District Programs


New Year's ChallengeNEW YEAR’S CHALLENGE

Re-energize your club with an Open House in the New Year!

  • Clubs earn $20 in District Credit for planning and conducting an Open House between January 1st and February 29th.
  • Clubs earn $20 in District Credit for adding 3+ new/reinstated members between January 1st and March 31st who renew their membership through September 2020.
  • Clubs earn an additional $20 in District Credit for adding 5+ new/reinstated members between January 1st and March 31st who renew their membership through September 2020.

Clubs can earn a total of up to $60 in District Credit for planning and conducting an Open House!

Note:

  • All Dual/New/Reinstated members added between January 1st and March 31st qualify.
  • Added members must have Toastmasters International membership fees paid through September 2020.
  • The New Year’s Challenge ends March 31st.
  • Clubs do not have to hold an Open House to earn District Credit for adding members.
  • If a club has an anniversary in January or February, the club can opt to either receive District Credit (via the New Year’s Challenge) OR receive a gift basket (via the Amazing Anniversary Extravaganza Program) for conducting a single open house in those months, but not both. The club may participate in both open house programs by planning and conducting two separate open houses that meet requirements for both programs.
  • If a club has an anniversary in January, February or March, the club can opt to either receive District Credit (via the New Year’s Challenge) OR receive additional items in their gift basket (via the Amazing Anniversary Extravaganza Program) for adding 3 or more members to their club in the given timeline defined in the program, but not both. Clubs can claim only 1 of the membership awards for new/dual/reinstated members added before March 31st.
  • Submitting the PR flyer also serves as a request to post the event on the District Meetup site; however, the flyer must be submitted at least 5 days before the open house to be posted on Meetup.

To earn District Credit for holding an Open House, clubs must:

  • Submit a publicity flyer or graphic using this New Year’s Challenge Planning Submission Form before the Open House event takes place.
  • Submit a photo from the meeting, the meeting agenda, and the top two methods of attracting guests to your meeting using this New Year’s Challenge Final Submission Form no later than a week after the club Open House event. For example, the deadline to submit photos is March 7th for an Open House held on February 29th.

 

Visit the Open House Resources page for tips and resources for planning a successful Open House. Visit the PR Corner page for tips, examples and resources to promote your club.

 

Congratulations to these clubs for earning $60 in District Credit by holding an Open House and adding at least 5 members: Fair Oaks Club and MoToast.

Congratulations to these clubs for earning $40 in District Credit by holding an Open House and adding at least 3 members: Amazon Cupertino Toastmasters, Naval Postgraduate School Club, Talking Chips Club, and True Talking Toastmasters (TTT).

Congratulations to these clubs for earning $20 in District Credit by holding an Open House: Adlibmasters Club, Bayview Club, BD Flowmasters, Cupertino Toastmasters, Great America Speakers, Laser Sharp Speakers, Los Gatos Toastmasters, Mandarin-English Toastmasters, Mountain View, McAfee Rise and Shine Toastmasters Club, Next Step Toastmasters Club, North Valley Toastmasters, Now You're Talk[In], Oratory Otters, Public Speak Easy's Club, Salinas Sunrise Toastmasters Club, Santa Clara County Procurement, Santa Cruz Downtown Toastmasters, Silicon Valley JETS (Japanese English Toastmasters), Silicon Valley Storytellers, Speaking From the Heart Toastmasters, and Talking Heads Toastmasters Club.

Congratulations to these clubs for earning $40 in District Credit by adding at least 5 members: AbbVie Bay Area Toastmasters, Adobe Fontificators Club, Amazon Lab126 Toastmasters, Bay Blitzers, Galaxy Speakers, Jade Toastmasters, nSpeak, and Rivian - West Coast.

Congratulations to these clubs for earning $20 in District Credit by adding at least 3 members: Almaden Valley Orators Club, Cheggmasters, Classy Toasters, Cupertino Morningmasters, Downtown Speechmakers, MIIS Toastmasters, Saratoga Toastmasters Club, Sunnyvale Speakeasies Club, Toasters R Us Club, and UDACITY TOASTMASTERS.

