FAQs

What is the Texaco Support for Sport initiative?
The Texaco Support for Sport initiative is designed to recognise the important contribution that sports clubs make within Irish society by supporting them in a manner that can benefit them most, through the presentation of a cash prize. It offers 1 (one) sports club in each county within the Republic of Ireland an opportunity to win a cash prize of €5,000 (Five thousand euros). 

How do I enter my sports club into the Texaco Support for Sport initiative?
If you are over 18 years of age and are the authorised person to enter the promotion on behalf of your club, you will need to follow these steps:

1. Click here to register for the Texaco Support for Sport initiative
2. Verify your email address
3. Select ‘Apply for Support for Sport’ and complete the details required
4. Submit your application

Who is eligible to enter this promotion?
Sporting bodies who have been granted tax exemption under Section 235 of the Taxes Consolidation Act 1997 and are featured on a list published by the Office of the Revenue Commissioners on 22nd June 2020 are eligible to apply. See www.revenue.ie/en/companies-and-charities/charities-and-sports-bodies for details.

What is the prize and what does it consist of?
There will be a prize for every county in the Republic of Ireland. One sports club per county will win a cash prize of €5,000 (Five thousand euros).

How many prizes are available to be won?
There will be 1 (one) prize per county in the Republic of Ireland. The total amount of prizes are 26 (Twenty Six).

What do I do if the application I submitted is not able to be processed?
You will receive an email to let you know if your application cannot be processed by us.
You will need to login to, review the photographs and/or video that you have uploaded and ensure that there are no people visible in any of your files. Once this is complete, check all other information is correct and resubmit the application.

Why can’t I find my sports club on the drop-down menu?
If your sports club is not on our drop-down menu, it did not feature on the list published by the Office of the Revenue Commissioners on the 22nd June 2020. See www.revenue.ie/en/companies-and-charities/charities-and-sports-bodies for details.

Why can’t I select my sports club?
If you are unable to select your sports club, an application for your club has already been submitted on behalf of your sports club. Please contact us if you are concerned that the person submitting the application is not authorised to do so. 

What is a GS Number?
The Office of the Revenue Commissioners issue a GS Number (Games and Sport Exemption Number) to a sports club that has received tax exemption status.

What happens if I don’t know my GS number?
If you do not know or your sports club does not have a GS number that features on the list published by the Office of the Revenue Commissioners on 22nd June 2020, you will not be able to enter this promotion.

Can my photographs or video have blurred out people in them?
Unfortunately no, for an application to be processed all files submitted may not contain any people at all.

How many times can I submit an application to the Texaco Support for Sport initiative?
Eligible sports clubs can only make one application for an award.

When does the Texaco Support for Sport initiative close?
The promotion closes at 6pm on 31st December 2020.

When will the winners be announced?
Judging will commence in January 2021 and the winning sports clubs will be announced in February via email to all participating sports clubs, through national, regional and local media and on this website.

Will the winners be required to do anything further once the announcement has been made?
Successful applicants will be required to provide a copy of their sports club’s constitution document (e.g. articles of association) and a copy of the sports club’s tax certificate confirming the Games & Sports Exemption Number (GS Number). This documentation must be provided before the award can be released.

How do I know if my sports club has won?
The registered email address will be notified if their sports club has won an award. Participating sports clubs who haven’t been successful will be notified via email too.

What are the terms and conditions of this promotion?
Click here to view the full terms and conditions of this promotion.

I have a question that isn'’t answered here. Who can I speak to?
Click here to contact a member of our customer care team who will help you.