International Cartoon Competition for Young People -Turkey 2024
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International Cartoon Competition for Young People -Turkey 2024

1- The competition is open to all young people around the world between the ages of 7 and 17 (including 7 and 17 year olds).

2- The theme of the competition: “Earthquake.”

Purpose of the competition:

To enable the young people of our country and the world to produce works that reflect the concept of "Earthquake" with the effective language of caricature, which is the art of reflecting a subject in a striking, critical, humorous and thought-provoking language... To draw the attention of the young people of the world to the "Earthquake" problem, which causes suffering in Turkey and the world from time to time, Raising awareness about earthquakes through the language of art…

3- The technique is free of charge for the works that will participate in the competition. Your work may have been published before. However, it must not have received an award in any competition. Cartoons drawn by the same, similar or another cartoonist will be eliminated by the selection committee. All responsibility for any negativities that may arise in this regard belongs to the contestant.

4- Participants can submit as many works as they want. However, more than one prize cannot be given to a contestant.

5- Since participation in the competition will be via the internet, the cartoons to be sent must be maximum A3 (29.7 cm x 42 cm) in size, 300 dpi resolution and jpg format.

6- Works to participate in the competition can be sent via e-mail until April 1, 2024. It should be sent to "".

7- Along with the works, all participants must send their name, surname, mailing address, phone number, e-mail address, short CV and a photograph as a word file.

8- Cartoons that are awarded and deemed worthy of exhibition will be published in a pdf album and sent to the cartoonists whose works are included in this album, and will also be shared on the internet.

9- The exhibition and award ceremony of the competition will be held at Boyabat Sehitler Cultural Center on May 19, 2024. The exhibition may later be opened in Sinop and other provinces.


First Prize: Tablet Computer + Medal

Second Prize: Cartoon Album Set + Medal

Third Prize: Cartoon Album Set + Medal

5 Achievement Prize: Medal

2 Special Jury Prize: Medal.

11- A digital certificate will be sent to all young cartoonists participating in the competition.

12- Travel expenses of the award-winning artists who wish to attend the ceremony will be at their own expense. Only one night's stay will be covered. The awards of those who cannot attend the ceremony will be sent to their addresses.

13- Jury: cartoon artists; Ali Rastroo (Iran), Altan Özeskici (Turkey), Aşkın Ayrancıoğlu (Turkey), Erhan Yaşar Babalık (Turkey), Fawzy Morsy (Egypt), Makhmud Eshonkulov (Uzbekistan), Musa Keklik (Turkey), Youth Center Manager: Halil Emre Kaya (Turkey), Academy Sports Club President; Kesim Yıldız (Turkey).

14- Cartoons participating in the competition will remain in the archives of the organizing institutions and can be used in posters, calendars, brochures, magazines, books, newspapers, social media, etc., stating the name of the author. It can be published in other organs.

15- Cartoonists participating in the competition are deemed to have accepted the above conditions.

16- We wish success to all participants.