October 2023 News

October 2023 News

Dear Members,

Now that the year has started, we have many incentives and programs up and running! Please read through these October 2023 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

Save the Date for Conference

Unlock the Secrets, Embrace the Thrill at D3’s Spy-Themed Conference Event!

’00Toast: Agent of Influence’ promises a day full of excitement, intrigue, and unforgettable memories. Prepare for an immersive experience that will leave you feeling like a true agent of influence! 👤🔍

🗓️ Save the Date: April 26th & 27th 2024 📅

Stay tuned for more updates as we unveil the secrets and surprises waiting for you at this spy-themed extravaganza. 🕶️🔒 Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to mark your calendars and get ready for an adventure of a lifetime! 🌍💼

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

District 3 at Phoenix Pride Festival

Phoenix Pride Festival

D3 Toastmasters invites you to join us at the Phoenix Pride Festival on October 21 and 22. We are looking forward to this event and hope to see you there!

Want to be a volunteer, reach out to CGD@aztoastmasters.org

2023-2024 Speech Contests

The two District 3 speech contests for the 2023-2024 contest season are: Evaluation and International ​

Area contests will be held Online, and Division District contests will be held in Hybrid format.

  1. Online contests are defined as those in which all participants are online.
  2. Hybrid contests are defined as those in which some participants (contestants and judges) are onsite in a physical location, and others are online.
  3. View the dates for Area, Division & District contests on the D3 website: https://aztoastmasters.org/events/
  4. Speech contest rulebook https://www.toastmasters.org/resources/2023-2024-speech-contest-rulebook

Treasure Hunt

Join us on a Treasure Hunt

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.​


Members who complete a map will receive a pick from the Treasure Chest Quarterly & will receive one entry into a drawing for a trip to Antigua or Barbados (two winners).

Contest ends June 30th, 2024.

See map for rules and details on how to play. ​

​Download map at https://aztoastmasters.org/district-info/incentives/

October 2023 News Treasure Hunt

Power of Three incentive

View all District 3 Incentives on the D3 website: https://aztoastmasters.org/district-info/incentives/

Your 2023-2024 District Leadership Trio

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