have already paid for you.

Light horsd'vours and bottled water provided.

Parking: Street parking free of charge.

Traffic: We know, it's a tough time. Please plan accordingly and allow extra time for traffic and parking.

Contact: Glenn Woodson
Phone: 910-797-1597
Email: glenn.woodson@gmail.com






10
Oct
2017
Area A2 Evaluation and Humorous Speech Contest

Oct 10, 2017 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

EPRI, Starr Auditorium 3420 Hillview Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA

Register Online

5:30 PM Registration
5:45 PM Briefings
6:15 PM Opening Remarks
6:25 PM Speech Evaluation Contest
7:05 PM Intermission
7:15 PM Humorous Speech Contest
8:00 PM Intermission
8:15 PM Award distribution
8:30 PM Closing Remarks

Light dinner & Water will be provided.

$7 - for registered attendees
$10 - for walk-ins

Contact: Kalidas Cheroolil
Email: kalidas.cheroolil@gmail.com






16
Oct
2017
Area A3 Evaluation and Humorous Speech Contest

Oct 16, 2017 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Redwood City Public Library 1044 Middlefield Road, Redwood City, CA 94063

Register Online

ENTRY IS FREE
Light refreshments and food will be served

PRE-REGISTRATION CLOSES 10/16/17 at 11AM

TENTATIVE AGENDA:
6:00 - 6:25 Networking & Registration
6:25 - 8:20 Humorous & Evaluation Speech Contests
8:20 Adjourn

Contact: Vince Castello, Area A3 Director castello.vicente@gmail.com

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS:
Speech contests will be held in the Community Room of the library.

Contact: Vicente Castello
Email: castello.vicente@gmail.com

Patrick Tauscher, Contest Chair
patricktauscher7@gmail.com






04
Oct
2017

Oct 04, 2017 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Sofia University 1069 E Meadow Cir, Palo Alto, CA 94303, USA

Register Online

This contest is FREE to all members in good standing!

Light refreshments will be served.

Contact: Rekha Raman
Email: rekhatoastmasters@gmail.com






03
Oct
2017
Area A5 Evaluation and Humorous Speech Contest

Oct 03, 2017 5:30 pm - 7:45 pm

Redwood City Library (Redwood Shores) 399 Marine Pkwy, Redwood City, CA 94065, USA

Event is free. Refreshments will be provided.

5:30 Registration begins
5:45 Contest briefings
6:00 Call to order and introductions
6:15 Evaluation contest
6:45 Recess
6:55 Humorous speech contest
7:45 Adjourn

Contact: Joe Madley
Phone: 650 364 4110
Email: joemadley@yahoo.com






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     Division B Contests

26
Oct
2017
Division B Evaluation and Humorous Speech Contest

Oct 26, 2017 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Genentech Bldg 31 Left Wing 310 DNA Way, South San Francisco, CA 94080, USA

Register Online

6:00-6:30pm Registration, refreshment and Networking
6:30-6:45pm Briefing for judges and contestants
6:45-7:00pm Welcome and general instructions
7:00-7:35pm Evaluation speech contest
7:35-7:45pm Intermission
7:45-8:45pm Humorous speech contest
8:45-9:00pm Award ceremony

Admission fees: $3

Refreshment will be provided

Contact: Xiaoyu Liu
Phone: 6502465344
Email: liu.toastmaster@gmail.com






06
Oct
2017
Areas B1 and B3 Evaluation and Humorous Speech Contest

Oct 06, 2017 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Notre Dame de Namur, St. Mary Hall, Rm 113 1500 Ralston Ave, Belmont, CA 94002, USA

Contact: Tatiana Nasedkina
Email: tatiana.toastmaster@gmail.com






25
Sep
2017
Area B2 Evaluation and Humorous Speech Contest

Sep 25, 2017 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm

TBA

Register Online

Join us for an evening of fun and laughters. It is free, courtesy of B2 Area Clubs.

6:00-6:45p.m. Registration & Refreshments
6:45-7:00p.m. Briefing
7:00-7:45p.m. Evaluation Contest
7:45-8:00p.m. Break
8:00-8:45p.m. Humorous Speech Contest
8:45-9:00p.m. Break
9:00-9:15p.m. Awards & Recognition

Little snacks and refreshments will be provided.

