Toastmasters Wold Champions of Public Speaking

Each year, thousands of Toastmasters, representing over 100 countries, battle for the title of World Champion of Public Speaking. This months-long competition culminated at the International Convention.

On this page you will find the winning speeches from the most recent winners of the Championship.

2021 Champion Verity Price

Verity Price is the 2021 World Champion of Public Speaking! Verity Price, from District 74 won with a speech titled, “A Great Read.”

2020 Champion Mike Carr

Mike Carr is the 2020 World Champion of Public Speaking! Carr, from District 55 won with a speech titled, “The Librarian & Mrs. Montgomery.”

2019 Champion Aaron Beverly

2018 Champion Ramona J Smith

2017 Champion Manoj Vasudevan

2016 Champion Darren Tay

2015 Champion Mohammed Qahtani

2014 Champion Dananjaya Hettiarachchi

2013 Champion Pres Vasilev

2012 Champion Ryan Avery

2011 Champion Jock Elliott

2010 Champion David Henderson

2009 Champion Mark Hunter

2008 Champion LaShunda Rundles

2007 Champion Vikas Jhingran

2006 Champion Edward Hearn

2005 Champion Lance Miller

2004 Champion Randy Harvey

2003 Champion Jim Key

2002 Champion Dwayne Smith

2001 Champion Darren LaCroix

2000 Champion Ed Tate

1995 Champion Mark Brown