Young Speechmaker Contest

The Lions Clubs of New Zealand offers youth from 17-21 years of age the opportunity to participate in a national annual public speaking competition. Entry is free and open to the public through their local Lions Club.

The competition is open to youth aged 17 to 20

Entry is free and open to the public

The speeches are to be no longer than six minutes and of their own choice of subject.

There is an impromptu speech on a surprise topic which is to be no longer than two minutes and the contestants have just one minute to think about what they were going to say.


For further information contact your District Youth Activities Chairman or MD Co-ordinator Brian Quinlan.

MD202 Co-ordinator
PDG Brian Quinlan
Ngaruawahia Lions Club
Tel: (07) 824 7303
Mob: (027) 477 3107
Email: speechmaker(at)

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