LLPA rules 2020

Article 1 – PURPOSE OF THE AWARD

The purpose of the LLPA 2020 Award is to encourage the development of the creation, preparation and printing techniques on lenticular sheets that stand out among the most performing technologies, which best respond to users’ needs (target audience) and professional printers. In order to do so, the award distinguishes the candidates who have achieved the best works and rewards those candidates who have displayed expertise across all the elements involved in producing such works. This distinction also takes the quality of the works into account as well as their relevance to the market in terms of printed communication expectations. These elements will be exclusively judge by drupa visitors.

 

Article 2 – ORGANIZATION.

The award is organized in the context of the drupa DNA with the  support of drupa print media fair 2020, which is held in the Messe exhibition complex in Düsseldorf, Germany, from 16 June to 26 June 2020 (www.drupa.com).

This Award emanates from the combined initiative of DP Lenticular (International lenticular sheet distributor established in Dublin, Ireland) and the North American extruder Pacur (described as « the organizers » in this document).

The organizers will outsource the coordination of this award to a specialized communication agency: deepSense sprl, Rue Berkendael 132, 1050 Brussels, Belgium.

 

Article 3 – ELIGIBILITY.

The LLPA 2020 is open to any individual or corporate entity, active in the field of creation, preparation and printing of graphic material (photography, illustration,…). Lenticular technology is used to create visual effects, such as 3D, morphing, animation. Each participating individual or company is entitled to enter a maximum of 5 entries. There are no categories.

 

Article 4 – COST OF PARTICIPATION.

Participation is free of charge. Each participant or individual companies will cover its transport costs.

 

Article 5 – REPRESENTATION AND WARRANTIES

Applicants represent and warrant to the organizers of the competition, that the material submitted to the competition does not infringe, parasite, unfairly compete or otherwise breach in any way the rights, whatever they may be, of any third party. Should any printed image submitted to the competition be protected by rights (creation or reproduction), the applicant certifies that he is allowed to use the content on behalf of the end-user (advertiser or vendor). Applicants also guarantee the organizers that they are by no means bound to any exclusivity or confidentiality agreement, which would forbid them to present exhibited material to the public or in the media connected with the competition.

Applicants declare that declarations and information of any kind provided to the organizers in connection with the competition are accurate and that there is no lawsuit, claim or dispute pending or threatened in connection with these declarations and information.

 

Article 6 – SELECTION OF CANDIDATES AND AWARD PROCEDURE.

All works participate in a single category and must meet the promotional objective of the quality lenticular image. The organizers reserve the right to select the most representative works. The selected works will be “candidates” for the LLPA “Supreme Public Preference Award”. These works will participate to the LLPA 2020.

Award Procedure:

The selection criteria that will be used to determine the winner of the LLPA “Supreme Public Preference Award” 2020 will be the following:

  1. The participating works will be exhibited at drupa 2020 from 16 June to 26 June 2020.
  2. Each participating work will be identified with a unique QR code and a short description.
  3. drupa 2020 visitors will be invited to vote for their preferred work.
  4. Votes are recorded when visitors scan the QR codes corresponding to the preferred works using their smartphone.
  5. Voting will be limited to one vote per work and per visitor.
  6. After each vote, a notification message is displayed on voter’s smartphone. This message contains a URL link to the personalized page or pages corresponding to the selected work. This page also contains a short registration form.
  7. By encoding their contact details (email address + activity sector) and by accepting the usage of their typed personal data, each voter participates in a draw.
  8. The email confirming his participation, sent upon receipt of the voter’s agreement, will include a short technical description of the selected work, an animated gif image of it and an invitation to share this information on his Facebook page, Instagram or Linkedin.
  9. On the 27 June 2020, 3 people having been drawn among the voters for the winner piece, will each win a copy of a lenticular piece specially created for the drupa 2020.

 

The LLPA “Supreme Public Preference Award” 2020:

The image that will have prompted the highest number of votes from drupa 2020 voting visitors will be designated as the winner of the LLPA “Supreme Public Preference Award” 2020.

Article 7 – CALENDAR

  1. 30 April 2020 12h00 GMT : deadline for receipt of the american candidates’ registration form (and ad hoc authorization document if required – see article 5, and animated GIF file to present the works on the LLPA website). This will prompt a confirmation email from the organizers confirming delivery address and conditions.
  2. 30 April 2020 12h00 GMT: For the American participants: to allow to transport all the works to Europe at no additional costs it is possible to send the works before 30 April 2020 to Pacur:
  3. LLPA 2020 c/o Pacur Inc.

