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Nominated Recognitions

Awards & Contests

At District Convention, clubs have the opportunity to compete and be recognized for their service throughout the prior the year. First place winners for all club service awards, club contests (with the exception of Table Decoration), and individual contests are eligible for international entry. Awards & Contests will be judged by non-affiliated individuals and the winners will be announced at the Saturday night and Sunday morning sessions!

 Awards recognition is not guaranteed based on entry. To keep in line with the Key Club International Objectives to promote a high standard of achievement, awards will be presented based on merit and not by single category entry or by default.

Click on each award/contest to view rules and application.

Deadline is listed in each application.

**Note** The Club Skit Contest has been eliminated to align with International

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Stanley T. Johnson
Outstanding Club President Award

Awarded for outstanding self-discipline, teamwork, and dedication to the ideals of Key Club.

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J. Whit King Outstanding Club Award

Awarded to the most outstanding Club in the Alabama District.

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Hoyt Lee Outstanding Kiwanian Award

Awarded to the most outstanding Kiwanian in the Alabama District.

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Robert L. Bottsford Outstanding Faculty Advisor Award

Awarded to the most outstanding Faculty Advisor in the Alabama District.

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Sandy Nininger Medal

Awarded to a Key Clubber for outstanding self-discipline, teamwork, and dedication to the ideals of Key Club.

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George L. Price Service to Youth Medal

Awarded to an adult that significantly contributes to the wellbeing of the students and clubs.

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Robert M Palys Heart of the District

Medal

The highest honor bestowed on an individual (student or adult)

in the Alabama District.

Club Service Awards

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Single Service

Award

Compete with your club's best single service project for the year.

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Major Emphasis Award

View the MEP coversheet and submission form.

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Signature Project Award

*International Award given at ICON

Recognition of individual Key Clubs for the single best service project. The club’s service project shall be planned, organized and produced by the Key Club.

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Club Achievement Report 

Each Key Club is required to complete and submit this annual report at DCON. This report will guide the Judge John H. White Achievement Award for overall club performance.

Print report and bring to DCON.

Club Contests

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Table Decoration Contest

Show the creativity of your club by decorating a table in the ballroom according to the years' DCON theme.

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Key Club Promotional Video Contest

Make a promotional video for Key Club that would recruit future Key Clubbers.  

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Digital Poster

Contest

A digital member recruitment poster contest.

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Traditional Poster
Contest

A non-digital member recruitment poster.

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Traditional Scrapbook Contest

A scrapbook containing pictures, souvenirs, etc., of its activities during the club administrative year.

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Non-Traditional Scrapbook Contest

A non-traditional scrapbook or composition of other media containing pictures or other representations of its activities
during the club administrative year.

Individual Contests

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Talent

Competition

A contest that showcases the diverse talents of Key Club members from all around the state. Contestants must submit a video audition before Saturday morning of DCON.

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Oratorical Competition

Key Club members create an original speech (maximum of five minutes) in response to that year’s prompt. The contest is judged based on the speech itself and the delivery of the speech. 

Contestants must submit a video audition before Saturday morning of DCON.

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