HOW DOES THE CONTEST
WORK?

Kuching for me Design Contest is open for all Kuching lovers to express their dream and love for the Cat City through art and design works presented with love and creativity.

HOW DOES THE CONTEST WORK

The contest consists of three stages:

1. Submission

  • Present your dream for Kuching in a creative and artistic manner. Entries can be from the following categories:
    • Art Installation
    • Furniture design
    • Graffiti
    • Graphic Design
    • Illustration
    • Mixed Media
    • Painting
    • Photography
    • Printmaking
    • Product design
    • Sculpture
    • Textile
  • Entries should be submitted as a concept in digital format for evaluation only. Contestants do not need to submit physical sketch boards or miniature models during the submission round.
  • Submission guidelines:
    • Maximum (4) images/drawings per artwork or design idea
    • Images can be in jpg/png/bmp formats, resolution above 72 dpi, maximum 3MB per photo
    • Each entry must be accompanied by a design concept description written in English (maximum 300 words).
  • Submit your entry and your personal details online at www.kuchingforme.com from 6 March 2017 at 12.01am to 7 May 2017 at 11.59pm.

2. Selection of the Top 15 Finalists

  • a. Preliminary Selection
    • All entries received will be judged by a pre-selected panel of judges based on the concept, content, creativity and originality.
    • Top 30 best entries will be selected by the judges to enter the final selection round. The contestants who are selected will be notified via email or phone.
  • b. Final Selection of Top 15 Finalists
    • Top 30 best contestants will be invited to present their entries to the panel of judges.
    • Their presentation will be judged by the same panel of judges based on the concept, content, creativity and originality, and execution.
    • Detailed specifications to be submitted are as follows:
      • Maximum (4) posters or sketches of A1 size per artwork or design
      • (Optional) (1) 1:1 or a miniature scale model. The size of the miniature model needs to be between 40 x 40 x 40 (cm3) and 100 x 100 x 100 (cm3). Substance must be submitted in a box
      • (Optional) (1) 3D animation video with maximum (5) screenshots from different angles
      • (Optional) (1) video showing the art piece from different angles. This is recommended for Art Installation when the art piece cannot be moved.
  • Top 15 best entries will be selected by the judges to enter the voting round.
  • The result will be announced on the contest’s official website at www.kuchingforme.com and Facebook Page on 15 June 2017.

3. Election of the Top 3 winners

  • The 15 best entries will be available on the contest’s official website at www.kuchingforme.com starting from 15 June 2017. The public can vote for their favourite entries from 17 June 2017 at 12.01am to 28 June 2017 at 11.59pm.
  • Top 3 most voted entries win top prizes.
  • The result will be announced on the contest’s official website at www.kuchingforme.com and Facebook Page. Winners will be notified via email and phone.

WHO CAN PARTICIPATE

This Contest is open to all residents and visitors to Kuching, aged 15 years old and above, except for Employees of the Organiser and their immediate family members; and/or judges, representatives, employees, servants and/or agents of advertising and/or promotion service providers of Organiser and their immediate family members (Paragraph 3 in Terms & Conditions).

HOW TO PARTICIPATE

Step 1: Tell us what is your dream for Kuching through a creative or artistic work presented in a digital format following the submission guidelines given below:

  • Maximum (4) images of the artwork or concept idea per entry
  • Images can be in jpg/png/bmp formats, resolution above 72 dpi, maximum 3MB per photo
  • Each entry must be accompanied by a design concept description written in English (maximum 300 words).

Step 2: Submit your entry and your personal details here from 6 March 2017 at 12.01am to 7 May 2017 at 11.59pm. You will receive a confirmation message upon submission.

HOW TO VOTE

Step 1: Go to the contest’s official website at www.kuchingforme.com to find the entries of Top 15 Finalists.

Step 2: Click Vote now under your favourite entry. You are able to vote from 17 June 2017 at 12.01am to 28 June 2017 at 11.59pm.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Organiser & Eligibility

  1. The Kuching for me Contest (“the Contest”) is organised by Saradise Sdn Bhd (“the Organiser”).
  2. The Contest is open to everyone, aged from 15 and above, for all Kuching lovers except for the category mentioned in paragraph 3 below (“Eligible Contestant”). For participants below the age of 18, prior consent from their legal guardian must be obtained.
  3. The following group of people shall NOT be eligible to participate in the Contest:
    • (a) Employees of the Organiser (including its affiliates and/or related companies), their spouses and their immediate family members (i.e. children, parents, brothers and sisters, including spouses); and/or
    • (b) Judges, representatives, employees, servants and/or agents of advertising and/or promotion service providers of the Organiser (including its affiliates and/or related companies), their spouses and their immediate family members (i.e. children, parents, brothers and sisters, including spouses).