 

Questions? Contact our Open House Chair, Faye Yang, at openhouse@d101tm.org


Join the President's Club

PRESIDENT’S CLUB

 

Join the President’s Club!

Clubs that achieve at least 9 DCP goals by April 15th earn $101 in District Credit!

Questions? Contact our Program Quality Director, Vaibhav Singh, at quality@d101tm.org

Congratulations to Adlibmasters Club, Amazon Cupertino Toastmasters, ArtICCulators Club, Fair Oaks Club, Mandarin-English Toastmasters, Mountain View, Mountain View Toastmasters, Naval Postgraduate School Club, nSpeak, Oratory Otters, Orbiters Toastmasters Club, San Jose Toastmasters Club, Santa Clara SweetTalkers Toastmasters, Silver Tongued Cats, Speakeasy Monterey, Sunnyvale Speakeasies Club, Toasters R Us Club, True Talking Toastmasters (TTT), and Willow Glen Toastmasters for earning $101 in District Credit!


PR AWARD: CLUB WEBSITE OR PAGE


We all join Toastmasters to improve our communication skills. Take your skills to the next level by promoting your club like a small business. Not only will it benefit your club by helping members communicate with each other, it will let your organization or community know more about your interests and your club.

Designing a website may seem daunting at first but it will empower you with transferrable skills in this digital world. These skills can be used in your personal life: setup a webpage for that upcoming wedding, e-commerce, or your kayaking interest. At your workplace, you can leverage your skills by setting up a page with helpful information.

What can we win?  All clubs that meet our criteria are recognized at the District Conference in May 2020. Two awesome clubs can win 1st or 2nd place! All clubs that enter will get a prize.

  • 1st place: $101 in Toastmasters Gift Certificates
  • 2nd place: $50 in Toastmasters Gift Certificates

What about corporate clubs? Some corporate clubs aren’t open to outside people. Internal company sites can be submitted as long as non-club members at the corporation can easily access the site. The goal of PR is to promote your club to non-members.

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PR AWARD: CLUB NEWSLETTER


Accelerate your written communication skills by participating in your club newsletter. Sharing club details with members gives you a forum to showcase all the goodness at your club. Education, participation, awards, calendar, and social efforts can all be promoted through your club newsletter.

Use your club to learn how to put out information & media that is worth people’s time! These transferrable skills in this digital world will come in handy at work or at home.

What can we win?  All clubs that meet our criteria are recognized at the District Conference in May 2020. Two awesome clubs can win 1st or 2nd place! All clubs that enter will get a prize.

  • 1st place: $101 in Toastmasters Gift Certicates
  • 2nd place: $50 in Toastmasters Gift Certicates

What about corporate clubs? Some corporate clubs aren’t open to outside people. Internal company newsletters can be submitted as long as non-club members at the corporation can easily access or receive these newsletters. The goal of PR is to promote your club to non-members.

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PR AWARD: MOST ACTIVE CLUB ON SOCIAL MEDIA


Our newest PR Award! If you want to stay relevant in the work force or personally, you must keep up with Social Media. Even if you aren’t the type to watch Social Media enthusiastically, you will find it is surprisingly easy and rewarding to make posts about your club. Take that Best Table Topics winner photo each meeting. Click! Just put the message out there and followers will emerge.

What can we win?  All clubs that meet our criteria are recognized at the District Conference in May 2020. Two awesome clubs can win 1st or 2nd place! All clubs that enter will get a prize.

  • 1st place: $101 in Toastmasters Gift Certificates
  • 2nd place: $50 in Toastmasters Gift Certificates

What about corporate clubs? Some corporate clubs aren’t open to outside people. Internal company “enterprise” channels (e.g. Slack, Yammer, Chatter, etc.) can be submitted as long as non-club members at the corporation can easily access or receive these posts. The goal of PR is to promote your club to non-members.
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Amazing Anniversary Extravaganza

 

AMAZING ANNIVERSARY EXTRAVAGANZA

 

Celebrate your club’s anniversary with an Open House!

