Contests

Key Clubs across Georgia are serving their homes, schools and communities through incredible service projects, raising money for worthy charities and developing strong, passionate and caring leaders.

Key Club International and the Georgia District have developed contests, awards and scholarships to award Key Clubs, individual members and advisors that truly demonstrate excellence through service.

Information on this page is available to guide clubs through applying for all contests and scholarships that are available.

2016-2017 Contest Information is now available. The information below is for reference to help with planning out the year.

Key Club International Contests
The following contests are created to award talented, inspiring and creative Key Club members of the Georgia District. Registration for these awards/contests will be held during registration at the convention on February 24, 2017. All members participating must officially register with the convention and sign the proper forms at registration. Only winners of these contests may go on to represent the Georgia District in the corresponding Key Club International Contests.

Digital Club Poster Contest

Non-Digital Poster Contest

Traditional Scrapbook Contest

Non-Traditional Scrapbook Contest

Oratorical Contest – 2017 topic: The three domains of the Key Club experience are Heart to Serve, Call to Lead and Courage to Engage. How do these domains shape the membership experience for a Key Clubber? 

Club Video Contest

Form and entry must be submitted by Jan. 18, 2017.

Talent Contest

District Contests
The following contests are created to award talented, inspiring and creative Key Club members of the Georgia District. The following contests will take place at the Georgia District Convention February 24-26, 2017. All members participating must officially register with the convention and sign the proper forms at registration.

Club T-shirt Contest

District Awards
All District Award forms must be completed and postmarked by January 18, 2017 to District Contest Administrator, Robert Barron, at 605 Chenocetah Drive, Cornelia, GA 30531.

The following awards are for clubs that have participated in service projects involving the 3 preferred charities of Key Club International and the Georgia District: Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, March of Dimes and UNICEF.

Endorsed Project Award (March of Dimes and Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals)
Service Initiative Award — The Eliminate Project / UNICEF

The following awards are for clubs that have participated in a service project (awareness) or fundraising project for the Georgia District Project: the Georgia Sheriffs’ Youth Homes:

Georgia Sheriffs’ Youth Homes Awareness Award
Georgia Sheriffs’ Youth Homes Fundraising Award

The following awards are for outstanding adult advisors for Georgia Key Clubs:

S. Michael Goss Most Outstanding Faculty Advisor Award
John C. Thompson Outstanding Kiwanis Advisor Award

The following award is to recognize clubs who have increased their total membership by 25% from the previous year:

Strive for Twenty-Five Award

The following award is to recognize outstanding Key Club officers that go above and beyond the call of duty for their respective positions. In addition, the Walter Daven Stapleton Scholarship ($1,000) is awarded to one of the graduating seniors recognized as a Distinguished Club Officer.

Distinguished Club Officer Award and Walter Daven Stapleton Scholarship

The following award is to recognize clubs or individual members that demonstrate incredible service to their homes, schools and communities:

Robert Barron Outstanding Community Service Award

The following award is given to an individual Key Club member in the Georgia District that has exemplified everything that Key Club stands for. Nominations for this award can be made by a Key Club member, Faculty Advisor, Kiwanian or school official:

J. Marion Brantley Most Outstanding Key Clubber Award

District Scholarships
The following scholarship application is for scholarships that will be awarded to senior Key Club members in the Georgia District.  Up to four (4) $1000 scholarships will be awarded at the 2017 Georgia District Convention. All scholarship applications must be completed and postmarked by January 18, 2017 and mailed to District Contest Administrator, Robert Barron, at 605 Chenocetah Drive, Cornelia, GA 30531.

Georgia District Leadership Scholarship

Key Club International Awards
The following awards are created by Key Club International to award outstanding Key Clubs. In order to compete on the International level, clubs must first compete on the District level. The following award applications must be presented and properly registered at the Georgia District Key Club Convention by 6:00 p.m. on Friday, February 24, 2017.

The following award is given to Key Clubs that exhibit excellence across all facets of Key Club International, including community service, participation in District and International events, fundraising and Kiwanis-family relations. Clubs are encouraged to use the award criteria to plan out a successful Key Club year:

Annual Achievement Report Award: Fillable PDF / Printable PDF

The following award is given to Key Clubs that successfully complete and highlight an outstanding service project:

Single Service Award – guidelines can be found on page 59 of the Key Club Guidebook. Submit a paragraph or more for each of the categories along with the cover sheet.

The following award is given to Key Clubs that develop a service project that specifically highlights personal development and social interaction of children:

Major Emphasis Award guidelines can be found on pages 55 of the Key Club Guidebook.