General Mechanics

MANILA BULLETIN SKETCHFEST 2022 MECHANICS

 

The SKETCHFEST 2022 is a NATIONWIDE SKETCHING AND ART COMPETITION by the MANILA BULLETIN with this year’s theme “Saving Earth.” There are three major categories: On-the-Spot, Digital, and Exhibition categories, while On-The-Spot has three sub-categories: Kiddie, Junior and Senior. Participants may join one category only.

 

ON-THE-SPOT

ONLINE REGISTRATION

EVENT

DATE

VENUE

ON-SITE REGISTRATION

Cebu

July 25 to Sept. 9

Sept. 17

City Wing,

SM Seaside,

7am-12nn

Davao

Aug. 11 to Sept. 24

October 1

SM City Annex, Davao

7am-12nn

Manila

Sept. 1 to Oct. 15

October 22

Music Hall,

SM MoA

7am-12nn

 

 

 

ONLINE REGISTRATION

SUBMISSION

TIME

DIGITAL CATEGORY

 

 

 

EXHIBITION CATEGORY

July 25 – Aug. 25

Sept. 1-30, 2022

 

until 11:59 pm

 

9am to 4pm

Monday to Friday except on Holidays

 

 

I. REGISTRATION:

 

      A. Pre-Event:

  • Participants may pre-register online starting on the specific dates as indicated above.
  • Participants must visit sketchfest2022.mb.com.ph and click on the button for your chosen category.
  • Read the mechanics thoroughly.
  • To register, fill out the necessary information needed for each field. Do not skip or leave a blank field.
  • A confirmation e-mail will be sent to the participant’s e-mail address to acknowledge your registration.
  • Download and print out the waiver and registration forms and submit it together with one valid ID with birthdate (gov’t, school or company ID) on the day of your participation or submission.

 

II. CATEGORIES:

                        ON-THE-SPOT

KIDDIE                       (Children 12 years old and below)

JUNIOR                     (13 to 18 years old)

SENIOR                     (19 years old and above)

DIGITAL CATEGORY                    (open to all ages)

EXHIBITION CATEGORY             (16 years old and above)   

 

 

III. CRITERIA

Adherence – relevance to the theme                              40%

Creativity – artistic design                                                 35%

Originality – unique and fresh idea                                 25%

 

 

IV. PRIZES

                        ON-THE-SPOT CATEGORY

  • SENIOR:

1st place               ₱ 30,000 worth of cash and/or gift certificates

2nd place              ₱ 20,000 worth of cash and/or gift certificates

3rd place               ₱ 10,000 worth of cash and/or gift certificates

  • JUNIOR:

1st place               ₱ 15,000 worth of cash and/or gift certificates

2nd place              ₱ 10,000 worth of cash and/or gift certificates

3rd place               ₱ 5,000 worth of cash and/or gift certificates

  • KIDDIE:

1st place               ₱ 5,000 worth of cash and/or gift certificates

2nd place              ₱ 3,000 worth of cash and/or gift certificates

3rd place               ₱ 2,000 worth of cash and/or gift certificates

 

  • SPECIAL PRIZE: Air Asia #AlwaysREDy Award 

         - One (1) winner of two (2) round-trip tickets to any domestic destination, subject to terms and conditions, will be                    awarded in Cebu, Davao, & Manila consecutively.

 

DIGITAL CATEGORY:

1st place                     ₱ 30,000 worth of cash and/or gift certificates

2nd place                    ₱ 20,000 worth of cash and/or gift certificates

3rd place                     ₱ 10,000 worth of cash and/or gift certificates

7 Consolation           ₱   2,000 worth of cash and/or gift certificates

 

EXHIBITION CATEGORY:

1st place                     ₱ 50,000 worth of cash and/or gift certificates

2nd place                    ₱ 30,000 worth of cash and/or gift certificates

3rd place                     ₱ 20,000 worth of cash and/or gift certificates

17 Consolation         ₱   2,000 worth of cash and/or gift certificates

 

           

V. CONTEST PROPER

     A. ON-THE-SPOT: (For CEBU, DAVAO and MANILA)

  1. On-site Registration
  • Participants may also register on the day of the event from 7am to 9:30am
  • On-site registrants must fill out the official waiver and registration forms and present one valid ID with birthday (gov’t, school or company ID) upon registration.
  1. The Manila Bulletin will provide the official sketching paper (12x18 inches) for all categories upon registration.
  2. All participants should bring their own sketching and drawing tools for dry media only. Painting is not allowed.
  3. Participants will be given five (5) hours, from 10am to 3pm to do their artworks based on their interpretation of the theme “Saving Earth.”
  4. Participants must work on their drawings only within the designated event area.
  5. Only entries drawn/sketched during the contest day shall be considered valid entries.
  6. Upon completion of artwork, participants are encouraged to take a photo with their artwork and pos it on their social media accounts with the caption “I am part of #MBSketchfest2022, #MBSavingEarth and tag @manilabulletin before submitting their artwork.
  7. Judging period will be at 3:30pm with the presence of DTI representative. Announcement of winners and awarding of prizes will immediately follow.
  8. There will be three (3) winners for each sub-category, and an AirAsia special award for each leg.
  9. The “AirAsia #AlwaysREDy” special award will be given to the artwork that best visually captures AirAsia and the essence of their #AlwaysREDy campaign. Both On-the-spot winners and non-winners are eligible to qualify for the award. The recipient of the award will be chosen by a representative nominated by AirAsia.

