District 202E Club Awards

 

Contents

Awards

1              Sight First Trophy

2              Mt Cook Trophy

3              Peter Tallott Trophy

4*           District Bulletin Award – under development

5              Best Club Project

6              Membership Trophy

7              Interclub Visitation Cup

8              Iain Drewett Memorial Trophy

9*           Tailtwisting Trophy – under development

10           McWha Award for Outstanding Club Leadership

11           Kan-Tab Club of the Year Award

12           Best Presented Club at the District Convention Social

13           Best Dressed Couple at the District Convention Social

14           Stuart Barr Trophy

15           Kaikoura Lions Club Shield

16           Young Speechmaker Cup

17           Emerging Speechmaker Contest

18*         Leo of the Year Trophy – under development

 

 

 

Appendix 1

                               

1              Judging

2              Engraving and Presentation

 

 

 

Appendix 2

Examples of Application Forms available from Zone Chairmen

                               

A             Best Club Project Trophy

B             Membership Growth, Extension and Retention Award

C             Inter Club Visitations Cup

D             McWha Award for Outstanding Club Leadership

 

 

 

Appendix 3

Multiple District 202 Awards, Contests and Prizes

 

202/1     Young Speechmaker Competition

202/2     LCI Peace Poster Contest

202/3     Keith Mitchell Membership, Growth and Retention Award

 

 

 

1       Sight First Trophy

 

Title: Sight First Trophy

This trophy is awarded to the Club that excels in the area of promoting / alleviating sight issues in the previous Lion’s year.

Donated by

 

Applications close on 30 September for the previous Lion’s year

Submit applications to the Immediate Past District Governor

Criteria for judging:

The Club must have achieved the following:

  •  Has taken part in the Braille Collection
  •  Has been involved in local publicity within this District.
  •  Has taken part in the eye glass collection
  • Has made other clubs in the area aware of the programme

Additional Notes:

As a guide to clubs, activities could be:

  •  Support Braille Library
  •  Eye Bank support encouragement
  •  Establish working relationship with local clinics and professions to be utilised in public awareness and screening for vision loss
  •  Provide funds for guide dogs and lens testing
  •  Provide large print books etc.
  •  Assist in providing employment for the blind
  •  Reading to the blind.
  •  Recreational activities for the blind
  •  Scholarship for the blind

Contact your Zone Chairman for further information and application forms.

This trophy is presented by the Immediate Past District Governor at the District Convention

This trophy is engraved by the District Cabinet with the Lion’s year eg 2010 / 2011

 

 

 

2       Mt Cook Trophy

 

Title: Mt Cook Trophy

This trophy is awarded to the Club that performs outstandingly in community service

Donated by

 

Applications close on 30 September for the previous Lion’s year

Submit applications to the Immediate Past District Governor through the Zone Chairman

It is recommended that the time span be made finite at three years

Criteria for judging:

1      Community Service - 15 points

2      Effect on the Community - 25 points

3      Variety of Projects - 15 points

4      Presentation - 10 points

5      Monetary Value - 10 points

6      Functioning of a Club as a Social Unit - 25 points

 

Additional Notes:

Nil

 

Contact your Zone Chairman for further information and application forms.

This trophy is presented by the Immediate Past District Governor at the District Convention

This trophy is engraved by the District Cabinet with the Lion’s year eg 2010 / 2011

 

 

 

3       Peter Tallott Trophy

 

Title: Peter Tallott Trophy

This trophy is awarded to an outstanding Lion within District 202E

Donated by

 

Applications close on 30 September for the previous Lion’s year

Submit applications to the Immediate Past District Governor

Criteria for judging:

  • The Nominee does not hold office in this District and is not seeking such office in the current year.
  • A written resume and supporting documentation to  be attached to the Nomination form
  • All activities and details must refer only to the previous Lion’s year
  •  

 

Additional Notes:

Nil

 

Contact your Zone Chairman for further information and application forms.

This trophy is presented by the Immediate Past District Governor at the District Convention

This trophy is engraved by the District Cabinet with the Lion’s year eg 2010 / 2011

 

 

 

5       Best Club Project

 

Title: Best Club Project District 202E

This trophy is awarded to the Club that undertakes the best club project in the previous Lion’s year. The purpose of this award is to encourage Club participation in Community Service Projects.

