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Oratorical World Championships1 Youth Clubs (JOOI)2 Official Suppliers3 Welcome New Clubs4 Optimist Junior Golf5 Friend of Optimists6

JOOI Convention

2016 Convention
Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
July 3-5, 2016

Four Points by Sheraton Quebec Resort
$145 CDN per night

More detailed information coming soon, with an optional group tour day of old Quebec City on July 2.

Registration Information

JOOI Convention Code of Conduct Form
JOOI Convention Medical Consent Form
JOOI Convention Chaperone Rules

International JOOI Candidate Information

International JOOI President Candidate Information
International JOOI Board Member Candidate Information
International JOOI Candidate Application
Passports for U.S. Citizens
For Youth Members who are United States citizens, a passport will be required for entry into Canada. There are two types of passports: a passport card and a passport book. The passport card allows for international travel by land or sea only. The passport book allows for international travel by air, land and sea.
U.S. Passports & International Travel
Passport Cards (for travel by land or sea only)
How to Apply for a Passport
Search for a Passport Acceptance Facility
Download Application for a U.S. Passport
PLEASE NOTE: Youth Members who are planning to attend the JOOI International Convention in Quebec City are encouraged to plan ahead as the processing time for a passport application can take up to six weeks.

If you have any questions, please send them to youthclubs@optimist.org or call (800) 500-8130, ext. 218.

Photo courtesy Four Points by Sheraton Quebec Resort