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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.

Irish National School Photography Awards
Ireland's National School Photography Awards
INSPA is a national children’s photography competition which is open to all primary schools located in the Republic of Ireland. The awards are offering a range of fantastic prizes for finalists, winners and their schools. All entries will be judged by a national panel of judges. Deadline for entries: Midnight Friday 19th January, 2018.
Closing date: 19/01/2018 School Level: Primary

All Ireland Linguistics Olympiad
The All Ireland Linguistics Olympiad (AILO) is a contest in which secondary school students develop their own strategies for solving problems in fascinating languages from around the globe. Students must use their ingenuity to solve Puzzles such as deciphering Egyptian hieroglyphics, decoding numerical spy codes, and interpreting ancient Mayan poetry. All second level students from schools in Ireland, both North and South, are eligible to participate. 
Closing date: 19/01/2018 School Level: Secondary
Elf Town Galway
Elf Town Galway
COLOURING COMPETITION WIN TICKETS FOR YOUR ENTIRE CLASS TO ELF TOWN GALWAY We invite your school to participate in our Elf Town colouring and drawing competition. Elf Town Galway is a magical interactive Christmas experience transforming three floors of The Galway Race Course into a Christmas wonderland. This year we return with an even bigger and better.
Unit 3, Westlink Commercial Park, Oranmore Galway
Ana Liffey Drug Project
Ana Liffey Drug Project
The Ana Liffey Drug Project launched the “Let’s Talk About Drugs” National Youth Media Awards Competition 2018. The competition, which is in its fifth year, aims to encourage young people between the ages of 12-25 to think and talk about drugs. Prizes between 250-1.000 Euro! More details on link below. Competition closing date extended to 9th April 2018
Closing date: 09/04/2018 School Level: Secondary
Phone: 01 878 6899
48 Middle Abbey Street Dublin
Special Olympics Ireland
Special Olympics Ireland
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!
Phone: 01 8691646
National Sports Campus, Dublin 15

Toomey Audio VisualToomey Audio Visual
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 below
Phone: 01 4660515
A3, Baldonnell Business Park Dublin