The Toastmasters Club meets for an hour every week excepting breaks, Academy weeks and during Finals – please visit our Facebook page for weekly times and locations. During these meetings, the members are given opportunities to give prepared five minute speeches or extempore one minute speeches. Evaluation is provided immediately by the audience and specific people who have been assigned the task of evaluation.
Annual Speech Competition
The Annual Speech Competition is a public speaking competition held in April every year to give an opportunity to some of the best speakers within Kelley to compete against each other. Competitors are asked to prepare speeches in advance and present it on the day of the competition. External judges are invited to evaluate and award prizes to the winners.
From time to time, external speakers like faculty members are invited to speak on various topics. Speakers are invited to show case different speaking styles to members and learn from them.