Contact: Tomer Petel
Phone: 1-415-889-3762
Email: peteltomer@gmail.com






20
Sep
2017
Area B4 Evaluation and Humorous Speech Contest

Sep 20, 2017 6:00 am - 9:00 pm

College of San Mateo District Office Board Rm, 2nd 3401 Csm Dr, San Mateo, CA 94402, USA

Register Online

Please register now. Great food and fun as well as funny speeches.

These contests are free to all members of Area B4 clubs that register by September 17, 2017.

Guests serving as functionaries are also free provided they register by September 17, 2017.

All walk ins without prior registration will be charged $5 at the door regardless of membership so register today.

Contact 
Area B4 Director Chin Stephen Email






20
Sep
2017
Area B5 Evaluation and Humorous Speech Contest

Sep 20, 2017 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Holy Child & St Martin's Episcopal Church 777 Southgate Ave, Daly City, CA 94015, USA

Contact: Dmitry Feldman
Email: dnfeldman@gmail.com






26
Sep
2017
Area B6 Evaluation and Humorous Speech Contest

Sep 26, 2017 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Thermo Fisher Scientific Campus-Rm 134 180 Oyster Point Blvd, South San Francisco, CA 94080, USA

Contact: Cassandra Garcia
Phone: 415 694-1489
Email: cassandg@gene.com






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     Division C Contests

18
Oct
2017
Division C Evaluation and Humorous Speech Contest

Oct 18, 2017 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

UCSF Mission Center (Rm 126) 1855 Folsom St #126, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA

Register Online

ENTRY FEE IS $5 CASH. PLEASE BRING EXACT CHANGE
Contestants receive free admission.

Light Refreshments served

PRE-REGISTRATION CLOSES 10/18/17 AT 12 NOON

TENTATIVE AGENDA:
5:40 PM – Networking, Contestant Briefing & Registration
6:00 PM – Welcome
6:10 PM – Evaluation Speech Contests
7:05 PM – Humorous Speech Contests
8:15 PM – Award ceremony
8:30 PM - Adjourn

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS:
Enter the building on Harrison Street side through the parking lot. Room 126 is to the Left of the entrance.

Parking: Paid visitors lot before 6pm. Street parking available.

Contact: Kameka Walker
Email: kamekawalker.tmi@gmail.com






04
Oct
2017
Areas C1 and C5 Evaluation and Humorous Speech Contest

Oct 04, 2017 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

OpenDNS Headquarters 444 Townsend St, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA

NOTE DATE HAS CHANGED

Register Online

Agenda (tentative):
5:30 pm Registration and Refreshments
5:40 pm Contestant and Judge Briefings
6:00 pm Welcome
6:10 pm Evaluation Contests
7:00 pm Intermission
7:10 pm Humorous Contests
8:20 pm Awards and Closing Remarks
8:30 pm Adjourn

$6 in advance
$8 at the door (if space available)
CONTESTANTS FREE

Contact: Tansy Bowermaster
Email: tansytoast@gmail.com






13
Sep
2017
Areas C2 and E5 Evaluation and Humorous Speech Contest

Sep 13, 2017 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

UCSF Mission Hall, Rm 1400 (Enter 4th St) 550 16th St, San Francisco, CA 94158, USA

Register Online

$6 for attendees who register in advance
$8 at the door (exact change, please!)
Contestants - Free!

Light dinner and drinks provided.

5:15 pm Registration Opens
5:45 pm Contestant Briefings
6:00 pm Welcome
6:15 pm Evaluation Contests
7:00 pm Intermission
7:15 pm Humorous Contests
8:15 pm Awards and Closing Remarks
8:30 pm Adjourn

Contacts:
Christian Cruz (Area E5 Director)
Email: tm.cjocruz@gmail.com

Michelle Mills (Area C2 Director)
Email: michelle.c2tm@gmail.com






05
Oct
2017
Areas C3 and C6 Evaluation and Humorous Speech Contest

Oct 05, 2017 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Pivotal Labs (5th Floor) 875 Howard St, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA

Register Online

Please complete the registration form.

