Rules of the Contest
Step 1: Follow all the rules
The theme of the competition is: " HOW BIG IS YOUR WORLD?"
Your design for the logo should reflect this theme.
To be accepted the logo must display:
- The short name of the Event
- The official titles in English and French
55th Jamboree On The Air / 55e Jamboree Sur les Ondes
16th Jamboree On the Internet / 16e Jamboree Sur Internet
- The date (in English and French):
|20-21 October/Octobre 2012|
- The World Scout Emblem (in purple)
Size of the logo:
Your logo for must fit in to a space of 6cm x 6cm.
The size of your file (PNG or JPG) should be below 3Mb
Please refer to designs of previous years to have an idea of how the elements can be displayed.
Designs, which do not respect the rules, will not be considered for the final selection.
Step 2: Be creative and Original
Create your badge design!
When your design is ready, go to the Logo Contest page on Facebook and post your image on the page's wall to submit your design for the contest. You can upload your design anytime from 1st to 31st March 2012. Designs which contain copyright images or artworks coming from clip-arts won't be considered for the final section.
Once you have uploaded your design on the Facebook page, you do not have to do anything more, but wait for the results to be announced in the end of May. If you are the winner, you will be contacted by us.
If you do not have a facebook account, you can send your deisgn by email to :
Step 3: Create the Buzz
Step 1 and 2 are the only essential steps. However, you can tell us more about your creative process by making a small video explaining how you came up with your design and share the link to the video as a 'Comment' to your uploaded contest design on the Logo Contest page on Facebook.
Invite your friends to vote for your design on Facebook so that Scouts around the world can participate in the creative process.
Share your design uploaded on the Logo Contest page on Facebook with your friends and acquaintances and ask them to vote for your design by clicking on 'Like' under the posted design, this voting option will be open until the 15th of April.
Please note that the votes on Facebook WILL NOT determine the winner of the contest but can influence by showing the popularity to the Jury members who will make an independent decision.
Step 4 : Short List
A short list of 10 designs will be chosen from the contest entries by a selection committee and presented to the jury.
Designs to be included in the short list will be chosen based on the following:
- Compliance with the general rules mentioned here
- Adherence to technical constraints specified under the rules
- Relevance to theme
- Number of votes in the Facebook page of the Logo Contest
The short list will be publicly announced soon after the voting period ends. Every designer selected in the short list will be contacted by the World Scout Bureau, asking them to submit the high resolution design and accept copyright conditions for the artwork, to be used by World Scouting.
Step 5: The winner
The winner will be chosen from the short list by members of the jury based on the following criteria:
- Visual appeal and
- Overall impression
About the Jury
The jury will be composed of volunteers and professionals from World Scouting.
The winner will be announced on 30 April 2012.
The World Scout Bureau’s Graphic designer will help the winner to adapt the design and adjust the logo for the final production of the JOTA-JOTI badges. The prizes will be announced at the same time as the winners.
Be part of the innovation!