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Level Up! Inc. Philippines

Now’s your chance to show everyone your artistry and creativity!

The Annual Level Up! National Art Competition is back! So prepare your art materials, think up a storm and create your masterpiece based on the theme:

Level Up! Live 2008: Rise of the Gaming Gods

Categories:

Open to all games: Ragnarok, Perfect World, RF Online, Flyff, Silkroad & Freestyle
a. Digital Art
- Junior – 1st Place
- Senior – 1st – 3rd Place
b. Conventional Art
- Junior – 1st Place
- Senior – 1st – 3rd Place

Eligibility & Registration:

a. The drawing competition is open to all Filipinos, player or non-player of Level Up! Games.

b. Age Requirements – 16 years old and below can join the Junior Division. 17 years old and above can join the Senior division.

c. Art Categories – Any artwork rendered through a computer and a software program such as Photoshop, MS Paint and the likes are considered DIGITAL ART. Otherwise, it will be classified as CONVENTIONAL ART.

d. REGISTRATION: To register, please download the application form, fill it up completely and send it along with your entry to 11th Flr., Pacific Star Bldg., Makati Ave. cor. Sen. Gil Puyat Ave., Makati City 1200 and look for GM Cassiel.

e. Contestants will receive a confirmation sheet with a registration number for record purposes. Kindly keep this application number.

Duration
a. Submission of entries shall be from August 18, 2008 to October 3, 2008.
b. The finals will be held during the Level Up! Live event on October 18 – 19, 2008. Please wait for the official notice regarding time.

General Conditions
a. The size of the artwork must be exactly 18 in. x 20 in. (unframed). All entries must be original and must not have been previously exhibited or awarded a prize in another drawing contest. Entrants may use any kind of medium (e.g. digital/computer art, watercolor, oil, pastel, mixed media, etc.) but entry must not exceed three (3) Kilograms in weight. Entrants must declare the type of media that they used in the artwork.

b. Entrants are required to come up with at least a 200-word essay (500 words maximum) essay on their artwork. The essay should contain some information about themselves and an explanation of their entry and its relation to the theme.

c. The entry should be covered for protection with a plastic cover along with a COPY of a filled and valid application form on the back of the entry (the application form can be downloaded from the website).

d. All entries must be properly labeled with the following:

i. Artist

1. Complete Name,
2. Complete address
3. Landline number, mobile phone number
4. e-mail address)
5. Account’s username and server (if any)

ii. Title of Entry

iii. Medium (provide a detailed description of materials used and techniques employed)

e. All participants must submit the following documents:

i. Brief Curriculum Vitae / Bio Data

ii. 1 recent 2”x2” colored ID photo with the applicant’s name on the back (must have a protective tape)

iii. Preliminary sketch of the artwork that they passed.

iv. Fully completed application / registration form from Level Up! National Art Competition.

v. Essay

f. Participants can submit an unlimited number of entries, with each entry having the listed requirements.

g. All entries must be unframed, dry, properly packed and labeled. Entries using paper must have a protective backing (corrugated board) as support and transparent cover (cellophane or plastic film).

h. Failure to comply with the rules and regulations shall automatically disqualify the participant.

i. Level Up! Inc. may photograph contestant entries at its discretion. Entry into this contest constitutes an agreement by the entrants to allow Level Up! Inc. to use their entry’s likeness/image, etc in any current/future advertisement, promotion, or product.

j. Level Up! Inc. reserves the right to disqualify any entry deemed inappropriate for the contest.

k. All winning, and non-redeemed artwork shall become the property of Level Up Philippines and can be used for any legal purpose it may deem necessary.

Criteria for Judging / Winning Conditions
20% - Relevance to the theme
20% - Delivery of the essay
20% - Workmanship
20% - Creativity and Distinctiveness
20% - Overall Impact
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100% Total

a. The judges will determine the winner(s) for each award category based on the criteria

b. A winner can only win once. All winners will receive a Certificate courtesy of Level Up! Games Inc. and of course, the prizes below

c. Judges’ decision will be FINAL.

Winner(s) List

a. Winners will be posted on LU Website and The Level Up! Live website 1 week after the competition.

b. Winners will be announced on stage in the event at the LIVE 2008 grand event.

c. Only after the exhibition can non-winning artworks be retrieved by the artist or his/her authorized representative from the Level Up! office. Artworks not retrieved after the 15th of November, shall not be returned anymore and shall become the property of Level Up.

Prize(s)

In addition to Certificates of Participation, the winners shall also receive an in-game item and the following:

a. Digital Art
Senior Division
1st Place – 10,000 cash
2nd Place – 7,000 cash
3rd Place – 5,000 cash

Junior Division
1st Place – 5,000 cash

b. Conventional Art
Senior Division
1st Place – 10,000 cash
2nd Place – 7,000 cash
3rd Place – 5,000 cash

Junior Division
1st Place – 5,000 cash

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