1 Any professional or amateur artist can participate in this contest.
2 The theme of the contest is the SNAIL.
3 The participants can send a maximum of 3 works to compete, as long as they have not been previously awarded in another contest.
4 The works (only vignettes, we will not accept comics or strips) can be made with any pictorial technique, with unique format of A-4 size (210 mm X 297 mm) or proportional.
5 Works can be without words or, in case of having them, they must be in Catalan, Spanish or English.
6 Only works sent to the email firstname.lastname@example.org will be accepted. You can send up to 3 images to that email which must have the format indicated in point 4. We will not accept any work sent by regular mail.
7 The deadline for works admission ends on April 14, 2022.
8 The email sent must include, besides the work, the name and surname, address, telephone, short curriculum vitae and photograph or/and an author’s caricature.
9 The winning work will recieve a single prize of 1,014 euros (amount on which the corresponding tax deduction will be applied); and a trip to Lleida for two people and, if so expressed by the winner, two nights of accommodation in the city to attend the award ceremony that will take place on May 20, 2022, coinciding with the opening of the XLI Aplec del Caragol. It is recommended not to modify the dates of the trip since the expenses that any change of the agreed dates will be borne by the winner.
10 The decision of the jury will be unappealable.
11 The Jury will be composed by people representig the Fecoll, Azul Marino Viatges and Escola Ermengol.
12 The decision of the Jury will be notified to the winner during the last two weeks of April or the first two weeks of May 2022 by electronic mail and it will be published later to websites, facebook and Instagram of Escola Ermengol www.escolaermengol.cat and Fecoll www.aplec.org.
13 The author of the winning work will have to give the original work in hand on the award ceremony, or by certified mail properly protected, to the organization of the contest (if the author cannot come to receive the award in person). In case the work is made, totally or partially, by digital tools, a copy signed by hand by the author. must be sent. The address of the Federació de Colles de l’Aplec del Caragol is: C/Obradors, 2. 25002 Lleida.
14 The selected works – with a maximum of 50 chosen by the jury, they will be exhibited in the Fecoll’s head office or, if necessary, in other facilities.
15 The electronic version of the works can be visited on a virtual gallery that will be published afterwards on the websites of Escola Ermengol and Fecoll.
16 The organization reserves the right to spread and reproduce the winning work and the others selected, only during the promotion of the Aplec and this same contest in future calls, without express permission of the author or authors, and without this representing any obligation to the artist.
17 Participation in the contest implies full acceptance and no reservation of these bases. Any doubt that may arise will be solved by the Jury.
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