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Anél Pieter Hammersma represents Two Oceans at the Division Contest

Posted by LP User on Friday, April 6, 2018, In : Contests 

One of our newest members Anél (on the left), has flown through the International prepared speaking contest rounds and will be representing our club on Saturday the 7th April at the Division Contest. Her speech title 'Noise' is a delightful look at mindfulness, accepting life on life's terms and surrender.

Delivered with her amazing confidence, powerful presence and hilarious storytelling ability, we are watching this space. 

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Verity is crowned SA Evaluations Champ

Posted by LP User on Friday, June 19, 2015, In : Contests 
In a first for Two Oceans, member Verity Price brought by the title of District 74 Evaluations Champion for 2015!  This is the second time a member has been crowned a District Champion - in 2012 Verity's sister Kay Price-Lindsay won the District Prepared Speaking title. We are a club on fire!

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Reto & Lorne BOTH place at District Contest

Posted by LP User on Friday, June 27, 2014, In : Contests 
Lorne Sulcas took 3rd place at the District 74 Evaluations Contest on 16 May and Reto Camichel went on to take 2nd place at the Prepared Speaking contest on 17 May.  A HUGE success for them both and for Two Oceans.

Since 2012 we've had member at the District Finals each Year. Kay took 1st place for speaking in 2021, Verity took 2nd place for Humourous Speaking in 2012, Lorne took 3rd place for Evaluations in 2013 and Francois competed in Prepared Speaking. Jeremy competed in the Humorous Final...

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Reto & Lorne are Division D Champions!

Posted by LP User on Friday, June 27, 2014, In : Contests 
Well done Lorne Sulcas and Reto Camichel for doing us proud tonight and making Two Oceans history - two Division D Winners on one night!!!! Huge congrats to Marion Thomas and Claire Strohbach for competing brilliant too! What a team effort!

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Two Oceans are the Area Champs!

Posted by LP User on Monday, March 31, 2014, In : Contests 
From Club to Area to Division.... the world is our oyster! Two Oceans participated in many ways at the Area Contest on 19th March, held at the Steenberg Golf Estate and brilliantly run by Breakfast Club Toastmasters.  Melanie Steyn was our brilliant Contest Chair, we provided judges on the night and even 'Cashiers' at the door! :) Two Oceans took first and second place in BOTH contests! What an unbelievable night! 

Reto Camichal - 1st International Speaking Contest (Area)
Claire Strohbach - ...

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2014 Club Contest

Posted by LP User on Monday, March 31, 2014, In : Contests 
Club  Competition - Wednesday 5 March 2014   
Club Competition night is always something to look forward to! This competition was EPIC!

Oodles of guests, star-class competitors, first time contest chairs, new members participating as time-keepers and tally counters, amazing judges...

It really is a pleasure to be part of a club where every member is engaged, invested, enthusiastic and ready to rock no matter what part they are playing! Well done Two Oceans!

Well done to our winners of the ni...

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Reto Camichel wins Humour Hop About!

Posted by LP User on Wednesday, November 27, 2013, In : Contests 
Woohoo!!!!! Two Oceans took top honours tonight when Reto Camichel won the Humourous Hop About at Table Bay Toastmasters! This means we have yet another trophy at the club and even more to celebrate as we end this year with BIG smiles on our faces!

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15 May: Lorne Sulcas Crowned Division Champion

Posted by LP User on Wednesday, June 26, 2013, In : Contests 
Two Oceans Toastmasters is proud to have had two members once again rise above the crowd this year and stand out as exceptional communicators in the International Speech and Evaluations contest.

Local business owner Francois Roux was crowned Best Speaker in the Area (Southern Suburbs) in April and went on to take third place at the Division Contest (Western Cape) in May. Fellow member and wild life photographer, Lorne Sulcas, not only took the honours as the Best Evaluator in the Area, he then...

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23 April 2013: And the winners are.....

Posted by LP User on Wednesday, April 24, 2013, In : Contests 
Last night the best of the best of Area D1 met to battle it out at the International Speech and Evaluations Contest. The contest was held at the Wynberg Old Boys Pavillion and was brilliantly organised by Ryan Skews of Good Hope Toastmasters.

Two Oceans exceeded all expectations when we took first place in both the speech and evaluation contests! Francois Roux with this speech 'Joe The Obstacle Jumper' had the audience rivetted with his moving yet humourous speech about his grandfather. There ...

