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  • 10.00am - 5.30pm
  • FREE
  • Chelsea, London

Poster design competition

Calling all young artists!

Can you use the art of persuasion? Be inspired by Abram Games, iconic poster artist and subject of our current special exhibition, and put your creativity to the test.

Poster design competition

The challenge

Your task is to design an eye-catching poster to advertise the National Army Museum. 

Your poster must:

  • Encourage people to visit the Museum
  • Include the Museum’s location and opening times

Other than that, let your imagination run wild! Why not look around the Museum or search our website for inspiration. What would make you want to come and visit the Museum?

The prizes

The competition is open to artists from 5 to 16 years old.

The winner will get:

How to enter

Your poster must be an original design, and no bigger than A3 in size.

Submit your poster online using the competition entry form below. Or download and print a copy of the form, then post this along with your design to:

Family Producer
National Army Museum
Royal Hospital Road
London SW3 4HT

All entries must be received by Friday 30 August 2019. Competition winners will be announced on or around 20 September 2019.

Competition entry form

Terms and conditions

1. The promoter and the competition

1.1 The promoter is the National Army Museum.

2. Eligibility

2.1 The competition is only open to UK residents or students who will be no more than 16 years old on 30 August 2019. In addition, the following persons (regardless of their age) will not be eligible for the competition:

(a) employees of the National Army Museum;

(b) anyone who is professionally connected with the competition or its administration; or

(c) members of the immediate families or households of the persons described in paragraphs (a) and (b) above.

2.2 By entering the competition, you confirm that you are eligible to do so and that you are eligible to claim the prize. The promoter may require you to provide proof that you are eligible to enter the competition at any time.

2.3 The National Army Museum will not accept entries that are:

(a) made on behalf of another person;

(b) made by or on behalf of a partnership or company

(c) made by a person in his or her capacity as an employee or officer of another party;

3. How to enter

3.1 Posters must be submitted by 30 August 2019 via the online entry form or by post to Family Producer, National Army Museum, Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, London, SW3 4HT.

3.2 For submissions by post, an entry form must also be completed, signed by you and submitted by you.

3.3 By entering, you agree that your entry is:

(a) exclusively your own work and does not comprise or incorporate any copyright or other intellectual property rights owned by any other person;

(b) does not infringe any third party rights and/or any agreements to which you are a party.

3.4 Entries must be submitted as an electronic TIFF or JPEG file no larger than 10MB, or printed onto paper no larger than A3.

3.5 All entry information will be retained by the National Army Museum.

3.6 Neither the promoter nor any of its employees, agents or representatives will be responsible for the non-receipt and/or non-inclusion of entries in the competition as a result of being lost, late, illegible, incomplete, invalid, or because of technical failures or otherwise, including such failure which is within the control of the promoter or its employees, agents or representatives.

3.7 The winner will be required to confirm in writing that they have read, understood, and complied with the terms and conditions of this prize draw, and may be required to provide proof of eligibility (including, but not limited to, proof of identity, proof of age and/or proof of residency), as necessary. The proof of eligibility that will be considered suitable for verification is at the promoter’s discretion.

3.8 The promoter reserves the right to cancel, alter and/or amend the competition at any stage if deemed necessary in its own opinion and entirely at its own discretion, or if any circumstances arise outside of the promoter’s control.

3.9 Competition entries cannot be returned by the promoter.

3.10 There is no limit on the number of entries an individual can submit.

3.11 There is no purchase necessary by you to enter the competition and there is no charge for submitting an entry.

4. Winner selection

4.1 One winner will be selected from all eligible entries received by the closing date on Friday 30 August 2019.

4.2 The competition entries will be considered by a panel of judges and assessed on originality and artistic imagination. The decision of the panel of judges (acting reasonably) will be final.

4.3 By entering the competition, entrants confirm that they have read and agree to be bound by these terms and conditions, and by the decisions of the promoter, which are final in all matters relating to the competition. Any breach of these terms and conditions will result in the forfeiture of the prize. No correspondence will be entered into.

4.4 The winning entry may be subject to minor alterations or adjustments by the promoter or its agents, including, but not limited to, in order to ensure practicality of use.

4.5 The promoter will send the full names of the judges by email to anyone who writes to the promoter requesting such information within one month of the closing date referred to in paragraph 4.1 of these terms and conditions.

5. Prize

5.1 Only one (1) winner will receive the prize. The prize comprises: the chance to have the poster design displayed in the Museum; free family entry to the exhibition ‘The Art of Persuasion: Wartime poster by Abram Games’, up to 2 adults and 3 children; £50 voucher for art supplies at a store of the promoter’s choice.

5.2 The prize will be as stated in paragraph 5.1 above and is non-transferable and non-refundable. No cash or other alternative is available. The prize may not be claimed by a third party on your behalf. The promoter does not accept any responsibility if you are unable to take up the prize.

6. Notification of winner

6.1 The promoter will endeavour to notify the winner on or around 20 September 2019. If the winner does not respond to our notification within one week, the promoter reserves the right to withdraw prize entitlement and the prize will be forfeited and an alternative winner will be selected. Upon prize forfeiture, no compensation will be given.

7. Other conditions

7.1 By participating in the competition, you agree to indemnify and hold harmless the promoter and its representatives, prize providers and their respective employees, associated agencies and companies, anyone professionally connected with this competition, from any liability for any loss (including, without limitation, indirect, special, or consequential loss), expense or damage which is suffered or sustained (whether or not arising from any persons negligence) in connection with any breach by you of these terms and conditions (including, but not limited to, in connection with any breach by you of paragraph 8.3 of these terms and conditions).

7.2 The promoter reserves the right to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend this competition without prior notice in the event of circumstances arising beyond its control that makes it necessary to do so.

7.3 The promoter reserves the right to disqualify any person it finds, in its sole discretion, to be tampering with the operation of the competition, or to be acting in breach of these terms and conditions and/or in any way that is inconsistent with the spirit of the competition.

7.4 The winner may be required to participate in publicity arranged by the National Army Museum.

7.5 Insofar as is permitted by applicable law, neither the promoter, its representatives, prize providers nor their respective employees, associated agencies and companies or anyone professionally connected with this competition, will in any circumstances be responsible or liable to any entrant and/or the winner in connection with this competition.

8. Intellectual property rights

8.1 By submitting your competition entry and any accompanying material, you agree that, in the event that you are the winner of the competition, you hereby (with effect from the date of submission of your competition entry):

(a) assign to the promoter all your intellectual property rights with full title guarantee; and

(b) waive all moral rights, in and to your competition entry and otherwise arising in connection with your entry to which you are or at any time in the future may be entitled under the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 as amended from time to time and under all similar legislation from time to time in force anywhere in the world.

8.2 If you are the winner of the competition, you agree that, if requested by the promoter, you will take such steps and actions (including, but not limited, the signing of relevant documents) as the promoter may reasonably request in order to ensure that the promoter receives the full benefit of the assignation set out in paragraph 8.1 of these terms and conditions.

8.3 By submitting a competition entry, you represent, warrant and undertake to the promoter that your entry:

(a) is exclusively your own work and does not comprise or incorporate any copyright or other intellectual property rights owned by any other person;

(b) does not infringe any third party rights and/or any agreements to which you are a party.

9. Your information

9.1 The promoter will process information about you in accordance with its Privacy Policy and Cookies Policy.

9.2 If you are the winner of the competition, you agree that the promoter may use your name, image and town or county of residence to announce the winner of this competition and for any other reasonable and related promotional purposes.

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