KIDS ART & STORY TITANIC COMPETITION
TERMS & CONDITIONS
Calling all art enthusiasts.... We would love to see your pictures of Titanic. Be as creative as you wish and send us in your picture of Titanic at sea, striking the iceberg, leaving port or wherever your imagination takes you.
3 Prize Categories
Writing Competition.... We invite you to submit a fictional short story of your journey aboard Titanic. Perhaps you are a child in 1912 and your family have decided to emigrate to America from Ireland. You arrive in Queenstown Co. Cork to find yourself boarding the finest ship that ever sailed or perhaps you are the son/daughter of a wealthy family returning to New York after a European vacation........ What happens next is up to you!
2 Prize Categories
The deadline for receipt of entries is Monday 4th May 2020.
Conditions of Entry
The rules of the Competition will be strictly applied.
The age category is determined by the age you are on the deadline for submission. I.e. your age on the 4th May 2020.
We'd like you to enjoy making your art and story, you can do anything provided it has a clear link to Titanic.
Size of artwork
Entries should not be smaller than A4 (29.7cm x 21cm) or larger than A3 (42cm x 29.7cm). Framed entries will not be accepted.
Length of Short Story
The short story can be as long as you wish.
Materials for Artwork
You may use any type of paper of any texture, white or coloured which is no larger than A3 in size. The art can be made using pencil, charcoal, ink, crayon, pastel, acrylics, watercolour, or oils.
Your work should be original and done by yourself with no assistance.
How to submit entries
Artwork Entries should be submitted in flat format and no larger than A3 (42cm x 29.7cm). Story Entries should be A4 in size.
Please print the following information (IN BLOCK CAPITALS) on the back of each entry:
- Name, age, home address, home telephone number, date of birth
- Category and title of entry. (Age 6-7 / 8-10 / 11-12)
- School name, school address, school telephone number and teacher's name.
All entries shall be the property of Titanic Experience Cobh who shall also be the owner of the copyright.
Titanic Experience Cobh will not accept liability for loss or damage to any work submitted.
Number of Entries
One entry per child is permitted. They can however enter both the artwork and story competitions. We regret that it will not be possible to return all of the entries which we receive.
Winning artwork and photographs of the winners together with the winners' details (name, age, school or town) may be used in publicity campaigns (such as calendars, cards, posters and other materials) where winners' parents/guardians have given their full consent.
There will be two judges on the day:
Sonia Joyce - Titanic Experience Cobh and Mr Ivan Wolfe – Artist/Historian.
The decision of the Judging Panel is final, and no correspondence will be entered into regarding that decision.
There will be two prizes in each category: for first and second place. (Prizes are non- transferable)
Place for each category
• Large Titanic Block Set.
• Titanic Experience Goody Bag.
• Free Family Pass to Titanic Experience Cobh.
• Lunch Voucher for winner and his/her family in Titanic Bar and
2nd Place for each category
• Free Family Pass for Titanic Experience Cobh.
• Titanic Experience Goody Bag.
ALL ENTRY DRAW
All entrants will be entered into a draw for a free school tour for their class, and a Titanic Goody Bag and family pass for themselves.
Exhibition of entries and announcement of winners
The entries will be exhibited at Titanic Experience Cobh once we reopen after the Covid 19 Pandemic.
Judging will take place in May. The winners will be announced on Friday the 15th of May 2020.
All competition entries will be available for sale when we reopen after the pandemic. Any monies received will go to the RNLI.
Where to send entries:
Please post your Entry to 'Titanic Art and Story Competition', Titanic Experience Cobh, White Star Line Building, 20 Casement Square, Cobh, Co. Cork.
Email entries to [email protected]
The deadline for receipt of entries is Monday 4th May 2020
Good Luck and Enjoy!