How to Enter

1. Based on one of the eight themes, choose a project that will benefit your community

2. Contact your local newspaper to suggest your idea

3. If your idea is accepted by the newspaper they will begin to champion and support the project

4. Choose a project leader

5. Complete the entry form (see end of page for download) and submit one copy of it to the editor of your partner newspaper and a second copy to info@get-involved.ie

6. Get working and maintain regular updates on your progress. You should send the updates to the agreed contact at your local newspaper and to Get Involved at info@get-involved.ie. You can submit your copy in a word document but ideally, you should also provide images and video footage to support your updates

7. Your local newspaper will submit press clipping to info@get-involved.ie

8. Complete your written submission in conjunction with the local newspaper. This should then be submitted to info@get.involved.ie

9. The judging process will involve desk-based judging and some on-site visits

10. Competitors will be invited to attend a national ceremony in Dublin at the conclusion of the competition


Download the application form here or fill in the online form below:

Get Involved Application Form

Enter Get Involved! – Enter your project details here to submit your idea

(Please note professionals (community project coordinators) are excluded from
being entered for consideration in the Community Energy Champion segment of the competition.)