International Speech Contest
The District 86 International Speech contest was held on Saturday April 29, 2017 during the 2017 Spring Conference at the Crowne Plaza, in Kitchener. Thousands of members across District 86 competed in their club, area, and division contests. The winners of each division competed to be the District 86 champion. Saturday's International speech contest decided who will go on to compete in the 2017 International Speech Contest Semifinals in Vancouver B.C. and a chance to be in the World Championship of Public Speaking. Over 30,000 will compete world wide, for the title of World Champion of Public Speaking.
District Evaluation Contest
The District 86 Evaluation contest was held April 30, 2017 in Kitchener during the 2017 Spring Conference in Kitchener with 10 contestants from each division competing. The Evaluation Contest demonstrated the best in giving feedback, in a 2 to 3 minute speech.