Golden Gavel Award

The Golden, Silver, or Bronze Gavel will be awarded to clubs achieving high standards of participation throughout the year.

To qualify for this prestigious award, clubs must meet the following criteria by June 30, 2021:

  1. Proxy submitted on-time for the Toastmasters Annual Convention in August 2020
  2. At least one member completing their Pathways Path with Level 5 awarded to this club
  3. Minimum 20 members or base+5
    – OR –
    Any membership award (Smedley, Talk Up Toastmasters or Beat the Clock)
  4. Conduct Moments of Truth– documentation to be submitted
    – OR –
    Club continues to meet at least twice per month from October 2020 – June 2021 (or at least once a month for clubs who have always met once per month) – screenshots to be provided with date
  5. Publish a club newsletter, club website, club Facebook page, or club Meetup page
  6. Send contestants to both Area Contests
  7. A member must complete service as a club coach, mentor or sponsor as awarded by Toastmasters International for the current Toastmasters year, or have been appointed during the current Toastmasters year at least 3 months as club mentor, of a club in District 46. If a person is a member of multiple District 46 clubs, all of these clubs can take credit for the qualifying coach/sponsor/mentor roles for Gavel purposes.
    – OR –
    have conducted a Speechcraft or a Youth Leadership Program
  8. Achieve 10 Distinguished Club Program (DCP) goals

By July 4, 2021, submit documentation for items 4, 5, 6, & 7 USING THIS FORM

District Golden Gavel awarded to clubs meeting all requirements.
District Silver Gavel awarded to clubs meeting seven requirements.
District Bronze Gavel awarded to clubs meeting six requirements.

Golden Gavel
From: District 46
Dates: by June 30, 2021 (Complete submission by July 4, 2021)
Eligible: All Clubs
To Claim: By July 4, 2021, submit documentation for items 4, 5, 6, & 7 USING THIS FORM
Restrictions: None