Criteria and Guidelines AND Application Form for the European Week Against Cancer (EWAC) Youth Competition 2013 DEADLINE: 19th April 2013The EWAC Youth Competition 2013 encourages you, a young person, to learn howcancer can be prevented, by creating posters that can communicate to other youngpeople, on what you can do NOW to prevent cancer LATER in life.As part of the activities for the European Week Against Cancer on the 25th -31st Maythis year, the Irish Cancer Society and ECL are organising a poster competition foryouth all over Europe. This competition is being hosted by the Irish Cancer Society. www.cancer.ie www.facebook.com/irishcancersocietyECL is responsible for coordinating the European Week Against Cancer (EWAC)each year, within the framework of the European Commission’s “EuropeanPartnership for Action Against Cancer” (www.epaac.eu).For more information: www.weekagainstcancer.eu email@example.comOr visit us on our competition Facebook page www.facebook.com/EclYouthCompetitionEligibility: Poster entries to the competition should be submitted in jpg or pdf format only.
Young people must be living and attending school in Europe (EU and Non EU). This competition is only open to young people aged 10-18 years of age. Only one poster per person is permitted. All posters must be received by the 19th April 2013. Posters can be in your language; however you must provide an English translation also with your poster, to assist the judging process. Family members of the ECL Secretariat and the Irish Cancer Society Health Promotion Team are prohibited from entering the competition.Categories:All posters must be related to points 1 to 6 of the European Code Against Cancer (Seeattached link) http://www.cancercode.eu/In keeping with the European Code against Cancer, the categories each person canchoose from are as follows:Junior Category (10-14yrs) No Smoking Eating a healthy diet Being physically active Taking care in the sun Avoiding the use of sunbedsSenior Category (15-18yrs) No Smoking Eating a healthy diet Being physically active Limiting alcohol intake Avoiding the use of sunbeds(Please note: The Poster must only illustrate ONE of the themes outlined above). The message must be communicated clearly in a way that would help other young people to understand what they can do now to prevent getting cancer later in life. It is very important that posters are displayed in a universal way such that young people in other countries will understand the message you are trying to convey.Posters: Posters should reflect ONE of the themes outlined above. Posters must be your own original artwork. Submissions with copyrighted art will not be accepted. Any art material or computer software can be used (e.g. paint, ink, coloured pencils, photography, PDF, JPG etc) Posters must be created by you (not your parents or siblings etc).
Your names, school or brand names are not allowed on posters. Posters must be at least 30x40cm (A3) in size and no bigger than 60x84cm (A1). Each poster must be emailed in a PDF or a JPG format. We will not accept original copy artwork by postal service.How to Submit: Each submission must include a completed/signed application and joint release form (SEE ATTACHED) declaring sole ownership and giving copyright permission. Applicants must have the consent of their parents/guardians to submit an entry. Posters must be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org All posters must be received by the 19th April 2013. Competition entrants can scan their poster onto their computer or take a picture of their poster and upload onto their computer. However all posters must be emailed in a PDF or a JPG format to email@example.com. We will not accept original copy artwork by postal service.Judging Criteria:All entries will be judged on the following criteria: How well did your entry address or convey the theme/category. Level of creativity and originality. How clear is the message? Was the entry appropriate for other young people like you and can they relate to it? Would other countries and cultures relate to and understand your message on your poster?Judging Procedure:All posters and entries will be placed and displayed on the Youth Competition -European Week Against Cancer Facebook page:www.facebook.com/eclyouthcompetition 1st voting round will take place among all partners of the European Partnership Action Against Cancer. The top 3 from each junior and senior category will be shortlisted. Voting on shortlisted entries will take place on the ECL Youth Competition Facebook page using an online favourite Poll called ‘Polldaddy’. This will encourage members of the public across Europe to vote for their category favourites. We will link this Facebook page to the Irish Cancer Society pages and other European partner and youth friendly pages to encourage participation and traffic. Winners will be announced at the EWAC conference in Dublin on the 28th May 2013
Prizes:Each category winner will choose either an Ipad Mini or an Ipod TouchThe prizes will be distributed as follows:Junior Category (10-14 years) Eating a healthy diet 1st prize Being physically active 1st Prize No Smoking 1st Prize Taking care in the sun 1st Prize Avoiding the use of sunbeds 1st PrizeSenior Category (15- 18 years) Eating a healthy diet 1st prize Being physically active 1st Prize No Smoking 1st Prize Limiting alcohol intake 1st Prize Avoiding the use of sunbeds 1st PrizeFor more information on any of the topics listed above, please visit any of thefollowing websites: http://www.who.int/cancer/prevention/en/index.html http://www.who.int/topics/tobacco/en/ http://www.who.int/topics/ultraviolet_radiation/en/ http://www.who.int/topics/physical_activity/en/ http://www.who.int/topics/diet/en/ http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs349/en/index.html http://www.cancer.ie/reduce-your-risk http://www.cancercode.eu
EWAC Youth Competition 2013 JOINT RELEASE FORMThis form must be submitted with each entry for consideration by 19th April2013Full rules at www.europeancancerleagues.org/ewac/european-week-against-cancer-2013.htmlCountry: INDONESIASubmission Date:Full Name:Age:School Name:School Address:Telephone Number:Email Address:(Please double click boxes below and select ‘checked’ for your chosen fields)Category: Junior (10-14 years) Senior (15-18 years) Please note: Only ONE theme can be selected below.Junior Themes: Eating a healthy diet Being Physically Active No Smoking Taking care in the sun Avoiding the use of sunbedsSenior Themes: Eating a healthy diet Being Physically Active No Smoking Limiting alcohol intake Avoiding the use of sunbedsI agree that by entering the EWAC Youth Competition 2013 that I understand andaccept the rules and criteria of the competition and that the artwork provided isentirely of my own work.I understand that this poster becomes the property of ECL and may be reproduced byECL and their partner organizations to communicate the European Code AgainstCancer, and for adaptation and use as they see fit, such as into other languages and in
cancer prevention activities. I give permission for my name and age to beacknowledged with the entriesI have informed my parent/guardian about this competition and he/she has given theirconsent to submit my entryApplicant: _____________ Parent/Guardian: __________Date: Date:Return this release form with you poster to firstname.lastname@example.orgThank You!