Thousands of youngsters take part every year in Rotary youth competitions which in most cases take the form of regional heats followed by a national final. The majority are categorised into junior, intermediate and advanced age groups.
Rotary GB&I Young Chef
Cooking amongst young people is a valuable life skill. Contestants prepare and present a three course meal within a pre-set budget and time limit, which is judged by an expert panel.
Rotary GB&I Youth Speaks
We encourage speaking and presentation skills in young people and this competition showcases superb quality speakers.
Rotary GB&I Young Musician
Music is an international language and we encourage talented young people by providing this opportunity to demonstrate their musical skills.
Rotary GB&I Young Photographer
Entrants submit three photographs on a theme in black and white or colour, along with a description of the inspiration for their photographs.
Rotary GB&I Young Writer
A flair for creative writing is a special gift and this competition promotes and encourages the work of young people who show talent. The winning writers are published in Rotary magazines.
Rotary GB&I Technology Tournament
Teams of students interested in engineering and science compete in a one day event to devise and build a solution to an unseen technical task. Solutions are tested & judged against competitors.
Rotary GB&I Young Citizen Awards
These showcase the citizenship and responsibilities demonstrated by people under the age of 25. Winners receive a cash prize of £500 at our annual conference where the awards are presented.
RYLA Rotary Youth Leadership Awards for youngsters aged between 16 and 18, looking for excitement, have a spirit of adventure, want a challenge that'll stretch them. Applicants want to develop as a leader and at the same time have fun and make new friends.
Ocean Youth Trust
We also sponsor youngsters to sail with OYT - www.sailjamescook.com
Applications for RYLA & OYT are now invited - full details here.
Grants for Travel Projects with Personal Development. We provide travel grants to people below the age of 25 see Application Form for full details.
Contact Andrew Forman below for more information to enter your school or a pupil in any of the above.
more ROTARY YOUTH LEADERSHIP AWARDS (age range 16 to 17) and the OCEAN YOUTH TRUST (14 to 17) are for youngsters looking for excitement, adventure, and a challenge. 2021 applications now invited - see below.
more The Rotary 'Youth Grant' scheme helps young people with expenses towards their Travel Project adventures
more The 'Rotary Youth Leadership Awards' scheme will be of interest to young people looking to develop new skills and confidence.