Eligibility for Entry

Foundation Phase category eligibility:

  • All infant / primary schools in Wales are eligible
  • All children involved should be between 4 and 7 years old (Reception, Years 1 & 2)

Key Stage 2 category eligibility:

  • All junior / primary schools in Wales are eligible
  • All children involved in the entry should be between 8 and 11 years old (Years 3-6)

Eligibility criteria for both categories:

  • To be eligible for the competition all activity entered must have taken place between 1 January 2016 and 3 May 2017.
  • Schools can submit only 1 entry in each category.
  • The number of team members at the Regional and National must be limited to a maximum of 4 pupils, plus 2 chaperones.

Important information about costs

  • The competition is FREE to enter.
  • Unfortunately travel costs cannot be provided for schools attending the Regional Finals.
  • Travel costs will be provided for teams who attend the National Final in Cardiff if their journey is over 50 miles or more than 1 hour each way to Cardiff (distance will be judged from school address to Cardiff ).
  • • An allowance towards overnight accommodation will be provided for each team and a contribution of up to £100 for travel to and from Cardiff  from their school  if their journey is over 50 miles or more than 1 hour each way to Cardiff (distance will be judged from school address to Cardiff ).