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MD4 Calendar, Events and Deadlines

 

Council Meeting Dates and Locations 2019-2020

  • Organizational - August 2 - 4, 2019    4-L5 DoubleTree By Hilton Golf Resort Palm Springs, Cathedral City
  • Fall - October 25-27, 2019    4-C1 Redding
  • Mid-Winter - February 19-20, 2020   4-A2 Visalia Convention Center and Marriott, Visalia
  • Joint - June 7-9, 2019    TBD

MD-4 Conventions

February, 21, 22, 23, 2020, 4-A2 Convention Center, Visalia


International Conventions

  • July 5-9, 2019    Milan, Italy
  • June 26-30, 2020    Singapore
  • June 25-29, 2021    Montréal, Québec, Canada
  • July 1-5, 2022    Delhi, India
  • July 7-11, 2023    Boston, USA
  • June 21-25, 2024    Melbourne, Australia
  • 2025     Mexico City, Mexico

USA/Canada Forums Home Page

  • September 19-21, 2019    Spokane, Washington
  • September 17-19, 2020    Louisville, Kentucky
  • September 09-11, 2021    Des Moines, Iowa
  • September 15-17, 2022    Calgary, Alberta Canada

MD-4 Lions Leadership Institute 

  • January TBD, 2020 Sat-Mon    Earle Baum Center, Santa Rosa
  • March TBD, 2021 Fri-Sun    Lions Center East and West, Rancho Cucamonga

MD-4 Youth Leadership Institute

March TBD, 2020    Lions Camp at Teresita Pines


Special Activities

  • October 20, 2019    White Cane Day
  • February 15, 2020    Lions Flag Day
  • March 21, 2020    Lions Eyes Across California Day
  • March 31, 2019    City of Hope Lions Tribute Day

 

Student Speaker Contest Deadlines

  • On or before Monday, February 25, 2019    Club Contest
  • On or before Monday, March 18, 2019    Zone Contest
  • On or before Monday, April 8, 2019    Region Contest
  • On or before Monday, April 29, 2019    District Contest
  • On or before Monday, May 20, 2019    Area Contest
  • June 8, 2019 Van Nuys, Airtel Plaza Hotel    MD-4 Final Contest

Dates and Deadlines

September 2019 Vision Awareness Month
Lion/Leo Membership Growth Month

  • September 19-21  USA/Canada Forum (Spokane, Washington, USA)

October 2019  Vision Awareness Month
Lion/Leo Membership Growth Month

  • October 1   Deadline to purchase Peace Poster Contest kits from Club Supplies Sales
  • October 1   Deadline to order Student Speakers Contest Club Packet Online
  • October 1   Deadline for Central CA Youth Leadership Institute applications
  • October 9-12 International Board of Directors Meeting (Jackson Hole, Wyoming, USA)
  • October 10 Application deadline for Matching, Diabetes, Hunger (pilot), Childhood Cancer (pilot), SightFirst, and Lions Quest grants to be reviewed at the August 2020 board and LAC meetings
  • October 11 World Sight Day
  • October 11-12 MD4 Youth Leadership Institute; Central, Camp Pacifica, Ahwahnee
  • October 15 International White Cane Safety Day
  • October 18 MD4 White Cane Day
  • October 24 United Nations Day
  • October 24 GLT training for FVDGs
  • October 25-27 Fall 2nd Council of Governors Meeting; 4-C1 Redding
  • October 31 New Voices nomination deadline

November 2019 Diabetes Awareness Month

  • November 1 International Leo Day Video Contest submissions due
  • November 14 World Diabetes Day
  • November 15 Postmark deadline for a club to send one winning Peace Poster (per contest) to the district governor
  • November 15 Leo October Membership Growth Award nominations due
  • November 30  Deadline for Academy Awards Nomination Submissions

 December 2019

  • December 1 Postmark deadline for a district governor to send one winning Peace Poster AND one winning essay entry to the MD4 Office 
  • December 5 International Leo Day
  • December 15 Postmark deadline for the MD4 Office to send one winning Peace Poster and one winning essay to the Public Affairs Division
  • December 31  Deadline for MD4 Excellence Award District submission

