lunes, 21 de noviembre de 2011


The modern Olympic Games belong to the tradition of the eldest and certainly most impressive sporting events world wide.

In 2012, thousands of athletes will meet up in the capital city of England London for the thirtieth edition of the summer Games. There will be excitement, emotions, intense joy and satisfaction during the competition for the gold medal. All this taking place in the interesting setting of London, one of the most exiting cities in Europe.

This is therefore a unique occasion for the tourism organisation of Zemst, together with the Belgian museum of Sport Sportimonium(, to choose the Olympic Games in London as the contest theme for the third edition of the international Sportcartoonfestival in 2012.

The subject can be widely interpreted. Some keywords include: London, athletes, Olympic disciplines, fans... a fascinating subject to stimulate the creativity and critical minds of the cartoonists!

REGULATIONS 2012 : Olympic Games 

The contest is open to any person. Participation is free of charge. Participation in the contest implies full acceptance of the current regulations. The jury s decisions are final and not subject to appeal.

Art.2. Contest theme: Olympic Games 2012

Art.3. Specifications of entries. 
Paper entries
  • 3.1. The drawings shall have the following dimensions: 210 x 297 mm (DIN A4).
  • 3.2. The works shall not be provided by a passe-partout, or be stuck on larger paper.
  • 3.3. The drawing must mention, on the reverse, the surname, name, address and e-mail of the participant.
  • 3.4. The drawings shall not include subtitles
Digital entries
  • 3.1. Digital entries are admissible.
  • 3.2. Cartoons can be sent by e-mail to:
  • 3.3. They shall have following dimensions 210 x 297 mm (DIN A4) and resolution of max. 72 DPI.
  • 3.4. When your digital entry is selected, you are obligated to send in your original work
  • 3.5. Entries which do not meet these criteria will not be accepted.
Art.4. Entry
  • 4.1. The entry-form must be sent together with the cartoons.
  • 4.2. The works must be sent to the following address: SPORTIMONIUM, Bloso-domein, to: Liesbeth Salens, Trianondreef 19, 1981 Hofstade-Zemst (Belgium).
Art.5. Number of entries
  • 5.1. Each contestant can provide up to 5 cartoons.
  • 5.2. The cartoons shall not have been exhibited or published before.
Art.6. Jury
  • 6.1. A jury will select the works for the exhibition and will award the following prizes.
  • 6.2. Prizes: The first place will be awarded with the prize of 600 EURO. 2nd place: 400 EURO 3rd place: 250 EURO. 
  • 6.3. The public prize: 150 EURO.
Art.7. Property of organisation
All received entries will become the property of the organizers.

Art.8. Damage or loss
The organisation cannot be held responsible for damage or loss during the shipment.

Art.9. Patent rights and intellectual property
  • 9.1 Participants grant the authorization to publish their works free of charge for the purposes of eventual promotion campaigns and communications
  • 9.2. Participants guarantee that they are the authors of submitted artworks.
Art.10. Deadline
 Entry until 30th of November 2011.

Art.11. Vernissage
  • 11.1. The awards are planned to be granted with the opening of the exhibition.
  • 11.2. The participant can visit the exhibition for free.

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