This year National Community Games are going Virtual. The activities for this year are art, model making, handwriting, solo dance, solo singing, solo music and solo recitation. Competitors will upload their entry through a special page for their county, in our case County Wicklow. From there the winners for each county will be chosen to be entered into the National Finals.

Full details of the events can be found on the My Community Games website at

All entries must be made through the county page on the My Community Games website at

Closing date for entries is Wednesday the 5th of May 2021.

Open to girls and boys over six and under the age specified on July 31st 2019

Age groups

Under 10 & Over 6 years and Under 12 & Over 10 years.

We extend an invitation to girls and boys resident in the Arklow area to please write in their own handwriting the text as supplied with entry form.

Competitors name, address, date of birth and home contact telephone number must be clearly marked on the back of their entry form.

Entries must be with Sadie O’Reilly 17 Fernhill, Arklow, County Wicklow by the closing date for entries of Friday 1st March 2019.

Judging and presentation of area medals will take place March/April.

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

Qualifiers will go forward to represent their area at the county live hand writing finals in Dunlavin National School on Sunday 28th April 2019.

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

Entry forms and text available to download here

Many thanks for your support long may it continue,

A healthy mind in a healthy body