2019 Fall All-State & OUtstanding Young Iowans Award Gala


What is All State?

All State weekends are a chance for us to gather as a state organization and network with other chapters, attend training and celebrate our accomplishments!  Join us for a weekend of training, networking, and fun at the 2019 Fall All-State & the Outstanding Young Iowans Gala! 

This year's event will be October 11-13 at Okoboji, Iowa.

Registration Information

Regular Registration is available until September 20, 2019  by clicking here!!

*Registration after September 20th will be considered late and result in an additional $10 registration fee and is not guaranteed.  Help us ensure you receive a meal during the conference dates by registering on September 20, 2019 or earlier.

Conference Agenda

Looking for the details?  Click here for our tentative agenda!!

Hotel Accomdations

Event Location: Arrowwood Resort & Conference Center - Okoboji
Event Address: 1405 Highway 71, Okoboji, IA 51355

For hotel reservations call Arrowwood Resort at (712) 332-2161

$79 (plus tax) standard room rate will be available for Thursday, Friday and Saturday night for those wishing to travel a day earlier to explore Okoboji.  Please mention JCI Iowa to receive your discount rate.

Hotel Room Block Deadline: 9/1/19


At each of our All-States we recognize amazing young professionals that are going above and beyond in their chapters.  Click on the link below to nominate someone from your chapter or if you visited another chapter and met an individual that you felt is worth an award than you can nominate them as well!

First Half Awards and Outstanding Young Iowan nominations will be open soon

*All applications for Senatorship nominations are required by September 1st.
*All applications for Governorship are required by September 10. 

*Any application submitted after the posted date may result in the award being moved to the following All-State or a local chapter banquet.

Contact us at jci.iowaallstate@gmail.com with any questions.


2018 Year End Award Winners

Project Award Winners: 

Inter-Organization Collaboration:

  • CASI Thanksgiving Lunch - Jaycees of the Quad Cities
  • JCI + Kiwanis World Wide Raffle - Des Moines Jaycees

Local Economic Development Program:

  • Sandbox Drive - Cedar Valley Jaycees
  • No running shoes allowed triathlon - Spencer Jaycees

Local Growth & Development Program:

  • JCI DSM Brew Tour
  • Ladies Night Out - Schaller Jaycees

Local Personal Skill Development Program: 

  • Jaycee Conversations - Mason City Jaycees
  • Local Community Empowerment Program

Local Community Empowerment Program:

  • Friday-After Work Bags Tournament Fundraiser - Mason City Jaycees
  • Bloktoberfest - Dubuque Jaycees

Long-Term Local Community Development Program:

  • Glady Mae Animal Sanctuary Partnership - Mason City Jaycees
  • Tables and Tails - Des Moines Jaycees

Individual Award Winners: 

Top New Members:

  • Tessa Bratrud - Mason City
  • Hilary Forrester - Dubuque

Top Local Members: 

  • Mark Wester - Primghar
  • Kyle Thompson - Des Moines

Top Local Directors: 

  • Melanie Bressler - Dubuque
  • Nicole Schroeder - Cedar Rapids

Top Local Treasurers: 

  • Matt Schon - Nevada
  • Noah Devine - Des Moines

Top Local Secretaries:

  • Janessa Weightman - Cedar Rapids
  • Jon Augustus - Nevada

Top Local Vice Presidents:

  • Bethany Waltersdorf - Ames
  • Melinda Wester - Primghar

Top Local President: 

  • Katie Augustus - Nevada
  • Taylor McKee - Des Moines

Allen Whitfield Memorial Award 

  • Des Moines

Gissenbier Memorial Award 

  • Cedar Rapids