Be our guest

Guests are always welcome. They are able to participate in our meetings as Table Topics speakers and a few roles of their choosing.

Have an icebreaker

As a guest we encourage you to register and prepare your first Ice Breaker. It is the best way to introduce yourself to the club and feel the stage under your feet.

Be one of us

Become a member. Choose a pathway and participate actively to becoming a great public speaker and a great leader within our club.

Brno Toastmasters - part of Toastmasters International organization
Improve public speaking skills

Being afraid of public speaking is a common thing for many people. Brno Toastmasters is the perfect environment to learn to overcome this fear and become a great public speaker

Learn through feedback

Every speech can be improved only by receiving honest and correct feedback. And even feedback is, at the end of the day, still public speaking

Build your network

With Brno Toastmasters you can become a part of a group of people that are thriving in international contests and connect even further than the club itself

Sample your first project

Take an exciting peek at the first project on your Toastmasters journey - the Ice Breaker. See how projects are structured in Pathways and experience how clear and simple the objectives are to achieve.

The Ice Breaker is your first opportunity to share something about yourself and your goals with other members of your club. You may want to include the following information in your speech to help club members get to know you:

  • The reason you joined Toastmasters (if a person or incident influenced you to join, share that story)
  • Your communication and leadership goals

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What are pathways?

Toastmasters Pathways learning experience, an exciting, flexible and interactive way to develop your skills and help others in your club develop theirs. Pathways helps you learn communication and leadership skills that you need to succeed.

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Have you joined us? Are you undecided what Pathway to choose?

Toastmasters pathway selection seems to be complicated for some of us. However, don't get scared. There's a smart tool through which you can assess which pathway would fit you best. So you may choose based on your assessment or whatever you'd like.

Take assessment here

Education is an important part of every Toastmaster's journey, and it is a critical aspect of all club meetings around the world. Participating in Toastmasters' education programs allows you to gain the valuable practice needed to develop your public speaking, communication, and leadership skills. The safe and supportive environment clubs provide allows you to learn at your own pace in a curriculum that has helped millions meet their personal and professional goals.

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Joining Toastmasters is easy and affordable. When you become a member, you'll have the support of o8ur club, district and the global organization as you work toward your goals. By becoming a member you're opening a door towards professional public speaking, towards successful leadership and towards a world of fascinating stories, great lessons and fantastic personal growth.

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Speech contests are a Toastmasters tradition. Each year, thousands of Toastmasters compete in the Humorous, Evaluation, Tall Tales, Table Topics and International speech contests. Competition begins with club contests, and winners continue competing through the Area, Division and District levels. Winners of the District level International Speech Contest proceed to the region quarterfinal level. Following region quarterfinals, winners advance to the semifinals for a chance to take part in the World Championship of Public Speaking®.

In order to participate to these contests, there is a set of rules.

To be eligible to compete in any official Toastmasters speech contest, a member must:

  • be a paid member of a club in the Area, Division, and District in which they are competing.
  • have earned certificates of completion in Levels 1 and 2 in any path in the Toastmasters Pathways learning experience or earned a Distinguished Toastmaster award.
  • not be part of District officers whose terms expire June 30 or candidates for elected positions for the term beginning in the upcoming July 1.

To be a chief judge, voting judge or tiebreaking judge at a Toastmasters speech contest you must meet all eligibility requirements identified below.

  1. At a club contest, be a paid member.
  2. At an Area, Division or District Contest:
    • be a paid member for a minimum of six (6) months
    • have completed a minimum of six (6) speech projects or earned certificates of completion in Levels 1 and 2 of any path in the Toastmasters Pathways learning experience.

All other contest officials and the Evaluation Contest test speaker must be paid members.

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The success of a club meeting depends on the participants. At each meeting, there are many roles to fill and they play an important part in making the club experience enjoyable.

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Club officers are best served by consistent, professional, and engaging training that supports the brand, enhances member experience, and helps them grow as leaders. The materials provided by Toastmasters International are the standard of quality and consistency that should make up the core of District-sponsored Club Officer Training.


Training should be time well spent for everyone. Make the most of your training time with ready-to-use training sessions that follows a well-structured format and delivers engaging training to club officers. Logically structured guides help facilitators lead sessions that promote vital learning points to club officers and save hours in research and development.

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Membership payment

Payments for membership are to be made via bank transfer to account 2600101541 / 2010 (FIO BANKA).
Regular payments are made every March and September of the year.
Important note for new members who want to join: in between those regular payments should contact the Treasurer and the Vice President for Membership of the club to calculate the correct amount to be paid based on the time left until next regular payment schedule.

Pay membership via QR Code:

New Membership

(you have to type the amount after discussing with our officers)
New Membership QR Code

Renewal Membership

(amount for renewal is already predefined)
Renewal Membership QR Code

Frequently Asked Questions

Brno Toastmasters club is the place where people meet each week to obtain and improve our public speaking and leadership skills in a friendly and supportive environment in English language.
We are the only public Toastmasters club in Brno in English language.

