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The Partners in Service – Beyond the Horizon Video Contest

The Partners in Service – Beyond the Horizon Video Contest

President Gudrun Yngvadottir and Past International Director Dr. Jon Bjarni Thorsteinsson would like to invite all spouses or companions of 2018-2019 International Directors and District Governors to participate in a special service contest.

Contest Requirements

  • Lead an innovative and highly visible youth-focused project in your country/district.
  • Support and raise aware of our Global Causes (Diabetes, Hunger, Childhood Cancer, Vision, and Environment).
  • Integrate young people during the planning and execution of the project. Local Leo participation and leadership is highly encouraged, where applicable.
  • Submit a form and upload a 2-3 minute video uploaded to YouTube or Vimeo. Email your submission details with video link to by February 28, 2019. Limit one submission per spouse/partner in service.
  • Win a monetary award to support the ongoing efforts of your special project.

For a more detailed description of contest rules see the Contest Overview. For tips on how to shoot a high-quality video, see our Video Tipsheet.


Entries will be reviewed by Lions Clubs International staff and one finalist will be selected from each Constitutional Area and Africa. The eight finalist entries will be viewed and voted on by the Service Activities Committee at the April 2019 Board Meeting.

Each video is judged on the following:

  • Degree of service innovation
  • Quality of video
  • Degree of youth engagement
  • Impact of project 
  • Overall message and clarity around global cause


Winners will be recognized at the 2019 Lions Clubs International Convention in Milan. Funds will be distributed to the winning district or multiple district to grow the winning project and highlight it at the International level. Winning videos will also be featured on the LCI website and social media channels.

  • First place: US $5,000
  • Second place: US $2,500
  • Third place: US $1,000

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