Aims & Eligibility:-

The Youth of the Year Quest, run by the Lions Clubs of Australia, aims to encourage students aged 16-18 years old to take an active, constructive leadership role in their community. It seeks a high level of academic, leadership, sporting, public speaking and citizenship achievement, and to this end, winners are selected by judging panels from local club level through to national winners. The final national winner receives an overseas trip to represent Australia at an international youth conference or to undertake a specific overseas study tour, but along the way, various other prizes are offered.

Entry Forms:-  Click on Youth of the Year Entry Form (pdf) to download a copy of the entry form.  - NOTE  This is a completely NEW form for 2018-19 and there will not be paper forms, 

Judging Dates:-

Each participating Lions (or Lioness) Club conducts club level judging sometime between September and February, with subsequent Zone, Region & District level judging conducted during February/March. 

The relevant dates for the 2017/18 Lions year are as follows:-

Club judging to be completed :-
 
  by 10th February 2018 
( It is suggested that clubs try to hold their club judging prior to Christmas)
Zone judging to be completed:-
 
   by  24th February 2018

Region judging to be completed :- 
 
  by  10th March 2018

District Final will be held :-
 
 on Saturday 24th March 2018 
At Wangi Workers Club - (see here for details)
RSVP by 11th March
N-districts  State judging to be held :-
 
 ON  Saturday 14th April 2018
  At Bankstown Sports Club (see here for details)
RSVP with payment by 6th April (download flyer)
 National Final to be conducted... at MD convention,  Monday 7 May 2018 at Townsville
 
NOTE to Club & higher level YOTY organisers

District Youth Camp:-

Every club-level Youth of the Year winner is automatically invited to attend an exciting full weekend camp, conducted each year by experienced youth trainers. Some Leo Club representatives may also be invited to participate from time to time.

This camp is being held at the Recreation Camp at Nentoura Road Morisset from pm Friday 27thApril 2018 to 2pm Sunday 29th April- at no cost to club winner participants. Despite initial hesitation by some students, ALL participants in past camps have given the weekend rave reviews. It's a prize in itself worth winning. - get a copy of the camp promo flyer here

Club winners will be contacted by the Camp Committee prior to the camp to provide full details of arrival time, what to bring etc.
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Jul 26, 2017, 4:54 AM