Awards and Contests


2018-2019 Applications Now Available for Review and Submission

    • Click on the name of an award or contest below to begin the Google Form application.
    • You need to own a Google account
    • If you do not own a Google account, you will be prompted to create one; without any fees.
      • The applications must be completed in one sitting because your progress WILL NOT be saved. Therefore, have all the required information available before you start to complete each application.
    • For a printable PDF version of all the Google form applications of this year’s awards and contests, click here.
      NOTE: These PDF documents must not be submitted to the awards committee. They are provided for previewing purposes only.
    • Be sure to carefully read and follow all instructions that accompany each application in order to avoid disqualification.
    • Click on the specific award or contest below to see instructions, guidelines, and criteria.
    • You will receive a copy of your application submission. Besure to keep this copy for your records.  Check your SPAM folder if not received.
    • Members’ full name and club position must be typed as found on the Membership Update Center (MUC) form sent to Key Club International with dues payment.
      • Ensure your Officer’s Information Form (OIF) is updated and matches MUC information.
    • We encourage you and your club to start planning early.
    • If you have any questions about any awards or contests, please contact Awards Committee Chair at awards@floridakeyclub.org

IMPORTANT: Submission Instructions & Guidelines for Pre-DCON Awards 

Failure to follow these instructions and guidelines may result in disqualification. 

Instructions:

  1. Ensure all documents are signed by the required signees.
  2. Scan application(s) and letter(s) of recommendation (if applicable).
  3. Attach scanned documents to email. Do NOT submit a picture. Submit only ONE application per email.
  4. Enter subject line as: Name of Award / School Name.
  5. Email to awards@floridakeyclub.org by March 7, 2018, 11:59 pm EST.

Guidelines:

For information on Scholarships, click here.

To see a summary of the 2018 winners of awards, contests, and scholarships, click here.

For a printable brief description of all of this year’s awards and contests, click here.        

For a printable PDF version of all the Google form applications of this year’s awards and contests, click here.

To see the DCON 2018 contests winners, click here.

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Award Applications Deadlines:

Pre-District Conference Awards: March 7, 2019 by 11:59 PM EST
District Conference Contests: April 4, 2019 by 10:00 PM EST 

Online Oratory YouTube Auditions: March 28, 2019 by 11:59 PM EST
Online Talent YouTube Auditions: March 28, 2019 by 11:59 PM EST


Pre-DCON Awards

Deadline: March 7, 2019 by 11:59 PM EST 

Submission Instructions

  1. The applications must be completed in one sitting because your progress WILL NOT be saved.
  2. Have all the required information available before you start to complete each application.
  3. Letters of recommendations must be:
    a. signed,
    b. Scanned as PDF file, and
    c. Attached to Google Form application.
    d. Note: Pictures of recommendation letters will not be accepted.
  4. Submit only ONE application per club.
  5. Use club name the Florida Key Club Direcotry found at https://floridakeyclub.org/club-directory/
  6. You will receive a copy of your application submission. Be sure to keep this copy for your records.   Check SPAM if not received.

PLEASE NOTE:
Major Emphasis, Single Service Award, and Annual Achievement Report applications are now due prior to DCON.

Club Awards

Descriptions
Every Child a Swimmer
Governor’s Project Banner Patch
Kiwanis Family Involvement
Major Emphasis
Single Service Award

Key Club Annual Achievement Report (AAR)

Each Key Club is required to complete and submit the Key Club Annual Achievement Report (AAR) and the AAR Google Form application to the Florida District for judging of the following awards: Distinguished Club, Distinguished Club‐Diamond Level, and Malcolm K. Lewis Key Club of the Year.

Please follow the instructions below to ensure your Annual Achievement Report application is submitted correctly:

  1. Review the AAR Guidelines before your start the AAR Google Form application
  2. Download the Key Club Annual Achievement Report, complete it, then save it as a PDF document for upload to the AAR Google Form
  3. Complete and submit the AAR Google Form to awards@floridakeyclub.org

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Descriptions

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Individual Awards

Descriptions

Advisor & Sponsor Awards

Descriptions

DCON Contests

Deadline: April 4, 2019 by 10:00 PM EST 

Submission Instructions

  1. Be sure to carefully read and follow all instructions that accompany each application in order to avoid disqualification.
  2. Click on the specific contest to see instructions, guidelines, and criteria.
  3. The applications must be completed in one sitting because your progress WILL NOT be saved.
  4. Have all the required information available before you start to complete each application.
  5. Submit only ONE application per club.
  6. Use club name the Florida Key Club Directory found at https://floridakeyclub.org/club-directory/
  7. You will receive a copy of your application submission for you to attach to your contest entry item.  Check SPAM if not received.
  8. Hand-deliver your Google form application entry item to the Awards Room at DCON by 10:00 PM on Thursday, April 4, 2019.
  9. All entry items must be picked-up by 10:00 AM on Sunday.  Any item not picked up will be discarded. 

NOTE: 

  • Check the program booklet at DCON for any updated information on time and location of contest entries.
  • Do NOT leave the entry form at the Key Club Registration Desk.
  • If your club is arriving late, please make plans to have the entry delivered on time.

The following require you to complete a Google form and submit it by the deadline at DCON.

Descriptions
Club T-Shirt
Club Poster (Non-Digital and Digital)
Club Project Display
Club Video
Year in Review: Scrapbook

Oratory

Oratory Topic
Key Club International gives students the opportunity to improve the lives of others while building upon their own skills, traits, and values. How has Key Club’s international member base, core values, and motto impacted your life, identity, and experiences as a servant leader?

Talent

PLEASE NOTE:

Online Oratory YouTube Auditions: March 28, 2019 by 11:59 PM EST
Online Talent YouTube Auditions: March 28, 2019 by 11:59 PM EST

  1. Oratory and talent contestants require a video submission via YouTube.
  2. Instructions on how to create a YouTube Video, ‘Private the Video ‘and how to share the URL (Universal Resource Locator) are provided within the Google Form application.
  3. On March 31, 2019, oratory and talent contestants will be notified whether or not they will have a live audition at DCON on Friday, April 5, 2019.
  4. Print and hand-deliver your Google form application and live audition notification to the Awards Room at DCON by 10:00 PM on Thursday, April 4, 2019.

Non-Application Contests

These contests are entered automatically generally based on Pride Reports submitted during the year and do not require a formal application or entry form. Click the Non-Application link for information on the list below.

Descriptions

Judge Nomination

If you are interested in becoming a judge for the Florida District awards and contests, please complete contact the awards committee chair by April 4, 2019 at awards@floridakeyclub.org.

Being a judge for District Conference requires much responsibility and thought. The whole Florida District will be relying on your input. As a judge, we will ask you to judge an award or contest and you will give us your feedback.

NOTE: YOU MAY NOT JUDGE ANY AWARD OR CONTEST THAT YOUR SCHOOL HAS SUBMITTED OR PLANS TO SUBMIT.


Questions?

Contact the Awards and Contests Committee at awards@floridakeyclub.org.