Contest Duration

  1. The Contest starts from 6 March 2017 at 12.01am and closes on 28 June 2017 at 23.59pm (“Contest Period”), the breakdown of the Contest Period is as follows:
    • a) Submission: 6 March 2017 to 7 May 2017; and
    • b) Public voting: 17 June 2017 to 28 June 2017

    The Organiser may at its sole and absolute discretion amend the Contest Period at any time without prior notice to any party whatsoever.

  2. Our contest deadlines are in Malaysia Time (MYT). Please be cautious of this when submitting your entry and/or your vote as we shall not accept late submissions for whatsoever reason.

Participation and Submission

  1. Only one entry per person will be allowed. Entries will only be accepted via www.kuchingforme.com (“the Website”)
  2. Participants (“Participants”) must send their entries as required in the contest from 6 March 2017 at 12.01am to 7 May 2017 at 11.59pm (“Submission Period”) to be eligible. Any entry deemed late, incomplete, corrupt, or defective will not be eligible for judging. Any entry uploaded but not received by the Organiser due to whatsoever reason will not be entertained.
  3. All entries must be submitted together with the personal information section fully completed. Winners shall be notified by email and telephone.

Voting

  1. Voters are invited to submit their votes for the period from 17 June 2017 at 12.01am to 28 June 2017 at 11.59pm (“Voting Period”). Submission of vote must be in accordance with rules and regulations listed herein and which will also be published in the Website. Any vote deemed late, incomplete, corrupt, or defective will not be eligible. Any votes submitted but not received by the Organiser due to whatsoever reason will not be entertained.
  2. Use of any device to automate a vote is prohibited, including, but not limited to, software-generated, robotic, programmed, script, macro or other automated votes. The Organiser reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it suspects or finds:
    • (a) to have used a software-generated, robotic, programmed, script, macro or other automated online or text message vote;
    • (b) to have tampered with the voting process;
    • (c) to be acting in violation of these Terms & Conditions; or
    • (d) to be acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person.
  3. The total number of votes submitted during the Voting Period for each Finalist will be tabulated by the Organiser and Top 3 Finalists with the most votes, as determined by the Organiser, will be declared the winners. If, for any reason, this voting process is interrupted for whatsoever reason, or found to have been tampered with in any way, or in breach of any of the rules and regulations published herein, the Organiser has the absolute right to select the winners at its discretion and may take into consideration the number of votes received by a Finalist up until the time of the interruption or cancellation of the voting process.
  4. If, for any reason, any aspect of this voting process is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical or system failures or disruption, or any other causes beyond the control of the Organiser which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the voting process or for any reason the Organiser deems necessary, the Organiser reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, amend, modify, extend or suspend the voting process and reserves the right in its sole discretion to determine the winners. In the event the voting process fails, is interrupted or is unable to run due to unknown reasons, including but not limited to infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical or system failures or disruption, or any other causes beyond the control of the Organiser, which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the voting process, the Organiser shall have the right to cancel, terminate, amend, modify, extend or suspend the voting process and shall have the absolute discretion to determine the winners.
  5. You participate in this voting process at your own risk. Participants shall assume all liability for any injury or damages caused or claimed to be caused by his or her participation in this voting process.
  6. Submission of your votes denotes your acceptance of the terms and conditions in this contest.

Prize Collection

  1. Winners must present their identity cards to verify their identities when they collect the prizes. For winners below the age of 18, they must be accompanied by their legal guardian.
  2. All prizes must be claimed within 30 days from the date of notification from the Organiser at:

    Saradise Sdn. Bhd.
    Level 1, Titanium Tower,
    Lot 1, Brighton Square, Jalan Song,
    93350, Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia.

    or at such other place as may be determined by the Organiser. Unclaimed prizes will be forfeited after the 30-days period.

  3. All prizes are not exchangeable for cash and requests for substitutions in any form will not be entertained.

Liability & Responsibility

  1. All graphical, audio, visual, animated, and mixed media contents (collectively called “Contents”) submitted by the Participants shall become the sole and exclusive property of the Organiser, and the Organiser has no obligation to return or make available the Contents to the Participants thereafter.
  2. By submitting the Contents, the Participants represent and warrant that they have the sole unencumbered title to the Contents and that the Contents do not infringe the works of any other persons, any copyright, trademarks or property rights, and that the Participants have the full and unrestricted right to use and transfer the Contents to the Organiser free from any encumbrances and legal claims.
  3. By submitting the Contents, you agree to allow the Organiser to use the Contents and the right to use and reproduce the same for publicity purposes.
  4. You agree to hold the Organiser and its directors, employees and agents harmless against all and any claims of whatsoever nature that arise as a result of the Organiser’s use of the Contents.
  5. Submission of the Participants’ entry denotes their acceptance of the terms and conditions in this contest.

Rights of Organiser

  1. The Organiser reserves the right to amend any of the terms and conditions for this contest. If any of the prizes becomes unavailable for any reason, the Organiser has the right to substitute the prize of an equivalent value.