16 March 2018 (Friday)
9 am to 12 noon (Junior Section & Senior Section in Primary School)
1:30 pm to 4:30 pm (Junior Section & Senior Section in Secondary School)
The Jockey Club Student Drawing Competition of Hong Kong Flower Show 2018 will feature students’ impressive drawings of exquisite flowers, rare plants and unique garden displays in the showground with a view to enhancing their awareness of conserving plants and the natural environment.
The theme of Hong Kong Flower Show 2018 Jockey Club Student Drawing Competition is “Joy in Bloom”. Participants may draw or paint any floral exhibits or garden displays in the showground to illustrate the theme.
The Competition will be conducted in four categories, they are :
|A.||Junior Section in Primary School (Primary One to Primary Three)|
|B.||Senior Section in Primary School (Primary Four to Primary Six)|
|C.||Junior Section in Secondary School (Form One to Form Three)|
|D.||Senior Section in Secondary School (Form Four to Form Six)|
|1.||In view of limited space of the showground at Victoria Park, the total number of participants will be restricted to 2 400 and the number of participants from each school should not exceed 12. In case of over-subscription, places will be allocated to participating schools on the basis of order of submission of applications. The organiser will notify participating schools, in writing, of the results of allocation on or before 6 February 2018 (Tuesday).|
|2.||Application form should be signed by the principal of the participating schools. Completed application forms should be sent to the “Chairperson of Fringe Activities Sub-committee, Hong Kong Flower Show 2018” at 【6/F, Tai Kok Tsui Municipal Services Building, 63 Fuk Tsun Street, Tai Kok Tsui, Kowloon】on or before 16 January 2018 (Tuesday).|
|1.||Applicants should register at the Reception Counter of the Drawing Competition at the entrance of Victoria Park at Hing Fat Street at the following time periods on 16 March 2018 (Friday):|
|Junior Section & Senior Section in Primary School||8:30 am to 9:00 am|
|Junior Section & Senior Section in Secondary School||1:00 pm to 1:30 pm|
Each participant will be given one permit to enter the showground for the Competition.
|2.||Participating schools should assign one or two teachers to accompany their students to the showground for the Competition.|
|3.||Participants should complete the drawing within the showground at Victoria Park and avoid causing any obstruction to visitors.|
|4.||Participants must use the drawing paper (292mm × 380mm) provided by the organiser.|
|5.||Participants should bring their own painting paraphernalia and materials such as drawing boards, pencils, painting brushes, watercolor and pastel.|
|6.||Participants must submit their entries to the Reception Counter of the Drawing Competition before the following times on that day:|
|Junior Section & Senior Section in Primary School||12:00 noon|
|Junior Section & Senior Section in Secondary School||4:30 pm|
|7.||Each participant is only allowed to submit one entry.|
Adjudication will be conducted by a judging panel. The decision of the judging panel is final and participants cannot raise any objection.
|1.||All winning entries will be handled by the organiser and will not be returned.|
|2.||The organiser will notify participating schools, in writing, of the arrangement on returning the entries, except winning ones, in May 2018. The Show Committee will not be liable for any loss or damage caused to the entries by accident, or an act of God.|
|3.||The intellectual property of the entries is owned by the participants. The organiser, however, has the right to publish, exhibit, print or distribute the winning entries through any media, and to promote and publicize the Hong Kong Flower Show (including activities to be held after the Show) by using the names of the winners.|
|1.||Winners will receive trophy or certificate and Book Voucher. The prizes of each Section are as follows:|
|Champion (One)||-||One trophy, one certificate and a book voucher of $1,200|
|1st runner-up (One)||-||One trophy, one certificate and a book voucher of $800|
|2nd runner-up (One)||-||One trophy, one certificate and a book voucher of $600|
|Highly commended (Ten)||-||Each will receive one certificate and a book voucher of $400|
|Certificate of merit (Fifteen)||-||Each will receive one certificate and a book voucher of $200
|2.||The prize presentation ceremony will be held during the Hong Kong Flower Show at Victoria Park, Causeway Bay Hong Kong at 10:30 am on 24 March 2018 (Saturday).|
|3.||Each participant will receive a souvenir pack.|
Winning entries of the champion, 1st and 2nd runner-up and those highly commended will be exhibited at the showground at Victoria Park from 17 to 25 March 2018. All winning entries will be put on display at the Kowloon Park Arcade and will be uploaded onto the Hong Kong Flower Show website (www.hkflowershow.hk) in May 2018.
If Strong Wind Signal No. 3 or above, Black or Red Rainstorm Warning Signal is issued by the Hong Kong Observatory on the day of the competition, the Show Committee of the Hong Kong Flower Show will make announcement of the cancellation of the activity through radio at 6:30 a.m. on that day.
Please call the Student Drawing Competition hotline 2606 3893 from now to March 2018. For enquiries after March 2018, please contact our staff at 2393 1261.