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Contest Dates and Locations

Click here to enter a Student Speakers Contest Location.

Please make sure you include the identifiable name of the contest: i.e. The _______Lions Club Contest; The __________Zone; The ___________Region; and The ____ District Contest.

TOPIC

"Homelessness in California: What is the Solution?"

MD4 California Lions Student Speakers Contest

2019-2020 CONTEST

Club Locator 

Student Speakers Packet Order CLUBS ONLY

 

Order Next Years Packet Here

DEADLINE IS OCTOBER 1, 2021

ZONE, REGION, DISTRICT, AREA PACKETS WILL BE DELIVERED AT YOUR FALL, OR OTHER, DISTRICT MEETING. THEY WILL BE ISSUED TO THE DISTRICT GOVERNOR OR DESIGNEE AT THE MD4 FALL MEETING IN REDDING OCTOBER 25-27, 2020.

  • THE JOINT (MAY OR JUNE) COUNCIL OF GOVERNORS MEETING HOLDS THE FINAL CONTEST
  • THE ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING (THE FIRST WEEKEND IN AUGUST) HOLDS A DISTRICT STUDENT SPEAKERS CHAIRPERSON TRAINING AND Q&A.
  • THE FALL MEETING (OCTOBER OR NOVEMBER) THE PACKETS FOR THE DISTRICT AND AREA ARE DELIVERED TO THE DISTRICT GOVERNOR.
  • THE MID-WINTER MEETING AND MD4 CONVENTION (FEBRUARY): A STUDENT SPEAKERS SEMINAR FOR ALL IS PRESENTED AN MD4CON; ANY EXTRA MATERIAL IS AVAILABLE TO BE PICKED UP.

 

Helpful Links

click ► The Fourth District Student Speakers Foundation 

The Foundation is the financial base for the scholarships awarded to Student Speaker Contest winners.  We appreciate your support.

click ► Find a Lions Club near you 
(not all Lions Clubs participate in the contest)  Contact your high school counselor or principal.

The internet is a great resource for aspiring public speakers.  Here are a few helpful links.  Remember, the Lions contest does not allow visual aides, uniforms, costumes, props.  Begin by reading and fully understanding the Student Handbook (rules)

click ► Toastmasters International - 10 Tips for Public Speaking

Feeling some nervousness before giving a speech is natural and even beneficial, but too much nervousness can be detrimental. Here are some proven tips on ...
www.toastmasters.org

click ► Public Speaking Tips

Public Speaking Tips - a public speaking, communication, and presentation skills resource covering preparation, speech writing, audio and visual aids, ...
www.speaking-tips.com

click ► How to Write a Speech | eHow.com

Overview of Organized Speech Writing. Following structure is key in being an organized speechwriter. Get tips on the basics of… More ...
www.ehow.com

Lions Clubs Materials For Schools

2019 Winner of Student Speaker Contest

Student Arron Hall, 
sponsored by
the  North Fork Lions Club, 
4-A1

  • 2018-19 Student Speakers Contest Topic: "Integrity and Civility Play What Role in Today's Society?" 

Four young men competed on June 9, 2018, for a $10,000 scholarship.

 Read more...2016-2017 winner.