Overview of the 2020 Competition Entry Details:

The IPB Pride of Place Competition is open to all local community groups, whether they are in the ‘single issue’ categories or the general population categories. Single issue categories will be judged on the specifics of that specialist category. Population categories will be judged on all aspects of community living.

For this year only, due to the COVID-19 crisis, we are changing how we deliver the IPB Pride of Place competition in 2020. Our aim is to provide communities and community groups with an opportunity to be recognised for the impact and difference they continue to make in the lives of people in their community and we will therefore accept entries this year via email or online through the POP website. All entries/submissions should be channelled through the Local Authority IPB Pride of Place Liaison Officer.

Applicants are advised this year to avoid congregating in groups while preparing for the awards and to follow all government guidelines in this regard.


All categories remain open for the 2020 competition; including population categories, single issue theme categories (Creative Place Initiative, Community Wellbeing Initiative & Community Tourism Initiative) as well as Housing Estates, Islands and Coastal Communities and Urban Neighbourhoods.

Entry to Competition 2020:

Kindly note that there are 2 steps to complete in this year’s competition
(1) Entry Form (30th June 2020)
(2) Detailed Submission (27th July 2020)

(1) Entry Form:

(2) Detailed Submission:

  • A form for submissions is available to complete on the Submissions page to complete by groups for the designated category.
  • The submission must be completed and returned by the 27th July 2020.
  • If you require support or clarification with your submission, please do not hesitate to contact either Maurice Inglis at [email protected] or Aisling O’Callaghan at [email protected] for help.