Donated by PDG Melville Syme and Julie

 

Applications close on 30 September for the previous Lion’s year

Submit applications to the Immediate Past District Governor

Judges will be appointed by the District Governor.

 

Criteria for judging:

 

1      The involvement of Club Members in the Project - 30 marks

2      The participation of the Club in the Community - 20 marks

3      Initiative, originality and enterprise of the idea - 25 marks

4      The benefit to the Community of the particular Project - 20 marks

5      Manner of presentation - 5 marks

         Total                      100 marks           

 

Additional Notes:

Presentation:

 An overview of particulars of the Project being presented should be contained in a brief written digest form of not more than one A4 both sides. It may be accompanied by a scrap book of similar size (clear file) which contains newspaper cuttings, letters of congratulations, references, reports circulars and any such data to enlighten and impress the judges on the various phases of the Project.

The entry form should be placed at the front of the presentation.

 

Timeline:

The dates and duration of the entire project must be clearly shown.

 

Finance:

Evidence should also be given of the method of financing the project, origin of project, costs and control of Budget, handling and payment of accounts and a final statement of expenditure showing proceeds made available to selected charity or project.

 

Contact your Zone Chairman for further information and application forms. Go to Appendix 2, item A, to see the application form.

This trophy is presented by the Immediate Past District Governor at the District Convention

This trophy is engraved by the District Cabinet with the Lion’s year eg 2010 / 2011

 

 

 

6       Membership Trophy

 

Title: District 202E Membership Trophy

This trophy is to be competed for by all financial clubs in District 202E on a points allocation based on their clubs membership growth, extension through the establishment of a new club(s) and through the retention of members during the previous Lion’s year.

Donated by The Lions Club of Halswell and District

Applications close on 30 September for the previous Lion’s year

Submit applications to the Immediate Past District Governor

This Award is judged by the Membership Records Chairperson

 

Criteria for judging:

Membership growth, extension and retention will be from those figures supplied by the Club Secretary to the Membership Chairperson at the end of each month in their MMR (Monthly Membership Report ). The District closing date will be the 30th June in each year in respect of the immediately preceding Lions fiscal year.

 

Clubs that have not submitted one or more MMR's ( Monthly Membership Reports), either electronically or by hard copy, to their Membership Chairperson will not be eligible for this award.

 

All District entries are to be judged in sufficient time so that the top District entry can be confidentially advised and forwarded to the Executive Officer by the 31st January of each year. The Council Chairman will select the final winning entry from those submitted.

 

The areas to be covered by the award are as follows:

  • Membership Growth = 2 points per new ( not transferred ) member retained for 12 months plus one day.
  • Extension = 10 points for each new club sponsored plus 1 point for each Charter ( not transferred ) member.
  • Retention = 2 points for net membership increase since 1st July ( per member increased.

 

The club with the most points from all three categories will be judged the winner.

 

However, should more than one club have the same number of points based on the above then the winner shall be determined on the basis of the % increase of new members against the clubs total membership for that fiscal year. Therefore the club with the greatest % increase in club membership would be judged the winner.

If by any chance that a tie is still recorded then the award is to be shared.

Additional Notes:

The District Governor and / or the District Membership Records Chair will enter the winning entry into the  Multiple District Keith Mitchell Membership Growth, Extension and Retention  Award – refer to the MD202 Directory for further details.

Contact your Zone Chairman for further information and application forms. Go to Appendix 2, item B, to see the application form.

This trophy is presented by the Immediate Past District Governor at the District Convention

This trophy is engraved by the District Cabinet with the Lion’s year eg 2010 / 2011

 

 

 

7       Inter Club Visitation Cup

 

Title: Inter Club Visitations Cup

This trophy is awarded to the Club that achieves the most inter Club visitations in a Lion’s year.

Donated by PDG Jim Pollitt and Sheila

Applications close on 30 September for the previous Lion’s year

Submit applications to the Immediate Past District Governor

Criteria for judging:

There must be visits made by more than one Lion from one Club to another (not repeated visits to the same Clubs). Keep a record of your Interclub visits.

