Student Speaker Contest Completion Dates
by Monday, February 20, 2017 Club Contest
by Monday, March 13, 2017 Zone Contest
by Monday, April 3, 2017 Region Contest
by Monday, May 1, 2017 District Contest
by Monday, May 22, 2017 Area Contest
on Saturday, June 3, 2017 MD4 Final Contest
click ► Lions Club Materials to print
Student Speaker Contest
MD4 Lions Clubs of California
2016-2017 Topic: "Is the Right to Privacy a Threat to Our National Security?"
click ► The Student Speaker 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 ...

click ► Public Speaking Tips

Public Speaking Tips - a public speaking, communication and presentation skills resource covering preparation, speech writing, audio and visual aids, ...

click ► How to Write a Speech |

Overview of Organized Speech Writing. Following structure is key in being an organized speech writer. Get tips on the basics of… More ...