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RULES FOR

THE UNITED NATIONS/RANAN LURIE POLITICAL CARTOON AWARD

for 2014


 

    Award Grants:

  The following provisions govern the granting of

     THE UNITED NATIONS/RANAN LURIE POLITICAL CARTOON AWARD

The names of the winners of our Thirteen (13) prizes will be published on December 15, 2014, on this web site, together with their winning cartoons:

  • First prize, of US$10,000.00 and a plaque.

  • Second prize, of US$5,000.00 and a plaque.

  • Third prize, of US$3,000.00 and a plaque.

  • Ten (10) honorable mentions, in the form of plaques, all granted by the

    THE UNITED NATIONS/RANAN LURIE POLITICAL CARTOON AWARD COMMITTEE

All winning entries will be announced via the worldwide press and on this website.. All winners' prizes, either financial and/or plaques, will be sent via U.S. registered mail on December 15, 2014, to the winners.

 

   Rules for Exhibits:

1.

Entries must be submitted in writing and addressed to

THE UNITED NATIONS/RANAN LURIE
POLITICAL CARTOON AWARD

25 Columbus Circle, Suite 63E
New York, NY 10019

(No phone or fax calls or Emails, please). Entries for awards must be received on or before November 15, 2014, and represent work done from the beginning of September 2013, to the 15th of October 2014, reflecting the importance of human dignity, mutual respect and friendship among nations, as well as economic consideration and environmental responsibilities towards each other. While cartoonists may send in what ever they please, the contest does not encourage maligning member nations or their leaders.

Winning cartoons will be chosen for their high professional standards in art, political analysis of events, projection of events to come, humor, while also reflecting the spirit and principles of the U.N.

2.

Entries for these awards may be made by any professional individual, and should consist of political cartoons printed in any publication published anywhere, in any language. The entry must consist of reproductions only. The cartoon reproductions will be accepted only as published, with name of publication, language, and date included, accompanied by a newspaper reprint, and translated into English. Exhibits are limited to two cartoons per person. Reproductions must be presented measuring no larger than 8 1/2 x 11 inches. Envelopes larger than 9 x 13 inches will not be opened.

THE COMMITTEE

requires that every entry conform to the stated limits and size before it can be given any jury consideration. All exhibits should include no more than a 75 word biography, a picture of the entrant, and be in English or translated into English.

3.

All materials including prize-winning exhibits become the property of 

THE UNITED NATIONS/RANAN LURIE
POLITICAL CARTOON AWARD
COMMITTEE

and will not be returned. Again: Only copies (not originals!) will be accepted for consideration. All material may be used for promotional purposes, including but not limited to inclusion in special United Nations albums or other albums and exhibits.

 

4.

The decisions of the judges are final and irrevocable.