District 86 Calendar

District 2020 / 2021 Calendar

Please use the District Calendar below to plan your activities and deadlines. Club events/milestones can be found in the blog.

Jul/20
DateItem
July 1Start of the 2020/2021 Toastmaster Year: Club and District Officers start their new roles
July 1Start to promote the “Smedley Award” Membership Contest, Aug. 1 – Sept. 30
July 1Club Presidents or Secretaries assign proxy for Toastmasters International Convention
July 1Area Directors follow up with Clubs that have not submitted their Officer Lists to WHQ
July 1Area directors contact and/or visit Clubs to set up 1st round Club Visits
July 1Start of Division Club Officer Training window
July 11District Executive Committee Meeting & Training Part 2
July 13Start Area Director visit with available clubs
July 15-31Area Directors' Council Meetings
July 31Deadline for clubs to submit their Success Plans to the area directors
Aug/20
DateItem
August 1Area Directors book MOT early September with their clubs
August 1Promote the “Smedley Award” Membership Contest, Aug. 1 – Sept. 30
August 2-9Quintet virtual training (TBD)
August 8Deadline to submit 2019-2020 entries for District “of the Year” Awards to IPDD
August 24 - 29Virtual Toastmasters International Convention (TBC)
August 31Deadline for Round 1- Club Officer Training (COT) June 1-August 31
August 31Area Directors submit Area Success Plan to District Director
Sep/20
DateItem
September Division Council meeting this month
September Open House Months - Promote September/October as Toastmasters Months
SeptemberSpecial Theme Meetings - Clubs host a special theme meeting event in September or October
September Clubs collect and submit Membership Dues online to TI
September Area directors begin to submit club visit reports online to TI (begin July)
SeptemberPromote the “Smedley Award” Membership Contest, Aug. 1 – Sept. 30
SeptemberMoments of Truth to be conducted this month
September 12District Council Meeting
September 15Virtual Distict Council Business Meeting - All DEC members, Club Presidents and VP-Education required to attend (No Proxies allowed) 7:00 - 8:30 PM
September 15Division Directors submit Division Success Plan to District Director
September 15-30Area Council meetings
September 30Deadline to submit Membership Applications to TI for TI’s “Smedley Award” Membership Contest
September 30Deadline to submit membership dues online to TI
September 30Area Directors submit Club Visit Reports
Oct/20
DateItem
OctoberClub Open Houses
OctoberClub Special Theme Meetings (Special Event opportunity for Club PR)
OctoberReminder to clubs with semi-annual election to form their Election Nomination Committee
October 17Recognition Dinner
October 31Area Directors submit Club Visit Reports District deadline
Nov/20
DateItem
NovemberDivision Council meeting
NovemberElections for Clubs electing Officers semi-annually held during first meeting in November
November 1District Leadership committee - call for candidates
November 1Club Officer training round 2, Nov 1- Feb 28
November 1-December 30Club International Speech Contests
November 7District Executive Committee Meeting
November 28Toastmasters Leadership Institute (TLI) District Club Officer Training Event
November 28Deadline for Area Directors Reports (first round) for credit in the Distinguished Area Program
Dec/20
DateItem
DecemberArea Council meeting
December 31Deadline for clubs who elect officers semi-annually to submit Club Officer Lists to TI for DCP credit
December 31Club contests MUST be completed
The year is halfway completed! Celebrate what you have accomplished!
Jan/21
DateItem
JanuaryDivision Council meeting
JanuaryOpen House Months - Clubs host Winter Open Houses
JanuarySpecial Theme Meetings - Clubs host a special theme meeting event in January - March
January-MarchClubs to conduct a second round of Moments of Truth
January-MarchArea directors begin 2nd round club visits and submit reports online (Review Club Success Plan & MOT)
January 1Start to promote “Talk Up Toastmasters” Membership Contest, Feb. 1 to Mar. 31
January 1Call for Appointed positions applications for 2021-2022. Send to District Director.
