World Champion of Public Speaking – Speeches

2017 - Pull Less, Bend More - Manoj Vasudevan
2016 - Outsmart, Outlast - Darren Tay
2015 - The Power of Words - Mohammed Qahtani
2014 – I See Something - Dananjaya Hettiarachchi
2013 - Changed By A Tire - Presiyan Vasilev 
2012 - Trust is a Must - Ryan Avery 
2011 - Just So Lucky - Jock Elliot 
2010 - The Aviators - David Henderson 
2009 - A Sink Full of Green Tomatoes - Mark Hunter 
2008 - Speak - LaShunda Rundles 
2007 - The Swami’s Question - Vikas Jhingran 
2006 - Bouncing Back - Edward Hearn 
2005 - The Ultimate Question - Lance Miller 
2004 - Lessons From Fat Dad - Randy Harvey 
2003 - Never Too Late - Jim Key 
2002 - Music in the Key of Life - Dwayne Smith 
2001 - Ouch! - Darren LaCroix 
2000 - One of Those Days - Ed Tate 
1999 - The Key to Fulfillment - Craig Valentine 
1998 - My Little World - Brett Rutledge 
1997 - A Warm Boot - Willie Jones 
1996 - Get Up - David Nottage 
1995 - A Second Chance - Mark Brown 
1994 - Stuck to a Bucket - Morgan McArthur 
1993 - It’s Possible - Otis Williams Jr. 
1992 - Take a Chance - Dana LaMon 
1991 - The Train’s Still Rollin - David Ross 
1990 - Silver Bullets - David Brooks 
1989 - A Many-Splendored Thing - Don Johnson 
1988 - Please Don’t Walk On Mother’s Roses - Jerry Starke 
1987 - The Pain Passes - Harold Patterson 
1986 - We Can Be Pygmalion - Arabella Bengson 

1985 - Age is a hang up on numbers - Marie C. Pyne 

 

1984 - Joe Boyd, Bellingham, Washington
1983 - Retirement, Never! - Roy Fenstermaker
1982 – Enjoy Life ... With Enthusiasm – Kenneth L Bernard
1981 – Defend, Even the Rights of Your Enemies – Jim Joelson
1980 – To Stand Before Kings – Jeff Young
1979 – Dream Your Dream – Dick Caldwell
1978 – Where Do You Stand? – Michael Aun ll
1977 – Laughter – Evelyn Jane Davis
1976 – I Am ... You Are ... He Is – William Johnson
1975 – The High Cost of Smiling – Andy McKay
1974 – Who Am I? Where Am I Going? Why? – Bennie Powell
1973 – Reach Out and Help Me – Charles W. `Doc` Stewart
1972 – The Candidate, the Actress and the War – Rudy Vaile
1971 – Just For a Change – Bert Angus
1970 – What Are We Worth in the Auction of Life? – Stephen D. Boyd

1969 - Dennis Nangers, Delano, California 
1968 - Grant R. Sheehan, Washington, D.C. 
1967 - Dale Smith, Goshen, Indiana 
1966 - Michael Yaconelli, San Diego, California 
1965 - John L. Nydegger, Lewiston, Idaho 
1964 - Anthony C.L. Bishop, Northridge, California 
1963 - Larry Beitel, Winston-Salem, North Carolina 
1962 - Robert Garton, Columbus, Indiana 
1961 - John J. Carver, Seattle, Washington 
1960 - Glenn E. Carroll, Kitchener, Ontario, Canada 
1959 - Dean F. Berkeley, Bloomington, Indiana 
1958 - Edmund Shire 
1957 - Charles Jones, Fort Smith, Arkansas 
1956 - David Holmes Jr., Toledo, Ohio 
1955 - How Much of American Wealth Should We Share? - Charles (Charlie) W. Bryant.
1954 - Herbert Thompson, Wood River, Illinois 
1953 - Theodore B. Furlow, Long Beach, California 
1952 - Your Survival Tomorrow – George W Armstrong, Omaha, Nebraska 
1951 - Albert Green, Jr., Seattle, Washington 
1950 - Charles Hilton, Mason City, Iowa 
1949 - Dalton McAllister, Fort Wayne, Indiana 
1948 - Robert Dellwo, Spokane, Washington 
1947 - Douglas Sherwin, Clearlake, Iowa 
1946 - Thor Myhre, Spokane, Washington 
1945 - NO CONVENTION 
1944 - NO CONVENTION 
1943 - Llyod Prante 
1942 - Cavett Robert, Phoenix, Arizona 
1941 - John McInnis 
1940 - David MacFarlane, Santa Monica, California 
1939 - William Roberts, Huntington Park, California 
1938 - Henry Wiens, Reedley, California