The Classroom Challenge took a backseat this January, but pupils in over 450 schools across England have benefitted from Panini packs while they’re in school during Lockdown 3
Panini and the ESFA were set to kick of 2021 with a brand new Classroom Challenge in schools, based around the Panini Premier League 2021 official sticker collection, but with lockdown 3 restrictions announced in early January, the plan was put on hold.
With the understanding that there was still a large number of key worker and vulnerable children within school during this time, the team behind the ‘Classroom Challenge’ put the competition to one side, but offered some ‘just for fun’ packs out to schools to use with the children who remained within the classroom setting.
Within 48 hours, over 450 schools signed up to receive the items, most of which have now been distributed to participating schools. The ESFA and Panini have received some wonderful feedback from the giveaway, which has been very well received across the country.
“Thank you for keeping this going through these difficult times, it will make a big difference to the footy mad kids”
“The pack has arrived and the children are extremely excited!! We are going to run a physical challenge for children to win one of the albums and/or sticker packs“
“Just wanted to say a huge thank you for the pack sent through it’s superb! The children love it and the books are all at home with the key worker children. We are keeping a few spare books for those children who are not in school. Some very excited children today“
“Thanks so much for the packs/binders etc. The children still attending school were delighted with them. Brought some much needed smiles to their faces“
The competition returns for April 2021
The good news is, that the Classroom Challenge will be returning in April, this time celebrating Panini’s UEFA EURO 2020™ Tournament Edition sticker albums. The competition also boasts the biggest ever cash prize of £3,000 for the school that submits the winning ‘design a football’ entry!
Taking part is really simple, just follow the link below to register your school! Hurry – there are only 2,000 packs to give away!
To find out more about the competition click here.
The National Governing Body for Schools’ Football in England.