 

Additional Notes:

Nil

 

Contact your Zone Chairman for further information and application forms. Go to Appendix 2, item C, to see the application form.

This trophy is presented by the Immediate Past District Governor at the District Convention

This trophy is engraved by the District Cabinet with the Lion’s year eg 2010 / 2011

 

 

 

8       Iain Drewett Memorial Trophy

 

Title: Iain Drewett Memorial Trophy

This trophy is awarded for “Excellence in Lionism” arising from any activity of Lions, Lionessess or Leos in District 202E.

Donated by the Lions Club of Christchurch South in 2004

Applications close on 30 September for the previous Lion’s year

Submit applications to the Immediate Past District Governor

Judging by a panel appointed by the Immediate Past District Governor. Judgements made by the panel shall be final.

 

Criteria for judging:

Detailed submissions for the Trophy, along with a fully completed entry form, to be in the hands of the Immediate Past District Governor of District 202E by the closing date.

 

Additional Notes:

 

The following Rules & Conditions apply   

 

The Christchurch South Lions Club retains ownership of the Trophy

 

The Trophy is to be awarded annually at the District Convention.

 

All Clubs in District 202E are invited to submit outstanding achievements or activities they, a Club Member, or even another Club Member participated in during the past Lions' year ( 1 July – 30 June).

 

Each year, the date and name of the winner, with a very brief description of the achievement ( if possible ),to  be engraved on a small plaque attached to the base of the Trophy.

 

The Immediate Past District Governor will announce the winner at the District Convention and at his/her discretion will invite the President of Christchurch South Lions Club to make the presentation.

 

When announcing the winner the Immediate Past District Governor should advise Convention that the 'Iain Drewett Trophy was made available by Christchurch South Lions Club.

 

Contact your Zone Chairman for further information and application forms.

This trophy is presented by the Immediate Past District Governor at the District Convention

This trophy is engraved by the District Cabinet with the Lion’s year eg 2010 / 2011

 

 

 

10     McWha Award for Outstanding Club Leadership

 

Title: McWha Award for Outstanding Club Leadership

This trophy is awarded to Club Presidents, and basically follows the criteria for 100% Presidents Award.

Donated by Ian and Marion McWha

Photo to be supplied

Applications close on 30 September for the previous Lion’s year

Submit applications to the Immediate Past District Governor

Criteria for judging:

The Club has taken part in one major service activity during the year

The President has

  • been awarded the LCI 100% President's Excellence Award
  • attended at least 3 zone meetings
  • attended Club Officer training
  • attended the District or Multiple District Convention

 

Additional Notes:

This award must be applied for before the President knows the result of his / her 100% President’s Excellence Award Application to LCI. [Applications for the 100% President’s Excellence Award in District 202 E close on 31 August]

 

Contact your Zone Chairman for further information and application forms. Go to Appendix 2, item D, to see the application form.

This trophy is presented by the Immediate Past District Governor at the District Convention

This trophy is engraved by the District Cabinet with the Lion’s year eg 2010 / 2011

 

 

 

11     Kan-Tab Club of the Year Award

 

Title: Kan-Tab Club of the Year Award

This trophy is is awarded to the Club which has collected the most weight in Kan tabs only. The competition runs from the end of one Convention to the Saturday of the following years Convention.

Donated by David Clearwater

Entries close at mid-day on the Saturday of the District Convention.

Submit entries to the District Kan Tab Co-ordinator.

Criteria for judging:

 

The Kan Tabs must be weighed by the District Kan Tab Co-ordinator.

The final weigh-in is after mid-day on the Saturday of the District Convention.

 

Additional Notes:

Nil

 

Contact the District Kan Tab Co-ordinator for further information.

This trophy is presented by the District Governor at the District Convention

This trophy is engraved by the District Cabinet with the Lion’s year eg 2010 / 2011

 

 

 

12     Best Presented Club at the District Convention Social

 

Title: 202E District Governors Trophy Best Presented Club

This Cup is awarded to the Club that is judged to be the best presented Club at the District Convention Social.

Donated by PDG Terry and Dawn Lucas in 1994

Applications close on…                  NA

Submit applications to…                NA

This Cup is judged by the District Governor or appointee at the District Convention

 

Criteria for judging:

At the discretion of the District Governor or appointee.

