It is your decision as to whether you compete in the Club contest. The winners of the Club contest compete at the Area level contest.
South Coast Speakers is included in Area B1, which also includes clubs at Cranbourne, Frankston, and Mornington. The winner and 2nd Placed of the B1 Area contest competes in the Bass Division contest. The winners from each Division then compete in the District 73 final, which includes Victoria, Tasmania and South Australia The District 73 winner of the International Speech Contest has the opportunity to compete in an annual contest held annually at Convention in the USA.