FACTS FOR FIRST TIMERS
Where are club meetings held?
Our meetings are held at 3701 North University Drive, Coral Springs Florida, 33065. We meet at the LaQuinta Inn, one block north west of the corner of Sample and University. Please proceed to the breakfast room past the elevators on the left side of the lobby.
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.