January 2-February 13Area International Speech Contests
January 3Candidate declarations due to District Leadership Committee
January 9District Prime 5 – Mid-Year Training
January 16District Executive Committee Meeting
January 17-31Area Council meeting this month
January 23District Prime 5 - Mid-Year Training
January 30Toastmasters Leadership Institute - District Club Officer Training Event
Feb/21
DateItem
FebruaryReminder to Corporate Clubs to talk to Accounting Dept. for renewals in March
FebruaryArea directors begin 2nd round club visits and submit reports online (target March 30)
FebruaryClub Open Houses
FebruaryClub Special Theme Meetings (Special Event opportunity for Club PR)
FebruaryClub Officers prepare proxy/credentials for District business meeting in April
FebruaryPromote “Talk Up Toastmasters” Membership Contest, Feb. 1 to Mar. 31
FebruaryToastmasters Leadership Institute (TLI-2) Second Round District Club Officer Training Event
FebruaryDivision Club Officer make up training continues
February 13Area contests MUST be completed
February 13District Executive Committee Meeting
February 14Division International Speech Contests begin
February 28Deadline for officer training to count towards DCP
Mar/21
DateItem
MarchDivision Council meeting this month
MarchArea directors complete 2nd round club visits and submit reports online
MarchClub Open Houses
MarchClub Special Theme Meetings (Special Event opportunity for Club PR)
March 1Start submiting membership dues online to TI
March 1Club Officers prepare proxy/credentials for District business meeting in April
March 1Promote “Talk Up Toastmasters” Membership Contest, Feb. 1 to Mar. 31
March 1Clubs collect and begin to submit Membership Dues online to TI
March (TBA)Deadline for Nominations for the Douglas Barclay Award
March 31Deadline to submit Membership Applications to TI for “Talk Up Toastmasters” Membership Contest
March 31Deadline to submit membership dues online to TI
Apr/21
DateItem
AprilOpen House Months - Clubs host Spring Open Houses
AprilSpecial Theme Meetings - Clubs host a special theme meeting event in April - June
AprilStart to promote “Beat the Clock” Membership Contests, May 1 - June 30
AprilProxy Reminder for Business meeting
April 16 - 18District 86 Spring Conference (TBC)
April 17District Council Business Meeting (at Spring Conference)
April 18District International Speech Contest (at Spring Conference)
May/21
DateItem
MayArea Council meeting
MayClub Open Houses
MayClub Special Theme Meetings (Special Event opportunity for Club PR)
MayPromote “Beat the Clock” Membership Contest, May 1 - June 30
MayElections for 2021 - 2022 Club Officers held during first meeting in May
May 9Clubs Complete and submit 2021 - 2022 Club Officer List to TI
May 29Incoming Area and Division Directors Training (2021-2022)
May 31Deadline for Area Directors Reports (second round) for credit in the Distinguished Area Program
Jun/21
DateItem
JuneClub Officers (Out/Incoming) to meet transition and Club Success Plan
JuneArea/Division Directors (Out/Incoming) to meet transition and Area/Division Success Plan
June 5Toastmasters Leadership Institute (TLI-1) round one 2021-2022 Club Officer Training Event
JuneClub Open Houses
JuneClub Special Theme Meetings (Special Event opportunity for Club PR)
JuneComplete education requirements and submit award to TI
June 13-30Division Club Officer Make up Training (COT) continues
JuneDeadline to submit 2021 - 2022 Club Officer List to TI for DCP Credit
June 12Toastmasters Leadership Institute (TLI-2) round one 2021-2022 Club Officer Training Event
June 26District Executive Committee Meeting-(picnic)
June 30Deadline to submit Applications for Membership, Educational Awards and New Clubs Charters to TI
June 30Deadline to submit Membership Applications to TI for TI’s “Beat the Clock” Contest
Jul/21
DateItem
July 10District Executive Committee Meeting
JulyDeadline to submit entries for District “of the Year” awards to DD, and Publicist of the Year to PRM
Congratulations and Thank You for a Successful Year! Celebrate!

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