Youth Activities

Watford Rotary Youth Competitions are sponsored by the Watford Observer

The Rotary Club of Watford will again be running the following Youth Competitions in 2019/20.  They are, with the exception of Young Environmentalist and The Technology Tournament,  designed for amateur individual applicants, meaning no extra work for teachers or schools.

These fun competitions are for students aged 7-10, 11-13 and 14-17 years old. Application forms with full details can be downloaded from:

The winners go through to a District final early next year and National finals in March 2020. We have had several South West Herts winners.
All entrants will receive Rotary certificates and the winners a suitable trophy.

Young Musician – Solo instrumental or vocal competition on Saturday 23rd November for amateur students up to 17.
Young Artist/Photographer or Film Maker – Entries on the theme ‘Through my eyes’ to Watford Rotary by 30th November.
Young Chef – Prepare and cook a 3 course meal to be judged at West Herts College on Sat 2nd November.
Young Writer – Write a story or poem entitled ‘Connections’ of up to 500 words to be judged by 30th November.
Young Environmentalist – Individual or group presentation on an environmental project by 30th November. Ideal for Primary schools.
The Rotary Technology Tournament – School  Group competition, now at Watford Grammar School for Girls, March 2020 date to be confirmed.

All competitors should complete an application form as soon as possible and send it to

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Young Chef Competition - District Final

more The Rotary Young Chef Competition is organised and promoted by Rotary International in Great Britain and Ireland (Rotary GB&I). There are four stages to the competition, each designed to encourage the development of young people’s culinary skills

Young Chef Competetion 2018 Winner