The Hodges and Rodehorst Distinguished District Award was designed to recognize Districts which, during an administrative year, have excelled through a high degree of achievement through membership growth, increase in event attendance, and projects carried out by the District Board of Officers.

General Guidelines

  • An evaluation will be made on the basis of the criteria set forth. This is not a contest between Districts but rather recognition of a District's performance.
  • Out of 1,105 possible points, the nominee must accumulate a total of at least 995 points (90%). Applicants can make up no more than 60 “extra credit” points (about ~6% of total points) from missed criteria from Sections 1-10 in the Above & Beyond Section.
  • Application and supplements submitted cannot exceed one hundred (100)pages total.
  • Acceptable forms of communication include emails, instant messages (including Facebook, Slack, etc.), newsletters, phone conversations or written correspondence.
  • If you would like special consideration for any of the criteria, please include a letter of explanation signed by your District Administrator and place it at the end of your submission. 
  • All applications must be submitted online by the deadline stated at the top of this application. No late submissions will be considered.

Summary of Award:

Section 1 – Club Communication (140 points)

Section 2 – District Website (80 points)

Section 3 – Kiwanis International Communication (20 points)

Section 4 – District Committees (150 points)

Section 5 – District Events (200 points)

Section 6 – Participation in Events (135 points)

Section 7 – Fees Collection (100 points)

Section 8 – Active Clubs (80 points)

Section 9 – Membership (100 points)

Section 10 - Setting and Achieving Goals (100 points)

Section 11 - Above and Beyond (60 points)

The Frank B. Fulton Distinguished District Governor Award was designed to recognize District Governors who provide guidance to their fellow District Board Officers, opportunities for members throughout their District, and inspiration for any member who seeks to change the world.

GENERAL GUIDELINES:

  • An evaluation will be made on the basis of the criteria set forth. This is not a contest between District Officers but rather recognition of an individual’s performance.
  • Only persons elected or officially appointed to the position of District Governor and who have served a minimum of six (6) months in office may submit applications for consideration.
  • In order to be eligible for this award, the nominee must have complied with all aspects of the Circle K International Bylaws, Policy Code, and respective District Bylaws, Policy Codes, and Operating Procedures. The nominee must also be in good standing with their home club and must provide verification. Verification can include: a screenshot showing that the nominee's name appears on the official club roster, a certificate stating the nominee has surpassed home club requirements for the current year, a signed letter from their club president and/or secretary stating the nominee is in good standing, etc. 
  • Out of 1,535 possible points, the nominee must accumulate a total of at least 1,440 points (90%). Applicants can make up no more than 100 “extra credit” points (about ~6.5% of total points) from missed criteria from Sections 1-16 in the Above & Beyond Section.
  • Supplements submitted cannot exceed one hundred (100) pages total.
  • Acceptable forms of communication include emails, instant messages (including Facebook, Slack, etc.), newsletters, phone conversations, or written correspondence.
  • If you would like special consideration for any of the criteria due to circumstances beyond your control, please include a letter of explanation in the appropriate response field in the Above & Beyond Section.
  • All applications must be submitted online by the established deadline. No late submissions will be considered.


Summary of Award

Section 1 - Eligibility

Section 2 - Club Communication (110 points)

Section 3 - District Board Communication (120 points)

Section 4 - District Board Meetings (50 points)

Section 5 - Attendance (140 points)

Section 6 - Active Clubs (80 points)

Section 7 - Membership (100 points)

Section 8 - Kiwanis Family Relations (100 points)

Section 9 - Club President Training (90 points)

Section 10 - Visitations (100 points)

Section 11 - International Relations (70 points)

Section 12 - Monthly Reports (60 points)

Section 13 - Service (200 points)

Section 14 - Home Club Involvement (100 points)

Section 15 - Setting and Achieving Goals (80 points)

Section 16 - Letters of recommendation (200 points)

Section 17 - Above and Beyond (100 points)


Total points available from Sections 2-16: 1,600 points

90% of points from Sections 2-16 (or 1,440 points) needed for Distinguished.

Applicants can make up no more than 100 points from missed criteria from Sections 1-16 in the Above & Beyond Section. 

 Distinguished District Secretary

The R.P. “Reg” Merridew Distinguished District Secretary Award was designed to recognize District Secretaries who thoroughly detail the matters of the District Board meetings, communicate with and assist club secretaries with Monthly Report forms, and assist the District Board with effective reporting methods. 

