Disaster council holds logo-making contest
By Venus H. Sarmiento
Dagupan City (7 October) -- Pangasinenses with talent in arts are invited to join the logo-making contest launched by the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) through the Office of Civil Defense.
The contest is open to all Filipinos nationwide where the design of the logo should be in accordance with the NDRRMC Framework which means it should communicate a proactive, progressive and empowered institution to implement disaster risk reduction programs, projects and activities.
Entries should be in digitized format (at least 600 dpi with a file extension of .jpg) or freehand illustration or drawing. The raw file of the digital artwork should be drawn/ illustrated in A4 size using Adobe Photoshop. Contestants must submit the file in the following formats: 1) Flat jpeg format, minimum 300 pixels 2) Original raw file. Filename is your name and artwork title. Example: juandelacruz_logo.jpeg, juandelacruz_logo.tiff.
On the other hand, freehand artworks should fit in an 8x10 short bond paper. There are no restrictions in the number of colors used. A brief description or rationale (not more than 500 words) explaining the components of the logo should also be included in the entry. The logo should not carry the name of the artist.
The logo-making competition is judged according to the following criteria: concept/relevance - 40%; originality - 30%; and creativity and impact - 30%.
By entering the competition, the participants declare that the logo submitted is their original work, have not been submitted to any other competition, and does not infringe on any third party's existing copyrights. Any complaints that may arise due to similarities, likeness or comparison of the design would be the accountability of the participant as he/she would be responsible to prove its authenticity.
All entries must be sent to: Benito T. Ramos, Administrator of the Office of Civil Defense and Executive Officer of the NDRRMC in Camp Emilio Aguinaldo, Quezon City, or e-mailed to: firstname.lastname@example.org on or before October 10, 2010, together with the contestant's basic information (name/institution/address/contact number).
The winning entry will be chosen on October 12, 2010 by the members of the Technical Management Group of the NDRRMC.
The NDRRMC was created under the Philippine Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Act of 2010, otherwise known as Republic Act 10121. It is empowered with policy-making, coordination, integration, supervision, monitoring and evaluation functions to ensure the implementation of Disaster Risk Reduction policies, programs, projects and activities in accordance with RA 10121. (PIA-Pangasinan) [top]