Hall of Fame Awards

District Director's Awards
TOASTMASTER OF THE YEAR (District stage)
Criteria Eligibility Process Recognition
Division wise selection The member should have become a Toastmaster on or after 1 July 2018 The Area Directors will send the nominations to the Division Directors, who will then recommend the top two to the District Trio for review (by 31 March 2020). The final announcement will be based on reviews by the Trio Trophy
DISTINGUISHED TOASTMASTER (District stage)
Criteria Eligibility Process Recognition
Members achieving DTM status A member in good standing of a club in good standing TI Dashboard should show title earned between July 1, 2019 and 31 March 2020 DTM pin
Pathways Star Award (Division stage)
Criteria Eligibility Process Recognition
The Toastmaster who completes ONE Path (all 5 levels) between 1 July 2019 and 31 March 2020 A Toastmaster in good standing of a club in good standing
He/she should not be a Distinguished Toastmaster (DTM) already.
From Dashboard Medal
Pathways Star Award (Division stage)
Criteria Eligibility Process Recognition
The Toastmaster who completes ONE Path (all 5 levels) between 1 July 2019 and 31 March 2020 A Toastmaster in good standing of a club in good standing
He/she should not be a Distinguished Toastmaster (DTM) already.
From Dashboard Medal
PQD Awards
Guiding Star (Division Stage)
Criteria Eligibility Process Recognition
Club MENTORS who have helped new clubs achieve excellence as a Distinguished Club or above by 31 March 2020. 1.Mentor should have attended at least 6 club meetings.
2.New Clubs chartered from 1st July 2019 only are eligible.
3.New Clubs formed by a split are not eligible
Club President and one member (of the new club) to sign off the form certifying support from the Mentor Mentor Pin
Master Area Director (Division Stage)
Criteria Eligibility Process Recognition
1.Distinguished Status to be achieved by 31 March 2020.
2.Club Visit Reports should be submitted by 15 September 2019 for the first cycle and 15 March 2020 for the second cycle.
Area Directors, whose base clubs are all Distinguished and above From Dashboard Bronze Medal
Excellence in Education & Leadership (District Stage)
Criteria Eligibility Process Recognition
Club should achieve 100% Pathways enrolment
15 or more unique members should complete any level in Pathways (excluding LDREX and DTM) between 1 July 2019 and 31 March 2020.
Clubs should have a min. of 20 members on 1 April 2020
Clubs meeting above criteria From Dashboard Plaque for VP Education of both terms
Flag Bearer Award (Division stage)
Criteria Eligibility Process Recognition
New Club should achieve Distinguished Status by 31 March 2020 New Club should be chartered after 1 July 2019.
New Clubs formed by a split are not eligible
From Dashboard Plaque
Phoenix Award (Division stage)
Criteria Eligibility Process Recognition
CLUBS should achieve Distinguished status by 31 March 2020 Clubs that have less than or equal to 12 members as of 1 July 2019 From Dashboard Plaque
Master Division Director (District Stage)
Criteria Eligibility Process Recognition
All Areas in the Division to be Distinguished or above by 31 March 2020 As many Division Directors that achieve the criteria. From Dashboard Silver Medal
Shining Star Award (District Stage)
Criteria Eligibility Process Recognition
Member with the highest number of level completions by 1 April 2020 Member should be in good standing of a Club in good standing on 1 April 2020 From Dashboard Trophy
CGD Awards
Smedley Award
Criteria Eligibility Process Recognition
Add 5 new, dual or reinstated members between 1 Aug to 30 Sep 2019 Club to be in good standing Recognition by TI Award ribbon for club
+10% discount on orders placed with Toastmasters International store
Talk Up Toastmasters Award
Criteria Eligibility Process Recognition
Add 5 new, dual or reinstated members between 1 February to 31 March 2020 Club to be in good standing Recognition by TI Award ribbon for club
+10% discount on orders placed with Toastmasters International store
Beat the Clock Award
Criteria Eligibility Process Recognition
Add 5 new, dual or reinstated members between 1 May to 30 June 2020 Club to be in good standing Recognition by TI Award ribbon for club
