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2017 Golden Gavel Activities

Esquimalt United Church
500 Admirals Road
Victoria, BC

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Come on out and support the novice
speakers, it is time well spent!

Victoria's "Golden Gavel Novice Speakers Competition"
since 1946

The Golden Gavel Novice Speakers Competition is an annual speaking competition sponsored by the Golden Gavel Committee, a non profit organization.

The event is open to all novice speakers (17 years and older) on Vancouver Island and its Islets, whose training in public speaking is limited to 18 months.

The Golden Gavel Novice Speakers Competition Mission Statement:

"The purpose of this annual competition is to encourage and challenge all novice speakers through friendly competition in a supportive environment.

This competition is for novice speakers. Our intent is to create a safe area for novice speakers to challenge themselves and grow."

Golden Opportunities
Accent Refrigeration has donated three award plaques for the final. Thank you to company owner Art Sutherland, 1996 Golden Gavel Winner!
Revised October 2016

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