Contests

Contest Date Ranges

Club Contests

January 2nd to February 13th, 2017

Area Contests

February 14th to March 31st, 2017

Division Contests

April 1st to April 30th, 2017

District Contests

May 19th & 20th, 2017

District officers, please let all of your clubs know the above dates for their club contests.


Contest Resources

Wondering where to start? See our Contest Resources section for guides, contest kits, scripts, and more.


Contest Schedule

February 15, 2017: Area 23

Location:
Troy Community Center
3179 Livernois
Troy, MI 48083
Times:
Registration – 6:00 p.m.
Briefings – 6:15 p.m.
Gavel – 6:30 p.m.
Admission: $3.00 per person to cover room rental costs

February 21, 2017: Area 25

Location:
Bethesda Christian Church
14000 Metropolitan Parkway
Sterling Heights, MI 48312
Times:
Registration – 6:00 p.m.
Briefings – 6:15 p.m.
Gavel – 6:30 p.m.
Admission: Free (no refreshments will be provided, but you can bring your own)

February 24, 2017: Area 16 & Area 17 (joint contest)

Location:
Michigan First Credit Union
27000 Evergreen Road
Lathrup Village, MI 48076
Times:
Registration – 6:00 p.m.
Briefings – 6:15 p.m.
Gavel – 6:30 p.m.
Admission: $5 (includes light refreshments)

February 25, 2017: Area 1

Location:
American Legion Annex
500 Glenwood Avenue
Napoleon, OH 43545
Times:
Registration – 9:00 a.m.
Briefings – 9:10 a.m.
Gavel – 9:30 a.m.
Admission: Free (donations accepted)

February 27, 2017: Area 41

Location:
Raindance Centre
716 Pelissier Street
Windsor, ON N9A
Times:
Registration – 6:00 p.m.
Briefings – 6:15 p.m.
Gavel – 7:00 p.m.
Admission: Free
Note: Light refreshments will be provided.

March 2, 2017: Area 28 & Area 29 (joint contest)

Location:
Riverfront Towers
250 Riverfront Drive
Detroit, MI 48226
Times:
Registration – 6:00 p.m.
Briefings – 6:15 p.m.
Gavel – 6:45 p.m.
Admission: Free (light refreshments will be provided)
Note: Tell the guard you’re there for Toastmasters. Park in the garage on the left at the end of the road.

March 8, 2017: Area 33 & Area 34 (joint contest)

Location:
St. Kenneth Catholic Church
14951 Haggerty Road
Plymouth, MI 48170
Times:
Registration – 6:00 p.m.
Briefings – 6:15 p.m.
Gavel – 6:30 p.m.
Admission: $5
Note: A light meal will be provided.

March 8, 2017: Area 43

Location:
Odette School of Business – Room 123
University of Windsor
401 Sunset Ave
Windsor, ON N9B 3P4
Times:
Registration – 6:00 p.m.
Briefings – 6:15 p.m.
Gavel – 6:45 p.m.
Admission: Free
Note: Light refreshments will be provided.

March 11, 2017: Area 2

Location:
Fostoria Kaublish Library
205 Perry St.
Fostoria, OH 44830
Times:
Registration – 9:30 a.m.
Gavel – 10:00 a.m.

March 14, 2017: Area 12 & Area 14 (joint contest)

Location:
Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan
Second Level, Room R2210
701 Tappan Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48109
Times:
Registration & Briefings – 6:30 p.m.
Gavel – 7:00 p.m.
Admission: Free
Note: Light refreshments will be served. Free parking on the street or in the Hill Street Parking Structure, directly adjacent to the Ross School of Business.

March 15, 2017: Area 26

Location:
MSU Detroit Center
3408 Woodward Avenue
Detroit, MI 48201
Times:
Registration – 6:00 p.m.
Gavel – 6:45 p.m.
Note: Light refreshments will be served. Free and secure parking west of Woodward. Security escort available on request.

March 16, 2017: Area 38 & Area 39 (joint contest)

Location:
Fellowship Chapel
7707 W. Outer Drive
Detroit, MI 48235
Times:
Registration – 6:00 p.m.
Briefings – 6:15 p.m.
Gavel – 6:30 p.m.

March 17, 2017: Area 18 & Area 19 (joint contest)

Location:
Michigan First Credit Union
27000 Evergreen Road
Lathrup Village, MI 48076
Times:
Registration – 6:00 p.m.
Briefings – 6:15 p.m.
Gavel – 6:30 p.m.
Admission: $5 (includes light refreshments)

March 18, 2017: Area 3 & Area 4 (joint contest)

Location:
University of Toledo
SSOE Seminar Room
1610 N. Westwood
Toledo, OH 43607
Times:
Doors – 9:30 a.m.
Gavel – 10:00 a.m.

