About pixiv's High Schoolers Illustration Contest 2020


This is an illustration contest for high school students who aspire to shine in the front line as illustrators.
Every year, we invite illustrators to draw art based on a certain theme and award the contest prizes through a rigorous judging process.
The purpose of this contest is to create a situation where the creators of the next generation can grasp the potential of their work.






▼ Contest Overview

https://www.pixiv.net/artworks/83342281
First Prize
1 winner
Illustrators Jury Awards
6 winner
Corporate Awards
10 winner
Prize: 100,000 JPY
Amazon gift card (20,000 JPY)
Corporate Jury Awards (10 winners)
* To be posted separately
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About pixiv's High Schoolers Illustration Contest 2020
This is an illustration contest for high school students who aspire to shine in the front line as illustrators.
The entries, drawn in line with the theme, will be subject to a rigorous judging process to determine the winners.
The purpose of this contest is to encourage creative activities on pixiv and create new opportunities for young people who want to become illustrators.


▼Contest Overview
https://www.pixiv.net/artworks/83342281


Theme
Freely draw an illustration based on the theme "festival".
Period of event
7/31/2020〜9/13/2020 23:59
Uploading format
・No. of entries: There are no restrictions on the number of artworks an applicant can submit.
 * However, please do not submit multiple postings of the same artwork.
・There are no restrictions on the size of the artwork for web submission.
 * However, winners are required to submit the data of their artworks in PSD format, 350dpi, shorter side 2,508 pixels or larger.

You must upload the illustration to pixiv and attach the proper contest tag to enter.
Tag: pixiv高校生イラコン2020
Awards
First Prize
1 winner
Prize: 100,000 JPY
Illustrators Jury Awards
6 winner
Amazon gift card (20,000 JPY)

▼Jury awards
Naoki Saito Award
Masayoshi Tanaka Award
Harada Award
Seiji Yoshida Award
Mai Yoneyama Award
Iack Award
Corporate Awards
10 winner
▼ Corporate Awards (10 winners)
■ Elecom Award / ELECOM CO.,LTD
・MOH-AN01DOG Animal Palm Rest
・HCM-GE10SNV Eclear HOT & COOL Eye Mask
・LBT-TWS05BK Fully Wireless Bluetooth Headphones
・Paper-like Film Comparison Set
 * One piece of fine quality paper-type film and one piece of Kent paper-type film will be provided in accordance with your device (only available for iPad and Wacom models).

■ KADOKAWA Kitora Award / KADOKAWA Kitora editorial dept.
・20,000 JPY Amazon gift card
・2 books about illustration (Toshi's "Kamiaza Sakuga (Divine Drawing Techniques)" and Torako's "Irasuto de Okane wo Umidasu Hiketsu (The Secret to Generating Money through Illustration)")
・3 art books ("Megalophilia: Monokubo's Works", Avogado6's "Jōei", "Yūgai Chōjū Gokuhi Hōkoku-sho - Toy(e) Art File")

■ CLIP STUDIO PAINT Award / CLIP STUDIO PAINT
・CLIP STUDIO PAINT EX for Windows/macOS
 If you already own the software: 20,000 GOLD
 The software is available in Japanese, English, Traditional Chinese, Korean, German, French, or Spanish, depending on the language of the award winner.

■ CHUNITHM Award / SEGA Corporation
・CHUNITHM Visual Collection
・Game Gear Micro (Black)

■ SoftBank SELECTION Award / SoftBank SELECTION
・QCY M1Pro (BluetoothEarphones)
・SoftBank SELECTION Wireless Charging Base for iPhone/Android™

■ GLIDiC Award / GLIDiC
・GLIDiC Sound Air TW-5000s (Fully Wireless Earphones)

■ Doga Kobo Award / Doga Kobo, Inc.
・Doga Kobo's Original Project "BREETSCHLAG" Set

■ Copic Award / Too Marker Products Inc.
・Copic Sketch - Basic 72-color set
・Copic Sketchbook L

■ Monster Strike Award / Monster Strike
・AVIOT x Monster Strike Wireless Earphones TE-BD21f-LF Lucifer (Limited Edition)

■ Wacom Award / Wacom Inc.
・Wacom One LCD Pen Tablet 13
* Your entry will be considered invalid if:
・It does not match the theme of the contest.
・It does not have the contest tag attached.
・The privacy level of your entry is set to “My pixiv” or “Private”.
・It is a repost of a previous illustration or is not submitted within the time frame of the contest.
・It is a derivative creation (fan art).
・Rules listed in point (1) of “Contest Terms” apply to your entry or entries.
○ Eligible Participants
・This contest is open to all registered pixiv users who have read and agreed to these terms and conditions.
 * Entries from companies and multiple creators will not be accepted.
・You must be enrolled in a high school or equivalent at the time of submission, or be between the ages of 15 and 18.
 * Underage contestants should obtain parental consent before entering.
 * You may be asked to submit your ID or student ID for age verification.
 * This contest is also open to those residing outside of Japan.
  The prize money can be transferred to an overseas account. However, the prize money that the winner receives may differ from the amount listed above due to remittance fees.