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6 March: Contest Meeting Review

Posted by LP User on Tuesday, March 19, 2013, In : Contests 
The caliber of the speeches and evaluations at our contest meeting tonight was absolutely astounding, but unfortunately each contest can only have one winner. Congratulations to Francois Roux who won the English International contest . Francois, we will be cheering you on at the Area Contest! Also a big thumbs up to Claire Strobach who came close second and continues to grow and flourish as a speaker.

The Evaluation Contest had a nail biting finish with Verity Price and Lorne Sulcas head on he...

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Can Two Oceans Produce Another Winner?

Posted by LP User on Friday, March 1, 2013, In : Contests 
Two Oceans Toastmasters will be holding its Annual International Speech contest on Wednesday 6th March at the Fish Hoek Civic Centre at 19h00.

Last year, Kay Price-Lindsay did Two Oceans proud when she went from winning the club contest to representing Southern Africa at the International Speaking Contest Semi-Finals in Orlando, Florida in the USA. Kay was placed joint 10th in the world, after narrowly missing out on the finals when she was beaten by Ryan Avery who was crowned the overall win...

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18 Aug: Kay Price-Lindsay is joint 10th in the World

Posted by LP User on Tuesday, August 21, 2012, In : Contests 
With all of Two Oceans Toastmasters good wishes behind her, Kay winged her way to Orlando last Monday to represent Two Oceans (and Southern Africa) at the International Public Speaking World Champs. She was part of the final group of 9 Semi-Finals held on 16th August and was the last person of the day to speak (talk about pressure)! For the first time in the competition the ballots had to be counted 3 times because the results were so close and in the end Kay was placed 2nd to an Ameri...
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1 Aug: Humourous Contest...

Posted by LP User on Wednesday, August 8, 2012, In : Contests 
What a magic Humourous Contest and evening we all shared last week! Well done to everyone who contributed to making the evening such a huge success and for such a big turnout of guests - we were packed to overflowing!

Alana's Youth Leadership Program presentation was a delight and the quality of the speeches and the level of entertainment was extraordinary. Seeing the students delivering their speeches was an inspiration to us all no doubt and testiment to how important the YLP is in h...

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5 May: District Contest won by Kay!!!

Posted by LP User on Thursday, July 5, 2012, In : Contests 
Kay Price-Lindsay won the District 74 International (prepared) speaking contest with her speech 'Snap, Crackle, Pop'. This is the first time ever that a member of Two Oceans Toastmasters has become the public speaking champion of Southern Africa!!!

Kay will represent District 74 at the World Championships of Public Speaking in the USA in August 2012. Go get em!

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29 March: Division Contest hosted by Two Oceans!

Posted by LP User on Thursday, July 5, 2012, In : Contests 
Two Oceans Toastmasters hosted the annual Division D speech contests in the Alphen Hall in Constantia. This was the first time our club had hosted such an event and it went brilliantly. With over 100 guests, fantastic finalists in the Prepared Speaking, Impromptu and Evaluation sections and delicious catering, it was a very special evening all round.

Kay Price-Lindsay excelled by winning the International (prepared) speaking contest, and in so doing became the first member of Two O...

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14 March: Area Speech Contest

Posted by LP User on Thursday, July 5, 2012, In : Contests 
The annual speech contests for Area D1 were held at Good Hope Toastmasters in Tokai.

From Two Oceans Toastmasters Kay Price-Lindsay won the International (prepared) speech contest and Sandi Welsh placed second in the Impromptu Speaking contest (which was won by Mike Fawcett from Achievers Toastmasters). Oliver Hagan (Grove Toastmasters) won the Evaluations contest.

Kay will represent area D1 at the Division D contest on Thursday 29 March 2012.
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1 February: Annual Speech Contest

Posted by LP User on Thursday, July 5, 2012, In : Contests 
Two Oceans Toastmasters held their annual speech contests, and the winners were
Kay Price-Lindsay
(international or prepared speech), Lorne Sulcas (evaluations) and Sandi Welsh (impromptu speaking).

They will represent Two Oceans Toastmasters at the Area contest on Wednesday 14 March 2012. Good luck!

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Please Note:

District 74
means the 9 countries of Toastmasters Southern Africa (approximately 125 clubs)

Division D means Namibia & the Western Cape of South Africa (approximately 30 clubs)

Area D1 means the 4 Toastmasters clubs in Fish Hoek, Tokai, Claremont & Newlands 




Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.
(Winston Churchill)

To be a person is to have a story to tell.
(Isak Dinesen)

"All the great speakers, were bad speakers at first."
(Ralph Waldo Emerson)