Rules of participation
Before you enter
The European Cartoon Award will welcome entries for the 2021 edition from May 6, 2021, to June 18, 2021.
Only cartoons published between January 1, 2020 and December 31, 2020 can be submitted
Any cartoonist that operates in or is from any of the 47 countries of the Council of Europe is eligible to compete in the European Cartoon Award.
The cartoons need to be accompanied by a description in English (250 words maximum), explaining the theme of the cartoon(s), together with an assessment of its impact and reception. If you need assistance with writing this in English, please reach out to us at info[at]europeanpressprize.com.
During the entry period for the European Cartoon Award, a button will become available on our website that brings you to our cartoon entry form. Please submit your cartoon(s) here and fill out the form.
The entry period for the 2021 edition is: May 6 to June 18.
Cartoonists can send in a maximum of three cartoons, either entered separately or in one entry if they are part of a series.
Submitted cartoons must have been realized between January 1 and December 31, 2020 and published in European online and offline media.
Entries should be submitted digitally by completing the form on this website. Only complete forms can be entered. Cartoons must be submitted in JPEG format.
Applicants are required to upload images with a resolution of 1080 x 1080 pixels minimum.
If your caption is in any other language than English, please submit an English translation of the caption as well.
After the entries have come in, they will be assessed and sifted through by the Laureates Jury and the Panel of Judges, consulting widely. The two juries, the Laureates one composed by 5 nominees of the last edition, and the latter composed by the winner of the last year’s edition together with four expert journalists, cartoonists, or activist, will vote on cartoons and select a shortlist from which the Panel of Judges will select the winner.