From the 1st of March entries are open and over the whole month entries will be accepted from all those who wish to participate in the Sanfermin 2012 Poster Competition. This year the prize money has been reduced by 900 euro and now stands at a figure of 3.600 euro. However, the fame and honor of having made the official poster to announce the Sanfermin fiestas stands as high as it has always been.
A jury will make a short list of eight finalists and these eight finalists will be submitted to a popular vote made by the citizens of Pamplona to decide the eventual winner. They will choose the graphic design that they feel best represents the spirit of the fiestas of 2012. The rules are the same as they have been over the past several years. The design should go on a format of not higher than one hundred centimeters and a width of seventy centimeters and it should hold the following motto: “Pamplona/Iruña. San Fermín 2012. 6 al 14 de julio /Uztailaren 6tik 14ra”. All entries should be placed against a hard support base and it should be properly wrapped and sent in by post or handed in to the Ciudadela Municipal Office. Entries are open from the 1st of March to the 31st of March 2012. Entries may be handed in from Mondays to (non-holiday) Saturday morning between the hours of 10:30p.m. to 13:30 a.m. at the full address: Oficina de la Ciudadela. Avenida del Ejército, s/n. 31002 Pamplona (Navarra). Tfno. 948 420 975 / e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
The posters will be entered without any author’s signature in view and with a title that should be written on the rear of the poster. Authorship of the poster should not be made known at any time during the period before the winning entries are announced. Along with the poster, a closed envelope should be attached and on the outside of the envelope the title of the design should be written. Inside the closed envelope, the name of the author of the piece should be written along with the address and phone number and ID. A short résumé of the background of the author should also be presented inside the envelope and a signed statement from the author, stating that the work is original and unedited. Postage expenses must be covered by the entrants and also any expenses arising from returning the entries to their owners. Pamplona City Hall has all exclusive rights to the winning entry and copyright and intellectual rights pass to the Town Hall. This means that City Hall can reproduce, distribute, communicate and transform the piece in any way it pleases.