2020/21 Timeline

The AILO season runs from September 2020 to March 2021 (with the International Olympiad planned for Ventspils, Latvia in July 2021).

Registration for AILO ends of Friday 22nd January 2021. The Preliminary Round of AILO will take place online in schools all over the island at the end of January 2021 (approx 25th Jan).

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 2021 in Ventspils, Latvia.

Key dates:

First round: 25th January 2021 in your own school
AILO Final: March 2020, Dublin City University (or remote depending on Public Health guidance)

International Linguistics Olympiad (IOL): 19-23 July 2021 in Ventspils, Latvia