ENTRY FEE IS $5 CASH. PLEASE BRING EXACT CHANGE
Contestants receive free admission.
Refreshments will be served

PRE-REGISTRATION CLOSES 10/04/17 AT 12 NOON

TENTATIVE AGENDA:
5:30 Networking, Contestant Briefing & Registration
6:00 Opening Comments and Rules
6:15 Evaluation Contest
7:15 Humorous Speech Contest
8:15 Award Ceremony
8:30 Adjourn

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS:
Located at 5th & Howard
5th Floor Event Area

Parking:
Paid Parking Structure at 5th and Mission Street. 1.60 per hour after 6pm.

Limited street parking available

Contact: Leah McKee
Area C3 Director
Phone: 415-203-0948
Email: leah.SFToast@gmail.com

Kameka Walker
Division C Director/C6
Kamekawalker.tmi@gmail.com






11
Oct
2017
Area C4 Evaluation and Humorous Speech Contest

Oct 11, 2017 6:00 pm - 8:15 pm

UCSF Mission Center (Rm 126) 1855 Folsom St #126, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA

Register Online

$5.00
CONTESTANTS FREE

Light Refreshments

Bring cash (exact change greatly appreciated)

Agenda (Tentative)
6:00 pm Registration and Refreshments
6:15 pm Contestants and Judges Briefings
6:30 pm Welcome
6:40 pm Evaluation Contest
7:15 pm Intermission
7:30 pm Humorous Speech Contest
8:00 pm Awards and Closing Remarks
8:10 pm Adjourn

Contact: Barry Pearl
Phone: 4154528673
Email: bpearl23g@hotmail.com






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     Division D Contests

Division D Evaluation and Humorous Speech Contest

19
Oct
2017
Division D Evaluation and Humorous Speech Contest

Oct 19, 2017 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Wells Fargo Learning Annex (2nd Floor) 333 Market St, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA

Register Online

Speech contests are a Toastmasters tradition. Each year thousands of Toastmasters compete in the Humorous, Evaluation, Tall Tales, Table Topics and International speech contests. Competition begins with club contests and winners continue competing through the area, division and district levels.

We will present two speech contests this evening:
Evaluation Contest: Contestants observe a five-to seven-minute test speech and then present a two-to three-minute evaluation of the test speech.

Humorous Contest: Contestants present a humorous speech that must be thematic in nature (opening, body, and close), not a monologue (series of one-liners).

5:00pm: Registration, light snacks, networking
5:30pm: Contest begins
7:30pm: Contest ends

Cost: $7 (proceeds cover the cost of trophies and refreshments)

Interested in volunteering at the event? Contact Division D Director Natasha Baker-Streit at natasha.bakerstreit.tm@gmail.com

Contestants do not need to pay or preregister to attend the event.

Contact: Natasha Baker-Streit
Email: natasha.bakerstreit.tm@gmail.com






28
Sep
2017
Areas D1 and D5 Evaluation and Humorous Speech Contest

Sep 28, 2017 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Wells Fargo Connections Center (AKA The Annex) 333 Market Street, 333 Market St, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA

Register Online

This will be a joint Area D1 and D5 contest. Cost of admission is a mere $25 per participating club, so pack 'em in!

Clubs that get 20% or more of their July 1st base membership to attend their area's contest will receive $25 in District credit. Which means it's basically a free party.

Contact: Nathan Williams
Phone: 5105074660
Email: nwilliams.toastmasters@gmail.com






26
Sep
2017
Areas D2 and D4 Evaluation and Humorous Speech Contest

Sep 26, 2017 5:45 pm - 8:30 pm

Wells Fargo, "The Hub" 1st Floor 333 Market St, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA

Register Online

Light refreshments will be provided

Contact: Eva Pagneux
Email: evapagneux.toastmasters@gmail.com






25
Sep
2017
Areas D3 and D6 Evaluation and Humorous Speech Contest

Sep 25, 2017 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Wells Fargo "the hub"(1st floor) 333 Market St, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA

Register Online

We will present two speech contests this evening:
Evaluation Contest: Contestants observe a five-to seven-minute test speech and then present a two-to three-minute evaluation of the test speech.

