It’s that time of year again when Toastmaster clubs all over the world will be holding their annual Humorous Speech and Table Topics Contests.

We’ll be reporting on the contests and results in Division S as they take place.

Here is John Zimmer delivering his winning speech Pay Attention which took 1st place at the District 59 Humorous Speech Contest in Bamberg, Germany on 15 November 2008. John spoke in front of approximately 250 people from Toastmasters clubs in 18 European countries.

Not only will it make you laugh but contestants will be able to pick up some tips on how to deliver a winning humorous speech.

Post written by Moira Beaton DTM, member of

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