GENERAL GUIDELINES:

  • An evaluation will be made on the basis of the criteria set forth.  This is not a contest between District Officers but rather recognition of an individual’s performance.
  • Only persons elected or officially appointed to the position of District Secretary and who have served a minimum of six (6) months in office may submit applications for consideration. 
  • In order to be eligible for this award, the nominee must have complied with all aspects of the Circle K International Bylaws, Policy Code, and respective District Bylaws, Policy Codes, and Operating Procedures. The nominee must also be in good standing with their home club and must provide verification. Verification can include: a screenshot showing that the nominee's name appears on the official club roster, a certificate stating the nominee has surpassed home club requirements for the current year, a signed letter from their club president and/or secretary stating the nominee is in good standing, etc.  
  • Out of 1,240 possible points, the nominee must accumulate a total of at least 1,116 points (90%). Applicants can make up no more than 60 “extra credit” points (about ~5% of total points) from missed criteria from Sections 1-10 in the Above & Beyond Section. 
  • Supplements submitted cannot exceed one hundred (100) pages total. 
  • Acceptable forms of communication include emails, instant messages (including Facebook, Slack, etc.), newsletters, phone conversations, or written correspondence. 
  • If you would like special consideration for any of the criteria due to circumstances beyond your control, please include a letter of explanation in the appropriate response field in the Above & Beyond Section.
  • All applications must be submitted online by the established deadline.  No late submissions will be considered.

Summary of Award:

Section 1 – Eligibility

Section 2 – Club Communications (110 points)

Section 3 – District Board Communication (150 points)

Section 4 – Board Meeting Minutes (200 points)

Section 5 – Reporting (200 points)
Section 6 – Required Attendance (150 points)

Section 7 – Service (150 points)

Section 8 – Home Club Involvement (100 points)

Section 9 – Setting and Achieving Goals (80 points)

Section 10 – Letters of Recommendation (100 points)

Section 11 – Above & Beyond

The R.P. “Reg” Merridew Distinguished Secretary-Treasurer Award was designed to recognize District Secretary-Treasurers who undertake the enormous responsibilities of both Secretary and Treasurer, assisting scores of club officers and analyzing trends in fundraising and service among other crucial tasks. 

GENERAL GUIDELINES:

  • An evaluation will be made on the basis of the criteria set forth.  This is not a contest between District Officers but rather recognition of an individual’s performance.
  • Only persons elected or officially appointed to the position of District Secretary-Treasurer and who have served a minimum of six (6) months in office may submit applications for consideration. 
  • In order to be eligible for this award, the nominee must have complied with all aspects of the Circle K International Bylaws, Policy Code, and respective District Bylaws, Policy Codes, and Operating Procedures. The nominee must also be in good standing with their home club and must provide verification. Verification can include: a screenshot showing that the nominee's name appears on the official club roster, a certificate stating the nominee has surpassed home club requirements for the current year, a signed letter from their club president and/or secretary stating the nominee is in good standing, etc.   
  • Out of 1,710 possible points, the nominee must accumulate a total of at least 1,539 points (90%). Applicants can make up no more than 85 “extra credit” points (about ~5% of total points) from missed criteria from Sections 1-11 in the Above & Beyond Section. 
  • Supplements submitted cannot exceed one hundred (100) pages total. 
  • Acceptable forms of communication include emails, instant messages (including Facebook, Slack, etc.), newsletters, phone conversations, or written correspondence. 
  • If you would like special consideration for any of the criteria due to circumstances beyond your control, please include a letter of explanation in the appropriate response field in the Above & Beyond Section.
  • All applications must be submitted online by the established deadline.  No late submissions will be considered.

Summary of Award:

Section 1 – Eligibility

Section 2 – Club Communications (160 points)

Section 3 – District Board Communication (170 points)

Section 4 – Fees Collection and Notification (400 points)

Section 5 – Board Meeting Minutes (200 points)

Section 6 – Reporting (200 points)
Section 7 – Required Attendance (150 points)

Section 8 – Service (150 points)

Section 9 – Home Club Involvement (100 points)

Section 10 – Setting and Achieving Goals (80 points)

Section 11 – Letters of Recommendation (100 points)

Section 12 – Above & Beyond

The R.P. “Reg” Merridew Distinguished District Treasurer Award was designed to recognize District Treasurers who go above and beyond the call of duty, fulfilling their responsibilities and serving their district and membership to the best of their abilities. 

