International Cartoon Contest 2012 Sinop, Turkey


The purpose of this contest is to encourage cartoonists to think and work on “Youth, Sports, Peace, and Tolerance”, and contribute to the friendship among countries and people by using the cartoons.
1- The contest is open to all amateur and professional cartoonists.
2- The subject of the contest is “Youth, Sports, Peace, and Tolerance”. The cartoonists can handle the subject either as a whole topic or separate topics.
3- The technique is free. The work of the cartoonist may have been published before. However, it cannot have won any awards previously.
4-A cartoonist can join the contest with maximum of 5 cartoons, but each cartoonist can only have one award.
5- The maximum size fort he cartoons must be A3 (29,9 cm X 42 cm), 300 dpi by width in jpg format.
6- The cartoons must be sent to the following e-mail address until 1st August 2012 (DEADLINE EXTENDED: 1 SEPTEMBER 2012):
7-The contestants are expected to write their name, surname, e-mail address, phone number, and short bio and send them in a word file with an attached photo. The contestants under the age of 18 must write their ages as there will be a “Youth Award” category.
8- The cartoons which are in degree or in exhibition will be published in an album which will also be sent to the holders of these cartoons.
9- The exhibition will be held with the Award Ceremony whose exact date will be announced later.
The First: $ 1000 + plaquet
The Second: $ 750 + plaquet
The Third: $ 500 + plaquet
Three contestants whose ages are under 18: $ 100.
There will be private awards of other associations.
11- All the expenses of the winners except for the transportation will be paid.
12- Selector Board: Aşkın Ayrancıoğlu (Turkey), Erhan Yaşar Babalık (Turkey), Vladimir Kazanevsky (Ukraine), Seyit Saatçi (Turkey), Agim Sulaj (Albania), and Mikhail Zlatkovsky (Russia).
13- The cartoons will be kept in the archive of the institution and can be used in posters, handouts, calendars, magazines, and newspapers. The publication will be sent to the holder of that cartoon.
14- By sending his/her works, and participating in the contest, the cartoonists agree to the mentioned rules and conditions.
Organization Committee.

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