Arklow Community Games 41 Years A Growing 1978/2019

Area P.R.O. James O’Reilly

17 Fernhill, Arklow, County Wicklow

Phone 0402-91085

Email [email protected]

Website www.arklowcg.org

All Aldi Community Games events Nationwide have been suspended with immediate effect and until further notice

Open to children under the age specified on July 31st 2020. Age groups girls and boys over six and under 8,10, 12, 13, 14 and 16 years.

Note competitors must be able to swim at least one length of pool and competitors may enter only one event in their own age group plus relay

Events

Under  8 over  6 – one length  of pool – freestyle

Under 10 over  8 – one length  of pool – freestyle
Under 10 over  8 – one length  of pool – backstroke

Under 12 over 10 – two lengths of pool – freestyle
Under 12 over 10 – two lengths of pool – backstroke
Under 12 over 10 – two lengths of pool – breaststroke

Under 14 over 12 – two lengths of pool – freestyle
Under 14 over 12 – two lengths of pool – backstroke
Under 14 over 12 – two lengths of pool – breaststroke
Under 14 over 12 – two lengths of pool – butterfly

Under 16 over 14 – two lengths of pool – freestyle
Under 16 over 14 – two lengths of pool – backstroke
Under 16 over 14 – two lengths of pool – breaststroke
Under 16 over 14 – two lengths of pool – butterfly

Under 13 over 10 – relays panel of six – four to swim plus two subs- Four x one lengths of pool – freestyle

Under 16 over 13 – relays panel of six – four to swim plus two subs -4x 50 meters medley relay in this order – Backstroke – breaststroke – butterfly – freestyle

Area finals will take place if necessary. Entry fee is five euro and the closing date for entries is Monday 2nd March 2020. Entry and five euro must be with Sadie O’Reilly 17 Fernhill, Arklow, County Wicklow on or before the closing date or with Arklow area swimming manager Caroline Bentley at 087-2491216

The County Wicklow swimming finals will take place at the Coral Leisure Swimming  Pool, Arklow on Saturday 28th March 2020

The county gold medal winners will go forward to represent their area and county at the 2020 national community games swimming finals which will take place in Limerick on weekend 29th, 30th 31st May 2020

It is not the winning that is most important it is the taking part,

Many thanks for your support long may it continue,

A healthy mind in a healthy body,

Entries have now closed for our 2020 area art and hand writing competitions. We had a huge number of entries this year so a sincere thank you to our budding artists and hand writers.  We received over 350 art entries and more than 200 hand writing entries.

Judging will now take place at area level, Arklow qualifiers for county live finals will be notified in writing.

We are now accepting entries for our 2020 area swimming and talent competitions, open to girls and boys over six and under the age specified on July 31st 2020.

Age groups for swimming are under 8,10, 12, 13, 14 and 16 years, for talent under 10 and 12 years, entry fee is five euro, closing date for entries is Monday the 2nd of March.

Programme of events is available from James O’Reilly 17 Fernhill, Arklow, County Wicklow.

Phone 0402-91085 email [email protected] website www.arklowcg.org

It is not the winning that is most important it is the taking part

Open to children under the age specified on July 31st 2020

Age groups girls and boys over six and under 10 and 12 years

An invitation is extended to girls and boys to please write in their own handwriting the competition text as supplied for our 2020 Arklow Area Hand Writing Competition.

Competitors name, date of birth and contact phone number must be clearly marked on the front of entry form.

Competitors address must be clearly marked on the back of the entry form.

Please note entry fee is five euro.

Entry forms and texts are available from the Arklow Area Hand Writing manager Sadie O’Reilly 17 Fernhill, Arklow, County Wicklow or downloadable from the link below

Phone 0402-91085 email [email protected] website www.arklowcg.org

Entries must be with Sadie O’Reilly at above address on or before Friday 31st January 2020

It is not the winning that is most important it is the taking part

Open to children under the age specified on July 31st 2020

Age groups girls and boys over six and under 8,10, 12, 14 and 16 years.

An invitation is extended to girls and boys to please paint, draw, sketch or collage an exhibit with a community games theme for our 2020 Arklow area art competition.

Exhibit may be a painting or a drawing or a collage or a cartoon.

The title of the exhibit must be clearly marked on the front of the exhibit.

Competitors name, address, date of birth and home telephone number must be clearly marked on the back of the exhibit.

Closing date for entries.

Exhibits must be with Arklow area art manager Sadie O’Reilly 17 Fernhill, Arklow, County Wicklow on or before Friday 31st January 2020.

The first four in each age group will receive Arklow area medals.

The best two exhibits in each age group will be forwarded to the county games committee for a second round judging competition.

Qualifiers from this competition will go forward to represent their area at the county live art finals.

Arklow qualifiers will be notified in writing.

Community games themes,

Art, Athletics, Basketball, Badminton, Chess, Camogie, Cross Country, Choir, Cycling on Grass, Draughts, Debating, Discus, Gymnastics, Group Drama/Comedy Sketch, Group Singing, Group Dance, Group Music, Gaelic Football, Hurling, Hand Writing, Hurdles, High Jump, Javelin, Judo, Long Jump, Long Puck, Model Making, Marathon, Pitch and Putt, Projects, Rugby, Relays, Rounders, Swimming, Soccer, Skittles, Shot Putt, Spike Ball, Solo Singing, Solo Dance, Solo Music, Solo Recitation, Table Quiz, Table Tennis, Tag Rugby.

Many thanks for your support long may it continue.