The Just for Laughs 2013 International Visual Arts Contest
All persons 18 years of age and older are eligible to participate in this international contest. Participants declare to agree to the terms and conditions of the regulations, and the decisions of the juries. Belgian law governing withholding tax on prizes won by foreign participants applies. Participation is free of charge.
A cartoon is a humorous drawing. This includes a caricature of a famous person, a parody of a real situation or simply an image of a funny situation. The cartoon can consist of one image or take the form of a short comic strip. The cartoon can be static (drawn) or moving (animated using a computer).
The cartoons may contain text, but seen the international character of this contest, text can only be in the english language.
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Drawn cartoons (black/white or colour). Maximum 5 submissions per person.
The participant declares that the cartoon is selfmade and is not a copy of existing work.
They may not have been exhibited or awarded in any country.
Submissions must be sent by using the participate button on this site..
5. REGISTRATION FORM
Participation is valid only if your date of birth has been filled in and the form has been signed. The back of each cartoon must indicate: last name, first name.
Submission is at the expense of the participants.
6. OWNERSHIP RIGHTS
By participating, participants grant the organising body the right to use their submissions as advertising for the "Global B&C Cartoon Festival" (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 photo festival organisation, calendar).
An international jury will make a selection from the entries for the exhibition, and will select the prize winners.
The jury can withhold submissions which they find to explicit.
8. VISIBILITY OF THE CONTEST
Approved submissions will be presented in the gallery section of this site.
9. OWNERSHIP BY ORGANISING BODY
All submitted works become the property of the organising body.
10. CARTOON BOOK
A cartoon book will be published, subject to budgetary and technical constraints. Selected participants will be entitled to one copy.