January 2024 News

January 2024 News

Dear Members,

Now that the year has started, we have many incentives and programs up and running! Please read through these January 2024 News and announcements to see how you can earn many rewards. We encourage you to check out https://aztoastmasters.org/members/ for events, training, incentives and programs. Also, follow us on social media for the latest news.

A Message From Your Trio

Call for Candidate Declarations

Inviting District 3 members to join our District Leadership Team for 2024-2025.

This is YOUR Opportunity to StepUp & Enhance 

your Leadership Journey!

Learn more about the Leadership position descriptions, competencies and responsibilities here,

For questions, contact Trish Blackwelder, District 3 DLC chair at dlc@aztoastmasters.org



🌐🎬 This year, the mission holds a secret so profound, we had to lock it away. Keep your spy senses sharp and tune in for a special video transmission on our social media platforms. The Location file has been unlocked, revealing the heart of the mission – click here to view.

Secure your MI6-worthy Sponsorship now!

Limited spots available for our exclusive OOTOAST mission. Become the Bond of the tech world and enjoy VIP access to:

🌍 Connect with Global Leaders

🚁 Showcase your gadgets to the elite

🕶️ Elevate your brand presence

🍸 Network with the crème de la crème of the industry


Check our Conference page for more info.

Register NOW for Winter TLI!

Inviting all Club Officers 

If you have missed the in-person TLI sessions in Phoenix & Chandler, register for the On-Demand TLI NOW!

Register Here: aztoastmasters.org/on-demand-tli/

for the D3 Speech Contests

The much-awaited Contest Season is HERE!!
We are excited to announce that the District 3, 2023-2024 Speech Contest Season is starting with Area Contests from January 27th onwards. For details of all contests visit: https://aztoastmasters.org/contest/

The District 3 Contest Team needs YOUR help! 

If you are interested in being considered for a role as a Contest Functionary, Judge or Test Speaker (for evaluation contest) this contest season (2023-2024), please sign up to be considered.

Judge Volunteer Form https://forms.gle/7XqR8aXvrYdXXcW1A

Functionaries Form https://forms.gle/aUPMCEpQ842AUwsR

Test Speaker Form (for Evaluation Contest) https://forms.gle/LvD9mVWFFXWfKWbv7

Watch the functionary training video here
If you are a Contest Zoom Master for the upcoming contests, join us for a practice session on January 22nd at 5PM Arizona Time. Register here.

Call for Nominations!

Calling for nominations for Communication & Leadership Award

This award is the highest honor District 3 Toastmasters can bestow upon a non-Toastmaster. It recognizes individuals within our communities who have demonstrated outstanding communication & leadership skills. Any member or club in good standing can nominate someone for this award.

Nomination form and details about past winners can be found at: https://aztoastmasters.org/member-recognition/#candl

Nominations due by February 1st, 2024

This award is to be presented by District 3 at the Annual Conference

Raffle Basket Submission

We’re gearing up for the OOTOAST Conference, and we need YOUR help to make it an unforgettable experience.

We’re on the lookout for creative minds to whip up Bond-inspired baskets that’ll leave everyone shaken, not stirred! 🍸🔫

🎁 Do you have a knack for putting together the perfect spy-themed goodies? Submit your awesome Raffle Baskets from your club!

Raffle Basket Submission Form

Win Prizes with D3 Incentives

For all current D3 Incentives visit

✨✨ Incentives – Toastmasters – District 3 ✨✨

7&7 – ends Mar 1, 2024
Train 7 officers in the summer & 7 officers in the winter TLI trainings.

The Power of Three – ends June 30, 2024
Incentivizing club members to achieve Triple Crown Awards!

Perfect 7 – ends Mar 1, 2024
Train 7 officers in either TLI training period.

Club Participation – ends May 15, 2024
Incentivizing clubs for participating at the Area, Division and District level Speech Contests!

DTM Award – ends June 30, 2024

Complete a DTM during the TM Year.

Early Bird DCP – ends April 1, 2024
Bring your club to Distinguished Status on April 1st and be declared an Early Bird DCP Club.

Treasure Hunt – ends June 30, 2024
Join us on a Treasure Hunt to discover the Treasures of Toastmasters. Download a map, check the rules, complete the activities and move closer to discovering the Treasure Chest.

✨Earn Gift Cards, Prizes and Awards!✨

*For additional information visit the D3 Incentives page

Upcoming Events

For the latest information, visit https://aztoastmasters.org/events/

Remember to add this and more to your calendar!

 Email tech@aztoastmasters.org for a link to add to your Google Calendar.

All Times Shown Are In Arizona Time

Your 2023-2024 District Leadership Trio

District Director Steve Feld, DTM
Program Quality Director Sara Mayer, DTM
Club Growth Director Tom Tiboni, DTM