Pennsylvania Key Club

Year in Review Contest – Non-Traditional

Key Club may enter a non-traditional scrapbook or composition of other media containing pictures, souvenirs, examples, newspaper clippings, or other representations of its activities during the club administrative year, defined as being from district convention to district convention.

Note: This contest is due in the district contest room before the general session on Friday evening. There will be a first, second, third, and honorable mention winners in the Pennsylvania District. The first and second place contest winners from the district will be eligible to compete in the International contest, if the entry meets the criteria.


Over the years, the Pennsylvania District has seen many clubs and individuals enter the contests and unfortunately has seen a number of clubs and individuals be disqualified because of various award criteria. The following entry tips/eligibility checklist is to be used to help highlight some of the important contest criteria that has changed or is sometimes overlooked. It is to be used to assist you in your completion of entries, but does not substitute for the official criteria set in the Key Club International Guidebook.

2017 YEAR IN REVIEW CONTEST

Each Key Club may enter in only one of the following contests – Traditional Scrapbook or Non-Traditional Scrapbook.

NON-TRADITIONAL SCRAPBOOK

Cost Criteria Entry Tips/Eligibility Checklist

  • The entry form must be submitted with the entry. It does not need to be typed.
  • The form must include Key Club name, city, state, club ID #, and our district, PENNSYLVANIA.
  • The cost sheet totals will be verified and must be mathematically accurate. The total value may not exceed $300.00.

    Note: To determine photo costs, add the cost of the film purchased to the developing cost. Divide by the number of photos processed to get a cost per photo. Then, multiply that cost by the number of photos used in the scrapbook.

General Content Entry Tips/Eligibility Checklist

  • The entry should adequately portray the six categories according to section “B” in the current “Key Club * International Guidebook." Have the categories clearly labeled to identify them for the judges.
  • Add activity examples like newspaper clippings, pictures, and souvenirs from the start of the 2016 Pennsylvania District Key Club Convention on March 11, 2016 to the start of the 2017 Pennsylvania District Key Club Convention on March 10, 2017. Check your dated materials included.
  • Be creative, clever and unique. Have a theme and display activities/projects. Be careful that themes are not subject to copyright infringements.
  • Show club members participating in projects and how your Key Club interacted with children and Kiwanis!

2017 International Guidebook Rules

Note: Each Key Club may enter one of the two following contests: Traditional or Non-Traditional Scrapbook

Non-Traditional Scrapbook

A. A Key Club may enter a non-traditional scrapbook or composition of other media containing pictures, souvenirs, examples, newspaper clippings or other representations of its activities during the club administrative year (defined as being from District Convention to District Convention). Clubs existing within a nondistricted area shall submit their entries to Key Club International. (10/02)

B. Each entry should adequately portray the following categories: service to school, service to community, fundraising projects, Kiwanis Family functioning, Major Emphasis involvement and miscellaneous.

C. Judging of the entry will be on a point system as follows:
Presentation–50 Points
Uniqueness/creativity of project presentation ..................................10 Points
Artistic value and visual appearance ................................................20 Points
Newspaper clippings and photographs ............................................20 Points

General content–60 Points
Service to school ...................................................................................10 Points
Service to community ...........................................................................10 Points
Fundraising projects ..............................................................................10 Points
Kiwanis Family interaction ....................................................................10 Points
Involvement with Major Emphasis Program .......................................10 Points
Miscellaneous .........................................................................................10 Points
(10/02)

D. A sheet of paper must be submitted with the entry and contain the following: Key Club name, city, state/province, district and an itemized statement of the total expenditures and donations. This statement must be signed by the Key Club president and faculty advisor, stating the entry’s retail cost value (including photographic materials) does not exceed the amount of US$300. Work done by Key Club members such as hand-lettering, artwork, etc., need not be included as cost items. Failure to comply with this rule will result in disqualification.

E. Each scrapbook being judged at the international convention MUST be the exact same scrapbook judged at the district convention. Any alterations in the scrapbook will result in disqualification.

F. Entries shall be submitted to the Key Club convention office during specified hours as listed in the convention program.

G. Suitable prizes will be awarded for first, second and third place scrapbooks judged best on the basis of creativity and general content.

H. The decisions of the judges are final and no changes, alterations, or regradings will take place after the results have been certified by the judges of this contest.

I. No audio, visual, or computer equipment will be allowed as part of the entry. The entry must be sturdy to allow handling by judges as necessary.
(10/00)


Key Club Year in Review Contest – Non-Traditional Entry Form 2017
Key Club International Guidebook 2017

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