 

Additional Notes:

Nil

 

Contact your Zone Chairman for further information

This trophy is presented by the District Governor at theDistrict Convention Social

This trophy is engraved by the District Cabinet with the Calendar year eg 2011

 

 

 

13     Best Dressed Couple at the District Convention Social

 

Title: Fun for Shore Trophy

This trophy is awarded to the couple who are judged to be the best presented couple at the District Convention Social.

Donated by the 1998 Convention Committee

 

Photo to be supplied

 

Applications close on…                  NA

Submit applications to…                                NA

This Trophy is judged by the District Governor or appointee at the District Convention

 

Criteria for judging:

At the discretion of the District Governor or appointee.

 

Additional Notes:

Nil

 

Contact your Zone Chairman for further information

This trophy is presented by the District Governor at the District Convention Social

This trophy is engraved by the District Cabinet with the Calendar year eg 2011

 

 

 

14     District Youth Award – Stuart Barr Trophy

 

Title: Stuart Barr Trophy               

This trophy is awarded to the Club that undertakes the best club youth activities. The purpose is to encourage clubs participation in youth activities.

Donated by Stuart Barr

Applications close on 30 September for the previous Lion’s year

Submit applications to the Immediate Past District Governor

Criteria for judging:

Youth Activities marked with an A will have a loading factor of 1.5 %

 

1              YOUNG SPEECHMAKER CONTEST

  • 10 points per entrant
  • 3 points per club attendee at contest
  • 10 points for host club
  • 10 points for winner's sponsoring club

 

2              PEACE POSTER COMPETITION

  • 10 points per club entry
  • 10 points for club sponsoring District winner

 

3              INTERNATIONAL YOUTH CAMP

  • 10 points for club nominating entrant

 

4              ENVIRONMENT COMPETITION

  • 10 points for Clubs that sponsor an entry in the Schools Competition
  • 10 points for sponsoring entry in District competition for clubs

 

5              CAMP QUALITY

  • 1 point per $50 donated up to a maximum of 10 points
  • 10 points for hosting a camp activity

 

6              LIONS/QUEST SKILLS PROGRAMME

  • 1 point per $50 donated up to a maximum of 10 points
  • 10 points for an activity or involvement with a school

 

7              YOUTH EXCHANGE (A)

  • 20 points for sponsoring an Outward Youth Exchangee
  • 10 points for hosting an Inward Youth Exchangee

 

8              LEO CLUBS

  • 20 points for sponsoring a new Leo Club
  • 10 points for continuing to support a Leo Club

 

9              ANY OTHER YOUTH  RELATED ACTIVITY

  • 20 points for any youth related activity undertaken by a Club which deserves merit. This is to be submitted to the Cabinet Youth Chairman for acceptance.

 

Where an activity is shared, the points are to be awarded on a proportional basis.

Total number of points to be divided by the District Voting Entitlement at the end of the LIONS year.

This competition to coincide with the LIONS year dates of 1st July to 30th June inclusive.

 

Additional Notes:

On a separate sheet or in any manner the Club feels is appropriate, detail the areas in which the Club has been involved with young people. If the Club wishes any support material to be returned (eg.photographs, newspaper clippings etc)  state this at the end of the form, and attach a note to the entry.

 

Contact your District Youth Chairman for further information and application forms.

This trophy is presented by the Immediate Past District Governor at the District Convention

This trophy is engraved by the District Cabinet with the Lion’s year eg 2010 / 2011

 

 

 

15   Schools Environment Project: Kaikoura Lions Club Shield

 

Title: Kaikoura Lions Club Shield

This trophy is awarded to the Club that undertakes the best environment project in a school in the school year.

Donated by the Lions Club of Kaikoura

Applications close on 31 August, with judging by 30 November, thus enabling the type of Project to be taken into account with judging taking place at the best time for each type of Project.

Submit applications to the District Youth Chairman

Criteria for judging:

                20% -planning

                20% -participation of pupils

                20% -results/outcomes

                20% -originality of project

                20% -report presentation, including appropriate diagrams, graphs, plans, photos

 

Additional Notes:

Any project undertaken by a school, (or individual classes from a school) which aims to increase the involvement of it's pupils in the improvement of, or a greater understanding, the environment, could be eligible for this competition.

