ARTS OF FASHION COMPETITION 2011- CALENDAR & RULES & REGULATIONS
OF FASHION 2011 MEASUREMENTS
1. THE ARTS OF FASHION COMPETITION EXISTS TO:
Promote and reward creativity and inventiveness; discover young talent and facilitate careers; establish enriching contacts and exchanges between different countries, schools and universities; and to foster new relationships between those from different industries and fields.
The 2010 first laureates received Awards and a Certification for their creative and original work based on themes. (Judging based on coherence with the theme, skill level, creativity and artful expressiveness).
JCDC / Jean-Charles de Castelbajac Award
Valerie Hash Award
Jerome Dreyfuss Award
Nice Collective Award
Paris Arts of Fashion Award
2. THEME 2011: "TENSION"
3. CALENDAR 2011:
- November 1, 2010: Online registration begins.
4. GENERAL CONDITIONS FOR PARTICIPATION 2011:
The competition is open to students studying Fashion and Design anywhere in the world during the academic year 2010-2011. The participants will not only represent themselves, but also their Schools, Colleges or Universities, as well as their Countries.
Candidates must be current students and cannot be professionally employed
in the fashion industry at the time of the submission.
5. RULES & REGULATIONS FOR AF-COMPETITION 2011:
-Final projects must be sent to Arts of Fashion Foundation, 635 Tennessee Street, Suite # 402, San Francisco, CA 94107 USA
Late projects will not be accepted under any circumstances.
It is the candidates’ responsibility to arrange for verification
of shipment with their shipping company.
6. EXCLUSION CLAUSE:
Entries will be automatically disqualified from the competition for the following reasons:
If the final project does not follow the design or specifications outlined
in the candidate’s original application.
Applications and Final Projects will be judged by experts and well-known professionals from fashion, design, media, and other fields. In all matters concerning the course of the competition, including the selection of award winners and settling disputes, the decisions of the judges are final. All matters will be decided by majority vote and are not subject to appeal. In case of a tie, the President of the Jury will cast the deciding vote. Candidates will be presented anonymously to the Jury by the competition organizers. Jury deliberations will not be made public.
Candidates maintain artistic ownership of their designs and final projects. By the act of participating in the competition, candidates give permission to the organizers and sponsors to contact and promote them and their projects through a wide range of media: press, TV, internet, mailing, advertising, exhibitions, fashion show, etc…) for a period of twelve months following the International Final. Winning projects cannot be presented in another U.S. competition for twelve months following the International Final. If a winning project is exhibited in any media, mention of the Arts of Fashion Competition is required.
8. AMENDMENT SUSPENSION TERMINATION INSURANCE:
In the event the AF Competition 2011 is suspended or terminated for any reason, the organizers, as well as the sponsors, will not be held responsible in any way.
The Arts of Fashion Foundation and its members, volunteers, guests and instructors, and the host University will not in any way be responsible for any accident, damage or loss of the final projects or candidates’ belongings during the course of competition, including workshops, transportation, and all events. It is the responsibility of the participants to insure their submissions.
The Arts of Fashion Foundation is a nonprofit organization, dedicated to international cultural exchanges through a variety of events meant to facilitate critical thinking among artists, designers, scholars and students.
Arts of Fashion Foundation 635 Tennessee Street Suite # 402 San Francisco CA 94107 (415) 252 0734