  • Win an Amazing Gift Basket of goodies for planning and conducting an Open House during the month of your club’s anniversary.
  • Earn extra surprises when you do each of the following:
    1. Submit photos from your Open House event.
    2. Submit the meeting agenda from your Open House event.
    3. Share the top 2 ways guests learned about the meeting.
    4. Add 3+ members within one month of your Open House.

The Amazing Gift Basket is valued up to $75 for planning and conducting an Amazing Anniversary Extravaganza and adding new members to your club!

Note:

  • All Dual/New/Reinstated members added within one month of your Open House qualify.
  • Clubs must hold an Open House in order to receive an Amazing Gift Basket.
  • If a club has an anniversary in January or February, the club can opt to either receive District Credit (via the New Year’s ChallengeOR receive a gift basket (via the Amazing Anniversary Extravaganza Program) for conducting an open house in those months, but not both. The club may participate in both open house programs by planning and conducting two separate open houses that meet requirements for both programs.
  • If a club has an anniversary in January, February or March, the club can opt to either receive District Credit (via the New Year’s ChallengeOR receive additional items in their gift basket (via the Amazing Anniversary Extravaganza Program) for adding 3 or more members to their club in the given timeline defined in the program, but not both. Clubs can claim only 1 of the membership awards for new/dual/reinstated members added before March 31st.
  • Submitting the PR flyer also serves as a request to post the event on the District Meetup site; however, the flyer must be submitted at least 5 days before the open house to be posted on Meetup.

To win an Amazing Gift Basket for holding an Open House, clubs must:

To earn additional items in the Amazing Gift Basket, submit additional information about your event using this Amazing Open House Final Submission Form no later than a week after the club Open House event. For example, the deadline to submit photos is October 7th for an Open House held on September 30th. Additional information include:

  • A photo or two from the meeting (with at least one showing something special your club did especially for your anniversary celebration).
  • The meeting agenda from your Open House event.
  • The top 2 methods of attracting guests to your Amazing Anniversary Extravaganza.

 

Visit the Open House Resources page for tips and resources for planning a successful Open House. Visit the PR Corner page for tips, examples and resources to promote your club.

Congratulations to Adlibmasters Club, Cadence AHgorithms Club, Excalibur Toastmasters Club, Leadership 101, An Advanced Toastmasters Club, Look Who's Talking, Los Gatos Toastmasters, Optical Orators, Panthers Toastmasters, Sierra 49ers, Sunnyvale Speakeasies Club, Toasters R Us Club, ToastItNow!, Trendsetter Toastmasters, Wry Toastmasters, and Xilinx Xpressionists Toastmasters Club for earning an Amazing Gift Basket ($45 value) by holding an Open House during the month of their club anniversary!

Congratulations to Hot Buttered Toastmasters Club, Intel Innovators, Intuitively Speaking Toastmasters Club, MIIS Toastmasters, Santa Clara County Procurement, Saratoga Toastmasters Club, Talking Chips Club, and ToastMeisters Club for earning an even more Amazing Gift Basket ($70 value) by holding an Open House during the month of their club anniversary and adding at least 3 members within a month of their Open House!

Questions? Contact our Open House Chair, Faye Yang, at openhouse@d101tm.org


MARCH MADNESS

 

Click HERE to find your Club’s base membership.

Questions? Contact our Membership Renewals Chair, Mythili Prabhu, at renewals@d101tm.org

Congratulations to Adobe Fontificators Club, Almaden Valley Orators Club, MIIS Toastmasters, Next Step Toastmasters Club, nSpeak, Peninsula Pros Club, Rivian - West Coast, Sunnyvale Speakeasies Club, Switch-On Toastmasters Club, and Talking Chips Club for renewing 100% of their base membership and earning $100 in District Credit!

