District 2018 / 2019 Calendar

Please use the District Calendar below to plan your activities and deadlines.  This calendar will be updated on the 1st day of every month.  Club events / milestones can be found in the blog.

Jul-18
DateItem
JulyPhase I Club Officer Training (COT) (continued) (can be done in June - August)
July 1Start of the 2018/2019 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 7Deadline for clubs to submit their Success Plans to the area directors
July 7District Executive Council Meeting & Training Part 2
July 10Area directors to submit their Area Success Plans by July 10
July 17Division directors to submit their Division Success Plans by July 17
July 31Deadline to submit 2017-2018 entries for District “of the Year” Awards
Aug-18
DateItem
August 1Area Directors obtain MOT results from Spring or book MOT for early September
August 1Promote the “Smedley Award” Membership Contest, Aug. 1 – Sept. 30
August 18-26Trio in Chicago, IL for district leader training and convention
August 31Round 1- Club Officer Training (COT) June 1-August 31
August 22-25Toastmasters International Convention - Chicago, IL, August 22-25
August 31Area and Division Directors submit their contest dates to PQD without date overlaps
August 31Deadline for Club Officer training to count toward DCP Program
Sep-18
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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
September 4Division Directors submit Division Marketing Expo dates
September 8District Executive Council Meeting
September 8Virtual Distict Council Meeting - All DEC members, Club Presidents and VP-Education required to attend (No Proxies allowed)
September 29District Marketing Expo
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 District Deadline
Oct-18
DateItem
OctoberClubs to promote Toastmasters month (world wide movement - proclamations)
OctoberClub Open Houses
OctoberClub Special Theme Meetings (Special Event opportunity for Club PR)
Oct.13 - Nov. 30Division Marketing Expos
Nov-18
DateItem
NovemberElections for Clubs electing Officers semi-annually held during first meeting in November
NovemberDivision Marketing Expos
November 2District Leadership committee - call for candidates
November 3District Executive Council Meeting
Nov. 11 - Dec. 31Club Contests: International Speech & Evaluation
November 30Deadline for Area Directors Reports (first round) for credit in the Distinguished Area Program
Dec-18
DateItem
DecemberClub Contests: International Speech & Evaluation
December 1Club Officer training round 2 , Dec 1- Feb 28
Dec 15Candidate declarations due to District Leadership Committee
December 31Deadline for clubs who elect officers semi-annually to submit Club Officer Lists to TI for DCP credit
December 31The year is halfway completed! Celebrate what you have accomplished!
Jan-19
DateItem
JanuaryOpen House Months - Clubs host Winter Open Houses
JanuaryPhase II Club Officer Training (COT) (cont. from Dec 1 - Feb 28)
JanuarySpecial Theme Meetings - Clubs host a special theme meeting event in January - March
Jan - MarchArea directors begin 2nd round club visits and submit reports online
January 1Start to promote “Talk Up Toastmasters” Membership Contest, Feb. 1 to Mar. 31
January 1Call for Appointed positions applications for 2018-2019
Jan. 1 - Feb. 13Area Contests: International Speech & Evaluation
January 12District Executive Council Meeting
January XX-XXDistrict Trio - Mid-Year Training (exact dates to be confirmed)
January 19Toastmasters Learning Institute (TLI) Second Round District Club Officer Training Event
Feb-19
DateItem
Jan - March 30Area directors begin 2nd round club visits and submit reports online (target March 30)
FebruaryPhase II Club Officer Training (COT) (cont. from Dec 1 - Feb 28)
FebruaryArea Contests: International Speech & Evaluation
FebruaryDivision Contests: International Speech & Evaluation
FebruaryClub Open Houses
FebruaryClub Special Theme Meetings (Special Event opportunity for Club PR)
February 1Club Officers prepare proxy/credentials for District business meeting in April
February 1Promote “Talk Up Toastmasters” Membership Contest, Feb. 1 to Mar. 31
February 1-28Division Club Officer training continues
Feb. 14 - Mar. 23Division Contests: International Speech & Evaluation
February 23District Executive Council Meeting
February 28deadline for officer training to count towards DCP
Mar-19
DateItem
Jan - March 31Area directors complete 2nd round club visits and submit reports online
MarchDivision Contests: International Speech & Evaluation
MarchClub Open Houses
MarchClub Special Theme Meetings (Special Event opportunity for Club PR)
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 15Deadline 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-19
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
April 12 - 14District 86 Spring Conference
April 13District Executive Council Business Meeting (at Spring Conference)
April 12 - 14District Evaluation Contest (at Spring Conference)
April 12 - 14District International Speech Contest (at Spring Conference)
May-19
DateItem
MayClub Open Houses
MayClub Special Theme Meetings (Special Event opportunity for Club PR)
MayPromote “Beat the Clock” Membership Contest, May 1 - June 30
May 1Elections for 2018 - 2019 Club Officers held during first meeting in May
May 8Clubs Complete and submit 2018 - 2019 Club Officer List to TI
May 25Toastmasters Learning Institute (TLI) round one 2018-2019 Club Officer Training Event
Jun-19
DateItem
JuneClub Open Houses
JuneClub Special Theme Meetings (Special Event opportunity for Club PR)
JuneComplete education requirements and submit award to TI
June 1-30Division Club Officer Training (COT) continues
June 1 - 30Deadline to submit 2017 - 2018 Club Officer List to TI for DCP Credit
June 8Area & Division director Training (2018-2019)
June 22District Executive Council Meeting
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-19
DateItem
July 1Club Officers prepare and assign proxy for Toastmasters International Convention
July 31Deadline to submit entries for District “of the Year” awards to DD, and Publicist of the Year to PRM
Congratulations and Thank You for a Wonderful Year! Celebrate!

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