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GREATER POLAND DESIGN CUP 2021 REGULATIONS

RULES AND REGULATIONS OF “GREATER POLAND” DESIGN CUP 2021

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ORGANISER

  1. The organiser of Greater Poland Design Cup 2021 contest (hereinafter referred to as GPDC 2021 or the Contest) is Targi Piwne sp. z o.o., ul. Głogowska 31/33, 60-702 Poznań, KRS 0000675606, REGON 367151832.

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DURATION, PLACE AND MANNER OF HOLDING THE CONTEST

  1. The contest will be held on 23-24 April 2021 in Poznań.
  1. The GPDC 2021 will be conducted in 8 categories, divided into two segments: 
  • Market product

1. Bottle 
2. Can 
3. Series (minimum 3 labels or packages, constituting a coherent series)
4. Premium product 
5. Advertising gadget

  • Conceptual design

6. Bottle or can label design
7. Premium product design
8. Design of an advertising gadget

  1. All projects must relate directly to the brewing or cider industry.
  2. The evaluation criteria will be:
  • Idea
  • Design innovation
  • Quality of production
  • Ergonomics and functionality
  • Label’s and package’s compliance with the provisions of Polish law
  • Marketing
  • Environmentally friendliness
  1. Regardless of the entity submitting the project to the Competition, each project must be signed with the name and surname or artistic nickname of the author or the name of the company which is the author of the project.
  1. By submitting the application, the participant declares that he/she has the right to use the work.
  1. Only projects that have been produced and placed on the market within 36 months preceding the GPDC 2021 or will be placed on the market within 3 months after GPDC 2021, may be submitted to one of the “Market product” categories. The only exception are products submitted in “Series” category – where the last project in the series must be placed on the market no earlier than the 24 months preceding the GPDC 2021.
  1. Projects in the conceptual phase in the form of a digital file, may be submitted to the “Conceptual design” category.
  1. Each participant may submit any number of projects in each category. The same project may be submitted to several categories.
  1. The Organiser reserve the right to assign a project to the most appropriate category. In case of exceptionally high or low number of entries into a given category, the Organiser reserves the right to change the category: it may be divided or connected.

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APPLICATIONS

  1. The competition is open to currently operating breweries and cider mills, the products of which are available for sale, as well as designers and students.
  1. One project may be submitted by only one entity. If the same project is submitted by two entities, the priority right is granted to the entity holding moral rights to the work.
  2. Projects can be entered into the contest by completing and sending the application form, which will be available until 9 April 2021 on the website: https://targipiwne.pl/en/gpdc/
  3. There is an entry fee for participation in the competition in “Market product” categories. The cost of submitting the project amounts to:
  • 100 net PLN (EUR 25) (+23% VAT) for each project entered between 15 and 24 January 2021
  • 125 net PLN (EUR 32) (+23% VAT) for each project entered between 25 January and 28 February 2021
  • 150 net PLN (EUR 38) (+23% VAT) for each project entered on 1 March 2021 or later

The fee is not reimbursable.

Submitting a project for “Conceptual design” categories is free.

  1. The entities which are exhibitors at Poznań Beer Expo 2021 are exempt from the fee for the first project entered into one of the “Market product” categories. Exemption from the fee is subject to reservation of the exhibition space at Poznań Beer Expo 2021, which has to be confirmed upon sending the contest application. In case the entity resigns from the participation in Poznań Beer Expo 2021, they will be obliged to pay the fee for the project entered into the competition in the amount of 150 net PLN.
  1. The fee for all the projects entered into the contest shall be paid within 14 days from the date of completing the application form; however, not later than until 9 April 2021, to the following bank account of the organiser:

33 1950 0001 2006 0025 1741 0002
Targi Piwne Sp. z o.o.
ul. Głogowska 31/33
60-702 Poznań
SWIFT/BIC: IEEAPLPA
PLN transfer: PL 33 1950 0001 2006 0025 1741 0002
EUR transfer: PL 06 1950 0001 2006 0025 1741 0003

The bank transfer title should contain the following data: GP 2021 + name and surname of participant or company name

  1. The participant undertakes to deliver physical projects to the contest Organiser between 19 March – 9 April 2021. 
  1. In the case of projects submitted to one of the categories in the “Market product” segment, the project must be delivered in all of the following forms:
    1. Product in realized, physical form (ie in the form of a bottle, can, series of bottles or cans, premium product and / or advertising gadget) in the amount of 1 item for each submitted project. In the case of projects submitted to the “Series” category, please send min. 1 product in the series in the physical version, the remaining designs must be delivered as a digital file.
    2. Digital file or files (min. 1, max. 10) containing a photo or visualization of the project in JPG format, min. 2000x2000px
  1. In the case of projects submitted to one of the categories in the “Conceptual Design” segment, the project must be delivered in all of the following forms:
    1. File or digital files (max. 10) containing a photo or visualization of the project in JPG format, min. 2000x2000px
    2. Digital file (max. 1) containing a photo or visualization of the project in TIFF format, size A3, 300dpi

The participant can optionally also provide the project in a realized, physical form (i.e. in the form of a printed label, bottle, can, premium product and / or advertising gadget).