January 2020  Hunger Awareness Month

  • January 7    Executive Committee Meeting (Oak Brook, IL, USA)
  • January 8-10 LCIF Board of Trustees meeting (Oak Brook, Illinois, USA)
  • January 11    Last day for early discount on convention registration fees
  • January 13  Melvin Jones’ birthday
  • January 13-17 LCIF Week
  • January 15 Deadline for Mid-Winter Council meeting meal form
  • January 15 Deadline MD4con Visalia Registrations
  • January 15     Leo Club Program Advisory Panel nominations due
  • January 15 Peace Poster Kits go on sale from LCI Club Supplies Sales
  • January 25-27 MD4 Lions Leadership Institute; Santa Rosa

 February 2020 Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

  • February 1     International Peace Poster contest winners will be notified 
  • February 11-13 First Vice District Governor/District Governor-elect Seminar (Days 1-3)
  • February 13 Application deadline for Matching, Diabetes, Hunger (pilot), and Childhood Cancer (pilot) grants to be reviewed at the May 2020 board and LAC meetings
  • February 15 International Childhood Cancer Day
  • February 15-April 1  Youth Exchange Program applications for Europe
  • February 15 California Lions Flag Day
  • February 19-20 Mid-Winter 3rd Council of Governors Meeting; 4-A2 Visalia
  • February 21-23  MD4con Visalia Convention Cntr
  • February 22 MD4 Youth Symposium
  • February 24  Last day to hold Student Speakers Club Contest

March 2020

  • March 7  42nd Annual Lions Day with the United Nations (New York City, USA)
  • March 16  Last day to hold Student Speakers Zone Contest 
  • March 18 California White Cane Day
  • March 20-21  MD4 Leadership Institute; Rancho Cucamonga
  • March 21 Lions Eyes Across California
  • March 27-29 MD4 Youth Institute; Teresita Pines
  • March 29  City of Hope Lions Tribute Day
  • March 31 Last day for regular LCIcon registration fees

April 2020  Environmental Awareness Month
Family & Friends Month
Leo Club Awareness Month

  • April 1 Leo of the Year Award nominations due
  • April 2-5 International Board of Directors Meeting (Gdansk, Poland)
  • April 6  Last day to hold Student Speakers Region Contest
  • April 22 Earth Day
  • April 25 Lions Worldwide Induction Day

May 2020 Strengthen Membership Month

  • May 1 Deadline for advance convention registration and hotel room requests to be received
  • May 1 Deadline for convention registration refunds and hotel deposit refunds for individual cancellations
  • May 4  Last day to hold Student Speakers District Contest
  • May 11  Executive Committee Meeting (Oak Brook, Illinois, USA)
  • May 13-15    LCIF Board of Trustees meeting (Oak Brook, Illinois, USA)
  • May 15 Deadline for filing Officer Reporting Form (PU101)
  • May 16 Application deadline for Matching, Diabetes, Hunger (pilot), Childhood Cancer (pilot), SightFirst, and Lions Quest grants to be reviewed at the August 2020 board and LAC meetings
  • May 25  Last day to hold Student Speakers Area Contest

June 2020

  • June 1 Helen Keller Day
  • June 5 World Environment Day
  • June 5-7 Joint 4th Council of Governors meeting; 4-A1 Modesto
  • June 6 MD4 Student Speakers Final Contest
  • June 7 Lions Clubs International Birthday
  • June 15 Deadline for submission of pre-certified delegate forms for voting at International Convention
  • June 20 Deadline for New Club Applications for 2019/2020
  • June 21-June 25 International Board of Directors Meeting (Singapore)
  • June 26 First Vice District Governor/District Governor-Elect Seminar (Day 4)
  • June 26-30 103rd LCIcon (Singapore)

USA/Canada Lions Leadership Forum

Spokane, Washington

September 19-21, 2019

The Mission of the USA/Canada Lions Leadership Forum:

To develop leaders, motivate and educate attendees, provide an open exchange of ideas, and support programs and goals of Lions Clubs International.

Event Information

Lions University

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2020 LCIcon

2020 Lions Clubs International Convention

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