1 – REGISTRATION: October 13, 2021, to November 15, 2021
The 13th Salão de Humor Medplan e Humana Saúde is open to all graphic artists who wish to submit their own work. Each entrant may submit a maximum of 5 (five) works total, using whichever technique, and the entry format must be 30x40cm. Categories are: Cartoon; Caricature; and Comic Strip/Comic book (the comic book must be a single-page story, and the comic strip may contain a maximum of 5 strips on a single page). Registration is free and online at salaodehumor.com. The artist will submit the entries through the registration page at salaodehumor.com/en/iregistration, with a maximum of 3MB file size. The website is the only registration channel for artists to submit their works.
2 – THEME
The 13th Salão de Humor Medplan e Humana Saúde’s theme is OVERCOMING
3 – JUDGING AND WINNERS SELECTION
A juror will select the winners between November 16 and November 19, 2021.
4 – PRIZES
Winner (Cartoon): R$5,000 (five thousand reais).
Runner-up (Cartoon): R$ 3,000 (three thousand reais).
Medplan Caricature Prize (open theme): Winner R$ 2,000 (two thousand reais)
Medplan Comics Prize (open theme): Winners R$ 2,000 (two thousand reais)
Internet Prize: Winner R$2,000 (two thousand reais). Public online voting will decide the winner. Voting goes from Nov 22 to Nov 26, 2021, at www.salaodehumor.com
5 – TRAVELING EXHIBITION
Selected artworks will join our 13th Salão de Humor Medplan e Humana Saúde traveling exhibition. Selected artists (copyright holders) automatically grant the 13th Salão de Humor Medplan e Humana Saúde unlimited non-exclusive use of the selected artwork copyrights for activities in all media, without any remuneration being due, for promotional and educational activities for and under the auspices of the 13th Salão de Humor Medplan e Humana Saúde.
6 – DISQUALIFICATION
6.1 – Your artwork must be your own original artwork and not a copy of anyone else's copyrighted material (If your image infringes upon another's copyright it will be disqualified)
6.2 – Your submitted artwork mustn’t have won other contest awards or any other prize until the last date of registration for the 13th Salão de Humor Medplan e Humana Saúde.
6.3 – Professionals and amateurs can enter works of authorship, which mustn't have been awarded in other events until the last date of registration. The Internet Award follows the same rule as in the main clause.
6.4 – In case of disqualification, the ulterior artist in the rankings will go up one position and be awarded as the winner or runner-up, if that is the case. Example: In case the runner-up is disqualified, the third place will become the runner-up. In case the winner is disqualified, the runner-up becomes the winner, and the third-place becomes the runner-up.
6.5 – All works must be signed by the author.
6.6 – The following people are not allowed to participate in this contest:
- All Medplan e Humana Saúde workforce; and
- their relatives, no matter the degree in which they are related; and also
- any member of the organization of this event (directly or indirectly involved).
6.7 – Plagiarism, infringement of the rights of others, or other violations of the Contest rules will result in disqualification, even if the artwork has already been awarded (in which case the jury will cancel the prize).
6.8 – We request for your curriculum and photograph to catalog in Medplan’s and Saude Humana’s research and database. You should make sure your own work is original, and we suggest all contestants should double-check on specialized websites if there is no coincidence of image, text, and /or status between your work and another one already published in newspapers, magazines, or websites. If plagiarism is confirmed, the work will be automatically disqualified.
6.9 – By registering you automatically agree upon all terms and rules. For more information: +55 (86) 99975 2514.
§ 1º – Selected artists will automatically grant unlimited non-exclusive use of the selected artwork for activities in all media, including social media, online and print, concerning the contest, the exhibition, the yearbook, the public archive, and all promotional and educational activities for and under the auspices of the 12th Salão de Humor Medplan e Humana Saúde, without any remuneration being due.
6.10 - The results may be contested four days after the event opening, with proof of any irregularities perpetrated by any contestant.
7 – 4th SALÃOZINHO DE HUMOR MEDPLAN E HUMANA SAÚDE
7.1 - Kids age 06 to 12 are allowed to participate in our kids' contest, Salãozinho. Registration: from October 13, 2021, to November 15, 2021. The theme for this year’s competition is “RESILIENCE/OVERCOMING”. You can submit up to two artworks in a 30x40cm format. Every technique and style is allowed in any category (cartoon, caricature, comic strips), and any kind of material can be used in the drawings. The artwork must be submitted in a digital format at salaodehumor.com on the registration page. The winner will receive a cash prize of R$ 600 (six hundred reais) and the runner-up R$ 400 (four hundred reais).
8 – CONDIÇÃO GERAL
8.1 - Prized authors (and honorable mentions) will automatically grant unlimited, universal, total, and definitive non-exclusive use of the selected artwork, under the law 9.610 of February 19, 1988 (Copyright law in Brazil - “Lei Dos Direitos Autorais) in all modalities of use and without any remuneration being due, protected by the law regarding the awarded work(s) in the Salão de Humor, which become part of Medplan's and Humana Saúde's assets for all purposes of rights.
9 – DATES AND DEADLINES
REGISTRATION: OCT/13 TO NOV/15, 2021.
WORK SELECTION: NOV/16 TO NOV/19, 2021.
ONLINE VOTING FOR INTERNET PRIZE: NOV/22 TO NOV/26, 2021 (SALAODEHUMOR.COM)
PRIZE WINNERS ANNOUNCEMENT: DEC/10, 2021.