Victor Harbor & Port Elliot Lions Club

District 201C2, South Australia, Australia







List of the Addresses for the 2018 YOTY Finals 

Zones 3, 4 & 5 –   Lions Club of Keith - Host Club Venue –  Keith RSL Clubrooms   Anzac Tce, Keith. SA  5267 • Date - Sunday March 11th   (day event)   • Contact – Mick Aitken • Address –   PO Box 5   Keith SA  5267   Mob  -  0408 809 208  Email - 
Zones 6,7 & 8 - Lions Club of Victor Harbor/Pt Elliot • Venue –  Carrickalinga House  Crn Torrens St/Main Rd,  Victor Harbor (Next to Woolworths) • Date –   Saturday  March 10 th   2018 (Daytime Event) • Contact -  Bob Morriss  216 Liverpool Rd   Goolwa. SA 5214   Ph  (08) 8224395   Mob   0437542 646   Email 
Zones 10 & 11 – Lions Club of Robe - Host Club    Date - Saturday March 10th 2018 • Venues – Robe Primary School  Union St  Robe. SA . 5276 • Date -  Saturday March 10th 2017 ( Day event) • Contact -  Margie Thomas  PO Box 633 Robe SA 5276   Mob 0418 806 775   Email   

Zone 14 -  Lions Club of Broken Hill - Host Club • Date –     Saturday  March 10th 2018 • Venue –   “Thyme on Argent”  230 Argent Street   Broken Hill. NSW  2880 Both the Interviews and the Speeches will be conducted at the above venue  Contact –  Stephen Turner   298 Brazil Street  Broken Hill.  NSW 2880    Phone -    NIl        Mob -    0417 851 710        Email   Zone 13 –   Lions club of Morgan - Host Club     • Date - Sunday March 11TH 2018  -  Day Event • Venue – Morgan Institute - Lions Den       9th street,    Morgan SA 5320 • Contact –  Margaret Vandeleur   PO Box 26,         Morgan SA 5320          Ph  -    NIl           Mob -      0437 715 922   Email   - 
For securing a NAB Judge,  maybe contact –  Catherine Chamberlain at Adelaide NAB  Mobile   0477 721 836 
This person was given 3 years ago and may have changed 
If there is no NAB in your town or broader, accessible area, then chose and other community person. You need to have  5 plus the 1 Reserve for the Regionals and District finals. 

State Final-  Gumeracha Venue – Gumeracha Town Hall Main Rd Gumeracha 
Date - Saturday April 7th  2018 Contact –  State YOTY Chairman PDG Ken Bradford  Phone -   (08) 8842 3664   Mob  -  0428 961 069 Email 

Please Note -  There are 3 Candidates from C2 and C1 attending the State Final as winners  from the District Finals.  From the C2 district Final  - The 3 Winners’ entry forms (original)  for each candidate are to be sent to the State Chairman as well as the 3 Winner’s Advisory Forms.   I also require a copy of the 3 Winners Advisory forms from the District Final. -  Ann  

District Final information -  See on next page 
Darwin Regional  - TBC 
District Final -   Lions Club of Mitcham -  Host Club ✽ Venue -  Charles Hawker  Conference Centre  Waite Rd Urrbrae. SA 5065  (Off Cross Road)  Date -  Saturday March 25th   2017  - Day Event  Contact -    Graham Jones  29 Kent Rd Hawthorn. SA 5062  Mob    0423 780 885  Email 
Please  note -  ✽ The Winners Ad form and the Winners Entry forms from each Regional final are to be emailed or posted immediately after your Regional Final. This is essential.    I also need a copy of the Regional Winners Advisory form 
1. The venue will be well signed 
2.  The afternoon session for the speeches will commence at 2 pm.  Please arrive at least 15 minutes beforehand. 
3.  It is expected to have all students back at the venue for their lunch at  12 - 15 pm.  A charge of $15 per person will be made to any parents wishing to attend the lunch with the students, judges and the official party.  Please notify Graham Jones if you require Lunch at least 2 weeks prior to March 24th 2018. However, being in the Suburbs there are plenty of cafes in Unley, Burnside Shopping Centre , Fullarton Rd etc as other options. 
4. Negotiations with the management at the venue to have Urrbrae House, the gardens and Arboretum opened will be made. Attendees  will be able to soak up the opportunity, if they wish. The gardens are quite spectacular.  I will confirm this opportunity by the March mail - out to clubs. 
Ann Hughes  ( C2 District YOTY Chairman) 


Photograph from L to R are Lucinda Watts, Flyn Turley, Isabella Cook, Nicolo Catinari and Lily Van Rhoda

The Lions Club of Victor Harbor and Pt Elliot.

The Lions Club of Victor Harbor and Pt Elliot held its Youth of the Year (YOTH) contest on Friday 29th. September.

The YOTY Quest aims is to select an outstanding young person to be an ambassador for Australia with the opportunity to travel oversaes under the auspices of Lions Club International.

The contestants were judged on Academic Achievements, Sporting experience, citizenship and community involvement, leadership and public speaking.

This years judges were Pat Chigwidden, Beryl Price, Brenton Osborne and Brayden Mann.

The out right winner will go on to participate at the Regional level.

The students were given 2 impromptu  questions for which they were asked to speak for 2 mins.on each.

and a 5mins prepared speech on a topic of their choice.

 Students from Invertigator College were Nicolo Catinari, topic Post Traumatic Stress Disorder,

Isabella Cook, topic Driving Age, Lucinda Watts topic Buy Local.

Students from Victor Harbor High were Flynn Turley topic Why drama should be taught in every school and Lily Van Rhoda spoke on Self Confidence.

Winner of the Public Speaking Award went to Isabella Cook and the overall award went to Nicolo Catinari.

who now goes on to compete in the Regional Finals.

The National Bank of Australia has been a sponsor of these awards for the past 16 years.


The Wine and Food Festival.

Sunday 14th January 2018

What a huge success it is.! Beautiful weather, wonderful crowds and Food & Wine for the tasting.













Victor Harbor & Port Elliot Surf Life Saving Club BBQ