Key Club International Recognition Programs – This document includes descriptions, official rules and entry forms for all the awards and contests for individuals and Key Clubs.
To start the application process for Key Club International awards, send the following forms to your district administrator before the district convention to nominate your Key Club for district– and international–level recognition.
Awards for Key Club members and advisors
Awards for Key Clubs
Major Emphasis award
Single Service award
Distinguished Club award
Awards for districts
Distinguished District Governor award
Robert F. Lucas Outstanding Lieutenant Governor award
Distinguished District Secretary award
Distinguished District Secretary Treasurer award
Distinguished District Treasurer award
Distinguished District Editor award
Distinguished District Webmaster award
Outstanding District Officer award
Contests for Key Club members
Contests for Key Clubs
Member recruitment poster contest
Key Club promotional video contest
Contests & Awards Guidelines
All participants must be members of a Key Club in good standing with Key Club International. In the case of a group act, all members must be from the same district.
All club awards must first be submitted to the district and judged at the district convention. Winning submissions are eligible for entry at the international level.
Entries from non-districted areas approved by the international president and in attendance at international convention shall be eligible to compete in international contests.
Each Key Club may participate in no more than one act entered in the international talent contest.
Check out the Key Club Guidebook for contest and award rules, deadlines and judging criteria.
Submitting entries to Key Club International
Entries due for judging at the Governor Administrator Training Conference must be sent to the Key Club International office by the last Friday in April.
Telephone: +1-317-875-8755 (ext. 411) (worldwide or 1-800-KIWANIS (ext. 411) (U.S. and Canada)
Mail: Key Club International, 3636 Woodview Trace, Indianapolis, Indiana 46268