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Art, Handwriting and Model Making Competitions

February 28 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Athboy/Kildalkey Area Community Games welcome entries for the annual 

Art, Handwriting and Model Making Competitions


Competition information:

Art :  Age groups: Under 8, 10, 12, 14 and 16

Ø  Draw a picture of one of the activities in the community games (see www.communitygames.ie for a list of events/activities).

Ø  No larger than A3 paper.

Ø  Medium: paint, crayon, markers, pastels. No collages allowed.


Handwriting: Age groups: Under 10 and 12

Ø  Copy a piece of text in HB pencil or equivalent.

Ø  U10 – approx 100-150 words of text.  U12 – approx 200-250 words.


Model Making: Age groups: Under 10, 12, 14 and 16

Ø  Exhibit must be of a community games activity. See www.communitygames.ie for rules

Age Guidelines:

Each competitor must be under the age specified on July 31st in the year competitions are taking place

For e.g.  a child turning 10 on 31/07 is U12 whereas a child turning 10 on 01/08 is u10. More details on age guidelines can be found here: https://www.communitygames.ie/events.html


There are medals for the top three entries in each category and age group.  Winners will be notified by text and the schools will also be notified.  We will arrange a medal presentation in your school at your convenience.

The first and second placed children from each age group and each category will represent Athboy/ Kildalkey area at the County final.

The county final will take place in St Seachnall’s Primary School, Dunshaughlin on Saturday March 21st at 10am.  The winner at County level will go on to represent Meath at the National Finals in University of Limerick at the end of May.

Closing date for entries:

Entries may be collected from your school on Friday February 28th.  Alternatively, you can hand in the entries to  Athboy and Rathcairn Libraries or Athboy HUB by Friday 28th February.

The attached consent form must be completed by parent /guardian and be attached to each entry. 

Any questions, please contact me by email at mrogan@meathcoco.ie or on 087 9877299



February 28
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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