School entry must be submitted by a Lions or Lioness Club, which may, or may not, have been involved in the project, along with the school.

 

The Kaikoura Lions Club Shield is awarded to the best project - Total prizes - $300

Entry Fee - $50 to be paid by sponsoring club and forwarded to 202E Youth Chairman

 

Contact the District Youth Chairman for further information and application forms.

This trophy is presented by the District Governor ot the President/Youth Chairman of the sponsoring club at the end of the school year.

This trophy is engraved by the District Cabinet with the calendar year eg 2011.

 

 

 

16     Young Speechmaker Cup / Syme Medal

 

Title: Young Speechmaker Cup

Title: Syme Medal

Both the cup and the medal are awarded to the Winner of the District Young Speechmaker Contest. The winner returns the cup after 10 – 12 months but retains the medal.

Cup donated by the McBride Family in 2005 / 2006

Medal donated by PDG Julie Syme

 

Photo to be supplied

 

Entries for the Young Speechmaker Contest close with the District Youth Chairman on a date decided by him / her.

Submit entries for the Young Speechmaker Contest to the District Youth Chairman.

This contest is open to young people between the ages of 17 and 21 as at 31 December.

 

Criteria for judging:

Contestants will be required to deliver a prepared speech of not less than 5 minutes or more than 6 minutes, on a topic of their own choice. Penalty points apply for under and over the allowed time.

 

Contestants will also deliver an impromptu speech of not more than 2 minutes on a topic determined by the judges. Penalty points apply after 2 minutes

 

Additional Notes:

District Finals will be held throughout New Zealand before the end of June to determine 3 winners per District.

 

These winners will travel to the Multiple District Finals mid August/September. All travel to the finals is at the expense of NZ Lions Clubs. Funding coming from the $50 per contestant that each District forwards to the MD Co-ordinator.

Entry fee of $75 per contestant, paid by the sponsoring Clubs, and the District retains $25 of this, to fund District Contest.

The District finalists will present two speeches for the Finals as before.

The Multiple District Winner’s prize will be 4-6 week trip to the UK or USA. LCI and our sponsor will meet air travel, accommodation and meals. The winner will only have to provide spending money.

 

The Multiple District Runner-up will receive travel to attend the LCI Youth Camp at Akataina near Rotorua over 10 days at the end of December, beginning of January each year.

 

Contact the District Youth Chairman for further information and application forms.

This cup is presented by the District Governor at the District Young Speechmaker Contest

This cup is engraved by the District Cabinet with the calendar year  eg 2011

 

 

 

17     Emerging Speechmaker Contest

 

Title: The Emerging  Speechmaker Contest

This award is presented to the Winner of the District Emerging Speechmaker Contest.

Donated by                        NA – no trophy, monetary prizes are determined by the number of entries.

 

Photo to be supplied

 

Entries for the Emerging Speechmaker Contest close with the District Youth Chairman on a date decided by him / her.

Submit entries for the Emerging Speechmaker Contest to the District Youth Chairman.

This contest is run in two sections: Years 9-10 and Years 11-12.

 

Criteria for judging: very similar to Young Speechmaker Contest

 

Contestants will be required to deliver a prepared speech of not less than 4 minutes or more than 5 minutes, on a topic of their own choice. Penalty points apply for under and over the allowed time.

 

Contestants will also deliver an impromptu speech of not more than 2 minutes on a topic determined by the judges. Penalty points apply after 2 minutes

 

Additional Notes:

 

 

 

 

Contact the District Youth Chairman for further information and application forms.

The prizes are presented by the District Governor at the Emerging Speechmaker Contest

This cup is engraved by the District Cabinet with …           NA

 

 

 

 

 

Appendix 1

 

1       Judging

 

In most cases judging will be undertaken by the Immediate Past District Governor or his / her appointee. A conflict of interest may occur if the Immediate Past District Governor’s club is in contention for an award. In this case the Immediate Past District Governor should consult with another Past District Governor who was District Governor within the previous 4 years.

 

2       Engraving and Presentation

 

This is not new information. This information is included in the detail of each Award.

 

All engraving is implemented by and paid for by the District 202E Cabinet.