GENERAL GUIDELINES:

  • An evaluation will be made on the basis of the criteria set forth.  This is not a contest between District Officers but rather recognition of an individual’s performance.
  • Only persons elected or officially appointed to the position of District Secretary-Treasurer and who have served a minimum of six (6) months in office may submit applications for consideration. 
  • In order to be eligible for this award, the nominee must have complied with all aspects of the Circle K International Bylaws, Policy Code, and respective District Bylaws, Policy Codes, and Operating Procedures. The nominee must also be in good standing with their home club and must provide verification. Verification can include: a screenshot showing that the nominee's name appears on the official club roster, a certificate stating the nominee has surpassed home club requirements for the current year, a signed letter from their club president and/or secretary stating the nominee is in good standing, etc.   
  • Out of 1,360 possible points, the nominee must accumulate a total of at least 1,224 points (90%). Applicants can make up no more than 60 “extra credit” points (about ~5% of total points) from missed criteria from Sections 1-10 in the Above & Beyond Section. 
  • Supplements submitted cannot exceed one hundred (100) pages total. 
  • Acceptable forms of communication include emails, instant messages (including Facebook, Slack, etc.), newsletters, phone conversations, or written correspondence. 
  • If you would like special consideration for any of the criteria due to circumstances beyond your control, please include a letter of explanation in the appropriate response field in the Above & Beyond Section.
  • All applications must be submitted online by the established deadline.  No late submissions will be considered.

SUMMARY OF AWARD

Section 1 – Eligibility

Section 2 – Club Communications (100 points)

Section 3 – District Board Communication (80 points)

Section 4 – Fees Collection and Notification (400 points)

Section 5 – Reporting (200 points)
Section 6 – Required Attendance (150 points)

Section 7 – Service (150 points)

Section 8 – Home Club Involvement (100 points)

Section 9 – Setting and Achieving Goals (80 points)

Section 10 – Letters of Recommendation (100 points)

Section 11 – Above & Beyond

Distinguished District Editor

The George H. “Dad” Gray Distinguished Editor Award was designed to recognize district editors who effectively reach members of their district through newsletters, promotional material, graphics, and other mediums to promote the activities of the district as well as the values of Circle K International. 

GENERAL GUIDELINES:

  • An evaluation will be made on the basis of the criteria set forth.  This is not a contest between District Officers but rather recognition of an individual’s performance.
  • Only persons elected or officially appointed to the position of District Editor and who have served a minimum of six (6) months in office may submit applications for consideration. 
  • In order to be eligible for this award, the nominee must have complied with all aspects of the Circle K International Bylaws, Policy Code, and respective District Bylaws, Policy Codes, and Operating Procedures. The nominee must also be in good standing with their home club and must provide verification. Verification can include: a screenshot showing that the nominee's name appears on the official club roster, a certificate stating the nominee has surpassed home club requirements for the current year, a signed letter from their club president and/or secretary stating the nominee is in good standing, etc.   
  • Out of 1,290 possible points, the nominee must accumulate a total of at least 1,161 points (90%). Applicants can make up no more than 60 “extra credit” points (about ~5% of total points) from missed criteria from Sections 1-9 in the Above & Beyond Section. 
  • Supplements submitted cannot exceed one hundred (100) pages total. 
  • Acceptable forms of communication include emails, instant messages (including Facebook, Slack, etc.), newsletters, phone conversations, or written correspondence. 
  • If you would like special consideration for any of the criteria due to circumstances beyond your control, please include a letter of explanation in the appropriate response field in the Above & Beyond Section.
  • All applications must be submitted online by the established deadline.  No late submissions will be considered.

Summary of Award:

Section 1 - Eligibility

Section 2 - Communication (70 points)

Section 3 - District Publications (540 points)

Section 4 - Reporting (100 points)

Section 5 - Attendance (155 points)

Section 6 - Service (150 points)

Section 7 - Home Club Involvement (100 points)

Section 8 - Setting and Achieving Goals (80 points)

Section 9 - Letters of recommendation (100 points)

Section 10 - Above and Beyond (100 points)

The J.N. Emerson Distinguished Lieutenant Governor Award was designed to recognize lieutenant governors who serve their division in the greatest capacity, act as a role model among other District Board Officers, and offer encouragement for club growth throughout their term.

