Dear Club Officers of District 3,

These announcements are especially for club officers. Notice that these announcements provide additional information that may not be included in the District 3 Newsletter recently distributed to all members.

Did you know?

It’s not too late for dues renewals!
You can still submit member dues payments even though October 1 has passed. To process online payments, go to Club Central, Submit Payment and follow the prompts.

Help your club and members maintain:

  • good club standing
  • good member standing for speech contests and club support credit
  • member access to Base Camp
  • membership required for the Distinguished Club Program

Renewals FAQ –

Winter Toastmasters Leadership Institute (TLI)

Winter Toastmasters Leadership Institute (TLI) will be virtual and free. More information and registration links are coming soon. To receive full credit for DCP goal #9, 4 or more officers must attend both Summer TLI and Winter TLI.

Planned Dates (subject to change):
Monday, December 13, 2021 at 6 pm
Saturday, December 18, 2021 at 9 am
Saturday, January 8, 2022 at 9 am
Monday, January 10, 2022 at 6 pm
Saturday, January 22, 2022 at 9 am

If you are interested in volunteering at TLI, please email

Officers – Speech Contest Season Begins at the Club Level

2021-2022 International and Table Topics Speech Contests
Now is the perfect time for your club to begin planning for your International and Table Topics speech contests. Make sure to read the Speech Contest Rulebook (Item 1171) for July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2022.

Note that changes from previous rules are marked with a diamond u.

Club speech contests may be virtual or in-person. Area, division, and district contests are currently scheduled to be in-person.*

All contest dates will be finalized soon and posted on the district calendar.

Club Contests: Should be held before the area contest at the end of January
or February. Area Contests: February and March, check with your Area
Director for dates and locations. Division Contests: Location information
coming soon.

District speech contests are currently scheduled to be in-person at the 2022 District 3 Conference.


District Table Topics speech contest – May 20, 2022
District International speech contest – May 21, 2022

Become a Club Coach

Help a club become successful while investing in your future DTM award.

Become a Club Coach. Here’s an opportunity to build membership, help struggling clubs and earn both club coach and district leader credit. With the extra recognition of district leader credit this year, you can earn 2 requirements toward DTM status. Invest in your future DTM award and help another
club grow. For more information, contact DJ Reed at

Rise Up to Club Events

Do you have room in your club for more members? Are you having fun at meetings? Do you want to share in the experience? Hold 6 club events if your club meets weekly, 3 events if your club meets bi-monthly, and 2 events if your club meets monthly, and get the word out.

Your club can earn a customizable Toastmasters gift pack worth about $100 for holding special club events throughout the 2021-2022 year. The first 20 clubs that meet the requirements of the campaign and submit documentation to by June 1 will be able to select their prize from the District 3 Incentive List for Toastmasters items.

For complete details, see
Your 2021-2022 District Leadership Trio
District Director David Hopper, DTM
Program Quality Director Karen Hewitt, DTM
Club Growth Director DJ Reed, DTM