March 20, 2017: Area 11 & Area 13 (joint contest)

Location:
NSF International
789 North Dixboro Road
Ann Arbor, MI 48105
Times:
Registration – 6:00 p.m.
Briefings – 6:15 p.m.
Gavel – 6:45 p.m.
Admission: $5
Note: Light refreshments served. No admission to building after 7 p.m.

March 22, 2017: Area 42

Location:
Banwell Community Church
2400 Banwell Rd.
Windsor, ON N8P 1X9
Times:
Registration – 6:00 p.m.
Briefings – 6:15 p.m.
Gavel – 6:45 p.m.
Admission: Free
Note: Light refreshments will be provided.

March 23, 2017: Area 36 & Area 37 (joint contest)

Location:
Ford IT Business Innovation Center (ITBIC)
1655 Fairlane Circle
Allen Park, MI 48101
Times:
Registration – 5:45 p.m.
Briefings – 6:00 p.m.
Gavel – 6:15 p.m.
Admission: Free
Note: There are two entrances, labeled 925 and 950. Use the 950 entrance.

March 24, 2017: Area 31 & Area 32 (joint contest)

Location:
St. Matthews Lutheran Church
5885 Venoy Road
Westland, MI 48185
Times:
Refreshments & Orientations – 6:00 p.m.
Gavel – 6:45 p.m.
Admission: $5

March 25, 2017: D28 Leadership Orientation (no contests)

Location:
Eastern Michigan University—Livonia
4th Floor
38777 W. 6 Mile Road
Livonia, MI 48152
Times:
Breakfast – 9:00 a.m.
Gavel – 9:30 a.m.
Admission: Free

March 29, 2017: Area 21 & Area 24 (joint contest)

Location:
Wayne County Community College
Mary Ellen Stempfle University Center
19305 Vernier Road
Harper Woods, MI 48225
Times:
Registration – 6:00 p.m.
Briefings – 6:15 p.m.
Gavel – 6:45 p.m.
Admission: Free (light refreshments will be provided)

April 5, 2017: Division F

Location:
Riverfront Towers Apartments
Tower 100, Community Room
100 Riverfront Drive
Detroit, MI 48226
Times:
Registration – 5:30 p.m.
Briefings – 6:10 p.m.
Gavel – 6:30 p.m.
Note: Tell the guard you’re there for Toastmasters. Park in the garage on the left at the end of the road.

April 7, 2017: Division D

Location:
Michigan First Credit Union
27000 Evergreen Road
Lathrup Village, MI 48076
Times:
Registration – 6:00 p.m.
Briefings – 6:15 p.m.
Gavel – 6:30 p.m.
Admission: $5 (includes light refreshments)

April 8, 2017: Division A

Location:
Toledo Lucas County Public Library
3900 King Road
Toledo, OH 43617
Times:
Registration – 9:00 a.m.
Briefings – 9:45 a.m.
Gavel – 10:00 a.m.

April 13, 2017: Division E

Location:
Wayne County Community College
Mary Ellen Stempfle University Center
19305 Vernier Road
Harper Woods, MI 48225
Times:
Registration – 6:00 p.m.
Briefings – 6:15 p.m.
Gavel – 6:30 p.m. (REVISED)
Admission: Free ($5 donation requested to offset the cost of food)

April 21, 2017: Division I

Location:
Hospice of Windsor & Essex County
6038 Empress Street
Windsor, ON N8T 1B5
Times:
Registration – 5:30 p.m.
Briefings – 6:15 p.m.
Gavel – 6:45 p.m.
Admission: Free
Note: Light refreshments will be provided.

April 25, 2017: Division G

Location:
Unity of Livonia
28660 Five Mile Road
Livonia, MI 48354
Times:
Registration – 6:00 p.m.
Briefings – 6:30 p.m.
Gavel – 6:45 p.m.
Admission: $5

April 27, 2017: Division H

Location:
Ford IT Business Innovation Center (ITBIC)
1655 Fairlane Circle
Allen Park, MI 48101
Times:
Registration – 5:45 p.m.
Briefings – 6:00 p.m.
Gavel – 6:15 p.m.
Admission: Free
Note: There are two entrances, labeled 925 and 950. Use the 950 entrance.

April 29, 2017: Division C

Location:
Great Lakes Regional Training Center, Room 202
Washtenaw Community College
4800 E. Huron River Dr.
Ann Arbor, MI 48105
Times:
Registration – 9:15 a.m.
Briefings – 9:40 a.m.
Gavel – 10:00 a.m.
Admission: $2
Note: Free parking on site. Light refreshments will be provided.