GENERAL GUIDELINES:

  • An evaluation will be made on the basis of the criteria set forth. This is not a contest between District Officers but rather recognition of an individual’s performance.
  • Only persons elected or officially appointed to the position of District Lieutenant Governor and who have served a minimum of six (6) months in office may submit applications for consideration. 
  • In order to be eligible for this award, the nominee must have complied with all aspects of the Circle K International Bylaws, Policy Code, and respective District Bylaws, Policy Codes, and Operating Procedures. The nominee must also be in good standing with their home club and must provide verification. Verification can include: a screenshot showing that the nominee's name appears on the official club roster, a certificate stating the nominee has surpassed home club requirements for the current year, a signed letter from their club president and/or secretary stating the nominee is in good standing, etc.   
  • Out of 1,170 possible points, the nominee must accumulate a total of at least 1,053 points (90%). Applicants can make up no more than 60 “extra credit” points (about ~5% of total points) from missed criteria from Sections 1-11 in the Above & Beyond Section. 
  • Supplements submitted cannot exceed one hundred (100) pages total. 
  • Acceptable forms of communication include emails, instant messages (including Facebook, Slack, etc.), newsletters, phone conversations, or written correspondence. 
  • If you would like special consideration for any of the criteria due to circumstances beyond your control, please include a letter of explanation in the appropriate response field in the Above & Beyond Section.
  • All applications must be submitted online by the established deadline. No late submissions will be considered.

Summary of Award:

Section 1 - Eligibility

Section 2 - Communication (240 points)

Section 3 – Dues Payment (50 points)

Section 4 – Club Building (50 points)

Section 5 – Divisional Events (100 points)

Section 6 – Kiwanis Family Involvement (50 points)

Section 7 – Reporting (100 points)

Section 8 - Attendance (150 points)

Section 9 - Service (150 points)

Section 10 - Home Club Involvement (100 points)

Section 11 - Setting and Achieving Goals (80 points)

Section 12 - Letters of recommendation (100 points)

Section 13 - Above and Beyond (100 points)

The Distinguished District Chairperson Award was designed to recognize District Chairpersons who selflessly dedicate their time, either alone or with a committee, to benefit the membership of their district in a specific area.

GENERAL GUIDELINES:

  • An evaluation will be made on the basis of the criteria set forth. This is not a contest between District Officers but rather recognition of an individual’s performance.
  • Only persons elected or officially appointed to the position of District Chairperson and who have served a minimum of six (6) months in office may submit applications for consideration.
  • In order to be eligible for this award, the nominee must have complied with all aspects of the Circle K International Bylaws, Policy Code, and respective District Bylaws, Policy Codes, and Operating Procedures. The nominee must also be in good standing with their home club and must provide verification. Verification can include: a screenshot showing that the nominee's name appears on the official club roster, a certificate stating the nominee has surpassed home club requirements for the current year, a signed letter from their club president and/or secretary stating the nominee is in good standing, etc.  
  • Out of 880 possible points, the nominee must accumulate a total of at least 792 points (90%). Applicants can make up no more than 50 “extra credit” points (about ~5% of total points) from missed criteria from Sections 1-8 in the Above & Beyond Section.
  • Supplements submitted cannot exceed one hundred (100) pages total.
  • Acceptable forms of communication include emails, instant messages (including Facebook, Slack, etc.), newsletters, phone conversations, or written correspondence.
  • If you would like special consideration for any of the criteria due to circumstances beyond your control, please include a letter of explanation in the appropriate response field in the Above & Beyond Section. 
  • All applications must be submitted online by the established deadline. No late submissions will be considered.


Summary of Award:

Section 1 - Eligibility

Section 2 – Chair Person Duties (200 points)

Section 3 - Reporting (100 points)

Section 4 - Attendance (150 points)

Section 5 - Service (150 points)

Section 6 - Home Club Involvement (100 points)

Section 7 - Setting and Achieving Goals (80 points)

Section 8 - Letters of recommendation (100 points)

Section 9 - Above and Beyond (50 points)

The A. Doug Wasson Distinguished District Administrator Award was designed to

recognize District Administrators who go above and beyond serving the Circle K

District Board of Officers by encouraging change, fostering growth, and being a

source of support throughout the term.


GENERAL GUIDELINES

  • An evaluation will be made on the basis of the criteria set forth. This is not a contest between Administrators, but recognition of an individual's performance.
  • In order to be eligible for this award, the nominee must have complied with all aspects of the Circle K International Bylaws, Policy Code, and respective District Bylaws, Policy Codes, and Operating Procedures.
  • Out of 880 possible points, the nominee must accumulate a total of at least 792 points (90%). Applicants can make up no more than 60 “extra credit” points (about 7% of total points) from missed criteria from Sections 1-6 in the Above & Beyond Section
  • Supplements submitted cannot exceed one hundred (100) pages total.
  • Acceptable forms of communication include emails, instant messages (including Facebook, Slack, etc.), newsletters, phone conversations or written correspondence.
  • Unless otherwise specified, all questions should be answered in 500 words or less.
  • If you would like special consideration for any of the criteria due to circumstances beyond your control, please include a letter of explanation in the appropriate response field in the Above & Beyond Section.
  • All applications must be submitted online by the deadline. No late submissions will be considered.


