The Club, formed in 1992 at the MD Convention in Newcastle, is a recognised affiliate of the Lions International Pin Trading Club [LITPC].

The purpose of the Club is to foster and encourage the trading and collecting of Lions, Lioness and Leo trading pins between all Lions, Lioness and Leo members, and to provide advice on the design of trading pins and their procurement from licensed suppliers authorised by Lions Clubs International.

An object of the Club is to further the ideals of Lions Clubs International by creating an atmosphere of fellowship and mutual understanding through the hobby of Pin Trading.


  • Regular Membership is available for all MD201 Club members in good standing.
  • Associate Membership is available for all Club members outside MD201. Current Members are from Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom and the United States of America.

The Annual General Meeting, and a Breakfast or Dinner of the ALPTC is held during the Annual Multiple District Convention. An ALPTC pin/s is/are produced annually, for purchase by members.

Members are also kept informed by regular newsletters circulated to members, during the course of the year.

If you are interested in Trading Pins and you would like to learn more about the Club, please contact the Club Secretary [Check contact page].  Whenever possible the Club has a display stand at the annual Multiple District Convention. All visitors and members are encouraged to visit and meet members of our Club, and discuss the wonderful world of Pin Trading.

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