Article 1 – Concept
The cultural department of the City of Bruges organises Cartoonale
Brugge, a cartoon contest followed by an exhibition. 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);
•Representatives of the Cultural Department of the City of
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, 50/44 82
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
The prizes will be awarded at the suggestion of the jury. Their decisions are final and cannot be
Article 4 – Prizes
There are three prizes: the first prize is 1,500 euro, the second prize 1,000 euro and the third prize 500
Article 5 – Theme : Revolution!
Article 6 – Participation conditions
The members of the organisational committee, the members of the jury and the curator of the exhibition 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
2011, by post to:
College van Burgemeester en Schepenen
The cartoons may also be hand-delivered, against receipt, at the following
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
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). There is no minimum size.
In addition, the registration form must be attached to the back of every
All cartoons may 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
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. Cartoons returned will be handled with
care, but the organizers cannot take responsibility for any loss or damage caused by the postal service.
By entering the contest, i.e. by sending in one or more cartoons, each entrant agrees to abide by the contest
Article 7 – Exhibition and prize-giving
The exhibition will take place from 23 September 2011 till and including 12 October 2011 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
The public announcement and the prize-giving ceremony will take place during the vernissage on Friday 23 September 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