Contests

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Contest Schedule

September 12, 2017: Area 3

Location:
Toledo Lucas County Public Library – King Road Branch
3900 King Road
Toledo, OH 43617
Times:
Registration – 5:45 p.m.
Briefings – 6:00 p.m.
Gavel – 6:15 p.m.
Admission: Free

September 13, 2017: Areas 21 & 24 (joint contest)

Location:
Mary Ellen Stempfle University Center
19305 Vernier Road
Harper Woods, MI 48225
Times:
Registration – 5:30 p.m.
Briefings – 5:45 p.m.
Gavel – 6:00 p.m.
Admission: $5

September 13, 2017: Areas 37 & 38 (joint contest)

Location:
Detroit Public Library – Redford Branch
21200 Grand River Avenue
Detroit, MI 48219
Times:
Registration – 5:00 p.m.
Gavel – 5:30 p.m.
Admission: $5
Note: Free parking.

September 15, 2017: Areas 18 & 19 (joint contest)

Location:
Hope United Methodist
26275 Northwestern Highway
Southfield, MI 48076
Times:
Registration – 5:30 p.m.
Briefings – 6:00 p.m.
Gavel – 6:30 p.m.
Admission: $5

September 16, 2017: Areas 1 & 4 (joint contest)

Location:
All Saints Lutheran Church
5445 Heatherdowns Boulevard
Toledo, OH 43614
Times:
Registration – 9:00 a.m.
Briefings – 9:30 a.m.
Gavel – 10:00 a.m.
Note: Breakfast at 9.

September 19, 2017: Areas 11 & 13 (joint contest)

Location:
First Baptist Church
1110 W. Cross Street
Ypsilanti, MI 48197
Times:
Registration – 6:00 p.m.
Briefings – 6:15 p.m.
Gavel – 6:30 p.m.
Admission: $5
Note: Half-mile west of Ypsilanti’s old water tower. Use west entrance. Light refreshments provided.

September 19, 2017: Area 25

Location:
Bethesda Christian Church
14000 Metropolitan Parkway
Sterling Heights, MI 48312
Times:
Registration – 5:30 p.m.
Briefings – 6:15 p.m.
Gavel – 6:30 p.m.
Admission: Free
Note: The church will not allow us to provide food, but you can bring your own. Entrance is from Schoenherr Road (no entrance from Metropolitan Parkway). Park in Lots 2 and 6 near the church office.

September 19, 2017: Areas 31 & 32 (joint contest)

Location:
Unity of Livonia
28660 Five Mile Road
Livonia, MI 48154
Times:
Registration – 5:45 p.m.
Briefings – 6:15 p.m.
Gavel – 6:45 p.m.
Admission: $5

September 21, 2017: Area 26

Location:
One Woodward Building
1 Woodward Avenue
Detroit, MI 48226
Times:
Registration – 5:30 p.m.
Briefings – 6:00 p.m.
Gavel – 6:30 p.m.
Admission: Free
Notes:
1. Free food and parking will be provided (see parking instructions).
2. Please SMS to 734-383-4167 with your name for FREE parking validation.
3. Please look for the Toastmasters signs in the lobby of the One Woodward Building upon your arrival.

September 22, 2017: Areas 12 & 14 (joint contest)

Location:
Canton Human Services Center
50430 School House Road
Canton, MI 48187
Times:
Registration – 5:30 p.m.
Briefings – 6:00 p.m.
Gavel – 6:15 p.m.
Admission: $5

September 22, 2017: Areas 16 & 17 (joint contest)

Location:
Hope United Methodist
26275 Northwestern Highway
Southfield, MI 48076
Times:
Registration – 5:30 p.m.
Briefings – 6:00 p.m.
Gavel – 6:30 p.m.
Admission: $5

September 23, 2017: Area 2

Location:
Kaubisch Memorial Public Library
205 Perry Street
Fostoria, OH 44830
Times:
Registration – 9:15 a.m.
Briefings – 9:30 a.m.
Gavel – 9:45 a.m.

