Rules & Prizes

Young Creatives Awards 2017

 


WHO MAY ENTER?

  • Any young creative person that enthusiastically engages with art-making processes and design thinking.
  • Participants must be between 17 and 21 of age on the date of submitting their artworks online.
  • Please note that current CTCA students are not allowed to enter this competition.
  •  Simply follow the steps set out under Submission Process below.

 


AWARDS & PRIZES

Award name:   The CTCA Young Creatives 2017

  • First prize:  A CTCA study bursary to the value of R25 000-00 will be awarded to an exceptional entry in any of the following categories – Visual Arts, Design or Multimedia for Grade 12 learners.
  • Runner-up:  A CTCA study bursary to the value of R20 000-00 will be awarded to the runner-up that has entered any of the categories – Visual Arts,  Design or Multimedia for Grade 12 learners.
  • Third prize: A CTCA study bursary to the value of R15 000-00 will be awarded to the third best entrant in any of the categories – Visual Arts,  Design or Multimedia for Grade 12 learners.

 

Award name:   The CTCA Young Creatives Post-Matric 2017

[An entrant must be under the age of 21 on the day of submitting his/her artwork.]

  • Prize: A CTCA study bursary to the value of R20 000-00 will be awarded to an exceptional entry in any of the categories – Visual Arts, Design or Multimedia.

 

Award name:   Public Vote Awards

Prizes: One R1000-00 cash prize will be awarded to the winner in each of the following categories:

  • Visual Arts Grade 11
  • Design Grade 11
  • Multimedia Grade 11
  • Visual Arts Grade 12
  • Design Grade 12
  • Multimedia Grade 12

 


RULES FOR ENTERING

  1. All artworks submitted must be the entrant’s own original work. A maximum of 5 artworks per category may be entered.
  2. All entries are subject to a selection process and the CTCA has the right to decline any artworks that condone hate speech and propaganda of violence against race, creed, gender or sexual orientation.
  3. It is at the sole discretion of the CTCA to decide in which categories the Study Bursary prizes will be awarded.
  4. Prizes will be awarded to individuals that show exceptional artistic talent and creative potential.
  5. Artworks must be uploaded by 1 August 2017 at 21:00. Artworks submitted after this deadline will not be accepted.
  6. Once your artworks have been submitted, you will not be able to modify them whatsoever.
  7. Your artworks will be published on the CTCA website and/or social media platforms, and might also be shown during specific exhibitions.
  8. In the event of a draw in the Public Vote category, the winner will be determined at the sole discretion of the CTCA.
  9. Plagiarised, illegible, incomplete, defaced or corrupt entries will not be accepted.
  10. The CTCA’s decision on all matters pertaining to the competition is final, and no correspondence will be entered into.
  11. Works are judged individually based on concept, use of material, quality of craftsmanship and skill demonstrated.
  12. Winners will be notified via email and sms and their names will also be displayed on the Young Creatives page on the CTCA website.
  13. No royalties will be paid in the framework of this competition.
  14. Awards may not be exchanged for cash.
  15. Study bursaries are only valid for the year 2018.
  16. Study bursaries/awards are not transferable.
  17. In order to be considered for a study bursary you need to enter at least 5 artworks.
  18. A shortlist of deserving entries for winning a study bursary will be compiled and published on the CTCA website on 16 August at 12:00. These entrants must meet the selection requirements for study at the CTCA. The shortlisted entrants must be available between 17 & 18 August for Skype/telephonic/personal interviews.
  19. Winners will be announced on the Young Creatives page on the CTCA website on 21 August at 12:00.

 


CATEGORIES

  • Visual Arts (sculptural works, ceramics items, textile projects, photographs, drawings, illustrations, paintings)
  • Design (product design, packaging design, corporate identity)
  • Multimedia (2D /3D/stop-motion animation projects, videos and digital designs, NOT mixed media projects)

 


SUBMISSION PROCESS

  1. Create an account by clicking on ‘Register’ either in the top header of the site or the ‘Young Creatives’ drop down menu.ycc-steps-register-1
  2. Fill out all the required fields. Make sure you supply valid contact details in order to be eligible.ycc-steps-register-2
  3. Once your registration has been accepted you will be able to login and enter.
  4. Digitise your artwork. The artwork must be well photographed or scanned to reflect the technical skill and professional execution. For best display results ensure that your document is saved as a .JPG or .PNG file that is at least 820 pixels wide. Save your video as mp4.
  5. Click on ‘Enter Now!’ in the main navigation or the button underneath your username in the profile page.
  6. Follow the steps set out in the entry form.ycc-steps-entry
  7. Enter your work into any of the following categories: Visual Arts, Design or Multimedia.
  8. You may enter up to 5 artworks per category.
  9. You may enter more than one category but note that an artwork can only be entered into one category. The same artwork cannot be entered into more than one category.ycc-steps-category
  10. Complete the online competition form and submit your artwork/s.

*Note: Your entry will be reviewed before it appears on the ‘Current Entries’ Page. Check in regularly to see if it was approved.

 


COMPETITION PROCESS

  1. After receiving your entry, your works will be screened for hate speech and propaganda of violence against race, creed, gender or sexual orientation. Indecent works will not be accepted.
  2. Your works will be posted on the Young Creatives page on the CTCA website and can be viewed on Young Creatives > 2017 Entries.
  3. Online voting opens 2 August 2017 at 12:00 and closes on 14 August 2016 at 12:00.
  4. Promote your entry on Facebook and Twitter and get your friends to vote via the website by clicking on the ‘Vote’ button found on your entry detail page.
  5. A person can vote for an entry once every 24 hours.


IMPORTANT DATES

  • Submission of entries closes: 1 August 2017 at 21:00.
  • Online voting: 2 August at 12:00 – 14 August at 12:00.
  • Study bursary shortlist published on the CTCA website: 16 August at 12:oo.
  • Interviews with shortlisted entrants: 17 & 18 August.
  • Winners to be announced on the CTCA website: 21 August at 12:00.