 

Award

Engraving

Presentation

 

Lion’s Year

eg 2010 / 2011

Calendar Year

eg 2011

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sight First Trophy

 

 

ü

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

All of these awards are presented by the Immediate Past District Governor at the District Convention

 

Mt. Cook Trophy

 

 

ü

 

 

Peter Tallott Trophy

 

 

ü

 

 

District Bulletin Award

 

 

ü

 

 

Youth Activity Trophy - Best Club

 

 

ü

 

 

Best Club Project Trophy

 

 

ü

 

 

Membership Award

 

 

ü

 

 

Interclub Visitation Cup

 

 

ü

 

 

Iain Drewett Memorial Trophy

 

 

ü

 

 

McWha Award for Outstanding Club Leadership

 

 

ü

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kan Tab Trophy

 

 

 

ü

 

 

These three awards are presented by the District Governor at the District Convention

 

Tail Twisting Trophy

 

 

 

ü

 

Leo of the Year Award

 

 

 

ü

 

 

 

 

 

Best Dressed Couple at the District Convention Social

 

 

 

ü

 

 

These two awards are presented by the District Governor at the District Convention Social

 

Best Presented Club at the District Convention Social

 

 

 

ü

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Appendix 2:

Examples of Application Forms

 

 

 

A – [#5 above]

 

Best Club Project Trophy

Presented by P.D.G. Melville Syme and Julie

 

 

 

 

NAME OF PROJECT __________________________________

 

DATE OF PROJECT___________________________________

 

 

NAME OF CLUB: ____________________________________

 

CONTACT PERSON __________________________________

 

·PHONE CONTACT____________________________________

 

 

 

PROFITS DISTRIBUTED TO….  WITH AMOUNTS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

 

 

 

 

 

PRESIDENT____________________________DATE______________

 

 

 

B – [#6 above]

 

                                                    LIONS CLUBS INTERNATIONAL

District 202E

 

APPLICATION FORM

 

Membership Growth, Extension and Retention Award

Donated by The Lions Club of Halswell and District

 

Period 1 July _________________ to 30 June _________________

 

RULES:                                                Total Club Membership as at 30 June: __________

 

Membership Growth         =       2 points per new (not transferred) member retained for 12                                   months plus one day

 

Extension                        =       10 points for each new club sponsored plus

1 point for each Charter (not transferred) member

 

Retention                         =       2 points for net membership increase since 1st July (per member            increased).

 

Number

Points

 

Number of new members:

 

 

 

 

 

 

% increase of new members against club membership

 

 

%

 

 

New Clubs Sponsored:

 

 

 

 

 

 

Name of new Club: _________________________                       Date of Sponsorship: ____________

 

 

Number of financial Charter Members:

 

 

 

 

 

 

Net membership increase:

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total number of points

 

 

 

 

 

 

Name of Club:                                                               District:

 


Club Number:                                                                Date:

 


Club Secretary                                                 Verified by District Membership Records Chair

 

Name:                                                                           Name:

 


Signature:                                                                     Signature:

 

 

 

C – [#7 above]

 

INTER CLUB VISITATION CUP

District 202 E

 

 

Closing Date is 30th September for previous Lions year.

Application from The Lions Club of:              

 

The Schedule of the visits from 1st July to 30th June

 

Date            Club                                Lions

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Signed:                                                                  Date:

 

Title

 

 

 

D – [#10 above]

 

McWha Outstanding Club Leadership Award

Application

 

The Club has taken part in one major service activity during the year

 

Activity ……………………………………………………………………………………

 

         

The President has

 

          been awarded the LCI President's Excellence Award………………

 

          attended at least 3 zone meetings ………………

 

          attended Club Officer training   ………………….

 

          attended the District or Multiple District Convention ……………

 

      

President ………………………………………………………………………………

      

from the …………………………………………Lions / Lioness Club has been an

 

outstanding leader during the year ………………….… exemplified as follows  -

 

…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………

 

…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………

 

…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………

 

…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………

 

…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………

 

 

 

Submitted by ………………………………… position …………………………………………

 

 

 

 

 

Appendix 3:

Multiple District 202 Awards, Contests and Prizes

 

 

 

202/1        Young Speechmaker Contest

 

Title: Lions Clubs New Zealand Young Speechmaker Contest

This award  is presented to the Winner of the Multiple District Young Speechmaker Contest.

