Lions International District 4-L5

LIONS District 4-L5
Serving
San Bernardino and
Riverside County
California

Inter-Club Visitation Contest

  1. The Visitation Contest will run from April 1 through March 31.
  2. Only visitations to other clubs at their regular meetings will be counted.
  3. The following minimum number of visiting Lions are required to qualify:
    • Clubs with 20 or less members - 2 members
    • Clubs with 21 to 35 members - 3 members
    • Clubs with 36 or more members - 4 members
  4. The following are the categories of Club visitation awards:
    • Long Tail Award - Visiting 100% of District 4-L5 Clubs
    • Short Tail Award - Visiting All Clubs in your Region
    • Ambassador Award - Visiting all Clubs in another Region
    • Nomad Award - Visiting 20 Clubs of your choice, within or outside of District 4-L5
  5. It is wise to contact the club to be visited to verify that they will not be dark, the location of the meeting, time, etc.
  6. No visitation may be used for more than one category of award. No visitation may be used twice.
  7. Clubs may earn as many awards or combination of awards they wish.
  8. The following are considered "District Lions" and will not be counted when making their official visits: Governor, Vice Governor, Cabinet Secretary, Cabinet Treasurer, Region Chairperson, Zone Chairperson.
  9. When there is a joint Club Meeting/Zone Meeting or a Joint Club Meeting/Region Meeting, visiting members will receive credit for only one (club, region or zone).

Reporting Visitations:

  1. No letter of intent is required to be sent to the Special Awards Committee.
  2. Visitation slips should not be smaller than 5-1/2" x 8-1/2" or larger than 8-1/2" x 11".
  3. All visitation slips must show the name of the visiting club, name of the visited club, names of the visiting Lions, date of visitation, and be signed by the Secretary/President of the visited club to qualify.
  4. The Club Secretary shall report all visitations on the District Supplemental MMR.
  5. Original visitation slips must be received by the Special Awards Committee not later than April 15 to qualify. Visitation slips may be sent monthly if you prefer.
  6. Winners will be announced at the District Convention.
  7. Visitation Sheet