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Welcome to Rotaractor Wiki!
An encyclopedia about Rotaract and Rotary, including the individual clubs to acronyms to people.
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About the Rotaractor Wiki

Rotaractor Wiki's mission is to be an online historical archive and library of Rotaract around the world. You are invited to participate in this non-profit project powered by dedicated Rotaractors giving back to the future of Rotaract.

Using the Wiki

On Usernames
This wiki is meant as a peer-to-peer resource for Rotaractors around the world. We ask that ALL Wiki users use their actual name for their usernames. Shortening your last name (i.e. JohnS or JohnSm) will also suffice. Numbers are absolutely NOT allowed in usernames! As of August 6, 2013 we have re-enabled manual approval of accounts in order to cut down on spambots and spam pages. As a result, all user accounts must be approved before you can start making contributions. Thank you for your patience and understanding!

Community Guidelines
Since all users are allowed to edit all public pages, it is important that we each treat each other with respect and dignity. Personal attacks, flames, trolling, spam, and other wiki crimes will not be tolerated. For a full list of rules, please consult the Community Guidelines.

Getting Started

RotaractorWiki has tons of information to browse! Here are some portal pages to get you started:

If you're looking for something to do:

Need help coding? Check out these model pages:

Featured Picture

Rotary members in India received an award for the largest human national flag from Guinness World Records. Over 50,000 Rotary and Rotaractor members and supporters created the Indian flag with the message "Keep India Polio Free." (Taken December 7, 2014. Photo courtesy of End Polio Now's Facebook page.)

Award Deadlines

This page is dedicated to listing all the deadlines for awards applicable to Rotaract clubs. This page goes directly to the home page of RotaractorWiki. Please edit only if you have accurate information.

Upcoming Deadlines


RotaractorWiki would also like to give a huge shout out and congratulations to the Rotaract Club of the Caduceus on being the winner of this year's Rotaract Outstanding Project Award! Their dedication and hard work inspires all of us Rotaractors around the world :) Read more about their project here.

Events Board

Here are some major events to look forward to. Feel free to submit Rotaract events by editing the Current Events page.

This page will serve as an event calendar of global Rotaract events. Feel free to add in events that you are aware of.

Upcoming Events

  • 9-15 March 2015 - World Rotaract Week
  • 29 April -3 May 2015 - EUCO 2015 in Bucharest, Romania
  • 21-24 May 2015- 29th Annual District 7030 Conference in Barbados
  • June 2015 - Rotary International Convention in Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • 17-19 July 2015 - Big West Rotaract Institute
  • 8 - 11 August 2015 - Asia Pacific Regional Rotaract Conference in Yogyakarta, Indonesia
  • (tba) August 2015 - Rotaract Global Model United Nations in Belgrade, Serbia; ~webpage~
  • 5 - 8 February 2016 - ROTASIA in Srilanka(Dist 3220) Facebook Page for ROTASIA
  • 7-14 March 2016 - World Rotaract Week
  • June 2016 - Rotary International Convention in Seoul, South Korea
  • 13-20 March 2017 - World Rotaract Week
  • June 2017 - Rotary International Convention in Atlanta, Georgia
  • 12-19 March 2018 - World Rotaract Week
  • June 2018 - Rotary International Convention in Toronto, Canada
  • June 2019 - Rotary International Convention [Venue TBA]
  • June 2020 - Rotary International Convention in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA

Announcements

February 18, 2015

Just updated the core wiki system to the latest version. All email notifications are also now being sent out with Sendgrid to help avoid being caught in spam filters. More updates to the wiki system are coming in the next few weeks. The RotaractorWiki moderators will also be at the RI Convention in Sao Paulo this year! See you all there! --Mitty (talk) 17:02, 18 February 2015 (PST)

April 7, 2014

This summer RotaractorWiki will be turning two years old. This project began as an idea from a breakout session during the 2012 Bangkok Rotaract Preconvention: a universal online library of resources for all things Rotaract and Rotary related. We are thrilled to announce we have surpassed 250,000 site visitors! Our information library continues to grow on a weekly basis, and this encourages us to continue moving forward. Several core system updates have been made to today's patch, which brings us to the latest stable version of MediaWiki. With your help, we will continue to grow this wiki for Rotaract. Keep an eye out for us at the Sydney Rotary International Convention this year if you're going to be there! --Mitty (talk) 13:06, 7 April 2014 (PDT)

January 8, 2014

Happy New Year, Rotaractors! I hope you all had a great holiday season and are ready to start the second half of the Rotary year with a bang! In case you haven't heard, this year, RI President Ron Burton is hosting a series of Presidential New Generations Conferences to bring together emerging young leaders and Rotary members from around the world! Check out our upcoming events page and see if there's one happening near you! --Yvonne (talk) 01:50, 8 January 2014 (PST)

August 6, 2013

Hello, Rotaractors! This is just a quick note to let you know that manual account approval has been re-enabled for all new wiki accounts. This is in light of the huge number of bots and spam that have been appearing in the absence of the manual approval, so thank you for understanding and being patient with us! As long as you are a Rotaractor, you will definitely be approved :) --Yvonne (talk) 13:30, 6 August 2013 (PDT)


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