ITEM 1: The world-wide competition 2016 of the 9th art (Cartoon) is organised by the World and Universal Academy foundation, in partnership with the WUACADEMIA company. It is open from March 30, 2016 to April 30, 2016. All artists, irrespective of age, sex, nationality or social situation
ITEM 2: To participate in the competition, send a cartoon (or several cartoons) that are unpublished. Cartoons can only be accepted if it is written (or translated) in either English, French, Spanish or Dutch. It will be even much better if candidates would translate their works into the above mentioned languages.
ITEM 3: The world-wide competition 2016 of the 9th art (cartoon) rewards the best unpublished cartoons. The ten possible themes are the following:
- Cartoon for kids;
- Cartoon for adolescents;
- detective fiction or crime fiction;
- spy and political thriller;
- action and martial arts;
- science-fiction and fantansy;
- Comic strips;
- romance (love stories);
ITEM 4: The three best cartoons from each theme will receive respectively:
- The golden Prize of the 9th art: cartoon (certificate, international promotion and the possibility of being published);
-The silver Prize of the 9th art: cartoon (certificate, international promotion and the possibility of being published);
-The bronze Prize of the 9th art: cartoon (certificate, international promotion and the possibility of being published).
ITEM 5: The best cartoon among the “Gold Prizes" will receive the World-wide Grand Prize of the 9th art: cartoon (a certificate, international promotion).
ITEM 6: The concurrent cartoon must be sent through Internet (in format PDF) and in A4 format paper.
ITEM 7: Cartoons that are sent in will not be returned to their authors. Once sent in, it will not be modified or completed by registering again. The author has to send his photography and his artistic curriculum vitae. Candidates are obliged to send in their works either in English, French or Dutch and their artistic curriculum vitae. The participants using a pseudonym must mention the two names (the true name and the pseudonym) on to the participation card during the registration, otherwise they will be eliminated.
ITEM 8: ENTRY FEE (FEES): €0 first entry, €25 each additional. It is possible to present several works. Every work will have an apart inscription to. The entry fee is non-refundable.
ITEM 9: The competing works will be published in an anthology and on the site www.wuacademia.org from May 07, 2016. Netsurfers will then be able to vote. The netsurfers would vote and choose the best overall work. The candidates do not receive any rights of authors concerning the usage of their works by the World and Universal Academy notably in regards to the voting process on the net and ebook.
ITEM 10: The results (the nominations) will be announced on July 25, 2016. The prize award will take place in the Netherlands on August 27, 2016 during the WORLD MANAGEMENT AND KNOWLEDGE FORUM (and the fifth WUacademia Festival) in Amsterdam. The presence of the winners at the prize award day is highly needed.
ITEM 11: Candidates must submit only original work of arts. Any work that we receive from participants is assumed to be authentic work of the author. In the event of false claim the author will bare the consequence alone. We wish all the participants good luck.