(Extracts from The Toasmasters rule book 2010-2011 on contestants & judging)
… to be eligible to compete in the International Speech Contest, a member must have completed at least six speech projects in the Competent Communicationmanual prior to the club contest.
Contestants in speech contests other than the international contest do not need to meet this requirement.
However, a charter member of a club chartered since the previous July 1 is permitted to compete without having completed this requirement. The club must have officially chartered before the area contest.
You must meet all eligibility requirements identifed below: