Contest Planning Guides and Documents
NEW! Agenda Template
Here is a starting-point for your contest agenda. In Microsoft Word DOC format; one for club-level and another for area-level.
Complete Club Contest Planning and Tracking Guides/Templates (easily adapted to Area, Division, and District contests)
Conducting Quality Speech Contests - Presentation given to Area and Division Governors. Applicable to Club contests too!
How to Chair a Contest - Presentation given to Contest Chairs. Includes a week-by-week, task-by-task walk-through of the Planning Guide above.
How to be a Chief Judge - Presentation given to Chief Judges.
“Put on a Good Show” - Meeting Planner Handbook orderable from Toastmasters International. A comprehensive guide to planning, organizing and on-site coordination of training programs, major conferences, banquets and speech contests.
Dignitary List and Introduction Protocol
Event Duration Predictor - Based on assumptions in the spreadsheet, this tool will predict the length of the contest event. Assumptions can be changed based on the contest agenda. It can be used for single or multiple entity events (e.g. two or three-Area contest events).
Frequently Asked Questions (TI)