WORLD PRESS CARTOON has in 2020 the fourtheenth edition and continues to hold its main event in the city of Caldas da Rainha,
with a Grand Prix that has the value of ten thousand euros. Please note the new requests of the World Press Cartoon rules:
It is an essential pre-requisite for eligibility that the works were originally printed between January 1 and December 31, 2019 in printed newspapers or magazines, published on a regular basis and on sale to the public, or in professional online publications of recognized journalistic nature.
In cases of online publishing, each high resolution original work must be accompanied by a CD, DVD, or USB ash drive with an active link, so as to allow a publishing view, until 31 March 2020.
• Works presented under Caricature Category must mention the name of the caricatured personality.
The Jury’s task is always hard: many works from various cultures and a growing quality.
To make judging easier and to guarantee the quality and rigour to the nal selection, it is of the most importance that the authors read carefully the regulation and present their works in conformity with the rules it denes.
WORLD PRESS CARTOON aims at gathering the best in the international production of humour drawings published in the printed or on-line journalism every year.
This is a meeting the professional cartoonists should not miss!Send your works, by ordinary mail, to:
Concurso Internacional World Press Cartoon AP. 1179 EC Picoas 1050-001 Lisboa – Portugal
If you use Express Mail, TNT, DHL, Fedex, UPS, send to:Concurso Internacional World Press Cartoon Av. Ressano Garcia, 36 ,1º Dº 1070-237 Lisboa Portugal
Reception deadline: January 31, 2020
To avoid customs taxes, please write on the package, clearly visible, the words NO COMMERCIAL VALUE.
Best Wishes and Good luck!
WORLD PRESS CARTOON has in 2020 the fourtheenth edition and continues to hold its main event in the city of Caldas da RainhaIn or der to fulfil the high quality standards that are the touch of this or ganization, we maintain the last monetary prizes structure, with a Grand Prix that has the value of ten thousand euros .
To distinguish, exhibit, promote and award the best drawings published in the world press is still our mission. Caricatures , Editorial and Gag Car toons that will make a retrospective view of the world’s current affairs in 2019, views fr om different cultures , drawings where the car toonists picture and criticize the ways of the world with humour and a sharp eye.
The Jury’s task is al ways hard: many works fr om various cultures and a growing quality.
To make judging easier and to guarantee the quality and rigour to the final selection, it is of the most importance that the authors read carefully the regulation and present their works in conformity with the rules it defines.
A universal saloon demands a universal participation and clear and equal rules for everyone.
Bec ause the WORLD PRESS CARTOON aims at gathering the best in the in terna-tional production of humour drawings published in the printed or on-line jour-nalism every yearthis is ameeting the professional cartoonists should not miss!
1. SPECIFICATIONS AND SCOPEa)
The World Press Cartoon covers three main categories:
a) Editorial Cartoon, Caricature and Gag Cartoon.
b)The World Press Cartoon is not a thematic event.
Its objective is to distinguish the best cartoons created and published in 2019.
c)In the category EDITORIAL CARTOON, all entries must represent events and issues that marked the news in 2019.
d)In the category CARICATURE, only works in the strictest sense of the term will be considered, i.e., exclusivel y humorous portr aits.
e) In the category GAG CARTOON, the works to be considered will feature subjects that are not directl y related to current issues.
f )Authors are free to submit what they consider to be their best work, although clearly those personalities, themes and events of amore universal nature will e best suited to such an international salon as the World Press Cartoon.
2. EXHIBITIONA) The exhibition of the selected works and the awards ceremony will take place in the Spring of 2020, at CCC - Cultural and Congress Center of Caldas da Rainha.
3. ELIGIBILITYa) Onl y the originals of the works will be accepted.
b) Top quality printed versions of works produced by digital or mixed techniques will be considered originals when they are signed by hand by the author, who must indicate the techniques and softwar e used on the competition application form.
c) The original files of works pr oduced by digital or mixed techniques must also be sent, either on CD, DVD or flash drive.
d)The format of the works cannot exceed the Eur opean standard A3: 420 x 297 mm.
e) Cartoonists are permitted to submit to the competition one original entr y in each of the three categories of the salon: Editorial Car toon, Caricature and Gag Cartoon.
f ) It is an essential pre-requisi te foreli gibility that the works were originally printed between January 1 and December 31, 2019 in printed newspapers or magazines, published on a regular basis and on sale to the public, or in professional online publications of recognized journalistic nature.
