How To Apply For The World Food Day 2018 Poster Contest by FAO

How To Apply For The World Food Day 2018 Poster Contest by FAO
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations is calling on children and teens all over the world, in between the ages of 5 an 19, to use their imagination and create a poster that illustrates their idea of Zero Hunger.
Young minds can be inspired by the World Food Day Activity Book that explains what Zero Hunger is all about, and how everyone needs to come together and take action to reach this global goal.



What Participants Will Benefits

✓ Application and participation is free of charge.
✓ 15 posters in each category (a total of 60 posters) will be selected for the shortlist by the screening committee before 5 December 2018. Shortlisted candidates will receive a certificate for this achievement.
✓ Three winning poster designs will be selected as finalists by a jury in each category.
✓ The top three poster designs in all categories will be announced on the World Food Day official website.
✓ Winners will be promoted on FAO social media and by FAO offices around the world.
✓ Winners will also receive a Certificate of Recognition plus a surprise gift bag.

More On The Competition

✓ In the event that any of the selected winner(s) of any prize is/are ineligible in accordance with these Contest rules and/or the General Rules, Copyright and Privacy, cannot be traced, or refuses the prize, the prize will be forfeited and it will be in the sole discretion of FAO to choose whether to award the prize to another eligible entry.
✓ When winning posters are published, only the first initial, full family name and country of origin will be published. No other personal information about the Contestants will be published or shared.

Who Is Eligible To Apply?

The Contest is open to all children and youths between the ages of 5 and 19, living anywhere in the world.
NOTE: The age to declare in the entry form is the one at the time of entering the Contest. Minors must have the permission of their parents or legal guardians to participate in the Contest.

Eligible Regions

Open for All.

How To Apply

✓ Take a scan or photo of your poster and submit your entry by filling out the form on the Apply Now Link. Remember to do so before 9 November 2018!
✓ The entry period will begin at 12:00 (CEST) on Monday 21 May 2018 and will close at 12:00 (CEST) on Friday, 9 November 2018.
✓ The competition is divided into the following categories: 5 to 8, 9 to 12, 13 to 15, and 16 to 19.
✓ Only one entry is allowed per person. Multiple entries from one person will result in disqualification.
✓ Poster entries may be drawn, painted or sketched using pens, pencils, crayons or charcoal, or using oil, acrylic or watercolor paint, as well as mixed media. Digitally created artwork is also permitted. 
✓ Poster entries may or may not include text. If text is used, no more than 25 words or 100 characters can be accepted. Languages permitted include: English, French, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese, Russian, Italian and Japanese.
✓ All artwork must be original and should not include photographic images of the Contestant or other personal information.
✓ All participants are encouraged to read about the World Food Day theme in the World Food Day Activity Book Younger children may want to learn together with a parent or teacher.
✓ Posters can only be submitted using the entry form provided. All fields in the Contest entry form must be completed and after uploading the poster design, the ENTER button must be clicked. 
✓ Younger children may need help from an adult in making their online submission.
✓ Working on an A4 sheet or an 8 ½ inches by 11 inches sheet is recommended, to make it easier for you to scan and upload your poster design. If your poster is larger, you may have to take a digital photo of the work and upload the photo file.
✓ Only digital files saved as a JPEG will be accepted and submissions must be made through the online form provided – please do not send in physical posters.
✓ No photographs are allowed.
✓ Only the shortlisted contestants will be notified by email by 5 December 2018.
How To Apply For The World Food Day 2018 Poster Contest by FAO

Deadline For Application

November 9, 2018
Apply Now
To find out more, please visit the official website fao.org.
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