Got sporting talent? Post video and get a chance to win

Winner walks away with Dh20,000

DUBAI 27 August 2017: Dubai-based Sun & Sand Sports has set the ball rolling on its ‘School’s Got Talent’ competition across the UAE. Representing their schools, youth between the ages of 7 to 12 can give it their best shot by showcasing their sports talents to win Dh20,000.

The competition is open to all categories of sports and young aspiring athletes are highly encouraged to participate, making sure they showcase their talents and impressive sporting capabilities. Contestants can participate in the competition by registering and uploading a short video on a dedicated portal.

The selection process for the 25 semi-finalists will be split between the judging panel and the highest number of online votes. The 25 contestants chosen will have to perform their talent in front of the judges, and 10 of them will proceed to the finals with the front runner winning Dh20,000. Online voting is open until August 31, 2017.

Carl Masterman, General Manager at Sun & Sand Sports said, “School’s Got Talent is a very exciting opportunity for youngsters who are passionate about sports to express themselves. We at Sun & Sand Sports have always had the public’s interests and needs in mind, and we are committed to help pave the way and motivate aspiring athletes at a young age.”

The finals will be hosted in a select Sun & Sand Sports store where finalists will need to showcase additional talent in order to be crowned the winner, which will be streamed live on the Sun & Sand Sports YouTube channel.

The judging panel will include YouTube star Mo Vlogs, former Arsenal footballer Jehad Muntasser and radio personality Annah Jacob. For more information on the competition, visit the Sun & Sand Sports blog, and watch an exclusive video of Mo Vlogs on YouTube.

To participate in the Schools Got Talent competition and vote for your favourite videos, visit

By Angel Chan