Protein Power Playoff with Connacht Gold Protein Milk

Sports Star Stories Start in School

Some of Irelands biggest sport stars played some of their most memorable games at school. In a search to find those sports stars before they become household names, Connacht Gold Protein Milk want to learn about the characters that make up the team and passion behind the drive.

Brought to you by Connacht Gold Protein Milk, Protein-Power Playoff is inviting secondary schools  to enter their chosen school sports team, or schools’ sports department, in the Protein-Power Playoff Video Competition; to be in with a chance to Win a brand new sports kit for their chosen sports team, or sports equipment for the school, to the value of €1000

The Protein-Power Playoff Video Competition, is an opportunity for you to showcase your school sports team, and demonstrate via video what makes your team/school unique. Whether you’re the underdog or the all-star tell us your story the way you choose. We always love a laugh here at Connacht Gold Protein Milk, so don’t shy away from a bit of humour too!


It’s easy to take part –

Video is more engaging than any other medium of communication, and we want to use the power of short videos to showcase some of the best underage sports team, throughout the North-West region. So from 27th February to 27th March you can enter a video of your choice, to be in with a chance to win the Protein-Power Playoff.


How to Enter

Grab your camera or smartphone and start shooting. Your video should be no shorter than 45 seconds and no longer than 2 minutes. Your video should ideally show:

  • The school / team you are representing. Any sport can enter whether it Gaelic football, Basketball, Hurling, Rugby, Soccer, Camogie, Hockey, Swimming, Athletics
  • Outline the schools’ competition you have competed in / won recently
  • What is unique about your team/school?
  • Why do you need/deserve a new team kit or sports equipment?
  • Tell your story through fun, humor and inform us all about you.
  • Like the Connacht Gold Protein Milk Page
  • Email your video with a brief description about your school/team and contact details to competitions@connachtgold.ie
  • 3 finalists will be selected on April 5th to enter into the final playoff where each school will be invited to share their video to achieve the most likes, comments and shares.
  • Through a process of popularity with the public, the school video with the highest engagement will be the overall winner
  • Winner will be announced on April 27th
  • Subject to terms & conditions (see below)

We look forward to seeing your video!!

For a short guide to help you with creating your video click HERE!

Download Terms & Conditions HERE!

Download Parents Permission Slip HERE!


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