Summary of Award:


Section 1 – Attendance (150 points)

Section 2 – Completion of duties (150 points)

Section 3 – Board Support (150 points)

Section 4 – Communication (180 points)

Section 5 – Leadership Development and Education (100 points)

Section 6 – Representation (150 points)

Section 7 – Above and Beyond (50 points)

The Distinguished Kiwanis Committee Member Award was designed to recognize members of Kiwanis who greatly assist in the moral, technical, and physical support of their assigned Circle K District Board of Officers in order to bring success to their district.

General Guidelines

  • An evaluation will be made on the basis of the criteria set forth. This is not a contest between Kiwanis Committee Members, but recognition of an individual's performance.
  • In order to be eligible for this award, the nominee must have complied with all aspects of the Circle K International Bylaws, Policy Code, and respective District Bylaws, Policy Codes, and Operating Procedures.
  • Out of 650 possible points, the nominee must accumulate a total of at least 585 points (90%). Applicants can make up no more than 50 “extra credit” points (about ~7.5% of total points) from missed criteria from Sections 1-5 in the Above & Beyond Section
  • Supplements submitted cannot exceed one hundred (100) pages total.
  • Acceptable forms of communication include emails, instant messages (including Facebook, Slack, etc.), newsletters, phone conversations or written correspondence.
  • If you would like special consideration for any of the criteria due to circumstances beyond your control, please include a letter of explanation in the appropriate response field in the Above & Beyond Section.
  • All applications must be submitted online by the deadline stated at the top of this application. No late submissions will be considered.

Summary of Award:

Section 1 – Attendance (100 points)

Section 2 – Completion of duties (150 points)

Section 3 – Board Support (150 points)

Section 4 – Communication (150 points)

Section 5 – Leadership Development and Education (100 points)

Section 6 - Above and Beyond (50 points)

The Distinguished International Chairperson Award was designed to recognize appointed Circle K International Chairpersons who go above and beyond their assigned responsibilities in benefiting all Circle K Members and the organization entirely.

GENERAL GUIDELINES:

  • An evaluation will be made on the basis of the criteria set forth. This is not a contest between International Chairpersons, but rather recognition of an individual’s performance.
  • Only persons officially appointed to the position of International Chairperson and who have served a minimum of six (6) months in office may submit applications for consideration.
  • In order to be eligible for this award, the nominee must have complied with all aspects of the Circle K International Bylaws, Policy Code, and respective District Bylaws, Policy Codes, and Operating Procedures. The nominee must also be in good standing with their home club and must provide verification. Verification can include: a screenshot showing that the nominee's name appears on the official club roster, a certificate stating the nominee has surpassed home club requirements for the current year, a signed letter from their club president and/or secretary stating the nominee is in good standing, etc.  
  • Out of 780 possible points, the nominee must accumulate a total of at least 702 points (90%). Applicants can make up no more than 50 “extra credit” points (about ~5% of total points) from missed criteria from Sections 1-8 in the Above & Beyond Section.
  • Supplements submitted cannot exceed one hundred (100) pages total.
  • Acceptable forms of communication include emails, instant messages (including Facebook, Slack, etc.), newsletters, phone conversations, or written correspondence.
  • If you would like special consideration for any of the criteria due to circumstances beyond your control, please include a letter of explanation in the appropriate response field in the Above & Beyond Section.
  • All applications must be submitted online by the established deadline. No late submissions will be considered.


Summary of Award:

Section 1 – Eligibility

Section 2 – Communication (100 points)

Section 3 – Accomplishing Tasks (150 points)

Section 4 - Attendance (100 points)

Section 5 - Service (150 points)

Section 6 - Home Club Involvement (100 points)

Section 7 - Setting and Achieving Goals (80 points)

Section 8 - Letters of recommendation (100 points)

Section 9 - Above and Beyond (50 points)

 The Outstanding International Committee Member Award was designed to recognize members who serve on International Committees and/or Task Forces and excel in their respective positions, going above and beyond in their assigned responsibilities. 

General Guidelines

  • An International Chairperson or Board Liaison is the only individual who may apply for this award on behalf of their Committee or Task Force Members.
  • A maximum of two (2) applications per Committee or Task Force will be Considered.
  • In order to be eligible for this award, the nominee must have complied with all aspects of the Circle K International Bylaws, Policy Code, and respective District Bylaws, Policy Codes, and Operating Procedures. 
  • The nominee(s) must accumulate a total of at least 360 out of the 400 possible points (90%). Applicants can make up no more than 20 “extra credit” points (about 5 % of total points) from missed criteria from Sections 1-3 in the Above & Beyond Section.
  • Nominees who serve on multiple Committees and/or Task Forces may be nominated more than one Chairperson or Board Liaison. However, the nominee may only be recognized a maximum of once per term.
  • Acceptable forms of communication include emails, instant messages (including Facebook, Slack, etc.), newsletters, phone conversations or written correspondence.
  • All applications must be submitted online by the deadline stated at the top of this application. No late submissions will be considered. 

