Scratch Competition 2017 Finalists and Results

Wednesday saw the Scratch Finalists make their way to the Kemmy Business School in University Limerick for the Scratch National Final. 30 of the top scoring teams across the categories qualified and were invited to show their mettle to the judges.

A great day was had by all and we’re delighted to announce the below worthy winners:

Best Animation 2017

Maze 2,  Grange Post Primary, Co. Sligo

Best Technical Sophistication 2017

Perception,  St. Olivers Community College

Best Educational Content 2017

Grace Hopper,  St Johns School, Limerick

Best Social Project 2017

Candy Adventures,  Scoil Mhuire gan Smál, Carlow

And in the age categories:

Category Winner 2017  –  Junior infants to 1st Class Category 

Tiernans Ninja Slayer Game, Cloghans Hill Coder Dojo

School Winner 2017  – 2nd Class to 4th Class Category

Marvellous Macaroons, St. Mary’s & St. Gerard’s N.S., Co. Wicklow

After School Winner 2017 – 2nd Class to 4th Class Category

Dodgy Cars, CoderDojo Clonakilty

Category Winner 2017  – 5th Class to 6th Class Category

Biodiversity,  Rathkeale 2 NS, Co. Limerick

Category Winner 2017  – Special Needs Category

Life Simulator, Midleton CBS Primary, Co. Cork

Category Winner 2017  – 1st Year to 3rd Year Category    

The Solar System,  CoderDojo Kinvara, Co. Galway

Category Winner 2017  – 4th Year to 6th Year Category

Teaching Farm Safety,  Bailieborough Community School, Co. Cavan

….the Overall Winner is…..

The Crickenbawn,  Tullamore College, Co. Offaly

Congratulations to everyone who won, and we are looking forward to seeing you compete next year. All photographs from April 26th can be found here,  showcasing our proud winners and their awards.