 

     B. DIGITAL CATEGORY

  1. All entries must be digitally drawn in PORTRAIT format.
  2. Each artist may submit one (1) entry only. Artworks should be original based on their interpretation of the theme “Saving Earth.”
  3. All entries must be 3600 x 5400 pixels,18”(H) x 12”(W), 300 DPI resolution and should be in jpeg format.
  4. All artworks should be uploaded thru the official Sketchfest 2022 website link that was sent to your email after official registration. Participants must submit the following documents:

                a. Accomplished official waiver and registration forms

                b. File of digital artwork 3600 x 5400 pixels (18x12 inches, 300 DPI, jpeg)

                c. Participants photo with their artwork

                d. Title of Artwork

       5. Follow this format in assigning a File name to your entry. It should be should be “surname_first name_ title of                   artwork

                           Ex. Dela Cruz_Juan_Matanglawin_Digital

       6. Uploading of entries with all necessary documents is from September 1-30, 2022 until 11:59 p.m.

       7. On October 22, 2022, participants are encouraged to post a picture of their artwork in social media with the caption         “I am part of the #MBSketchfest2022, #MBSavingEarth” and tag @manilabulletin.

 

     C. EXHIBITION CATEGORY

  1. 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.
  2. Artists are encouraged to take a photo with their artwork prior to submission and for verification.
  3. Artworks should be original based on their interpretation of the theme “Saving Earth.”
  4. Submit your artwork together with the print-out of the waiver and registration forms at the Manila Bulletin main office at Muralla cor. Recoletos Sts., Intramuros, Manila.
  5. Submission of entries is from September 1 to 30, 2022 (Monday – Friday, 9am to 4pm) except on holidays.
  6. In case of framed artwork, frame border must not be more than 2 inches and weight must not be more than 2.5 kilos.
  7. On October 22, 2022, participants are encouraged to post a picture of their artwork on social media with the caption “I am part of the #MBSketchfest2022, #MBSavingEarth” and tag @manilabulletin

 

VI. DISQUALIFICATION: (Digital and Exhibition Category)

     An entry will be disqualified in case of the following:

  1. All late artworks.
  2. Not following the given requirements including age, size and weight.
  3. Works that are obscene or may discriminate any group, culture, beliefs and integrity of others.
  4. Works using any dangerous, illegal/prohibitive, hazardous materials and substances.
  5. Unfinished works including wet works or with incomplete documentation.
  6. Works that are copied from other artist will be treated as plagiarized artwork.
  7. For Digital Category, animation, motions, and other sub-classification of digital art that cannot be rendered to print are disqualified from the contest.
  8. For Exhibition Category, artworks which are fragile or brittle.
  9. Employees of the Manila Bulletin including their relatives up to the 3rd degree of consanguinity or affinity are not eligible to join the contest.

 

VII. PRE-JUDGING: (For Digital and Exhibition Category

  1. Validating of qualified entries will be done by Manila Bulletin’s representatives and judges.
  2. Pre-judging of qualified and validated entries and determination of finalists will be on October 7, 2022 (Friday) at 2:00 pm at the Manila Bulletin, Head Office with the presence of a DTI Representative.
  3. There will be ten (10) semi-finalist in the Digital Category and Top 20 semi-finalist in the Exhibition Category.
  4. All semi-finalists, are no longer allowed to join the on-the-spot contest on October 22, 2022 (Friday).
  5. All semi-finalists’ artworks will be exhibited during the on-the-spot contest.
  6. All semi-finalists are encouraged to be present on October 22, 2022.

 

VIII. ANNOUNCEMENT OF WINNERS AND DISTRIBUTION OF PRIZES:

  1. On-the-spot and AirAsia Special Award winners in Cebu and Davao will be announced immediately after each event proper.
  2. On-the-spot Manila, AirAsia Special Award Manila, Digital and Exhibition Category winners will all be announced on October 22, 2022 (Saturday) at the Music Hall, SM Mall of Asia.
  3. A consolation prize will be given to the non-winning finalists.
  4. A 20% tax on prizes exceeding ₱10,000 shall be shouldered by the winners.
  5. To claim prizes, winners must bring the original copy of their two (2) valid ID’s with birthdate (gov’t, school or company ID) together with the RED (Artist Copy) Form and a photo with their artwork during the awarding ceremony.
  6. All semi-finalists will be announced via Manila Bulletin’s official Facebook page, email, text message, and registered mail.
  7. All prizes must be claimed within 60 days upon receipt of notification otherwise unclaimed prizes will be forfeited with prior approval of DTI.
  8. All artworks submitted for judging shall become the property of the Manila Bulletin, which is in no obligation to return the artwork.
  9. All winning artworks, including the Top 10 for Digital Category and Top 20 Exhibition Category will be automatically become the property of the Manila Bulletin and the ownership, copyright and the intellectual property rights pertaining to the winning artwork, shall be deemed automatically assigned to the Manila Bulletin without any payment or reimbursement for the value of thereof.

 

IX. RETRIEVAL OF ENTRIES: (For Exhibition Category)

  1. All artworks which do not qualify as 20 semi-finalists must be retrieved at the Manila Bulletin’s main office from November 1, 2022 to December 31, 2022 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (except Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays) on a pre-scheduled basis.
  2. The artist must present their forms and valid identification cards to the authorized Manila Bulletin personnel to claim his/her entry. NO FORMS, NO RELEASE OF ARTWORK.
  3. Entries not collected on designated dates shall automatically become property of the Manila Bulletin, including the copyright and all intellectual property rights thereof.

 

For inquiries you may call +63(2)85278121 loc. 308.

 

DTI Fair Trade Permit No. FTEB-147376 Series of 2022