1. One of the most significant points in our
understanding is that all Multiple District, District, and Club pins that are
three years and newer will NOT be sold in excess of the cost
of the pin plus normal distribution costs. All such pins in excess of three
years are considered to be collectibles and may be sold for whatever the market
2. Any pin that has the emblem larger than 1/2
the size of the pin, or any emblem that is so small that it cannot be defined as
a Lions, Lioness, or Leo emblem is not permissible.
3. Any pin picturing alcohol, nudity, pornography, gambling, drugs, or of
questionable morality should not be produced.
4. A pin that does not have an official Lions,
Lioness, or Leo emblem but does contain the words Lion, Lioness, or Leo should
not be produced.
5. Any pin that is altering the emblem in any way
should not be produced. The emblem must always stand alone and cannot be
defaced in anyway, e.g., a
hole cannot be put in the emblem to support a jump ring.
6. A pin with lettering
that has an apostrophe before or after the "s" in Lions should not be produced.
7. A Lioness pin that contains one of the
following should not be produced:
a. Ladies Auxiliary
b. Lady Lions
d. Chartered (Lioness Clubs are NOT
8. Any pin containing a
living persons name or picture should only be produced with the permission from
9. One Club cannot use another
Club's design and just change the Club name without permission from the
designer of the pin.
10: A jewelry item or piece that is in the same class as an item
available in the Lions Official Supply Catalog should not be produced
without processing through the Club Supplies Division of LCI.
11. Any pin with
one of the following words is NOT a trading pin and must be processed
e. Eye Bank
k. All-State Band
o. Youth Camp
should be noted that all authorized pin makers have agreed to the
foregoing rules, where applicable, and are required to comply with them
under their licensing agreements with LCI.