International Cartoon Contest Golden Hat 2017, Knokke-Heist, Belgium

Theme: Participants are free to choose the theme of their entries.. Participation is free of charge. Deadline 31.12.2016..






Knokke-Heist / BELGIUM
December 31, 2016
( P & @)

Sunday 02.09.2016 Cartoon Colors
RULES
PARTICIPATION
All persons over 18 years of age are eligible to participate in this international contest. Participants shall agree to the terms and conditions of the rules and the decisions of the jury. Belgian law governing withholding tax on prizes won by foreign participants applies. 

Participation is free of charge. Deadline 31.12.2016.

DEFINITION
A cartoon is a humorous drawing. This may be a caricature of a famous person, a parody of a real situation, or simply a picture of a funny situation. The cartoon may consist of one image or take the form of a short comic strip. No moving images allowed.

THEME
Participants are free to choose the theme of their entries.

ENTRIES
Regulations
Maximum 5 submissions per person, black and white or colour.
The cartoons must not contain text.
Drawings can also be made digitally.
They must be packaged flat and not folded.
Works under glass, framed or in other materials will not be accepted.
They must not have been exhibited in Belgium or awarded in other countries.

Entries
Digital entries: min. 2480 x 3500 pixels (A4 300 dpi). Allowed file types: jpg jpeg eps tif psd pdf.

Entries may only be sent by post after the form has been completed on the website and the form is enclosed with the entry. Dimensions min. 21 x 30 cm or max. 30 x 42 cm. The entrant’s name, first name and address must be written on the back of each cartoon.
Your participation is only valid if we have received your fully completed entry form on our website.

Entries are submitted at the expense of the entrants.
The selected cartoons wil be tramed with a passe-partout for the exhibition.

ORIGINALITEIT VAN DE WERKEN
De inzender blijft verantwoordelijk voor de originaliteit van zijn werken. Discussies en eventuele vorderingen met betrekking tot alle vormen van plagiaat e.d. zijn ten laste van de inzender.

PATRIMONIALE RECHTEN
Door het feit van hun deelneming geven de deelnemers het recht aan de inrichtende vereniging om de inzendingen te gebruiken als promotie voor het 'Internationaal Cartoonfestival' en de badstad Knokke-Heist (bv. cartoonboek, catalogus, beeldarchief, publiciteit in de pers en andere media, afzonderlijk drukwerk zoals affiches, folders, enz... relatiegeschenk gemeentebestuur en/of organisatie cartoonfestival, kalender...).

JURY
A professional jury will make a selection from the entries for the exhibition and will declare the prize winners.

OWNERSHIP RIGHTS
By participating, entrants grant the organizing body the right to use their entries as advertising for the “International Cartoon Festival” and the seaside resort Knokke-Heist (e.g. as cartoon book, catalogue, advertising in the press and other media, separate promotional printed works such as posters, leaflets, etc., promotional gifts by the city council and/or cartoon festival organizers, calendar).

CARTOON BOOK
In collaboration with “Davidsfonds” Leuven, a cartoon book will be published, subject to budgetary and technical constraints. Selected participants will be entitled to one copy.

PRIZES
Golden Hat 5.000 € *
Silver Hat 2.000 € *
Bronze Hat 1.000 € *
Audience Award 500 €
* + travel and stay in Knokke-Heist (max. 2 persons) during the opening weekend (one night).

PRODUCTION
Cultural centre Knokke-Heist vzw
Maxim Willemspad 1 , 
8300 
Knokke-Heist 
BELGIUM

Phone +32 50 63 04 30
cartoonfestival@knokke-heist.be