○ Selection Process
Entries will go through a rigorous judging process before winners are decided.

○ How to Participate
You must upload the illustration to pixiv and attach the proper contest tag to enter.
Tag: pixiv高校生イラコン2020

○ Contest Terms
Your submission will serve as an acceptance of the terms outlined throughout this entire document. Please be sure you have read them before submitting your works.
(1) If your entry, including your nickname, falls into the statements below, you will be disqualified. Furthermore, if a work is determined to be in violation of the rules even after having been selected as a winner, it will be considered invalid.
・Works that violate the ownership rights of pixiv Inc, pixiv users, and other third parties; as well as intellectual property rights, including copyright, privilege, trust, and other privacy rights.
・Works that contain obscenity, torture, discrimination, explicit sexual themes, and other elements that are potentially offensive.
・Works that violate public order and morals.
・Works that are unsuitable for public display will have pixiv Inc. decide if it qualifies for the contest or not.
・Any works based on existing work/goods, works/goods scheduled to be released, works/goods that have already been submitted for other contests, or works/goods that have already won other contests.
・Works that miss/break a rule or miss a required part will also be considered invalid entries.
・Works that pixiv Inc. finds disagreeable with adequate reason may also be considered invalid entries.
(2) Contestants own all right to their artwork/creations. However, pixiv Inc. will claim property over the winning artworks.
(3) Winners will not exercise “author’s personal rights” against pixiv Inc. as well as pixiv Inc. related parties.
(4) Contestants will not be informed when the selection results are announced. The winners will be announced on pixiv's official websites and media. Winners may have their entries, pixiv nicknames, and other related items to the contest posted to pixiv’s official Twitter, Facebook, and other social network accounts.
(5) Contestants, regardless if they win or not, may have their entries, pixiv nicknames, and other related items to the contest posted to pixiv’s official Twitter, Facebook, and other social network accounts, displayed at exhibitions, and other magazines or books. pixiv may adapt or minorly edit the work.
(6) Contestants who remove their entries during the contest will forfeit the contest and their work will no longer be accepted as an entry.
(7) pixiv Inc. will not be responsible for any charges contestants may incur during the submission of their entry.
(8) pixiv Inc. will use the contest information solely for the purpose of communicating with the contestants during the selection process. pixiv Inc. will protect individuals’ information according to their privacy policy (https://www.pixiv.net/terms/?page=privacy).
(9) Winners may be contacted separately regarding the selection and the procedure to receive the Award. If winners do not respond within a certain period of time after pixiv contacts them, they may not be able to receive prizes.

○ Disclaimer
(1) Contestants assume responsibility for their own submissions.
(2) pixiv Inc. will not be responsible for any disputes that may happen between the contestants and other users, regardless of the reason.
(3) pixiv Inc. reserves the right to suspend or terminate the contest in case pixiv Inc. deems it necessary for any reason, including system maintenance.
(4) pixiv Inc. will not be liable for any damages incurred by the contestants, including but not limited to contest interruption, suspension, or cancellation.
(5) Determined by the true terms and conditions including the disclaimers, pixiv Inc. will be not responsible for any direct damages caused by willful misconduct or gross negligence caused during the contest period, regardless of immunity.

○ Contest Related Support Issues
(1) If you have any questions or feedback about the contest, feel free to contact us here.
(2) Please include your email address, nickname, inquiry, and the subject “About pixiv's High Schoolers Illustration Contest 2020" before submitting your support request.
(3) Replies will not be given to any phone calls regarding support issues.
(4) Replies will not be given to any questions regarding the contest results.

○ Governing Law and Jurisdiction
The contest and its terms shall be governed by Japanese law. Furthermore, the Tokyo District Court shall be the mutually-agreed court for any proceedings, with jurisdiction for the preliminary trial in the case of any disputes over contest terms or matters between pixiv Inc. and the contestants.
1. Confirm your application
Entry conditions are different for each contest.
Make sure to read them carefully before planning your submission(s).
2. Create something along this theme
Freely draw an illustration based on the theme "festival".
Period of event:7/31/2020〜9/13/2020
Uploading format
・No. of entries: There are no restrictions on the number of artworks an applicant can submit.
 * However, please do not submit multiple postings of the same artwork.
・There are no restrictions on the size of the artwork for web submission.
 * However, winners are required to submit the data of their artworks in PSD format, 350dpi, shorter side 2,508 pixels or larger.

You must upload the illustration to pixiv and attach the proper contest tag to enter.
Tag: pixiv高校生イラコン2020
3. Use the tag "pixiv高校生イラコン2020" on your illustration and post it!
Please check if your work meets the conditions required for application before uploading.
4. Applications complete!
Please wait till the judging is finished.
You will receive a notification regarding the contest results.
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