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.

NEW: Online Submission Forms – For the 2017-18 year, contest forms will be online and submitted electronically (with the exception of the Annual Achievement Report and Traditional/Non-Traditional Scrapbook Awards).

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.

2017-2018 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 23, 2018. All members participating must officially register with the convention and submit 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 & Non-Digital Poster Contest

Traditional & Non-Traditional Scrapbook Contest

Oratorical Contest – 2018 topic: Our cultures, demographics, and experiences make up our identities. How do these three factors affect your perception and understanding of servant leadership, the Key Club pledge, and the Kiwanis Family?

Club Video Contest

Form and entry must be submitted by Jan. 19, 2018.

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 23-25 2018. 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 19, 2018 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 the Key Clubs who have outstanding social media profiles highlighting their club:

Social Media 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 President Award
Distinguished Club Vice-President Award
Distinguished Club Secretary Award
Distinguished Club Treasurer Award

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 submitted online by January 19, 2018.

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 23, 2018.

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: Fillable PDF / Printable PDF

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

Single Service Award
Major Emphasis Award