Resources to Help Your Toastmasters Experience

Club Documents

New Member Induction Script >> – Use this document for the induction ceremony of a new member candidate.

Club Meeting Agenda Template >> – Use this Word document to create your meeting agenda when you are Toastmaster of the Day or feel free to be creative and make your own. There is no rule that says you must use this template for your agenda.

Official Club Manual >> – Descriptions of club roles, officer roles, meeting agenda, Ice Breaker, contests and more!

Mentoring Checklist >> – Use this checklist when you are assigned to mentor a new member.

Club Bylaws >>

Table Topics and International Speech Contest Script – The Table Topics contest will be rotated with the Evaluation contest each year. But, the International Speech contest will always be the main component of every annual Toastmasters contest.

General Resources

Toastmasters International Main Site

FREE Web-Based Timer – This timer has a Green, Yellow and Red light and is designed and preset for timing Toastmasters meeting sections including Table Topics, Speeches and Evaluations. For times beyond the usual 5-7 minute speeches, just change the numbers on the screen. Easy! For Virtual Live meetings, visit the website with your cell phone and then hold it up to your computer’s cam when the lights come on. Simple!

101 Great Ideas for Creating Table Topics – This is provided by District 46 out of NY. Some really great ideas here. You could be the toastmaster a few times per year for the next 20 years and you could still be using this resource!

Practice Table Topics – Whether you’re at a computer or away with just your phone, pick a table topic and then start the timer.

District 26 Website – For a calendar of events and directory of other clubs in Colorado, Nebraska, Wyoming region.

Word of the Day – Never be at a loss for a “Word of the Day” again when you’re the Table Topics Master. This site will give you a word every day!

Jokes.com – Are you the Joke Master for your next meeting? Get a joke here!

Flyers to Pass Around at Work or Hang on a Bulletin Board to Promote George Sutton Toastmasters

Double Your Value – A good flyer to introduce Toastmasters to a friend or co-worker or even to convince your boss it’s worth it for “the company” to pay for your George Sutton Toastmasters membership!

How Toastmasters has Helped Members – Want proof? This is a good flier to hand to someone that’s skeptical about how being part of a Toastmasters club might be helpful.

What If You Could Have [fill in the blank]? – This is a good one to hand to an employee or a business owner you know or to post on a bulletin board at work.

What’s Missing in Your Life? – This flier is a good one to hand to someone you know has had a rough time with a recent challenge, such as layoffs, stress, money issues, relationship issues.