Youth Of The Year

If you are a young person and will be 15 to 19 years of age as at June 30th of 2019, 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 took place on Wednesday 21th February, 2018 commencing at Ryde Eastwood Leagues Club.  Deon Testore from Marist College Eastwood has won both the

Deon Testore from Marist College Eastwood (pictured with Head Judge Robert Phillips) was victorious in both the Regional and District Final of the Lions Youth of the Year Program which was hosted by Epping Eastwood Lions Club.

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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