FACTS FOR FIRST TIMERS

Where are club meetings held?
Our meetings are held at 5651 Coral Ridge Dr, Coral Springs Florida, 33076. We meet on Tuesday evenings at 6:30 at the Coral Springs Tunies in The Shoppes at Heron Lake (SE corner of Sawgrass and Coral Ridge). Please proceed to the community meeting room.

Do I need to contact the club before attending?
Please fill out this form before attending.

Am I required to speak at a club meeting?
No. You are not obligated to speak when visiting club PowerSpeaker. You may simply observe if you wish.

Can I visit more than one club?
Yes. We encourage you to visit multiple clubs to find the one that best fits your preferences and needs.

Is there a fee to attend a club meeting?
There are no fees to attend a meeting as a guest.

How long do club meetings last?
The meeting time is 1 1/2 hours.

Do I need to bring anything to a club meeting?
No. You are not required to bring anything to a meeting.

Is there a leader or instructor?
There is no instructor in a Toastmasters meeting. The club will have elected club officers present and a Toastmaster who facilitates the meeting.

Can anyone become a member?
As long as you are at least 18 years old, you can join Toastmasters.

How much does it cost to become a member?
Members pay international dues of $45 USD every six months. Club PowerSpeakers also charges a $15 USD club fee every six months. All new members also pay a one-time $25 USD fee.

Quick tips for beginners:
Ask for a mentor, an experienced Toastmaster to help you with meeting roles and speeches.
Use stories, examples and anecdotes to craft a speech.
Don’t overwhelm your audience with too much information.
Practice speaking. Practice often.
Begin and end every speech strongly.