Knokke-Heist International Cartoonfestival 2008
ANNUAL CARTOON CONTEST - RULES AND REGULATION 2008
This contest is open to anybody aged at least 18. By the simple fact of participating, all contestants accept the conditions and provisions of these regulations and agree to abide by the decisions of the jury. There will be no correspondence about this competition. The Belgian law is applied as far as the tax on the prizes awarded to foreign participants is concerned.
NO THEME (free)
3. ENTRIES - In total 5 cartoons
3.1 The entries
a) must be original cartoons; in black and white or in colour. The drawings may also be made digitally, and submitted on a CD-ROM.
b) may not as yet have been exhibited in Belgium, nor have won a prize at another festival.
c) may bear no captions
d) must be sent
- either flat and not folded
- or not folded, rolled in a hard case
Remark: The entries (dimensions, number, etc.) and the registration form (signature, date of birth) which do not comply with the above mentioned articles will not be taken into consideration for the international competition and will be destroyed.
3.2 The participant will be responsible for the originality of his cartoons. Discussions and probable claims according all sorts of piracy and thus more are at the expense of the participant. 4. DIMENSIONS OF THE CARTOONS
A : min. 21 cm and max. 42 cm
B : min. 30 cm and max. 60 cm.
C : If the entry is submitted on CD-ROM, the cartoon size needs to be A4 or A3 format with a resolution of 300 dpi in TIFF-format.
Cartoons already under glass, framed or on other materials than paper will not be eligible for the exhibition.
5. ENTRY FORM
Your participation will only be taken into account if your entry form carries your date of birth as well as your signature.
Every cartoon must state the surname and first name of the author on the back. Postage must be paid by the participants.
6. PROPERTY RIGHTS
By the mere fact of taking part in the contest, the participants empower the organizing association to make use of their entries for promotional purposes on behalf of the “International Cartoon festival” and the seaside resort of
Knokke-Heist (cartoon book, catalogue, publicity in the press and other media, posters, folders, calendar, official gifts by the local authorities and/or the festival’s organizers, etc.)
Among the entries, a jury makes a selection for the exhibition and appoints the prize-winners.
8. ADMISSION TO THE EXHIBITION
Upon presentation of the receipt of their entries, all contestants will be admitted to the exhibition without charge.
9. PROPERTY OF THE ORGANIZING ASSOCIATION
All award-winning entries will become property of the organizing association. The organizing association will have the option to retain one drawing at the most of every contestant whose work was selected. Article 6. will be applicable.
10. CATALOGUE / CARTOONBOOK
In cooperation with the “Davidsfonds Leuven” a catalogue / cartoon book will be edited according to the technical and financial means. Selected participants are entitled to one catalogue.
11. RETURN MAIL
As from this year cartoons will only be returned if this has been indicated on the registration form.
The charges for returning such works as will not become the property of the organizing association will be borne by the latter. The organizers will endeavour to handle the return with the utmost care but cannot be held responsible for loss or
damages.CD-ROMs are never returned.
22.06 - 28.09.2008
OPENING: 21 JUNI 2008
1 Golden Hat 3.500 € + *
2 Silver Hat 2.000 € + *
3 Bronze Hat 1.250 € + *
4 Knack cartoon Award 500 €
5 Publics Prize 500 €
* + fligth and hotel accommodation in Knokke-Heist during openings weekend
Address : Cultuurcentrum Knokke-Heist vzw Meerlaan 32 , B-8300 Knokke-Heist
Tel: 00-32-50-630.430 Fax: 00-32-50-630.429