Rural Youth Project competition 2017

Rural Youth project is a project where young people have worked together towards a common goal on a voluntary basis. This competition can gain your project visibility on a European level!

How to submit your entry

  1. Fill in the submission form.
  2. Create an automated presentation no longer than 3 minutes.
  3. Submit the form and presentation to your own organisation.
  4. RYEurope member organisations send the submissions to by February 28th 2018.
  5. Each member organisation of Rural Youth Europe can hand in a maximum of 3 projects. All submitted materials should be in English. If the file is too big to submit via email, please share a dropbox link. 


  • The presentation should run on its own after starting.
  • You can use PowerPoint, Prezi, Windows Movie Maker etc.
  • Remember KISSS, "Keep it short, simple and sweet"!
  • Use photos, show involvement and how the project was done.
  • Using music or a speaker in the background is allowed.
  • Be creative!
Example of presentation. "Glass of Latvia" 2015

Download submission form Submission form RYP 2017

"Koralpenlauf" 2015

Selection process

  1. RYEurope judging RYEurope: Board will do a judging to choose the three best projects for voting.
  2. Voting: After the board selections, a public voting will take place on RYEurope Facebook 15-29th March 2017. You have a chance to collect more points for your project through the voting. The project with the most points wins the Rural Youth Project competition. The winning project will be announced at the beginning of April 2018.
  3. Prize: The winner of the Rural Youth Project of Year will be awarded with two places to the European Rally. In addition, their travel expenses are refunded up to 250 euros.
  4. Please note that by submitting the video/automated presentation you also agree to it being published on the website of Rural Youth Europe and social media sites Rural Youth Europe uses.

The Youth Project of the Year 2017 will be judged using the following criteria

  • How well the aim of your project is in line with the overall purpose of your organisation and what are the benefits to your organisation, members and local community.
  • Level of innovation and creativity in all project phases such as general idea and implementation, communication and advertising throughout the project.
  • Level of involvement and volunteering of young people in the planning and implementation of the project.
"Commemorative Chapel" 2015