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District 48 Annual Conference

May 13 - May 15

Buy yer tickets with haste & save yer precious gold doubloons. Only $75 for tickets bought in 2021 !

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Best to Reserve yer Spot Onboard Now lest the only room remaining be at the end of our plank !

Learning Has Never Been This Much Fun!

Image: Pirates kidnapping District 48 Director
On the gun deck of an old pirate ship moored in the port of Genoa, Italy
On the gun deck of an old pirate ship moored in the port of Genoa, Italy

Our goal is to provide for District 48 Toastmasters the most educational, entertaining, and exciting Conference we can possibly have.

Education – workshops; Saturday keynote speaker; three headline-worthy speech contests; local networking activities

Entertainment – “Pirate’s Paradise” theme; Friday night dress-up night, with costume contest; parade of banners; more to come…

Excitement – Recognize Distinguished Toastmasters, Past District Directors, and Veterans; Beach games; after-hours hospitality pirate party suite both nights; walking access to Clearwater Beach, attractions, shops, and   restaurants.

Yo Ho Ho and a Barrel of Fun Activities!

Pirate Party night: Plan on having some rum, fun & hearty guffaws!

Pirate Plunder – rum and other pirate libations at open bar, pirate beads and eye patches ye must bring yourselves, (best ye buy yer own eye patch lest the pirates necessitate yer need for one).

Pirate Warfare on the beach: Tug-of-war, cornhole, volleyball and swordplay if you dare. Losers will soon be ceremonial shark bait. *Lily-livers need not apply.

Pirate Raffles:

Treasures abound. Bring your gold doubloons!

Best Pirate costume contest on Friday night: Best Pirate (peg legs optional) & Lass (watch yer gold hoops) each win $50 visa card.

Pirate Program: Friday – hospitality suite with music, fun and a barrel of Rum and other libations. Saturday – theme-based activities (beach games, etc.), business meeting. Delicious grub, keynote speakers, three speech contests, workshops, recognition of Distinguished Toastmasters, Past District Directors, and networking activities.


May 13
May 15
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Teresa Norton