Youth Of The Year

If you are a young person and will be 15 to 19 years of age as at June 30th of 2017, then you are eligible to enter Lions Youth of the Year (YOTY). This is a prestigious event for young people, having been in existence for 50 years and boasts many high profile Australians amongst the ranks of former entrants. You will have an unequalled opportunity to experience an interview situation – in a friendly atmosphere – and a chance to practice your public speaking skills. The best way to enter is to contact our Youth of the Year coordinator at

The event will take place on Wednesday 15th February, 2017 commencing at 7 pm for 7.15 pm, North Ryde RSL Club

The 2016 Epping-Eastwood Lions Club Youth of the Year Program, Public Speaking Dinner, was held at North Ryde RSL Club on Wednesday 17th February. Congratulations to the five participants. The area level Public Speaking Dinner, was held on Sunday 13 March at North Ryde RSL and the district youth of the year final was at Hornsby RSL on Saturday 2 April 2016.

Inquiries to

More background and details of the program are available on the national website at

Youth of the Year Inquiry

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