Club Officer Training Round 2

Club Officer Training Round 2

Club Officer Training Program Quality Director Mark Snow has been busy working with his team to prepare for the next round of online Club Officer Training. In round one, we achieved a record number of club officers trained. The challenge for round two is to build on...
Speech Contest Rulebook

Speech Contest Rulebook

Speech contests are a Toastmasters tradition. Each year, thousands of Toastmasters compete in the Humorous, Evaluation, Tall Tales, Table Topics and International speech contests. Competition begins with club contests, and winners continue competing through the Area,...
Candidates for 2020-2021

Candidates for 2020-2021

District Director Barbara Nielsen I joined Toastmasters in 2009. Toastmasters has motivated me to challenge myself. Through Toastmasters, I discovered confidence and multiple skills. The education program and mentoring have helped me grow. I am passionate about the...
When to introduce whom – a guide to protocol

When to introduce whom – a guide to protocol

Much of the etiquette at a Toastmasters’ Meeting is just common sense and courtesy. This basic rule will get you through most situations. There is a precedence of Introductions at a Toastmasters meeting: Visiting non-Toastmasters – dignitaries and guests...
Contest Scripts Revised

Contest Scripts Revised

Just in time for contest season all 4 Contest Toastmaster scripts have been revised to bring them in line with current contest language, and to be rulebook compliant. You can download them here, or from the Contest Resources page in the members section. Grab a Contest...
Speech Contestants Progression to Area

Speech Contestants Progression to Area

It has been decided by District that, for the 2019/20 year, if an area has only four clubs, then only one contestant from each club will be allowed to progress to area-level contests. This is in reference to Contest Rule Book item 3B. Download the new rulebook Please...
District 69 Member Survey

District 69 Member Survey

It is my great pleasure and privilege to announce the launch of the D69 Members Survey – an opportunity for our members (especially our new members) to provide feedback which will help us deliver even better service to you. (Special thanks go to Alex Davies and...
Introducing Barbara Nielsen, our new PQD

Introducing Barbara Nielsen, our new PQD

“While most of us may have joined Toastmasters to learn to make speeches, that benefit is but the beginning of the good which may come to us and the good which we may do for mankind.”  Ralph Smedley I enjoy reading quotes from Ralph Smedley because it gives me an...
Shiny, New District Leaders

Shiny, New District Leaders

Round 1 of the incoming District Executive Leader Training is now complete. The training room was full of enthusiasm and excitement as many attendees are first time district officers. District Executive...