When introduced by the Toastmaster, please state the following:

Greetings Mr./Madam Toastmaster, fellow Toastmasters, and guests.
As Timer, I will time the table topics speakers, formal speeches, and the evaluations.
I will also alert each speaker of the time they have left, using the green, yellow, and red cards, which denote specific times remaining.
Thank you Mr./Madam Toastmaster.

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Timing Guidelines

Table Topics Speakers should limit their remarks to no more than 2 minutes.
• At 1 minute, I will raise the green card.
• At 1 minute and 30 seconds, I will raise the yellow card.
• At 2 minutes, I will raise the red card.

Ice Breaker speeches should be 4-6 minutes in length.
• At 4 minutes, I will raise the green card.
• At 5 minutes, I will raise the yellow card.
• At 6 minutes, I will raise the red card.

Most other speeches will be 5-7 minutes in length.
People giving speeches outside of these times will advise their evaluator, and the evaluator will advise the timekeeper.
• At 5 minutes, I will raise the green card.
• At 6 minutes, I will raise the yellow card.
• At 7 minutes, I will raise the red card.

The individual evaluations should be between 2-3 minutes.
• At 2 minutes, I will raise the green card.
• At 2 minutes and 30 seconds, I will raise the yellow card.
• At 3 minutes, I will raise the red card.