STATUTE OF THE BIENNIAL COMPETITION LOGO 2014
1. BASIC CONDITIONS
1.1. The Promulgator of the Competiton
The promulgator and organiser of the biennial competition LOGO is the ENTERPRISE advertising agency. Co-organiser is the Slovak Design Center.
1.2. Partners of the biennial competition
The partners of the competition are Central-Slovakian Gallery in Banská Bystrica, Faculty of Industrial Design of the Jan Matejko Academy of Fine Arts in Krakow and Faculty of Multimedia Communication of the University of Tomáš Baťa in Zlín. The biennial competition is organised with the financial support of the Ministry of Culture of the Slovak Republic.
1.3. Organisation Committee
The highest body of the competition is the Organisation Committee (hereafter only as OC) which consists of the representatives of the promulgator.
1.4 Conditions of the Competition Enrolment
The conditions of enrolment in the competition are as follows:
- in-time submission and delivery of the registered work, in a form described in this statute, together with a properly and truthfully filled registration form
- registration fee paid before the closing date
1.5. Criteria of Enrolment
Only the works that comply with the following criteria shall by eligible to enter the competition:
- works that were produced in between May 2012 and May 2014
- the applicant is the owner of the work´s licence and copyright
- the works must be shortlisted in one of the below stated categories
- meet the basic graphic, artistic and aesthetic criteria of logotypes
1.6. Statutory Declaration
By signing the statutory declaration, included in the registration form, applicants declare they are aware of the stated criteria, accept them and that the works submitted by them comply with the rules of the competition.
2. COMPETITION CATEGORIES
2.1. The Main Category
This category is meant for both natural persons and juridical persons that are authors or holders of a licence to use a particular registered work. The registered work must be created or used by a specific subject (natural or juridical person including civic associations, NGOs, sports clubs etc.)
2.2. Student Category
This category is meant for works of secondary-school and university students specializing in fine art and utilitary art, architecture, graphics, design and other related fields. Submitted logotypes may also be created as a study, tutorial or diploma work, and not necessarily created for a particular or already existing subject. This category is meant for students aged between 14 and 30 years. At the time of submitting an application they must be either internal or external students of a particular school.
2.3. Number of Registered Works
The number of registered works per an applicant in any of the categories is not limited.
Submitted logotypes must not bear any racial, national, ethnic, religious, gender and other forms of discrimination.
2.5. Rights of the Organisation Committee (OC)
The OC examines whether the works submitted to the competition comply with the competition criteria and are registered in an appropriate category. The committee reserves the right to disqualify those works that do not comply with the rules of the competition. In such case, applicant is eligible to reclaim the expenses. If the work was registered in a wrong category, the OC has a right to replace it into the appropriate one.
3. SUBMISSION FEE
3.1. The Main Category
Each submitted work in the main category is a subject to the submission fee of 60.- € (50€ + 20% VAT). Printing of a large image reproduction of the work and its installation within the expostion is also included in the fee.
3.2. Student Category
Each submitted work in the student category is a subject to the submission fee of 12.- € (10€ + 20% VAT). Printing of a large image reproduction of work and its installation within the expostion is also included in the fee.
4. JURY, VOTING AND AWARDS
4.1. Formation of the Jury
4.1.1. The international jury of the biennial competition LOGO consists of five members.
4.1.2. The jury´s candidates are nominated by the organiser in co-operation
with the partners of the biennial competition.
4.1.3. Each member of the jury must be a generally distinguished personage in the
field of graphic art, design or advertising.
4.1.5. The jury members select the head of the jury at the first session.
4.2. Evaluation Criteria
4.2.1. The principal criteria of quality evaluation of the works are originality and
innovation of creative idea as well as the quality of its final realisation.
4.2.2. Before the jury´s session, the members of OC examine whether the works comply
with the statute of the competition and are registered in the appropriate categories.
4.2.3. The jury has no right to merge or combine the categories.
4.3. Evaluation Principles
4.3.1. The jury sessions are not open to the public.
4.3.2. The jury selects and awards the competition works in particular categories in two rounds.
4.3.3. The result of decision making after the first round is a shortlist of the most valued works
4.3.4. The number of works presented on the shortlist is unlimited.
4.3.5. In the second round, every member of the jury gives each shortlisted work 1 - 10 points,
10 points being the highest value. In the case of equal number of points at the first
three positions, the final decision is made by the head of the jury.
4.3.6. In the case of any ambiguities, the head of the jury reserves the right to suspend
the voting and restore the voting once all ambiguities have been made clear.
4.3.7. The jury reserves the right not to grant the awards.
4.3.8. The decisions of the jury are valid after the final protocol of the voting results
is signed by four out of five jury members.
4.3.9. Jury members are bound by secrecy and are not to reveal the voting results
until their official release.
4.3.10. In both competition categories are granted three awards and a special
award of the Slovak Design Center.
5. AUTHENTICITY OF WORKS
5.1. Disqualification of Works
The OC reserves the right to disqualify the works whose originality of creative arrangement is in question.
5.2. Media Coverage
In the case of a submitted work being detected as forgery after the termination of the competition, the case will be publicised in media bearing all ethical and legal consequences, followed by the official standpoint of the competition promulgator.
5.3. Authenticity of Works
The applicant is liable for the authenticity of submission, settlement of all copyrights and other related rights as well as for details provided in the registration form.
5.4. Consent of Applicant
Entering the competition, the applicant accepts the following conditions:
5.4.1. Submitted works can be published on any promotional material and used in any
activity presenting the competition LOGO by the competition promulgator.
5.4.2. By signing this consent, an applicant renounces his/her right to remuneration
from whatever the use of the work, as stated in the article 5.4.1., may be.
In Banská Bystrica, 9thApril 2014