Texas Lions provide a variety of programs to encourage youth participation in issues facing today’s society. Through it’s contests at the club level, the district level and ultimately the state level, students can research and gain knowledge on various social ramifications of both diabetes and substance abuse.

The Texas Lions’ Opportunity for Youth sponsors four main contests during the year. A student may enter multiple contests as long as they meet the qualification requirements for each. You may click one of the links below for more information, or read on for the general procedures and applications:

Diabetes Awareness Essay Contest

Drug Awareness Speech Contest

Outstanding Youth Award


State Chairperson For Opportunities for Youth
PDG Juan Lopez
MD2 OFY Chair
956-292-6880

For each contest, the student participant must complete each of the following:

A common contest application form described below and on the contest page
The Code of Conduct Agreement as described below and on the contest page
The Medical Power of Attorney as described below and on the contest pages

These must be submitted by the deadlines stated on the individual contest pages.

If you will be providing a chaperone, please also fill out the Chaperone Guidelines below.



Common Contest Application Form

This form is mandatory for all contests. Download the form by right-clicking the link below and  choosing to save the link to your computer.  Then open it with Adobe Reader to complete.

2018 OFY Contest Application Form

09-12-2017 Download

Code of Conduct Acknowledgement Form

This form is mandatory for all contests. Download the form by right clicking the link below and choosing to save the link to your computer. Then open it with Adobe Reader to complete.

2018 OFY Code of Conduct

08-23-2017 Download

 

Medical Power of Attorney Form

This form is mandatory for all contests. Download the form by right clicking the link below and choosing to save the link to your computer. Then open it with Adobe Reader to complete.

2018 OFY Medical Power of Attorney

08-23-2017 Download

 

Chaperones Guidelines

For those that are accompanying students to district and State competitions as chaperones, we require a signed Chaperone Guidelines form indicating the acknowledgement of those principles. Download the form by right clicking the link below and choosing to save the link to your computer. Then open it with Adobe Reader to complete.

2018 OFY Chaperone Guidelines

08-23-2017 Download

 

District Application Check-Off List

Districts that sponsor winners to the State Contest will need to follow the below checklist to comply with all procedures for application.

2018 OFY District Application Check Off List

08-29-2017 Download