CorelDRAW International Design Contest

CorelDRAW International Design Contest

Last date to apply

May 31, 2015

About

  • CorelDRAW International Design Contest 2015 is a design contest for th
  • is open for entries for the following themes/categories.
    • The categories for the participation are same as the types of licenses offered for CorelDRAW, the categories are as follow:
      • Advertising/Specialty Graphics
      • Textile/Fashion Design
      • General Illustration & Fine Art
      • Vehicle Wraps
      • Student
      • Speed Drawing.
  • Participants need to submit their artwork created on CorelDRAW® X7 or Corel PHOTO-PAINT™ X7 products to participate in the contest.
  • Videos explaining the use of CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X7 are also entitled to the contest.
  • CorelDRAW International Design Contest is organised by Corel Corporation.

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Eligibility Criteria

Gender  Both
Region Global 
Class/ Age 18 years or above 
Details
  • Required Software: The candidates need to create their artwork on :
    • Free trial version of CorelDRAW® X7 or Corel PHOTO-PAINT™ X7.
    • Entrant's existing CorelDRAW® X7 or Corel PHOTO-PAINT™ X7 legally purchased from authorized Corel Reseller.
  • Not Eligible:
    • The Contest is void for regions wherever it is legally prohibited and in regions mentioned below:
      • The Canadian Province of Quebec.
      • The States Of Rhode Island
      • Maine
      • Florida
      • Puerto Rico
    • Employees and close blood relatives of Corel Corporation and its related organizations.   

Reward

CorelDRAW International Design Contest Reward

A Grand Prize will be offered to a participant from any of the 6 categories along with three prizes for top three artworks in each category.

  • Grand Prize: The winner of the Grand Prize will get
    • Roland® VersaStudio BN-20 Desktop Printer/Cutter
    • Wilcom EmbroideryStudio e3 with All Elements
    • iStock Signature 50 Annual Subscription
    •  $10,000 US in cash
  • First Prize: The first prize will be given to an entry from each category and it will be in the form of the following software and books :
    • Software and Licenses:
      • CorelDRAW® Graphics Suite X7 with up to 10 years of Premium Membership
      • Latest versions of Corel software package (CorelCAD™, CorelDRAW® Technical Suite, Corel® VideoStudio® Ultimate, Corel® Painter™, Corel® PaintShop Pro® Ultimate, Corel® WordPerfect® Office Professional, Corel® PDF Fusion™)
      • Euro Systems Co Cut 2015 Professional
      • Stock Layouts 1-Year Template Library Subscription (Variable depending on the type of license)
    • CorelDRAW Books:
      • "CorelDRAW X7 The Official Guide" and "Bring Home with CorelDRAW: A Guide to In-House Graphic Design”
    • The approximate value of the prize will be between 8700 USD- 4900 USD.
  • Second Prize: The second prize will be given to an entry from each category and it will be in the form of the following software and books :
    • Software and Licenses:
      • CorelDRAW® Graphics Suite X7 with up to 7 years of Premium Membership
      • Latest versions of Corel software package (CorelCAD, CorelDRAW Technical Suite, Corel Painter, Corel WordPerfect Office Standard, Corel PDF Fusion)
      • EuroSystems CoCut 2015 Standard
      • iStock Signature Monthly Subscription (Variable depending on the type of license)
    • CorelDRAW Books:
      • "CorelDRAW X7 The Official Guide" and "Bring Home with CorelDRAW: A Guide to In-House Graphic Design”
    • The approximate value of the prize will be between 7300 USD- 2000 USD.
  • Third Prize: The second prize will be given to an entry from each category and it will be in the form of the following software and books :
    • Software and Licenses:
      • CorelDRAW® Graphics Suite X7 with up to 5 years of Premium Membership
      • Latest versions of Corel software package (CorelCAD, Corel Painter Essentials, Corel PDF Fusion)
      • 24 Credits from iStock by Getty. (Available only for Advertising / Speciality Graphics category)
    • CorelDRAW Books:
      • "CorelDRAW X7 The Official Guide" and "Bring Home with CorelDRAW: A Guide to In-House Graphic Design”
    • The approximate value of the prize will be between 2100 USD- 1000 USD.

Application form and Process

CorelDRAW International Design Contest Application Submission process

Candidates willing to participate need to register on the contest page and submit their entry by filling the required information along with the artwork and a true representation of it.

  • Specifications of Artwork (except Speed Drawing Video):
    • Size: Less than 50MB.
    • Format: CDR or.CPT with all fonts converted to curves.
  • Specification of Image of Artwork:
    • Format:JPG
    • Resolution: 2000 Pixels x 2000Pixels.
  • Specification of Speed Drawing Video:
    • Software: CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X7.
    • Uploading: The video must be uploaded to youtube.com and the link of the video need to be submitted while registering for the contest.
    • Associated Tags: The uploaded video must be with tags “speed drawing, speed painting, CorelDRAW, Corel PHOTO-PAINT”.
  • Submission Deadline: The last date for the submission of the artwork is May 31, 2015.

Things to be paid Special Attention:

  • Original Video: The winner of the Speed Video Contest need to provide the original video to Corel Corporation.
  • No Real-world Content: The Video must not contain the name or any other identifiable mark of any company or person in the real world.
  • Multiple Entries: In case multiple entries submitted by any participant, only the latest entry will be considered and earlier entries will be disqualified.

Selection Process

CorelDRAW International Design Contest Selection Process

  • Number of Winners: Out of the entries received during the contest period, 1 Overall winner and 3 winners from each category will be selected by a judging panel, formed and defined by Corel Corporation.
  • Declaration of Result: The details regarding the winners will be made available on the website and can be requested by sending an email to coreldrawcontest@corel.com or by sending a self-addressed stamp envelop to the following address before September 15, 2015:

"2015 CorelDRAW® International Design Contest"
c/o Corel Corporation,
1600 Carling Avenue,
Ottawa, Ontario K1Z 8R7, Canada

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Corel Corporation,
1600 Carling Avenue,
Ottawa, Ontario K1Z 8R7
Canada

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Email: coreldrawcontest@corel.com

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