Summary of Award:

Section 1 - Tasks and Assignments (100 points)

Section 2 - Attendance (50 points)

Section 3 - Communication (50 points)

Section 4 - Letters of Recommendation (100 points)

Section 5 - Above and Beyond (20 points)

The Club Achievement Award is designed to recognize and honor those Circle K clubs that have excelled in all aspects of operation, including member recruitment and retention, fundraising, service to the community, Kiwanis Family relations, and leadership development.

GENERAL GUIDELINES

  • To be eligible for this contest, a club must be in GOOD STANDING with its home district as well as with Circle K International.
  • Decisions of the judges are final and no changes, alterations, or recalculations will take place.
  • Submission must be uploaded online by May 17th, 2019. No late submissions will be accepted for judging.
  • The 1st, 2nd, and 3rd highest scoring clubs per division shall be recognized. Division determination is based on the average of members at April 1st, 2018 and March 31st, 2019. Bronze division: 1-30 members, Silver 31-55 members, Gold 56-80 members, Platinum 81+ members.
  • A total of 435 points can be earned. Clubs can make up points from missed criteria in Sections 1-18 in the Above and Beyond Section. The top three (3) clubs with the highest scores in each division will be recognized.

Summary of Award

Section 1 – Club Meetings (34 points)

Section 2 – Articles (5 points)

Section 3 – District Dues & International Fees (8 points)

Section 4 – District and Division Development (21 points)

Section 5 – Club Communication (12 points)

Section 6 – Education and Development Programs (6 points)

Section 7 – Convention Attendance (17 points)

Section 8 – Membership Activities (10 points)

Section 9 – Membership Retention and Growth (12 points)

Section 10 – Leadership Development (26 points)

Section 11 – District and International Involvement (4 points)

Section 12 – Sponsoring Kiwanis Involvement (17 points)

Section 13 – Extended Kiwanis Family (8 points)

Section 14 – Service Projects (25 points)

Section 15 – Service Hours (25 points)

Section 16 – Fundraising (10 points)

Section 17 – Only the Best (120 points)

Section 18 – Leadership, Fellowship, and Kiwanis Narratives (75 points)

Section 19 – Above and Beyond (20 points)

The Outstanding Kiwanis Family Relations Award is designed to recognize and honor those Circle K Clubs that have participated in activities and events to enhance Kiwanis Family Relations in their communities.

General Guidelines

  • To be eligible for this contest, a club must be in good standing with its home district as well as with Circle K International.
  • Out of 135 possible points, applicants must accumulate a total if at least 120 points (90%) to be recognized. All applicants reaching this threshold will be recognized.
  • Decisions of the judges are final and no changes, alterations or recalculations will take place.
  • Please answer all short answer questions in fewer than 500 words, unless otherwise specified.
  • Submissions must be uploaded online by May 17th, 2019. No late submissions will be accepted for judging.

Qualifying Criteria

  • Project(s) must have been planned, organized, and hosted between April 1 st 2018 to March 31 st , 2019.
  • Only one submission per club will be accepted. You may choose to answer each section prompt individually or submit a comprehensive essay that answers each prompt. Be sure to indicate supplementary material.

Summary of Award

Section 1 – Kiwanis Family Service Projects (30 points)

Section 2 – Kiwanis Family Club Meetings (40 points)

Section 3 – College Readiness Program (10 points)

Section 4 – Kiwanis Family Month (25 points)

Section 5 – Kiwanis One Day Program (20 points)

Section 6 – Conferences and Conventions (10 points)

The Outstanding Single Service Award is designed to recognize clubs producing –

through dedication and selfless efforts – the best single projects or services during the

year.


General Guidelines

  • To be eligible for this contest, a club must be in good standing with its home
  • district as well as with Circle K International
  • Those three (3) submissions which accumulate the highest points overall will be
  • recognized.
  • Decisions of the judges are final and no changes, alterations or recalculations will
  • take place.
  • The total amount of points possible is 150 points.
  • Please answer all short answer questions in fewer than 500 words, unless
  • otherwise specified.
  • All applications must be submitted online by the deadline stated at the top of this
  • application. No late submissions will be considered.

