Menu
header photo

Multiple District 4 California Lions

TOPIC

"Distance and Online Learning — Pros and Cons"

MD4 California Lions Student Speakers Contest

2020-2021 CONTEST

Club Locator 

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.

No Club Student Speaker Contest can be held before March 1, 2021

New Contest Schedule:

Club Level, on or before         3/15/21
Zone Level, on or before         3/29/2021
Region Level, on or before      4/19/2021
District Level, on or before     5/3/2021
Area Level, on or before         5/17/2021
Finial                                       Sat of 2021 Joint COG

Student Speakers Packet Order CLUBS ONLY

To order a CLUB packet please send a check for $25 and mailing instructions to:

MD4 Office
129 Los Aguajes Ave
Santa Barbara, CA 93101

DEADLINE HAS PASSED.

ONLY CLUBS NEED TO ORDER A PACKET. 

ZONE, REGION, DISTRICT, AREA PACKETS WILL BE MAILED AUTOMATICALLY.

  • 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

Packet Letter Call or email to receive the letter.

  • Club
  • Region/Zone
  • District

Participation Form:
    Word
    PDF fill in form

Press Release 

NEW! Marketing Flyer 

Poster (lg) 12x17

Poster (sm) 8.5 x 11

Handbook Public 

Tellers Worksheet

Timers Worksheet

Judges Worksheet

Winner Notification Form

Next Level Student's Form

Certificate

  • Certificate to print
  • Certificate with digital fill-in fields
  • Digital fill-in name template w/out certificate

 

2020 Contest MD4 Governors Scholarship Contest

The in-person contests have been canceled; Video and Written speeches are now accepted. Please read the contest directives carefully.

Contest Directives

Judges Written Speech Worksheet

Tellers Written Speech Worksheet

Judges Video Speech Worksheet

Tellers Video Speech Worksheet

2020 The winner of the MD4 Governor's Scholarship Contest with Scholarships awarded by the Student Speaker Foundation

Halle Schaffer 

Sponsored by the District 4-L6 Encinitas Lions Club

  • 2019-20 Student Speakers Contest Topic: "Homelessness in California; What is the Solution?" 

 Read more...