Le Grand Depart

Entries to Animation14 from Leeds Schools on the theme of le grand départ will be eligible for entry into a special awards category.

What is le grand départ?

It is official: The world’s greatest cycle race – the Tour de France – will start in the world’s greatest county on 5th & 6th July 2014 bringing millions of fans to the Yorkshire roadside to cheer on the champions of the sport.

We want you to create an animation to celebrate le tour and inspire people of all ages to start cycling.

For more information about le tour and le grand départ see the official site for the Tour de France Grand Départ 2014 there you’ll find inspiring stories of our local cycling heroes, details of the route and ways to get involved in this first for Yorkshire.

Please note that only for schools in Leeds are eligible for this competition.