Qualifying Criteria

  • Project(s) must have been planned, organized, and hosted between April 1 st
  • 2018 to March 31 st , 2019.
  • Only one submission per club will be accepted. You may choose to answer each
  • section prompt individually or submit a comprehensive essay that answers each
  • prompt. Be sure to indicate supplementary material.


Summary of Award

Section 1 – Description of Projects (40 points)

Section 2 – Need for Projects (20 points)

Section 3 – Planning and Execution (55 points)

Section 4 – Collaboration and Promotion (15 points)

Section 5 – Club Participation (20 points)

Created in partnership with 2018-2019 International Membership Committee, the Outstanding Club Recruitment Award is designed to recognize and honor those CKI Clubs that have led successful recruitment initiatives leading to a notable growth in membership. Clubs recognized with this award have gone above and beyond to grow their club and work towards the international goal of growing CKI’s total membership.


General Guidelines

  • To be eligible for this contest, clubs must be in good standing with Circle K International bylaws.
  • Out of 250 possible points, applicants must accumulate a total of at least 200 points (80%) to be recognized.
  • Decisions of the judges are final and no changes, alterations, or recalculations will take place.
  • Please answer all short answer questions in 500 or less words, unless otherwise specified.
  • Submissions must be uploaded online by June 1, 2019. No late submission will be accepted for judging.


Qualifying Criteria

  • Clubs must have held recruitment events in both Fall 2018 and Spring 2019 semesters. Events can include but are not limited to tabling, flyering, social media outreach, membership growth driven meetings, etc. To be considered a valid event,there must be a record of potential club members from the event.
  • From the record of potential club members, at least 30% must have become dues paying members of the club.
  • Clubs must have experienced overall growth in membership as a result of recruitment events.


Summary of Award (250 Points Total)

Section 1 - Recruitment Event Information ( 80 points)

Section 2 - Potential Member Data (20 points)

Section 3 - Club Growth (95 points)

Section 4 - International Initiative (55 points, 4 bonus points)

The Preferred Charities and Service Partners Award is designed to recognize clubs

which organize and perform outstanding projects focused towards Circle K

International’s partners: UNICEF, March of Dimes, Better World Books, Students Team

Up to Fight Hunger (STUFH), and St. Baldrick’s Foundation.


General Guidelines

  • To be eligible for this contest, a club must be in good standing with its home
  • district as well as with Circle K International
  • Those three (3) submissions which accumulate the highest points overall will be
  • recognized.
  • Decisions of the judges are final and no changes, alterations or recalculations will
  • take place.
  • The total amount of points possible is 150 points.
  • Please answer all short answer questions in fewer than 500 words, unless
  • otherwise specified.
  • All applications must be submitted online by the deadline stated at the top of this
  • application. No late submissions will be considered.


Qualifying Criteria

  • Project(s) must have been planned, organized, and hosted between April 1 st
  • 2018 to March 31 st , 2019.
  • Only one submission per club will be accepted. You may choose to answer each
  • section prompt individually or submit a comprehensive essay that answers each
  • prompt. Be sure to indicate supplementary material.


Summary of Award

Section 1 – Description of Projects (40 points)

Section 2 – Need for Projects (20 points)

Section 3 – Planning and Execution (55 points)

Section 4 – Collaboration and Promotion (15 points)

Section 5 – Club Participation (20 points)

The Circle K International Promotional Video Contest is designed to recognize and honor those craft an exceptional promotional video for the advertisement of Circle K International at the club’s institution.

General Guidelines

  • To be eligible for this contest, a club must be in GOOD STANDING with its home district as well as Circle K International.
  • Decisions of the judges are final and no changes, alterations, or recalculations will take place.
  • Submissions must be in a common video format (vmv, mpeg, mp4, mpg) and submitted online via the CKIx19 Club/Individual Awards Submission Portal.
  • Those three (3) submissions which accumulate the highest points overall will be recognized.
  • All applications must be submitted online by the deadline stated at the top of this application. No late submissions will be considered.

Promotional Contest Rules

  • The maximum length of the completed video is three (3) minutes.
  • All entries will become public property of Circle K International and will not be returned to the clubs.
  • All entries shall be in good taste and appropriate to the standards set by the objects of Circle K International.
  • All submissions that violate copyright images, design, aesthetics, etc., will be subjected to a 10-point deduction. Images that are created from scratch, but resemble the copyrighted design are still in violation of copyright. However, images that utilize elements of a copyrighted image in an original way will be accepted. Copyright infringement also extends to the infringement of music without permission. If permission has been granted, please include a document of proof with your submission.


