Contest rules Cartoonale Brugge
Article 1 – Concept
The cultural department of the City of Bruges organises Cartoonale Brugge, a cartoon
contest. From among the entries, a jury will select a number of works that will be
exhibited, and from among these exhibited works, the same jury will also appoint three
Article 2 – Organisational committee
The Organisational Committee consists of:
• The Alderman for Culture (chairman);
• Three delegates of the Cultural Department of the City of Bruges.
All administration work concerning this contest will be carried out by the Cultural
Department of the City of Bruges, A.C. ‘t Brugse Vrije, Burg 11, 8000 Brugge ( 050/44
82 84, 050/44 82 80, email@example.com).
Article 3 – The jury
The jury consists out of three members who are selected by the College of Burgomaster
and Aldermen on the basis of their knowledge and experience.
The prizes will be awarded at the suggestion of the jury. Their decisions are final and
cannot be challenged.
Article 4 – Prizes
There are three prizes: the first prize is 1000 euro, the second prize 500 euro and the third
prize 250 euro.
Article 5 – Theme
Article 6 – Participation conditions
The members of the organisational committee and the members of the jury are excluded
from entering Cartoonale Brugge. Participation is free of charge. The entrant guarantees
the originality of his/her works. Disputes and potential claims in relation to all forms of
plagiarism etc. are the sole liability of the entrant.
Every participant can send up to three cartoons before 27 July 2009, by post to:
College van Burgemeester en Schepenen
The cartoons may also be hand-delivered, against receipt, at the following address:
A.C. 't Brugse Vrije
Opening hours: from Monday till Friday, from 8.30 a.m. till 12 a.m. and Tuesday afternoon
also from 2 p.m. till 4 p.m.
In both cases, it is recommended to put the cartoons in a sealed protective envelope
bearing the words “NIET PLOOIEN – DO NOT FOLD”. This will allow us to display the works
in an orderly fashion.
The cartoons must be original drawings or digital prints on paper or on light cardboard. The
maximum paper size is A3 (29,7 cm x 42,0 cm).
In addition, the following elements must be mentioned on the back of the cartoon:
- surname and first name;
- full address;
- phone number;
- birth date;
- statement whether or not the cartoon(s) should be returned.
All cartoons can be displayed at the exhibition or published in a virtual catalogue created
for this purpose, without any financial compensation for the artist. Furthermore, the
cartoons may be used to make publicity for the cartoon contest and for the City of Bruges.
The three prize-winning cartoons will become property of the Municipality of the City of
Bruges. The cartoonists who stated that they wanted their cartoons returned will receive
their works by post. The organizers will take care when returning the cartoons, but cannot
take responsibility for any loss or damage caused by postal service.
By entering the contest, i.e. by sending in one or more cartoons, each entrant agrees to
abide by the contest rules.
Article 7 – Exhibition and prize-giving
The exhibition will take place from 19 September 2009 till and including 14 October 2009
in the ‘Hal voor Cultuur’, A.C. ‘t Brugse Vrije, Burg 11, 8000 Brugge. The exhibition is open
every day from 10 a.m. till 5 p.m and entrance is free.
The public announcement and the prize-giving ceremony will take place during the
vernissage on Saturday 19 September 2009 at 7 p.m.
Article 8 – Disputes
All disputes over matters that are not dealt with in these contest rules will be settled by the
organisational committee whose decision will be final and cannot be challenged.
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