The Cannes Young PR Lions competition has been officially launched and team registration is now open.

You must be 30 or younger, born on or after 24 June 1992 to take part in the competition.

PRCA and PRII Ireland have been sponsoring the Irish Cannes Young public relations team since 2017. IAPI co-ordinate all the Irish teams for Cannes, including Print, Design, Film & Digital. Further details for the PR Teams are available here.

You must register your team prior to 5 pm on Wednesday, 15 February in order to attend your relevant category briefing.

How to register your team:

Please note that your teammate does not have to be someone you work with and if you can’t find a partner, let us know at [email protected].

Invites for the briefing will be issued in the week of the competition and the venue will be confirmed. Please save the date in your diary and ensure you can attend.

For the national competition, the briefing will take place on Friday, 17 February between 11.00 am – 12.30 pm for PR & Digital teams and the team response must be submitted by midnight on Sunday, 19 February.

The shortlisted PR Teams will present in person before the Jury between 13-16 March.

Teams will compete in the national heats in Ireland in March 2023, with the winning team proceeding to represent Ireland in the global Young Lions on-site in Cannes! In order to take part, you must be available to travel from 19-23 June.

If you would like to register multiple teams from one agency at the same time, please email [email protected]​.