International Contest

Applications are now open for the Golden Hat International Contest in Belgium (win up to  € 5000).
 Knokke-Heist company has opened applications for the GOLDEN HAT Competition 2019.
The participants should do a cartoon work; a cartoon is a humorous drawing. This may be a caricature of a famous person, a parody of a real situation, 12Qor 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.
Who may enter ?
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.
There is no entry fee to participate!
The competition is free to enter
 Deadline : December 31, 2019
Participants are free to choose the theme of their entries.
    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.
    Digital entries: min. 2480 x 3500 pixels (A4 300dpi). 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.
Award :
    Golden Hat 5.000 € *
    Silver Hat 2.000 € *
    Bronze  Hat 1.000 € *
    Audience Award 500 €
* + flight and hotelaccommodation in Knokke-Heist during the opening (one night)
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