Congratulations to 831 Storytellers, Adlibmasters Club, Amazon Cupertino Toastmasters, ArtICCulators Club, Classy Toasters, Downtown Speechmakers, Excalibur Toastmasters Club, Fair Oaks Club, Gilroy Toastmasters, Global Toastmasters, Hot Buttered Toastmasters Club, Intel Innovators, Jade Toastmasters, Leadership 101, An Advanced Toastmasters Club, Morgan Hill Toastmasters , Naval Postgraduate School Club, North Valley Toastmasters, Public Speak Easy's Club, Sage Intacct Toastmasters, Santa Clara SweetTalkers Toastmasters, Santa Cruz Orators (SCO) Club, Silicon Valley JETS (Japanese English Toastmasters), Silicon Valley Storytellers, Silver Tongued Cats, Speakeasy Monterey, TGIF Management Club, Toast to Arm, ToastItNow!, True Talking Toastmasters (TTT), and Vakpatugalu for renewing at least 75% of their base membership and earning $75 in District Credit!


Lucky 7

 

LUCKY 7

December 2019-February 2020 Training Period
  • Join Lucky 7 and earn $50 in District Credit by having all seven Club Officers attend Club Officer Training in the December-February period.
  • Fulfill Lucky 7 and become Magnificent 7 and earn $101 in District Credit if your club had at least 4 officers trained in the June-August 2019 period.

Congratulations to [24]7.ai Inspired Orators - San Jose, Adlibmasters Club, Aptos Club, ArtICCulators Club, Broadcom-Orators Toastmasters Club, Cathedral of Faith Toastmasters, Cupertino Toastmasters, Excalibur Toastmasters Club, Fair Oaks Club, First Street Speakers, Great America Speakers, Hot Buttered Toastmasters Club, Intel Innovators, Jade Toastmasters, Los Gatos Toastmasters, Mandarin-English Toastmasters, Mountain View, MoToast, Next Step Toastmasters Club, North Valley Toastmasters, Oratory Otters, Orbiters Toastmasters Club, Peninsula Pros Club, Public Speak Easy's Club, SCUMBAT Club, Silicon Valley Entrepreneurs Toastmasters, Speakeasy Monterey, TGIF Management Club, and True Talking Toastmasters (TTT) for earning $101 in District Credit and joining the Magnificent 7.

Congratulations to ADI Silicon Valley Toastmasters, Global Toastmasters, Sage Intacct Toastmasters, and Saratoga Toastmasters Club for earning $50 in District Credit and joining the Lucky 7.

June-August 2019 Training Period

Join the Lucky 7 and earn $50 in District Credit by having all seven Club Officers attend Club Officer Training in the June-August period.

Congratulations to Adlibmasters Club, Adobe Fontificators Club, AMD Speak, Applied Materials Club, Aptos Club, ArtICCulators Club, Bay Blitzers, BD Flowmasters, Big Basin Toastmasters, Cadence AHgorithms Club, Cisco Speaks Toastmasters Club, Classy Toasters, Cupertino Toastmasters, Da Vinci Toastmasters, EPL Toasters, Excalibur Toastmasters Club, Fair Oaks Club, First Street Speakers, Friendly Toasters, Gilroy Toastmasters, Great America Speakers, Intel Innovators, Interconnected Toastmasters, Juniper Jabbers Club, Laser Sharp Speakers, Leadership 101, An Advanced Toastmasters Club, Los Gatos Toastmasters, Macintalkers Club, McAfee Rise and Shine Toastmasters Club, Milpitas Toastmasters Club, Monterey Peninsula Toastmasters Club 934, MoToast, Mountain View Toastmasters, Naval Postgraduate School Club, Next Step Toastmasters Club, North Valley Toastmasters, nSpeak, Oratory Otters, Orbiters Toastmasters Club, Panthers Toastmasters, Peninsula Pros Club, Proofpoint Toastmasters Club, Public Speak Easy's Club, Santa Clara County Procurement, Silicon Valley Improvmasters, Silicon Valley JETS (Japanese English Toastmasters), Silicon Valley Storytellers, Speakeasy Monterey, Speaking From the Heart Toastmasters, Steinbeck Club, Study Group Toastmasters, Sunnyvale Speakeasies Club, Surf City Advanced Toastmasters, Talk the Line, TGIF Management Club, Toasters R Us Club, Toastmasters Insiders Club, Trendsetter Toastmasters, True Talking Toastmasters (TTT), Vakpatugalu, and Xilinx Xpressionists Toastmasters Club for earning $50 in District Credit and joining the Lucky 7.