Donated by

 

No photo

 

Entries will be forwarded by the District Youth Chairman.

Entries will be submitted to MD202 by 30 June.

This competition is open to young people between the ages of 17 and 21 as at 1 August.

 

Criteria for judging:

Contestants will be required to deliver a prepared speech of not less than 5 minutes or more than 6 minutes, on a topic of their own choice. Penalty points apply for under and over the allowed time.

 

Contestants will also deliver an impromptu speech of not more than 2 minutes on a topic determined by the judges. Penalty points apply after 2 minutes

 

Additional Notes:

District Finals will be held throughout New Zealand before the end of June to determine 3 winners per District.

 

These winners will travel to the Multiple District Finals mid August/September. All travel to the finals is at the expense of NZ Lions Clubs. Funding coming from the $60 per contestant that each District forwards to the MD Co-ordinator.

Entry fee of $75 per contestant, paid by the sponsoring Clubs, and the District retains $15 of this, to fund District Contest.

The District finalists will present two speeches for the Finals as before.

The Multiple District Winner’s prize will be 4-6 week trip to UK. LCI and our sponsor will meet air travel, accommodation and meals. The winner will only have to provide spending money.

 

The Multiple District Runner-up will receive travel to attend the LI Youth Camp at Akataina near Rotorua over 10 days at the end of December, beginning of January each year.

 

Contact your District Youth Chairman for further information.

 

 

 

202/2        LCI Peace Poster Contest

 

Title: LCI Peace Poster Contest

This award is presented to the winner of the LCI Peace Poster Contest

Donated by

 

No photo available

 

Applications close on 15 November

Submit entries to District Governor

Judging is undertaken by the District Governor and then by the Multiple District Council Chairman or their representative(s).

 

Criteria for judging:

  • Provided in the kit available from MD 202 Lions Clubs National Office

 

Notes:

This international contest is an opportunity for Lions Clubs to work with young people in their community to stress the importance of peace, tolerance and international understanding. Contest is open to children who will be 11, 12 or 13 on 15 November 2011 and will be asked to create a poster that visually communicates the contest theme.

 

Peace poster kits can be purchased between 15 January and 30 September 2011 from the Lions Clubs National Office, PO Box 691 Orewa 0946. Email: executiveofficer@lionsclubs.org.nz

Kits provide information on the contest’s theme, entry details, rules and conditions and opportunities for publicity.

 

Contest Deadlines

 

15 November 2011          Postmark deadline for a  club to send one winning poster to the District                                                                 Governor.

1 December 2011             Postmark deadline for District Governor to send one winning poster to the                                                 Multiple District Council Chairman.

15 December 2011           Postmark deadline for Multiple District Council Chairman to send one                                                     winning poster to Public Relations Department at International

                                                headquarters.

1 February 2012                International winners will be notified on or before this date.

 

NB:         Entries that do not meet deadlines will be disqualified.

 

Grand prize winner will receive US$2,500 [or local equivalent] and an engraved plaque. In addition, the grand prize winner, two family members [one being a parent or legal guardian] and the sponsoring club president will travel to New York City, USA to attend the award ceremony at Lions Day with the United Nations [subject to change]. The 23 merit award winners will each receive US$500 [or local equivalent] and a certificate of achievement.

 

Contact your District Youth Chairman for further information.

 

 

202/3        Keith Mitchell Membership, Growth and Retention Award

 

Title: Keith Mitchell Membership, Growth and Retention Award

This trophy is awarded to the Club that                  ???????

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Applications close on 30 September

Submit applications to Immediate Past District Governor of the Club’s District [in this case 202E]

Criteria for judging:

Membership Growth        =        2 points per new (not transferred) member retained for 12                                                           months plus one day

 

Extension                       =        10 points for each new club sponsored plus

1 point for each Charter (not transferred) member

 

Retention                        =        2 points for net membership increase since 1st July (per member                                                             increased).

 

Additional Notes:

Nil

 

Contact your Zone Chairman and / or refer to the MD 202 Directory for further information.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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