  1. The projects should be delivered to the following address:

Konkurs Greater Poland Design Cup
Browar Sady
ul. Logistyczna 21
62-080 Sady

The received projects will not be returned and may be used by the Organizer for marketing purposes promoting the GPDC Competition.

The organizer does not bear any responsibility for damage or loss of the sent projects during transport.

  1. Projects in digital form should be send in accordance with the instructions included in the application form.

$4 
THE JURY

  1. The evaluation of the projects will be carried out by a Jury composed of representatives of the sectors related to design, packaging production and marketing.
  1. The Jury members cannot evaluate their own projects submitted into the contest.

$5
PRIZES

  1. Maximum three medals will be awarded in each category (bronze – 3rd place, silver – 2nd place and gold – 1st place). The organisers reserve the right not to award or award a smaller number of prizes in a specific category.
  1. The following prizes are awarded in each of 8 categories:
    1. For the 1st place: Diploma, GP 2021 distinction, graphic sign “Złoto GP 2021” (Gold GP 2021) to be used for promotion purposes
    2. For the 2nd place: Diploma, GP 2021 distinction, graphic sign “Srebro GP 2021” (Silver GP 2021) to be used for promotion purposes
    3. For the 3rd place: Diploma, GP 2021 distinction, graphic sign “Brąz GP 2021” (Bronze GP 2021) to be used for promotion purposes
  1. Among the winning projects in categories in the “Market Product” segment, the Jury will choose through a debate and open vote the project which will be awarded the title “The Greatest Design,” GP 2021 distinction, and graphic sign ‘“The Greatest Design GP 2021” to be used for promotion purposes.
  1. Additional prizes for  “The Greatest Design”  title winner are:
    1. The possibility of free-of-charge stand display on Poznań Beer Expo 2021, in the edition following the edition during which the final gala of Greater Poland 2021 will take place, with the priority of choosing the place (the prize includes covering the cost of standard 3x3m stand purchase, according to the price list of Poznań Beer Expo, whereas the winner undertakes to cover all other costs associated with the participation in the Expo, such as the cost of connections, etc).
    2. A package of promotional services provided by Targi Piwne Sp. z o.o. worth PLN 10,000 (EUR 2500)
    3. Epson EH-TW5700 projector
  1. Additional prizes for the winners in categories in the “Market Product” segment are:
    1. For the 1st place: Epson 3-in-1 EcoTank L3150 printers
  2. Additional prizes for the winners in categories in the “Market Product” segment are:
    1. For the 1st place: Epson EcoTank L3110 printers
  1. GPDC 2021 prizes will be publicly awarded during the Final Gala of Poznań Beer Expo, in the afternoon hours on 28 may 2021. If the author of the beer is absent at the gala, they may appoint a person authorised to collect the prize.
  1. Uncollected prizes can be collected from the Organiser after a suitable collection date and place have been arranged.

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FINAL PROVISIONS

  1. The entities submitting their projects into GPDC 2021 hereby consent for their name and surname or company name to be published in contest-related information, for the name, surname and contact data of the authors to be provided to the contest sponsors and prize founders, as well as for their name, surname and image to be used for promotion of the Greater Poland Beer Cup contest by the organiser of GPDC 2021, i.e. Targi Piwne Sp. z o.o. 
  1. The organisers hereby reserve the right to change the Regulations in case any significant and unforeseen external circumstances occur. 
  1. In case of administrative restrictions resulting from the SARS-CoV-19 pandemic, making it impossible to organise the Contest in the planned form, the Organiser reserves the right to change the form of projects assessment by the Jury and the date of the Contest, or to cancel the Contest.
  1. The change of projects assessment form or the date of the Contest does not entitle to receive reimbursement of the Contest participation fees.
  1. In case of changed date, the Contest Participant who filled out the application form and made the payment for the submitted projects, before implementing changes into the Rules and Regulations, is allowed to submit one additional project, per each 3 projects submitted in the application form, without bearing the entry costs.
  1. In case of complete cancellation of the Contest, the Organiser will reimburse the fees incurred by the Participant for the projects entered into the Contest.
  1. The cancellation of Poznań Beer Expo or the cancellation of the Final Gala, referred to in p. 30 does not automatically mean cancellation of the contest. The cancellation of Poznań Beer Expo and/or the Final Gala does not entitle to receive reimbursement of the Contest participation fees referred to in p. 37
  1. The physical projects delivered to the Contest before the implementation of changes or the cancellation of the Contest shall not be returned.