+10% discount on orders placed with Toastmasters International store
Best Division Director (District stage)
Criteria Eligibility Process Recognition
All Base Clubs in the Division should have 20 or more members on 1 October 2019 and 1 April 2020 If there is more than one Division Director meeting the criteria, then the one with the highest number of clubs as on 1 April 2020 will get the award. From the Dashboard Trophy
Best Area Director (Division stage)
Criteria Eligibility Process Recognition
All Base Clubs in the Area should have 20 or more members on 1 October 2019 and 1 April 2020 If there is more than one Area Director meeting the criteria, then the one with the highest number of clubs as on 1 April 2020 will get the award. From the Dashboard Plaque
Champion Division Director (District stage)
Criteria Eligibility Process Recognition
Division Director who charters maximum number of Clubs in his/her Division during the period 1 July 2019 to 31 March 2020 As many Division Directors who meet the criteria. From the Dashboard Trophy
Champion Area Director (District stage)
Criteria Eligibility Process Recognition
Area Director who charters more than 2 Community Clubs OR 2 Corporate Clubs OR 1 New Initiative Club in his/her Area during the period 1 July 2019 to 31 March 2020 As many Area Directors who meet the criteria From the Dashboard Trophy
Pioneer Division Director (District stage)
Criteria Eligibility Process Recognition
Retain 100% of base clubs in his/her Division in both renewal cycles As many Division Directors who meet the criteria From the Dashboard Plaque
Pioneer Area Director (Division stage)
Criteria Eligibility Process Recognition
Retain 100% base clubs in his/her Area in both renewal cycles As many Area Directors who meet the criteria From the Dashboard Medal
ICON Award (District stage)
Criteria Eligibility Process Recognition
Charter a New Club in a New City in District 98 by 31 March 2020 As many Area Directors who meet the criteria From the Dashboard Plaque
Champion Coach (Division stage)
Criteria Eligibility Process Recognition
The Assigned Club should become Distinguished by 1 April 2020.
The Club should have 20 members by 1 April 2020
Club Coach should be appointed between 1 July 2019 and 31 Dec 2019
As many Club Coaches that meet the criteria From the Dashboard Medal
Pristine Award (Division stage)
Criteria Eligibility Process Recognition
Clubs which renew 20 or more members on or before 1 Oct 2019 & 1 April 2020 (in both renewal cycles) VPMs of as many Clubs that meet the criteria From the Dashboard Certificates
Pristine Award - Silver (Division stage)
Criteria Eligibility Process Recognition
Clubs starting the year with less than 12 members and which reach 150% of their base membership on 1 Oct 2019 & 1 April 2020 (in both renewal cycles)
Clubs should be in good standing on 1 Oct 2019 & 1 April 2020
VPMs of as many Clubs that meet the criteria From the Dashboard Plaques
Pinnacle Award (District stage)
Criteria Eligibility Process Recognition
Clubs should have "net membership growth of 60%" by 31 March 2020 VPMs of as many Clubs which meet the criteria From the Dashboard Trophy
CGD Honour Award (Division stage)
Criteria Eligibility Process Recognition
Clubs to conduct a Joint meeting with a club having less than 12 members before 31 March 2020 VPE of as many Clubs that meet the criteria Photos of joint meeting to be sent to CGD Memento, recognition in Social media and District Newsletter
Membership Champion (Division stage)
Criteria Eligibility Process Recognition
Clubs having highest "net membership growth" in every quarter (by 30 Sep 19, 31 Dec 19, & 30 Mar 20 VP Membership that meets the criteria in each Division. VPM to inform CGD and Awards Chair at the end of every quarter. Toastmasters merchandise, recognition in Social media and District Newsletter
Golden Shield (Division stage)
Criteria Eligibility Process Recognition
Clubs who conduct Exit Discussion with 40% of non-renewed members before 31 March 2020 As many clubs meeting the criteria VPM to inform CGD and Awards Chair in the prescribed form. Memento, recognition in Social media and District Newsletter
DCP & Awards Chair
Shireesh Nadkar Email: awards@district98.org

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