Contest eligibility: The contest is open to all advertising professionals. There is no participation fee and no restriction on the number of entries by a participant.
How to enter: The advertisement must be in Hindi/ English, in color / black & white and upto 500 sq. cms. in size. The entries (Indian) must be in form of digital printed artworks (JPG format) sent along with duly filled entry form.
Incorrect or incomplete entry forms will not be eligible for the contest.
Originality: The idea/s must be original. Ads, which might offend the national, religious or public sentiments, will not be eligible for the contest.
Judging criteria: Advertisements and their content will be judged on their originality, creativity, clarity of message and execution of the idea.
Winner selection: A panel of judges will screen the eligible entries. The decision of judges will be final and binding for all concerned.
Result declaration: Results will be declared on www.concernedcommunicatoraward.org within a month of the contest closure. Winners will be intimated by email and hand held nos. provided in the entry form and would be felicitated at award ceremony
Prizes: The best entry will be awarded a Concerned Communicator Trophy, a certificate. cash prize of US$ 11,000 12 Special Mention prizes in the form of a certificate will be awarded.
50 best entries will be published on our CCA website and web CCA book 'Raise a Voice, Start a Revolution' with due credits, free of charge.
Participant responsibility: Each participant accepts the full responsibility of his/her work and discharges Patrika Group from any responsibility in respect of third party claim. Each participant agrees not to hold Patrika Group responsible for any claims made against copyright of ideas and images.
All creative material submitted in the competition will become the property of Patrika Group and will not be returned. Patrika Group reserves the right to use any of the entries for the publicity purpose. Rights of reproduction of these entries remain with Patrika Group.
Applicants are encouraged to keep copies of all information submitted along with a copy of the application form.
Patrika Group to duplicate their entries in the form of a compilation of finalists and award winning entries for Non-publish/publish and Non-Broadcast/Broadcast purposes. If awarded, the entry will have to be proved by the entrant in EPS and PDF format within 2 days of intimation.
The participant declares that name of details for cheque has been given after due consent & authority. Patrika Group will not be liable for any conflict arising due to it any way whatsoever and Patrika Group decision is final and binding on all entrants.
Follow the rules: All participants must strictly observe the entry rules. Completion of entry form will imply full acceptance of the contest rules by each participant. Non-compliance with any of the entry rules will result in automatic disqualification of the entry.
Lost entries: Patrika Group will not be held responsible for lost material in transit or for any delivery charges. Participants are encouraged to keep copies of all information submitted along with a copy of the entry form.
Rights reservation: Patrika Group reserves the rights of acceptance, rejection or reproduction of the entries submitted in contest without any prior reason/ consent whatever.
The above mentioned rules and regulations are not exhaustive. Patrika Group reserves the right to amend the same to allow fair judging and in keeping with the spirit of creative competitiveness.
CCA Entry Form
Nice effort, making much international awards and a nice awards platform. And of course great service to the industry.
Mr. Akash Sharma,
The concerned communicator award has been going from strength to strength. It's a great initiative please keep the flag flying high.
Good ideas come from good thoughts. We wish you the very best of luck. Hopefully good deeds shall follow. It would be my pleasure to take part in this initiative.
Ms. Dhriti Singhvi, Vice President, Sobhagya Advertising Service Delhi
Other than being a good platform for creative people to showcase their abilities in communications. It is great to see that Rajasthan Patrika has a platform that promotes social causes. We wish that this goes on for years to come !
Mr. Pankaj Mathur, Executive Vice President, abm communication
Good Concept! Thanks for giving us the opportunity to show our talent for such a noble cause. Keep it going! We will support you whole-heartedly.
Mr. Goutam Chakravorty, Creative Director
Its a nice concept well conceived and deservers all the applause. Keep it going.
Mr Santa S, Creative Director
Keep up the good work. You are doing a great service to the industry.
Mr. Ranvir Singh, Art Director, Interpub Advertising Delhi
I think it's a great effort. Hope it churns some great ideas to showcase at international format. Cheers!
Mr. Sandipan Bhattacharyya, Executive Creative Director, BBDO
The views expressed in the book are solely of the participants only. Any unauthorized review, use, disclosure, dissemination, forwarding, printing or copying of this book or any action taken in reliance on the contents of this book are strictly prohibited and shall be unlawful. Patrika Group, associates of Concerned Communicator Award do not necessarily share the expressed ideas in any manner.
Though every effort has been made to ensure that this journal / book is free from errors or omissions the authors, editors, publishers, printer and other officer shall not be liable in any manner whatsoever for any action taken or omitted to be taken, opinions, expressed, advice rendered or accepted based on any materials or information published in this journal/ book.
It is believed that the participants have thoroughly read the rules of contest and hence any claims made against them by reason of any presentation including copyright of ideas and images are not the responsibility of contest organizers. TheÂ entries are a part of the competition promoting various social issues which are judged on the parameters of the competition only.