This Spring will mark the International Speaking Competition as well as the Evaluation Competition.
Traditionally I don't do well at International Speaking but given that I can ham up a baby speech, I think I'll be in good stead. I'm thinking of doing a speech on "firsts" as there are many humorous firsts during the pregnancy/childbirth/infant stages.
Evaluation, on the other hand, I tend to do ridiculously well at. Last time out (2 years back) I took second place for Northern BC.
This year will be somewhat frustrating in that I can't move on in the competitions as I'm geographically challenged.
Club level: Prince George, BC
Area level: Valemount, BC (300 km East)
Division level: Dawson Creek, BC (400 km North)
District level: Osoyoos, BC (800+ km South)
So even if I win at club level there's no chance I can compete at area, similarly division, etc.
Either way, I'm going to come out and compete... I am looking forward to the season regardless :)