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Manila Bulletin Sketchfest 2017

 

The MB SKETCH FEST  is an ON-THE-SPOT drawing/sketching and EXHIBITION contest sponsored by the MANILA BULLETIN that will be held on August 28, 2017 at the SM Mall of Asia Music Hall.

ON-THE-SPOT SKETCHING

I. REGISTRATION: 

Pre-event Registration

  • Participants may pre-register starting July 3, 2017 and fill out an entry form available at https://mbsketchfest-manila-leg.eventbrite.com
  • Registration cut-off is on August 18, 2017 at 12 noon.
  • Print out the registration ticket and present it to the registration booth together with one valid I.D. on August 28, 2017 at SM Mall of Asia Music Hall.
  • Pre-registered participants should be present on August 28, 2017 at SM Mall of Asia Music Hall by 7 a.m.

On-site Registration

  • Contestants may also register on the day of the event from 7 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.
  • On-site registrants must fill out an entry form and present one valid I.D. upon registration.

 

II. CONTEST RULES/MECHANICS:

  1. The Manila Bulletin will provide the official sketching paper for all categories upon registration.
  2. All participants should bring their own sketching and drawing tools for dry media only. Painting is not allowed. Only Category 1 or Kiddie participants shall be provided with pencils, erasers, and crayons.
  3. Participants will be given five (5) hours, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. to do their artworks based on their interpretation of the theme “UNITY IN DIVERSITY.”
  4. Participants must work on their drawings only within the designated event area at the SM Mall of Asia Music Hall.
  5. All artworks submitted for judging shall become the property of the Manila Bulletin, which is in no obligation to return them. Only entries drawn/sketched during the contest day shall be considered valid entries.
  6. There will be three (3) winners in each category.
  7. Judging period will be at 3:30 pm. Announcement of winners and awarding of prizes will follow immediately.
  8. 20% tax on prizes exceeding P 10,000 shall be shouldered by the winners.
  9. Aside from the cash prizes, winners will also be featured in the Manila Bulletin.
  10. Employees of The Manila Bulletin and SM including their relatives up to the second degree of consanguinity or affinity are not eligible to join the contest.

CATEGORIES:

KIDDIE (Children 12 years old and below)
JUNIOR (13 to 18 years old)
SENIOR (19 years old and above)

 

IV. CRITERIA:

Adherence/Consistency with the theme                      40%
Creativity and Composition                                           35%
Originality                                                                          25%

 

PRIZES

Senior:

1st place                        30,000 PHP + MB loot bag

2nd place                       15,000 PHP + MB loot bag

3rd place                       10,000 PHP + MB loot bag

Junior:

1st place                        10, 000 PHP + MB loot bag

2nd place                       7, 000 PHP  + MB loot bag

3rd place                       5, 000 PHP + MB loot bag

Kiddie:

1st place                        5, 000 PHP + MB loot bag

2nd place                       3, 000 PHP + MB loot bag

3rd place                       2, 000 PHP + MB loot bag

Manila Bulletin Choice         P 10,000 + MB loot bag (Manila leg only)

 

EXHIBITION CATEGORY 

  1. This category is open to all 16 years old and above. Artist must submit their artwork and filled out registration form at the Manila Bulletin, Muralla cor. Recoletos Sts., Intramuros, Manila from June 1 to August 19, 2017 (Monday – Friday 9 a.m.-5p.m. and Saturday 8 a.m.-12noon). Each artist must submit only one (1) entry. Artworks should be original and based on the theme “UNITY IN DIVERSITY”.
  2. This category is open to any medium. Entries should be 18” x 24” size in any orientation (portrait or landscape), wall bound and ready to hang. Unfinished works including wet works will not be accepted.

CRITERIA:

Adherence/Consistency with the theme                                    40%
Creativity and Composition                                                         35%
Originality                                                                                        25%

3. An entry will be disqualified in case of the following:

  • Not following the given requirements including size, material, and age
  • Works that discriminate any group, culture, beliefs, and integrity of others
  • Works using any dangerous, illegal/prohibitive, hazardous materials
  • Works which are fragile or brittle
  • Unfinished works including wet works
  • Works with incomplete documentation

4. All winning artworks, including the top 20 finalists, will automatically become the property of Manila Bulletin and the ownership, copyright and the intellectual property rights pertaining to the winning artwork including the Top 20 finalist, shall be deemed automatically assigned to the Manila Bulletin. Those who will be part of the top 16 finalists will receive P 2, 000 each as consolation prize.

5. Participants can only win once under this category. Participants who did not make it to top 20 may join the on-the-spot category. Subject to the in compliance with the Manila Bulletin’s registration requirements and mechanics for the on-the-spot category.

6. Twenty (20) semi-finalists will be chosen on August 22, 2:00 p.m at Manila Bulletin main office located at Muralla cor. Recoletos Sts., Intramuros, Manila. These artworks will be exhibited during the event. .

7. The Top 20 semi-finalist will be announced via Manila Bulletin Facebook page (mb.com.ph/manilabulletin) and will also be notified through registered mail.

8. There will be four (4) winners for this category.

9. Judging period will be at 3:30 p.m on August 28 at SM Mall of Asia, Music Hall. Announcement of winners and awarding of prizes will follow immediately.

10. 20% tax of prizes exceeding P 10,000 should be shouldered by the winners.

 

PRIZES:

1st place                                50,000 PHP + MB loot bag
2nd place                               30,000 PHP + MB loot bag
3rd place                               20,000 PHP + MB loot bag
4th place 5,000 PHP + MB loot bag
 

11. Aside from the cash prizes, winners will also be featured in the Manila Bulletin.

12. Winners must bring one (1) valid I.D. to claim their prizes. Claiming of prizes will be during the awarding on August 28, 2017 at Music Hall, SM Mall of Asia, Pasay City. Unclaimed prizes may be claimed at Manila Bulletin main office located at Muralla cor. Recoletos Sts., Intramuros, Manila until 60 days from receipt of the registered mail (except Saturdays and Sundays) from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. upon presentation of valid I.D.  and confirmation mail from the organizer.

 

RETRIEVAL OF ENTRIES

  1. All art works which do not qualify as 20 semi-finalists must be retrieved from The Manila Bulletin Head Office; Muralla cor Recoletos Sts., Intramuros, Manila from September 4-November 27, 2017 or 60 days after the August 28, 2017 event (except Saturdays and Sundays) from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  2. The artist must present the Retrieval Pass and valid identification card to the authorized Manila Bulletin personnel to claim his/her entry.
  3. Entries not collected on designated dates shall automatically become the property of the Manila Bulletin, including the copyright and all intellectual property rights thereof.

DTI FTEB Permit No.: 7207 Series of 2017