Humorous Contest: Contestants present a five-to seven-minute humorous speech that must be thematic in nature (opening, body, and close), not a monologue (series of one-liners).

Doors open at 5:30pm for registration, light snacks, networking. Contest begins promptly at 6pm.

Cost: $5 (proceeds cover the cost of trophies and refreshments)

Interested in volunteering at the event? Contact Area D6 Director Kitzzy Aviles at toastmasters@kitzzy.com

Contestants do not need to pay or preregister to attend the event.

Contact: Kitzzy Aviles
Email: toastmasters@kitzzy.com






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     Division E Contests

24
Oct
2017
Division E Evaluation and Humorous Speech Contest

Oct 24, 2017 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Wells Fargo Learning Annex (1st Floor) 333 Market Street, 333 Market St, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA

Register Online

Evaluation Contest: Contestants observe a five-to seven-minute test speech and then present a two-to three-minute evaluation of the test speech.

Humorous Contest: Contestants present a humorous speech that must be thematic in nature (opening, body, and close), not a monologue (series of one-liners).

5:00pm: Registration, light snacks, networking
5:30pm: Contest begins
7:30pm: Contest ends

Cost: $7 (proceeds cover the cost of trophies and refreshments)

Interested in volunteering at the event? Contact Division E Director, Susan Colborn at sjcolborn@yahoo.com

Contestants do not need to pay or preregister to attend the event.

Contact: Susan Colborn
Email: sjcolborn@yahoo.com







29
Sep
2017
Areas E1 and E4 Evaluation and Humorous Speech Contest

Sep 29, 2017 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Wells Fargo Learning Annex 2nd Fl Duncan Rm 333 Market Street, San Francisco, CA 94105

Register Online

To encourage and support participation in this years’ contests, District 4 is offering the “Crowd Pleaser” award to those Clubs that get 20% or more of their July 1st base membership to attend!

But wait, there’s more! In lieu of the $7 per attendee cover charge mentioned below, Clubs can now attend for a flat cover charge of $25 payable to District 4 Toastmasters.

If your Club is interested, please don’t hesitate to contact me, Susan Colborn, Division E Director, at sjcolborn@yahoo.com, and I will provide you with a promo code for members to sign up for no charge.

Evaluation Contest: Contestants observe a five-to seven-minute test speech and then present a two-to three-minute evaluation of the test speech.

Humorous Contest: Contestants present a humorous speech that must be thematic in nature (opening, body, and close), not a monologue (series of one-liners).

5:00pm: Registration, light snacks, networking
5:30pm: Contest begins
7:30pm: Contest ends

Cost: $7 (proceeds cover the cost of trophies and refreshments)

Interested in volunteering at the event? Contact Division E Director, Susan Colborn at sjcolborn@yahoo.com

Contestants do not need to pay or preregister to attend the event.

Contact: Susan Colborn
Email: sjcolborn@yahoo.com






22
Sep
2017
Areas E2 and E3 Evaluation and Humorous Speech Contest

Sep 22, 2017 2:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Salesforce Rincon Center 121 Spear St, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA

Register Online

Please join us to cheer for the contestants and learn great speaking skills.

Light foods and drink will be provided.

Contact: Iris Peng
Email: irispower@me.com






13
Sep
2017
Areas E5 and C2 Evaluation and Humorous Speech Contest

Sep 13, 2017 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

UCSF Mission Hall, Rm 1400 (Enter 4th St) 550 16th St, San Francisco, CA 94158, USA

Register Online

$6 for attendees who register in advance
$8 at the door (exact change, please!)
Contestants - Free!

Light dinner and drinks provided.

5:15 pm Registration Opens
5:45 pm Contestant Briefings
6:00 pm Welcome
6:15 pm Evaluation Contests
7:00 pm Intermission
7:15 pm Humorous Contests
8:15 pm Awards and Closing Remarks
8:30 pm Adjourn

Contacts:
Christian Cruz (Area E5 Director)
Email: tm.cjocruz@gmail.com

Michelle Mills (Area C2 Director)
Email: michelle.c2tm@gmail.com






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