We are part of an international organization called Toastmasters International (see their website here).

Our meetings have a predefined agenda. A typical agenda looks like this:

  • A member with the role of toastmaster of the evening starts the meeting. He / she presents the meeting theme, then asks a question for everyone attending in order to introduce themselves and answer to the question
  • The Toastmaster of the day presents the respective meeting agenda
  • The timekeeper assigned person presents the timekeeping rules
  • Any other meeting roles (grammarian, word of the day, joke of the day or others) are presenting their roles if they are being assigned
  • The prepared speeches are being introduced (members are presenting their prepared speeches - usually 5-7 minutes per speech). If there is more than one speech, the speakers are competing for best speech of the day
  • Table Topics (impromptu) speeches - Anyone can and is encouraged to join this session where they will be adressed a question to which they have to build a short (1-2 minutes) speech as an answer. The Table Topics Speakers are competing for the best Table Topic speaker contest
    Depending on how much time the prepared speeches have been alocated, this section can be in the first or second part of the meeting (before or after the break)
  • 10 minutes BREAK - it's the time when we try to refresh ourselves, and we have a chance for a bit of socializing
  • The prepared speakers are being evaluated. For each speach it's assigned a member to evaluate the respective speech.
  • The table Topics session is being evaluated (A member of the club is assigned to evaluate the entire table topics session - The Table Topics Master and the Table topics contestants)
  • If there are any other Evaluators (General evaluator or others) assigned, are presenting their evaluations and all of them are competing for the Best evaluator title
  • The timekeeper presents the repport of the day (for example who exceeded the maximum alocated time for the speech or evaluation)
  • The Toastmaster of the day asks or presents the Club Business topics and announces the evening awards after which the meeting is concluded
Our meeting is attended by members and guests. It runs for approximately 1-2 hours. There are prepared speeches on different topics presented by members, table topics (impromptu speeches) for 1-2 minutes to which members and guests are invited to participate and, of course, evaluations (feedback) for all speeches and roles.

Brno Toastmasters club is the place where people meet each week to obtain and improve our public speaking and leadership skills in a friendly and supportive environment in English language.
We are the only public Toastmasters club in Brno in English language.

We are part of an international organization called Toastmasters International (see their website here).

We are expecting to get all introducing ourselves at the beginning of the meeting so we can know each other at least a little bit. We also encourage you that at the end of the meeting to tell us your sincere opinion about your first experience in our club. But we won't be forcing you into speaking in the Table Topics if you don't feel comfortable from the first day.

In order to join our meeting you must be prepared with the following items:

  • EXPECTED: yourself
  • PREFERABLY: with enthusiasm
  • MANDATORY: bring your smile with you

We would like to ask you politely to arrive 10-15 minutes before the meeting starting in order to get ready for the meeting and respect the agenda schedule

OF COURSE! We welcome anyone and everyone. You can bring as many friends you'd like. If you can, bring the entire group of your friends.

As a guest you can attend our meetings for free as long as you like, but you'll be always limited to participate only in table topics speeches. In order to completely benefit from what Toastmasters offers, you need to become a member.

To become a member, the best practice is to discuss it with the Vice President for Membership of the club and arrange for the first time membership payment.

The Toastmasters family is larger than our club. So, as a member, besides the club benefits, you also get access to a world wide community where you can access and participate in more activities than just the club level ones.

Club Benefits

  • Full access to Pathways and Prepared speeches
  • Any meeting role during any meeting
  • Participate in club and international contests for best Speech, best Humorous speech, best Table Topics speech or best Evaluator (based on each level, winners advance towards the international contests)
  • Eligibility to candidate and become a club officer
  • Eligibility to organize Workshops and other events including the regular meetings

Toastmasters International benefits

  • Access to pathways
  • Eligibility to participate to and / or organize local or international meetings
  • Eligibility to candidate for different levels of management in the entire organization

Registration and membership fee for a new member in our club is 1500 CZK for the first 6 months. However, depending on the month of registration, this amount is being recalculated for the remaining time until the next continuation for the membership is, reason why the amount should be discussed with the Treasurer and the Vice President for Membership. The fee will cover your registration in Toastmasters International which will provide with educational manuals and first pathway.

Membership fee continuation for an existing member is 1000 CZK.

For continuation of membership, each member has to pay the fee of 1000 CZK every March and September of the year.

See above the FAQ Section in this page the QR Codes and instructions

An Ice Breaker is a prepared speech that our new members are starting with their path towards their public speaking career.

An Ice Breaker speech can be presented by current or soon to be members.

Ice Breaker speech is about introducing yourself. Best practice is to speak about the reason you joined (or want to join) Toastmasters (if a person or incident influenced you to join). You can share that story. We also encourage you to speak about your communication and leadership goals.

Yes. The Ice Breaker training is available for anyone who'd like to see the learning process online on website. The training material can be found here.