Judging Criteria (All areas will be scored by judges)

  • Originality (20 points)
  • Creativity (20 points) 
  • Promotion of Circle K International (40 points)
  • Clarity of Message (20 points)
  • Projection of Idea (10 points) 
  • Sound Quality (15 points)
  • Video Quality (15 points)
  • Overall Impression (20 points)

The Circle K International Oratorical Contest is designed to encourage members to share their attitudes, beliefs, and experiences regarding the organization through a prepared speech.

The theme and for the 2019 Oratorical Contest is:  

They say that life is more than living from moment to moment but every great origin story has an unforgettable moment to hook in its audience: what was your redefining CKI moment? 

Each orator will prepare a speech on the theme listed above. Orators will be allowed a maximum of seven (7) minutes for the presentation. The orator will submit an audio or video presentation of their speech.


GENERAL GUIDELINES

  • To be eligible for this contest, applicants must a member of a club in good standing with its home District as well as Circle K International. 
  • Decisions of the judges are final and no changes, alterations, or recalculations will take place. 
  • All applications must be submitted online by the deadline stated at the top of this application. No late submissions will be considered.   
  • Members of the Circle K International Board are ineligible to participate in this contest. 
  • The subject matter and presentation must be original and completely developed by the orator. Subject matter and presentation will be weighted equally in the selection of the winner. 


Grading Summary (100 points):

Speech (75 points)

  • Clarity of message and projection of ideas - 25 points
  • Depth of idea - 15 points
  • Originality of presentation - 15 points
  • Structure (organization, diction, etc.) - 20 points

Delivery (25 points)

  • Posture (composure, gestures, etc.) - 10 points
  • Voice (intonation, inflection, pausing, etc.) - 10 points
  • Attention of audience - 5 points

The New Member of the Year award was designed to recognize new members to

Circle K International who demonstrates unwavering dedication to the tenets of

service, leadership, and fellowship, and are outstanding members of the Kiwanis

Family.


General Guidelines:

  • An evaluation will be made on the basis of the criteria set forth. Up to three (3) winners with the highest total points will be recognized at CKIx19.
  • Only members who have joined their first Circle K Club between March 31st, 2018 and April 1st, 2019 are eligible for nomination. Nominees must also have been recognized at their respective 2019 District Convention (if such recognition exists).
  • In order to be eligible for this award, the nominee(s) must have complied with all aspects of the Circle K International Bylaws, Policy Code, and respective District Bylaws and Policy Codes.
  • All applications will be judged holistically, and the nominees who best exemplify the tenets of Circle K International will be recognized as Members of the Year.
  • All applications must be submitted online by the deadline stated at the top of this application. No late submissions will be considered.


Summary of Award (725 points)

Section 1 - Club and District Involvement (300 points)

Section 2 - Kiwanis Family Involvement (125 points)

Section 3 - Letters of Recommendation (300 points)

The CKI Hall of Fame Award recognizes distinguished members of Circle K

International who, through years of dedication, commitment, and service, have

exemplified the tenets, principles, and motto of the organization, and have made

significant contributions to Circle K as a whole.


General Guidelines:

  • A holistic evaluation will be conducted in conjunction with the criteria set forth.
  • Two winners with the highest total points shall be inducted into the Circle K Hall of Fame each year.
  • Only members who have been dues-paid for at least three (3) CKI service terms are eligible for this award.
  • In order to be eligible for this award, the nominee must have complied with all aspects of the Circle K International Bylaws, Policy Code, and respective District Bylaws, Policy Codes, and Operating Procedures.
  • All applications must be submitted online by the deadline. No late submissions will be considered.


Summary of Award (575 points)

Section 1 - Attendance (125 points)

Section 2 - Leadership Positions (150 points)

Section 3 - Letters of Recommendation (300 points)

This is the guidelines for your applicants.

Thank you for expressing an interest in the Certified Instructor or Leadership Development Coordinator position. Every October, Kiwanis begins the year with a new slate of club officers, and it requires a team to prepare these club officers for their positions. And that’s why we’re looking for the best and brightest certified instructors to educate and prepare them for success.

To be considered for the position, we request that you have strong experience facilitating in a group environment, using current technology to assist in those education sessions, and would prefer that you have held the position of Lieutenant Governor or higher. Please review the position description for additional information.

As a Certified Instructor, you will be representing Kiwanis International and your district to local club officers. It is a priority to provide consistent education to our leaders, so the program is expects to be delivered as provided by Kiwanis International and your district. This will ensure that the education sessions are consistent and accurate regardless of what district or division the club resides and which instructor is facilitating the curriculum.


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