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Fall to Quench Your Thirst Find Your Own Voice and LOL Toastmasters International, District 65,the Eastern Division, Area 18 and SU Toast Club Present the Fall 2010 Evaluation & Humorous Speech Contests Tuesday, Sep. 28, 2010 3:25 PM Prompt start at 3:35 PM Syracuse University Link Hall, Room 369
AGENDA• 3:25 PM Grab Bag Drawl for Panel Evaluation “Each guest or member takes a chance on drawing a ticket for a lucky panel evaluation contestant out of a bag.”• 3:35 Opening remarks: Master of Ceremonies (Sung-Jin, Kim)• 3:45 Evaluation Contest Master: TBD - Official Evaluator for Test Speaker: Sung-Jin, Kim - Evaluation Contestants: TBD (amongst members) - Panel Evaluation Contestants: TBD (amongst guests)• 4:00 Interview Test Speaker by Contest Master• 4:05 Humorous Speech Contest Master: TBD - Contestant: Sung-Jin, Kim• 4:15 Interview the contestant by Contest Master• 4:20 Presentation of Awards: Master of Ceremonies• 4:25 Adjourn
The Mission of District 65Enhancing the performance and extending thenetworks of Toastmasters Clubs, thereby offeringgreater numbers of people the opportunity tobenefit from the Toastmasters educationalprogram by:• Focusing on the critical success factors as specified by the district educational goals and membership goals• Insuring that each club effectively fulfills its responsibilities to its members• Providing effective training and leadership development opportunities for club and district officers
CONTESTANTS PANEL EVALUATION HUMOROUS SPEECH“3 or 4 people on a panel each look at one aspect of the speech.” For example, one may focus on content, one on delivery, another onuse of language; or one may focus on openings, one of the speech body, one on conclusions, and so on• Member (Official evaluator) • Members 2-to-3 minutes Sung-Jin, Kim 5-to-7 minutes• Panel (Guests) 1-to-2 minutes
Contest OfficialsMaster of Ceremonies Sung-Jin, KimContest Master TBDChief Judge Ganapathi KamathJudges TBDTimer TBDSergeant-at-Arms John Adams Many thanks to our judges from Orange Orators. You are greatly appreciated.
“Panel Evaluation” Contestant’s Criteria Ticket #1: STRENGTHS ANALYSIS (clear / focused / posture and stance / gesture / body movements / facial expressions / eye contact / confident / use of notes ) Ticket #2: RECOMMENDATIONS (positive / specific / helpful) Ticket #3: TECHNIQUE (example / visualization / simile / metaphor / exaggeration / irony / pun / humor / slapstick / surprise twists / logical / emotional / sympathetic / sensitive / motivational) Ticket #4: SPEECH DEVELOPMENT (immediately engaging / interesting / easy to follow and understand / well constructed / reinforcing body / climactic)
“Panel Evaluation” Judge’s Guide (excellent > very good > good > fair)• STRENGTHS ANALYSIS: 40 > (28~39) > (17~27) > (0~16) An evaluator’s comments on the strengths of the speaker’s presentation should be clear and logical.• RECOMMENDATIONS: 30 > (22~29) > (13~21) > (0~12) An evaluator not only points out the weaknesses of a speech, but he/she also offers specific recommendations for improvement• TECHNIQUE: 15 > (11~14) > (6~10) > (0~5) An evaluator should be sensitive to the feelings and needs of the speaker, yet inspire and encourage the speaker in his/her future speaking efforts.• SPEECH DEVELOPMENT: 40 > (28~39) > (17~27) > (0~16) The evaluator should focus on the speaker’ opening. The evaluator should focus on the speaker’s body. The evaluator should focus on the speaker’s conclusion.