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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.


Student Art Competition
Student Art Competition
Closing date: 16/03
School Level: Both
Students across the country are being encouraged to take part in a National Art Competition that’s just been launched by the Central Bank of Ireland to commemorate its 75th anniversary. Part of the Central Bank’s role is to issue coin on behalf of the Minister for Finance, and students of all ages are being asked to take on the role of coin designers for the Central Bank’s Art competition. Primary and secondary school students are being challenged to come up with their own coin design, inspired by significant people or events from the past 75 years. Prizes include awards of up to €500.www.centralbank.ie
e: artcompetition@centralbank.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
Ana Liffey Drug Project
Ana Liffey Drug Project
Closing date: 09/04
School Level: Secondary
The Ana Liffey Drug Project launched the Drugs.ie “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 2018www.drugs.ie
e: awards@drugs.ie
48 Middle Abbey Street, Dublin 1
SciFest 2018
Scifest 2018
Closing date: 09/03
School Level: Secondary
Second-level students from across Ireland are invited to demonstrate their science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) skills at this year's SciFest 2018! Showcase your STEM projects at a series of one-day science fairs held locally in schools and regionally in the 14 Institutes of Technology, DCU and St. Mary’s College, Derry. The winners from each regional science fair will go on to compete at a national final. Admission: No Entry Fee! www.scifest.ie
e: sheila.porter@scifest.ie
Locally and Regionally