Ohio District

District Convention (DCON)

Convention Information

The 65th Annual Ohio District of Circle K International District Convention will be held March 19-20, 2022 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Columbus, Ohio in conjunction with Kiwanis Midyear. The event will be a two day event that incorporates fellowship, leadership, and service. 

This weekend will be a time to meet members from across the state! We will be electing new district officers, attending various skill-building workshops, meeting members from other clubs, and participating in service. 

Event Details

Date: March 19th-20th, 2022

Location: Crowne Plaza Columbus North Worthington                       6500 Doubletree Ave, Columbus, Ohio 43229

Theme: Surf Into Service

Registration Deadline: Monday, February 28th at 7pm ET

Event Sponsorship & Program Advertisements

For information about sponsoring the 65th Annual Ohio CKI District Convention or purchasing a program advertisement, please see the information on the Sponsorship & Program Advertisement page

District Board Candidacy

Anyone interested in running for a position at DCON should complete all the necessary forms found within the 2022 Candidate’s Packet, which is linked below or can be found on the Positions Description page.

2022 Candidate’s Packet (PDF)
2022 Candidate’s Packet (Word Document)

To declare candidacy and have a campaign flyer made available to all delegates, materials must be submitted by midnight on Friday, February 18th, 2022. 

Award Information

All awards must be applied for online. If you have any problems with the online submission format, please contact Laws, Regulations, and Awards Chair Alexis Aldhizer (aldhiza@bgsu.edu).

To apply and view the available awards for this service year, please visit the Awards page. Awards must be submitted and received by midnight on Friday, February 18th, 2022.

Scholarship Information

The Ohio District Circle K and Ohio District Kiwanis Foundation created these scholarships to provide recognition and financial assistance toward education for members of Circle K clubs in the Ohio District. Recipients should demonstrate excellence in all areas of their college experience. Two scholarships will be presented at the Ohio Circle K District Convention from March 19th to 20th, 2022 in the amounts of $500 and $1,000. The application is available by clicking the button below and downloading the form.

All application materials must be postmarked by Friday, February 18th, 2022.

All materials must be mailed to:

Ohio District of Circle K

941 Chatham Ln. Suite 326, Columbus, Ohio 43221

Please direct questions to Sarah Roush at sarah@ohiokiwanis.org

COVID-19 Protocols

Click Here for COVID-19 updates

You will be required to bring a completed copy of the COVID Waiver Form and COVID Health Checklist with you to the event. 

Click Here for the COVID Waiver Form

Click Here for the COVID Health Checklist

Planning to Stay at the Crowne Plaza Hotel? Download the information sheet below and submit your hotel reservation. 

CKI DCON-Hotel-Info-2022 (PDF)

Registration

Event Registration Deadline is Monday, February 28th at 7pm ET

Student Registration – Click Here!

Guest Registration – Click Here!

The event cost will be as follows:

Student Registration: $95                            Hotel Cost: $109 + taxes/fees ~ $128.08

Student registration includes event admission, the individual’s meals for the event, a t-shirt, stickers, and an event program. The hotel cost can be divided between up to four (4) people.

The total cost of the event per student (with 4 people in a room) would be $127.02.

The total cost of the event per student (with 3 people in a room) would be $137.70.

The total cost of the event per student (with 2 people in a room) would be $159.04.

The total cost of the event per student (with 1 person in a room) would be $223.08. 

Guest Registration: $30                           Convention T-Shirt: $10                            Hotel Cost: $109 + taxes/fees ~ $128.08

Saturday Lunch: $15                            Saturday Banquet Dinner: $30                            Sunday Lunch: $15

Guest registration includes event admission, stickers, and an event program. Guests must purchase each of the meals separately which allows for customization of what meals and days they will be at the event. The hotel cost can be divided between up to four (4) people. The total cost of the event per guest (with 1 person in a hotel room, all meals, and a t-shirt) would be $228.08. 

Meals

For students that registered, the following meals were included in the cost of your registration: Saturday Lunch, Saturday Banquet Dinner, Sunday Breakfast and Sunday Lunch. The bolded meals were ones in which you had choices for the meal. As we are working on the Sunday Breakfast plan, we are taking into account dietary restrictions listed on registration forms.

 

For guests that registered, you selected the meal options that you were interested in purchasing for the event that allowed you select your choice of meal. Sunday breakfast will be automatically be available to the individuals who purchased and selected a Sunday Lunch option. If you did not purchase a Sunday Lunch option but would like to have a breakfast provided, please email Secretary-Treasurer Hannah Riley at secretary@ohiocki.org and DCON Chair Allison Knowlton at knowltonag6762@gmail.com

Event Schedule & Attire

Below is the event schedule for the weekend. The attire for weekend is business casual except for the Governor’s Banquet and House of Delegates which requires formal/business formal attire. Casual attire is permitted outside of scheduled events.

8-10am: Registration
10am: Opening session 
11am: 1st Round of Workshops
12pm: Kiwanis Family Luncheon
2 pm : 2nd Round of Workshops
3 pm: 1st Round of Caucus
4 pm: Family Feud
5 pm: Senior Session
5:30pm: Break
7pm: Governor’s Banquet

9 am: Opening session
10 am: Caucus 2
11 am: Lunch and Service Project
1 pm: House of Delegates
3 pm: Closing Session

District Board Candidacy

Anyone interested in running for a position at DCON should complete all the necessary forms found within the 2022 Candidate’s Packet, which is linked below or can be found on the Positions Description page.

2022 Candidate’s Packet (PDF)
2022 Candidate’s Packet (Word Document)

There is still time to run off the floor at district convention! You have to complete the candidate materials and sent it to District Administrator Chad Gardner at chad.e.gardner@gmail.com. If you have any questions, please contact DA Chad.

COVID-19 Protocols

 Click Here for COVID-19 updates

You will be required to bring a completed copy of the COVID Waiver Form and COVID Health Checklist with you to the event. 

Click Here for the COVID Waiver Form

Click Here for the COVID Health Checklist

Registration

Registration forms will be made available soon.

 Registration Deadline is Monday, February 28th at 7pm ET

The event cost will be as follows:

Student Registration: $95                            Hotel Cost: $120 

Student registration includes event admission, the individual’s meals for the event, a t-shirt, stickers, and an event program. The hotel cost can be divided between up to four (4) people.

The total cost of the event per student (with 4 people in a room) would be $125.

The total cost of the event per student (with 3 people in a room) would be $135.

The total cost of the event per student (with 2 people in a room) would be $155.

The total cost of the event per student (with 1 person in a room) would be $215. 

 

Gust Registration: $30                            Convention T-Shirt: $10                             Hotel Cost: $120                           

Saturday Lunch: $15                            Saturday Banquet Dinner: $30                            Sunday Lunch: $15

Guest registration includes event admission, stickers, and an event program. Guests must purchase each of the meals separately which allows for customization of what meals and days they will be at the event. The hotel cost can be divided between up to four (4) people. The total cost of the event per guest (with 1 person in a hotel room, all meals, and a t-shirt) would be $225.