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School competitions



Below are details of competitions open to schools in the 2020/2021 school year. If you want to add a free competition listing, use the button on bottom of the page.

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Déanta le Grá
Déanta Le Grá
Closing date: 28/02
School Level: Secondary
Open to secondary school students across Ireland. Bake, cook or create a textiles item with someone you love in mind. Tag @ATHE_HomeEc in your tweets and use #ATHEDéantaLeGrá and #HomeEconomics to enter. We look forward to seeing all of your wonderful creations! www.athe-ireland.com
National Crystal Growing Comp
National Crystal Growing Comp
Closing date: 16/04
School Level: All
The National Crystal Growing Competition challenges students to grow a single crystal using commonly-found home ingredients or laboratory materials.  It is suitable for students to take part in both at home and at school! The finals will be held at a virtual event hosted by SSPC and iCRAG after the Easter break. www.icrag-centre.org
e: info@icrag-centre.org
Young Writers Of Ireland
Young Writers Of Ireland
Closing date: 01/03
School Level: All
In 2021 we at Young Writers Of Ireland plan to release two story collections written by children and teens age 7 to 17. Short stories and poetry in both English and Gaeilge can be submitted. The winning entries chosen by our panel of judges will be published in the collections. All royalties will go to benefit to an Irish Children's Charity. Check out our Facebook for updates. e: youngwritersofireland@gmail.com
First Cut! Film Festival
First Cut! Film Festival
Closing date: 05/03
School Level: Second & Third
Are you a filmmaker? Are you aged between 12-24 years? Do you have a short film you want to screen? Then First Cut! wants to hear from you! Whether you are an individual filmmaker or part of a secondary school, college or youth group, visit our website to find out how to submit your film free of charge. Every type of film is welcome, including fiction, documentary, animation and music video. www.firstcutfilmfestival.com
e: firstcutfilm@gmail.com
Mail Arts Centre, Youghal, Cork.
I Wish Competition
I Wish Competition
Closing date: 19/02
School Level: Secondary
Our friends at Dell Technologies and VMware have sponsored 3 fantastic Inspiron 14 5000 Dell laptops as prizes for the 3 winning entries to the I Wish 2021 Inspiring Women and Girls in STEM Competition. To enter, simply tell us who you think is the most inspiring woman or girl in STEM and why. Use any format that you want; video, blog, painting, poem…the options are limitless! www.iwish.ie
e: info@iwish.ie
ONLINE
SciFest 2021
Scifest 2021
Closing date: 23/03
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 2021! Showcase your STEM projects at a series of one-day science fairs held locally in schools and regionally in 16 venues including the 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. Students wishing to enter can log on to the SciFest website and enter online or download a paper entry form. Admission: No Entry Fee! www.scifest.ie
e: info@scifest.ie
Locally and Regionally
The Story of Your Stuff
The Story Of Your Stuff
Closing date: 08/03
School Level: Secondary
Environmental Protection Agency – The Story of Your Stuff competition 2021 is calling on second-level students from across the country to use their creative talents to trace the life cycle of their everyday ‘stuff’ – an object or an activity – using a visual medium. Entrants will be in with a chance to win €500 for themselves and €500 for their school. The 2021 competition will also see prizes for:
- Winner of the Climate Topic Award for the entry that best addresses and incorporates climate considerations e.g. carbon footprint, greenhouse gas emissions or climate action when telling its story.
- And a new prize for the winner of the best Irish Language entry.
Further details on the competition site www.thestoryofyourstuff.ie
Masters of Infinity Competition
Masters Of Infinity Competition
Closing date: 26/03
School Level: Primary
Help primary school pupils understand the importance of recycling with Masters of Infinity. Register for access to your free classroom resources, pupil activities and the chance to win an iPad and a €1,500 voucher for your school. This fun manga comic inspired adventure sends pupils on a mission to defeat ‘Land Phil’. With the help of the Infinites, a group of warriors who use the power of recycling, pupils will embark on a series of quests, developing their science, maths and creative skills along the way! nationalschoolspartnership.com
e: competitions@nationalschoolspartnership.com
School Photography Awards
School Photography Awards
Closing date: 31/05
School Level: Primary
Ireland's National School Photography Awards (INSPA) is a competition open to all primary schools in the Republic of Ireland. Teachers and students in primary level education are encouraged to get creative and integrate the camera into their school day. This year's theme is 'Accessible Places | Safer Spaces,' and there are some amazing prizes up for grabs! Visit their website to register your school. www.inspa.ie
e: info@inspa.ie 









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