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School Competitions



Below are details of competitions open to schools in the
2017/2018 school year. We will be updating this page on a
regular basis so keep a close eye so that you don't miss any
important closing dates!

If your organisation or company is running a competition for primary or secondary school kids, you can add details of the competition for free using this button.


Win a Catered Event
Win A Catered Event
Closing date: 14/05
School Level: Both
Need catering for an upcoming school event? Glanmore Foods are giving Schools the Chance to Win 1 of 3 Food Platters Catering for up to 60 People for School or Parent Events. Glanmore Foods supplies award winning healthy lunches to both Primary and Secondary Schools throughout the country. To be in with a chance to have your school event catered Enter Here
School of Education <span style='text-transform:uppercase;'>NUI</span> Galway
School Of Education Nui Galway
Closing date: 04/06
School Level: Secondary
Design Competition open to post-primary school students in Galway city and county.The theme is ‘Plastic Free’ and we are inviting students to design an art-piece that captures “Why making Galway plastic free matters to you”. The work can be in any medium, physical or digital, and must highlight relevant statistics about plastic usage.www.nuigalway.iel
e: eilis.flanagan@nuigalway.ie
Education Building, Nun's Island
Act your rights
Act Your Rights
Closing date: 03/05
School Level: primary
Take part in our national ‘Act your Rights Drama’ competition as part of our 25th Anniversary celebration of Ireland’s Ratification of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child! Three overall winning dramas will be selected by a panel of judges from the OCO and Abbey for ‘best ensemble’, ‘best script’ and ‘best direction’ and children will get to perform the winning pieces on stage in the Abbey Theatre in September. For kids in 4th to 6th class.oco.ie
e: rightscompetition@abbeytheatre.ie 
Abbey Theatre
Get Animated About Rights
Get Animated About Rights
Closing date: 16/06
School Level: Both
To celebrate the 25th Anniversary of Ireland’s Ratification of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, the OCO has teamed up with Ireland’s top animators to invite children and young people attending primary or secondary schools in the Republic of Ireland to create an image of the children’s rights that means most to them. Application details on website link.www.oco.ie
e: getanimatedaboutrights@oco.ie
Special Olympics Ireland
Special Olympics Ireland

School Level: Both
The Special Olympics Law Enforcement Torch Run will visit schools across the country in June 2018 in advance of the Ireland Games 2018. The Torch Run Team is made up of athletes, media, ambassadors and celebrities. Your school could win a visit from the LETR by simply raising a minimum of €250 for Special Olympics Ireland! Register today to be in the draw!www.irelandgames.ie/schools/
e: schools@specialolympics.ie
National Sports Campus, Dublin 15
Toomey Audio Visual
Toomey Audio Visual
Closing date: 27/04
School Level: Both
To celebrate our 50th Year Anniversary, we are giving away a CLEVERTOUCH 65" Interactive Flatscreen Package worth €4000 to one lucky school. Every School Can Enter, and Every Teacher can enter. There are 5 great runner-up prizes too. Winners will be plucked April 27th on our 50th Anniversary. Enter competition on our website link www.toomeyav.ie
e: info@toomeyav.ie
A3, Baldonnell Business Park, Dublin 22
E P A
E P A
Closing date: 20/04
School Level: Secondary
The Story of Your Stuff is an exciting secondary school competition asking you to unleash your creativity.  This year the EPA is teaming up with big-wave surfer and marine social scientist Easkey Britton to promote The Story of Your Stuff.  The competition invites students to choose an everyday object –perhaps a pen, a mobile phone, a banana, a jumper or a water bottle - and use a visual medium to illustrate its lifecycle Be in with a chance to win €500 for you and €500 for your school and a film making workshopwww.thestoryofyourstuff.ie
e: storyofyourstuff@gmail.com