2019/20 Timeline

The AILO season runs from September 2019 to March 2020 (with the International Olympiad in Ventspils, Latvia in July 2020).

Registration for AILO 2020 is now closed. The Preliminary Round of AILO took place in schools all over the island at the end of January 2020.

The top 100 students will qualify to compete at the National Final of AILO in Dublin City University.

The top four students in the individual round at the national finals will qualify to represent Ireland at the International Linguistics Olympiad (IOL) in July 2020 in Ventspils, Latvia. Team training will  begin with a meetup of the team followed by online sessions once a month after the national final. A 3-day training session will take place before the beginning of the IOL.

Key dates:

First round: 28th January 2020 in your own school (Completed)
AILO Final: March 2020, Dublin City University

International Linguistics Olympiad (IOL): 20-24 July 2020 in Ventspils, Latvia

Training for the Irish team will begin once the four students are selected. The team must attend training in Dublin Wednesday 16-18th July 2020 inclusive directly before travel to Latvia.