Thursday, June 18, 2009

Snap! Penang - Penang Postcard Competition 2009

This competition is jointly organized by Penang State Tourism Development, Culture, Arts & Heritage and KDU College Sdn Bhd, Penang. The objective of the Penang Postcard Competition is to use the postcard competition to generate interest in Penang tourism, culture and heritage.

• Themes
The themes of the Penang Postcard Competition are:
• Penang Heritage & Culture
• Penang Scenes of Every Day Life
• Penang the Modern Quirky and Humorous Side
• Penang Food
• Penang Flora and Fauna
Participants may send in as many entries/themes as they wish. However, a participant can only win one (1) prize.
• Conditions
The photos submitted by the participant must be an original work that has not been previously exhibited, published, reproduced or shown in any manner whatsoever. All entries must be submitted by hand or by post on a CD-ROM (jpeg or TIFF format only) containing the artwork and printed in 10R (10”x12”) and mounted with 1” x 1” borders. The resolution must be in 300dpi. Failure to do so will result in disqualification. The CD must be labeled with the entrant’s name, entrant’s NRIC, entrant’s registered username and email address. Entries will not be returned.
• Prizes for both categories
• 1st Prize – RM2,000
• 2nd Prize –RM1,500
• 3rd Prize – RM1,000
• 2 Consolation Prizes – RM500 each

An official prize presentation ceremony will be organized at a stipulated date at KDU College Sdn Bhd Penang campus’s foyer for which selected participants shall be invited to attend.
Rules and Regulations

• Eligibility
The Penang Postcard competition is open to all Malaysians citizens and foreigners. There are 2 categories – Students Category and Open Category. Students category includes students from primary school, secondary school, college and university. Open Category is for adults.
• Official Entry Forms
Official Entry Forms may be obtained from KDU College Sdn Bhd, Penang campus at No. 32 Jalan Anson, 10400 Penang. The downloaded copy can be found at KDU website
• Date
All Official Entry Forms and photos should be sent to KDU College Sdn Bhd Penang campus, No. 32 Jalan Anson, 10400 Penang before 31 August 2009. Submission of Official Entry Form and photos after the stipulated date shall no longer be entitled for participation.
• Rights of the Organizers
• Official Entry Forms which are incomplete, late and/or illegible and photos that do not comply with the Rules and Regulations shall be disqualified.
• All decisions made by KDU College Sdn Bhd, Penang and/or the Penang State Tourism Development, Cultural, Art and Heritage (thereby known as Organizers) with regard to this competition shall be final.
• The Organizers reserve the right to vary, modify and/or amend any of these Rules and Regulation at any time.
• Ownership of all photos submitted pursuant to this competition shall rest on the Organizers who shall thereafter have the exclusive right to retain, reproduce, publish or exhibit the photos, or otherwise deal with the same in any manner it deems fit including carrying out any promotional or publicity events without having to pay, compensate and/or reimburse the participants for their photos.
• On completion of the competition, the Organizers may at their absolute discretion, select and/or commission participants of the competition to produce further photos on terms to be decided thereat.
• The Organizers reserve the absolute right to cancel or postpone the competition at any time without any notice and without any liability whatsoever to whosoever.
• Exclusion
Members of the Organizing committee and their immediate family members from the Organizers are not allowed to participate in this competition.
• No Waiver
No failure or delay by the Organizers in exercising or enforcing any of the Rules and Regulations herein shall operate as a waiver of such power, right or provision nor shall the knowledge or acquiescence of the Organizers hereto of any breach of the Rules and Regulations constitute a waiver of the Rules and Regulations.
• No Publicity
Participants shall not now or after the competition publicize or make available in any medium including newspapers, magazines, television or radio their photos or copies thereof, unless it is with the written consent of the Organizers.

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