g) As pr oof of compliance with the preceding paragraph, each original must be accompanied by the respective full page of publication, on which the date and title of the newspaper or magazine is clearly visible (note that cuttings, pasted versions, photocopies or digital prints of the publication are not acceptable).
h) In cases of online publishing, each high resolution original work must be accompanied by a CD, DVD, or USB flash drive with an active link, so as to allow a publishing view, until 31 March 2020.
i) The author must attach the heading of the newspaper or magazine in which the competing works have been published, with size and quality that allows their reproduction.
j) If the original work appears with a title, caption or any other wording, these must be translated into English, to be clearly writt en on the identification label that will be sent with the original.
k) The works that compete in Caricature should mention the name of the caricatured ones.
l) The participating works should be rec eived by the or ganization’s secretariat in Lisbon by January 31, 2020.
4. PACKAGINGa) Par ticipating works must be posted in flat packaging, between two hard boards.
b) On the packaging, clearly visible, the wor ds “NO COMMERCIAL VALUE” should appear.
5. WORKS AND AUTHORS IDENTIFICATION a) Each of the works for submission must carryan entry form and identification label, clearly filled in, and attached to the reverse side of the original.
6. JURY) The Jury of five members will be presided by the Salon director
. b) The WPC or ganization, under the management of the chairman of the Jury, shall select the original works to be included in both the exhibition and the catalogue.
c) It is up to the Jury the awar d of prizes and honourable mentions.
d) The decisions of the Jury will be taken by majority vot e and will be final.
7. RETURN OF THE WORKS) All of the works which comply with the terms of eligibility will be returned to their authors, whether they are selected or not to appear in the exhibition, except for works that have won a prize or an honourable mention in the competition.
b) All exhibited works will be returned af ter the closure of the main exhibition in Caldas da Rainha and subsequent t our exhibitions.
c) Digital prints will not be returned.
d) The author must pr ovide his/her full postal address as indicated on the application form, including street, town/city, postcode and countr
y.e) For purpose of works and catalogue expedition, Postal Office Box numbers are not accepted.
8. CATALOGUE) Authors whose works are selected to the exhibition will rec eive a copy of the catalogue.
9. ROYALTIES) The submission of a completed entry form and identification label will automatically imply the waiving of the author’s royalties vis-à-vis the non commercial reproduction of his/her work.
b) The awarding of a prize to a specific work will automatically imply the waiving of its author’s royalties to the organization of the World Press CarToon
10. PRIZES) The structure of the prizes will be as follows:
GRAND PRIX € 10 000
EDITORIAL CARTOON CARICATURE GAG CARTOON
1st Prize € 3000 1st Prize € 3000 1st Prize € 3000 2nd Prize € 2000 2nd Prize € 2000
2nd Prize € 2000 3rd Prize €
1000 3rd Prize € 1000 3rd Prize € 1000b) Chosen fr om all the entries in the competition, the World Press Car toon will award the best work with the Grand Prix of 10 000 euros
.c) The Grand Prix winning work will be chosen from the three first-prize winners
.d) The Grand Prix winner will only receive the amount indicated for this prize, i.e., it will not be added to the amount indicated for winning the category first prize.
e) The prize values indicated above refer to gr oss amounts and therefore are subject to Portuguese taxation at the rate in force
.f ) According to the standard of the works submitted to the competition,
the Jury reserves the right not to award prizes in every category and level indicated in the table above.
g) All the prizes will be authenticated with a diploma and the winners will rec eive a trophy.
h)The nine prize winners will be in vited to att end the Awards Ceremony to be held in Caldas da Rainha in the Spring of 2020.
i) In addition, the Jury is permitted to select other works for the distinction of Honourable Mention, which will be symbolised by a medal and authenticated by a diploma.
j) All prize-winning works and those awarded honourable mentions become the property of the World Press Cartoon organization.
k) Every newspaper or magazine in which a prize-winning work was published will receive a diploma in recognition of the World Press Cartoon award
.l) Every artist whose work is selected to appear in the exhibition and catalogue will receive a certificate to mark the participation in the salon
Concurso Internacional World Press Cartoon
AP. 1179 EC Picoas 1050-001 Lisboa – Portugal
"NO COMMERCIAL VALUE”