    3555 Moser Street

    Oshkosh, WI 54901

    USA

  4. 30 May 2020 12h00 GMT:deadline for receipt of the images to be sent to an address in Belgium (Europe). This address will be confirmed by email after reception of the registration form.
  5. From 16 June to 26 June 2020: exhibition of the works on the LLPA wall at drupa DNA, hall 7. The public will vote by using an electronic voting system with QR codes (see Article 6. “Award Procedure” above).
  6. During the week starting on 29 June 2020: The winner of the LLPA “Supreme Public Prefence Award” 2020 will be announced on the LLPA “Supreme Public Preference Award” 2020 will be announced on the LLPA website. The winner will be also notified of email to all participants and the drupa voters.
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    Article 8 – REGISTRATION OF APPLICATION – PROCEDURE.

    (a)     Applications must be performed through the organizers’ LLPA website http://www.lenstarlenticularprintaward.org

    (b)     The application procedure must be 100% completed according to the instructions provided in the form.

    (c)     The LLPA organizers require an image (or preferably animated *.gif file) which will accompany each work’s registration.

    (d)     All images (and applications) should be delivered by 30 May 2020 12h00 GMT.

    (e)     During the entire 11 days of the exhibition, the visitors will be invited to discover and vote for the preferred works exposed at drupa 2020, hall 7.

    (f)     The public will be voting for the LLPA “Supreme Public Preference Award” 2020 and the winner will be announced shortly after the exhibition (see CALENDAR)

    Incomplete applications will not be accepted.

    Complete applications received prior to 30 May 2020 are irrevocably registered. Applications that do not comply with the above mentioned regulations will be rejected. LLPA’s organizer do not redeem the shipping cost. The shipping cost are only supported by each participant.

     

    Article 9 – PRIZES.

    The winners of the LLPA “Public Supreme Preference Award” 2020 will receive an LLPA Trophy created by Dublin Crystal and an official certificate delivered by the organizers. They will also receive an official LLPA award as well as an electronic logo (“Winner of the Lenstar Lenticular Print Award 2020”) that the winners will be authorized and encouraged to use in their communication. The organizers will contribute to the ongoing promotion and fame of the award-winning works.

     

    Article 10 – CONFIDENTIALITY OF APPLICATIONS

    The organizers of the competition, guarantee the confidentiality of the information contained in the applications, which appears in the relevant fields identified as the confidential fields of the form.

     

    Article 11 – ADVERTISING.

    The organizers and sponsors will be fully entitled to disclose details of the awarded works and companies. They may also request award winners to participate in public relations operations or press campaigns during the year following the award.

     

    Article 12 – CANCELLATION.

    The organizers of the competition shall not be held responsible for cancellation of the competition for whatever reason. Competitors agree not to make any claim in this respect.

     

    Article 13 – RETURNING THE PARTICIPANTS’ WORKS.

    Documents, application forms, support and products shall not be returned to the competitors (unless negotiated, costed and charged to the participant). In no event, shall the transport or participation costs be refundable. Participants’ items will be used in the context of other promotional and PR opportunities, which ultimately promotes the participants’ works and products.

     

    Article 14 – DISCLAIMER.

    The organizers of the competition do not covenant to take any steps with respect to the regulatory authorizations relating to the import or sale in the European Union of the products submitted to competition. Competitors agree not to make any claim in this respect.

    The organizers shall not be held liable by applicants or third parties in case of misrepresentation, fraud or breach of any third party’s rights by the applicant.

    The organizers will have a remedy against applicants in case they are sued or their responsibility is investigated by a third party for damages resulting from the misrepresentation, fraud or breach of any third party’s rights by an applicant, whether deliberately or by negligence.

     

    Article 15 – FRAUD OF THE APPLICANT.

    Companies having submitted to LLPA Organizers products infringing or plagiarizing, totally or partially, the rights of any third party, will be held sole responsible. They will be deprived of all advantages granted by the LLPA 2020 and shall compensate any potential damages sustained by the claimants and the organizers.

     

    Article 16 – CONCILIATION and LITIGATION.

    By taking part in the competition and any pre‐selection, applicants expressly accept the terms of these rules, including this clause of consent to jurisdiction and choice of law.

    Any dispute relating to the interpretation and application of these Rules or any matter not addressed by these Rules arising in connection with the Lenstar Lenticular Print Awards will be submitted to the organizer who will decide in camera. These Rules and the Lenstar Lenticular Print Awards 2020 and DP Lenticular/Pacur represented by the under-signed agency shall be governed by the laws of the Brussels Commerce Tribunal and the Applicant agrees to submit to the jurisdiction of the Brussels courts.

     

    Brussels, March 2020

    Lenstar Lenticular Print Award 2020

    deepSense SPRL

    Rue Berkendael 132

    B-1050 Bruxelles – Belgique

    M:       +32/ 486 13 20 65

    Email : info@lenstarlenticularprintaward.org

    http://www.lenstarlenticularprintaward.org