September 23, 2017: Areas 28 & 29 (joint contest)

Location:
Saint Paul AME Church
2260 Hunt Street
Detroit, MI 48207
Times:
Registration – 9:30 a.m.
Gavel – 10:00 a.m.
Admission: Free

September 24, 2017: Area 34

Location:
Unity of Livonia
28660 Five Mile Road
Livonia, MI 48154
Times:
Registration – 2:30 p.m.
Briefings – 3:00 p.m.
Gavel – 3:30 p.m.
Admission: $5
Note: Refreshments will be provided.

September 25, 2017: Area 42

Location:
GreenField Ethanol
275 Bloomfield Road
Chatham, ON  N7M 5J5
Times:
Registration – 6:00 p.m.
Briefings – 6:15 p.m.
Gavel – 6:30 p.m.
Admission: Free
Note: Please sign in at the security desk when you arrive.

September 27, 2017: Area 23

Location:
Troy Public Library
510 W. Big Beaver Road
Troy, MI 48084
Time: 5:30 p.m.
Admission: $5
Note: Refreshments will be provided.

September 28, 2017: Areas 36 & 39 (joint contest)

Location:
Ford IT Business Innovation Center (ITBIC)
Conference Room C028
1655 Fairlane Circle
Allen Park, MI 48101
Times:
Registration – 5:30 p.m.
Briefings – 6:00 p.m.
Gavel – 6:30 p.m.
Admission: $5
Note: There are two entrances, labeled 925 and 950. Use the 950 entrance.

October 12, 2017: Division G

Location:
St. Kenneth’s Church
14951 N Haggerty Road
Plymouth, MI 48170
Times:
Registration – 6:00 p.m.
Briefings – 6:15 p.m.
Gavel – 6:45 p.m.
Admission: $5
Note: Meeting room is St. Kenneth/Patrick in building behind church.

October 13, 2017: Division D

Location:
Hope United Methodist
26275 Northwestern Highway
Southfield, MI 48076
Times:
Registration – 5:30 p.m.
Briefings – 6:00 p.m.
Gavel – 6:30 p.m.
Admission: $5

October 14, 2017: Division C

Location:
Canton Human Services Center, Room D
50430 School House Road
Canton, MI 48187
Times:
Registration – 1:30 p.m.
Briefings – 1:40 p.m.
Gavel – 2:00 p.m.
Admission: $5

October 17, 2017: Division E

Location:
Clinton-Macomb Public Library – Main Branch
40900 Romeo Plank Road
Clinton Township, MI 48038
Times:
Registration – 5:00 p.m.
Briefings – 5:30 p.m.
Gavel – 6:00 p.m.
Admission: $5
Note: Food will be available.

October 18, 2017: Division H

Location:
Ford IT Business Innovation Center (ITBIC)
Conference Room C028
1655 Fairlane Circle
Allen Park, MI 48101
Times:
Registration – 5:30 p.m.
Briefings – 6:00 p.m.
Gavel – 6:30 p.m.
Admission: Free
Note: There are two entrances, labeled 925 and 950. Use the 950 entrance.

October 18, 2017: Division I

Location:
Hospice of Windsor & Essex
6038 Empress Street
Windsor, ON  N8T 1B5
Times:
Registration – 6:00 p.m.
Briefings – 6:25 p.m.
Gavel – 6:45 p.m.
Admission: Free
Note: Food and light refreshments available at no charge.

October 21, 2017: Division A

Location:
Toledo Lucas County Public Library – Maumee Branch
501 River Road
Maumee, OH 43537
Times:
Registration – 9:20 a.m.
Briefings – 9:40 a.m.
Gavel – 10:00 a.m.
Admission: Free

October 25, 2017: Division F

Location:
Detroit Public Library – Main Branch
Explorer Room (Cass side entrance)
5201 Woodward Avenue
Detroit, MI 48202
Times:
Registration – 5:00 p.m.
Briefings – 5:15 p.m.
Gavel – 5:30 p.m.
Admission: Free
Note: Parking information