Questions?

Contact our Program Quality Director, Vaibhav Singh, at quality@d101tm.org

Training data was last updated on 09/24/2019.


 

OPEN HOUSE CHALLENGE

 

Re-energize your club with an Open House in the New Toastmasters Year!

  • Clubs earn $20 in District Credit for planning and conducting an Open House between August 1st and September 30th.
  • Clubs earn $20 in District Credit for adding 3+ new/reinstated members AND renewing their membership through March 2020.
  • Clubs earn an additional $20 in District Credit for adding 5+ new/reinstated members AND renewing their membership through March 2020.

Clubs can earn a total of up to $60 in District Credit for planning and conducting an Open House!

Note:

  • All members added between August 1st and October 31st qualify.
  • Added members must have Toastmasters International membership fees paid through March 2020.
  • The Open House Challenge ends October 31st.
  • Clubs do not have to hold an Open House to earn District Credit for adding members.
  • Submitting the PR flyer also serves as a request to post the event on the District Meetup site; however, the flyer must be submitted at least 5 days before the open house to be posted on Meetup.

To earn District Credit for holding an Open House, clubs must:

  • Submit a publicity flyer or graphic using this Open House Challenge Planning Submission Form before the Open House event takes place.
  • Submit a photo from the meeting, the meeting agenda, and the top two methods of attracting guests to your meeting using this Open House Challenge Final Submission Form no later than a week after the club Open House event. For example, the deadline to submit photos is October 7th for an Open House held on September 30th.

 

Visit the Open House Resources page for tips and resources for planning a successful Open House. Visit the PR Corner page for tips, examples and resources to promote your club.

 

Congratulations to these clubs for earning $60 in District Credit by holding an Open House and adding at least 5 members: Amazon Cupertino Toastmasters, BD Flowmasters, Excalibur Toastmasters Club, Hot Buttered Toastmasters Club, Intel Innovators, Intuitively Speaking Toastmasters Club, Los Gatos Toastmasters, Mandarin-English Toastmasters, Mountain View, MIIS Toastmasters, Santa Clara County Procurement, Santa Clara SweetTalkers Toastmasters, Spartans Toastmasters - SJSU, Study Group Toastmasters, Toast On Fire, ToastItNow!, Toastmasters Evelyn, True Talking Toastmasters (TTT), and Wry Toastmasters.

Congratulations to these clubs for earning $40 in District Credit by holding an Open House and adding at least 3 members: B.L.T. Club, Downtown Speechmakers, Fair Oaks Club, MCA Toastmasters Club, McAfee Rise and Shine Toastmasters Club, MoToast, Orbiters Toastmasters Club, Panthers Toastmasters, Public Speak Easy's Club, Sierra 49ers, Toasters R Us Club, Toastmasters Insiders Club, and Wharton QuakeMasters.

Congratulations to these clubs for earning $20 in District Credit by holding an Open House: Adlibmasters Club, ASML Sillicon Valley Toastmasters, Bayview Club, Cupertino Morningmasters, Cupertino Toastmasters, Laser Sharp Speakers, Next Step Toastmasters Club, North Valley Toastmasters, Silicon Valley Storytellers, Speakeasy Monterey, Talking Chips Club, and Xilinx Xpressionists Toastmasters Club.

Congratulations to these clubs for earning $40 in District Credit by adding at least 5 members: ADI Silicon Valley Toastmasters, Almaden Valley Orators Club, Amazon Lab126 Toastmasters, Bay Blitzers, Big Basin Toastmasters, Cathedral of Faith Toastmasters, Cisco Speaks Toastmasters Club, Da Vinci Toastmasters, Interconnected Toastmasters, ITU Toastmasters Club, Juniper Jabbers Club, KLA TALK, Look Who's Talking, Macintalkers Club, Missionanigans, Mountain View Toastmasters, Naval Postgraduate School Club, Now You're Talk[In], nSpeak, Oathmasters, Samsung Speaks, SCUMBAT Club, Shipmasters, Silicon Valley Entrepreneurs Toastmasters, Silicon Valley Mandarin English Toastmasters, Sunnyvale Speakeasies Club, Toastmasters Lead [In] SV, Toastrix, and UDACITY TOASTMASTERS.

