This is one of the flagship initiatives the 2017 European Week of Sport which takes place 23rd – 30th, September. Last year two out of the three finalists were Irish schools, with St Clare’s NS, Ballyjamesduff, Co Cavan being crowned champions!!!

The 2017 winner will receive a prize of €5000, an expenses paid trip for two to the awards ceremony in Marseilles (October 12th), a trophy and a professional video clip of your school’s work. The closing date for applications is July 24th. Queries and application forms should be submitted to

The #BeActive EDUCATION award offers an excellent opportunity to showcase what is happening in Irish schools. ASF and Sport Ireland encourage as many schools as possible to enter this competition so that we can keep the award in Ireland! ASF sections on school websites/blogs should be included in the application form. BEST OF LUCK!



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