Start a Club
starting a club Step by step
1. Application to Organize a Toastmasters Club
Form one of seven required to charter a Toastmasters club. Fill out this form to become a “Prospective” club and submit it to World Headquarters.
2. Charter Payments
Form two of seven required to charter a Toastmasters club. Fill out this form to become a “Prospective” club and submit it to World Headquarters.
3. Charter Membership Application
Toastmasters has helped many people become better speakers and leaders.
Using their Toastmasters experience, members are better able to organize activities, conduct meetings, and speak in public as their organization’s representative.
Some even become active in local, state or national government.
4. Charter Club Officer Information
Form four of seven required to charter a Toastmasters club. Fill out this form to determine your chartering officers and submit it to World Headquarters.
5. Club Information
Form five of seven required to charter a club. Submit this form when chartering a new club.
6. Club Constitution & Addendum
Forms six and seven of seven required to charter a club. Submit this form when chartering a new club.
Starting your own club?
Let’s Grow Together!
Congratulations on your exciting decision to start a Toastmasters club. Because of dedicated people like you, more than 1,000 new Toastmasters clubs are chartered each year and hundreds of thousands of people worldwide are becoming more successful communicators and leaders. In deciding to start a club, you have taken on an important leadership role.
Ralph Smedley believed that people can discover their latent leadership talents by participating in the regular activities of a Toastmasters club. In your new club, members will learn valuable skills that will benefit their personal and professional lives. You will be encouraged to present impromptu and prepared speeches, learn how to plan and manage meetings, give and receive constructive feedback and participate in a comprehensive, self-paced education program. The good news is that starting a club is much easier than you may think! We can offer you these great resources.