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Congratulations to the Scratch 2017 National Finalists!


Congratulations to all 2017 Scratch Competition entrants and thank you for all your hard work and for your highly creative and entertaining Scratch project submissions.

We had a difficult job selecting 30 projects to proceed to the national finals, from over 545 entries all around the country. We have been through 2 rounds of judging from over 50 judges and the standard of Scratch projects created this year was very high.

We are delighted to announce that the following projects have been selected to proceed to the Scratch Competition National Finals Wednesday 26th April 2017:

Animate (Sarah Keane) Coderdojo Malahide, Co. Dublin
Arcade Invader St Mary’s Primary School, Co. Meath
Bash Street kids in trouble (Sam O’Connell) Coderdojo Malahide, Co. Dublin
Biodiversity Rathkeale 2 NS, Co. Limerick
Candy Adventures Scoil Mhuire gan Smál, Co. Carlow
Cop vs Robber Gaelscoil Eiscir Riada, Co. Dublin
Crazy Car Parking Simulator Barry Brett, Co. Mayo
Dodgy Cars CoderDojo Clonakilty, Co. Cork
Dragon Knights Grange Post Primary, Co. Sligo
Ghost Chase Willow Park School, Co. Dublin
Grace Hopper St Johns School, Co. Limerick
Life Simulator Midleton CBS Primary, Co. Cork
Marvelous Macaroons St. Mary’s & St. Gerard’s N.S., Co. Wicklow
Maths Penalties Ratoath Senior National School, Co. Meath
Matthew N Willow Park School, Co. Dublin
Maze 2 Grange Post Primary, Co. Sligo
Mazes of Doom St. Mary’s National School, Co. Westmeath
On the Farm by Padraic Cloghans Hill NS, Galway
Perception St. Olivers Community College, Co. Louth
Princess Penelope’s Quest St Johns School, Co. Limerick
Shotgun Kitty Kat 2 Scoil An Spioraid Naoimh, Co. Limerick
Star Wars Maths Game by Cian Cloghans Hill NS, Galway
Teaching Farm Safety Bailieborough Community School, Co. Cavan
The Crickenbawn Tullamore College, Co. Offaly
The Maze Grange Post Primary, Co. Sligo
The Solar System CoderDojo Kinvara, Co. Galway
The Solar System St. Mary’s & St. Gerard’s N.S., Co. Wicklow
The Talent Show Clonroche National School, Co. Wexford
Tiernans Ninja Slayer Game Cloghans Hill Coder Dojo, Co. Mayo
Virtual World CoderDojo Clonakilty, Co. Cork

The finals will take place in the Kemmy Business School, University Limerick from 10:30am to 3:00pm on Wednesday 26th April. All are welcome to attend this event.

See here for directions to the Kemmy Business School.

Once again, thank you all for your great efforts. Certificates will be awarded to all students that entered the competition in May 2017.

We will be in touch with all finalists over the coming days via email.

(Please note the following results are provisional based on the information provided by entrants to the competition, some changes may be made upon clarification of project details.)

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