Congratulations to these clubs for earning $20 in District Credit by adding at least 3 members: Adobe Fontificators Club, Agile Articulators Speech & Debate Toastmasters Club, Cheggmasters, First Street Speakers, Friendly Toasters, Galaxy Speakers, Great America Speakers, Maxim Toastmasters, Milpitas Toastmasters Club, Oratory Otters, Peninsula Pros Club, Salinas Sunrise Toastmasters Club, San Jose Toastmasters Club, Santa Cruz Downtown Toastmasters, Santa Cruz Toastmasters, Silicon Valley Toastmasters, Steinbeck Club, SynapTalks, Talking Heads Toastmasters Club, Toastmates, ToastNow, and Valley Toastmasters.

 

Questions? Contact our Open House Chair, Faye Yang, at openhouse@d101tm.org


Early Achievers

 

EARLY ACHIEVERS

 

Clubs receive $101 in District Credit if they achieve 5+ DCP goals by October 31st!

Congratulations to our first Early Achiever Clubs: Adlibmasters Club, Cadence AHgorithms Club, Cupertino Toastmasters, Excalibur Toastmasters Club, Fair Oaks Club, Great America Speakers, Hot Buttered Toastmasters Club, Intel Innovators, Intuitively Speaking Toastmasters Club, Macintalkers Club, Mandarin-English Toastmasters, Mountain View, MCA Toastmasters Club, Naval Postgraduate School Club, North Valley Toastmasters, nSpeak, Oratory Otters, Orbiters Toastmasters Club, SCUMBAT Club, Silver Tongued Cats, Speakeasy Monterey, Sunnyvale Speakeasies Club, Talking Chips Club, Toast On Fire, Toasters R Us Club, Toastmasters Insiders Club, True Talking Toastmasters (TTT), Wharton QuakeMasters, Willow Glen Toastmasters, and Xilinx Xpressionists Toastmasters Club.

Questions? Contact our Program Quality Director, Vaibhav Singh, at quality@d101tm.org


Shoot For The Moon

 

SHOOT FOR THE MOON

 

NEW in District 101 Only!

YOU can be one of FIVE District 101 Members to

SHOOT FOR THE MOON!

Reap What You Sow!

Now through September 30th, up to FIVE District 101 Members who start a new club will receive a Year Pass to ALL District 101 Events for you and a guest, including preferred seating. The total package is valued at $500+.

 
CONGRATULATIONS to  Min-Sun Son of Speaking From the Heart Toastmasters
for being our first SHOOT FOR THE MOON winner!
 

Questions? Contact our Club Extension Chair, Dave Spence, at newclub@d101tm.org


Stellar September 2019

 

Click HERE to find your Club’s base membership.

Congratulations to Adobe Fontificators Club, Almaden Valley Orators Club, MIIS Toastmasters, Next Step Toastmasters Club, nSpeak, Peninsula Pros Club, Rivian - West Coast, Sunnyvale Speakeasies Club, Switch-On Toastmasters Club, and Talking Chips Club for renewing 100% of their base membership and earning $100 in District Credit!

Congratulations to Adlibmasters Club, Amazon Cupertino Toastmasters, Classy Toasters, Downtown Speechmakers, Gilroy Toastmasters, Global Toastmasters, Hot Buttered Toastmasters Club, Intel Innovators, Leadership 101, An Advanced Toastmasters Club, Naval Postgraduate School Club, Sage Intacct Toastmasters, Santa Cruz Orators (SCO) Club, Silicon Valley JETS (Japanese English Toastmasters), Silver Tongued Cats, TGIF Management Club, Toast to Arm, ToastItNow!, and True Talking Toastmasters (TTT) for renewing at least 75% of their base membership and earning $75 in District Credit!

Questions? Contact our Membership Renewals Chair, Mythili Prabhu, at renewals@d101tm.org