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Waltons Music for Schools Competition 2012-2013

Terms and Conditions

  • 1. All primary and post-primary schools, as well as special schools, recognised by the Department of Education and Skills in the Republic of Ireland are eligible to enter this competition.
  • 2. All entries must include a contact name (school principal, music co-ordinator or teacher) for all correspondence relating to the competition, and must be signed by the school principal.
  • 3. Prizes will consist of trophies and vouchers for purchases of products from Waltons Music, as follows:
  •                   a. Primary schools: First Prize €3,000, Second Prize €1,500 and Third Prize €500
  •                   b. Post-primary schools: First Prize €3,000, Second Prize €1,500 and Third Prize €500
  • 4. Vouchers are non-exchangeable and non-transferable and may only be applied towards musical instruments, accessories, books, recording or PA equipment from Waltons Music. Vouchers will not apply to products already on sale or at special discounts, and may not be exchanged for cash.
  • 5. All students performing in submitted recordings must be current students in the entrant school and available to perform, if the school is chosen as a finalist, in the National Concert Hall on Monday, 8th April 2013.
  • 6. Other audio recordings, videos and/or photographs of music activities that have taken place at your school will also be accepted as part of the submission but are not essential.
  • 7. All shortlisted schools will be asked to provide evidence and verification of such activities.
  • 8. Participating schools and their entries may be used by Waltons and/or RTÉ lyric fm in publicity relating to the competition. Their names, entries, recordings and/or photographs may be featured on RTÉ lyric fm, the competition web pages, and/or other media.
  • 9. The judging panel will consist of representatives of Waltons Music, Waltons New School of Music and RTÉ lyric fm. The judges' decisions will be final.
  • 10. Although 2nd and 3rd Prize winners are eligible to enter the competition again next year, future competitions will not be open to previous 1st Prize winners from the last three years.