Terms & Conditions

Terms and Conditions

1. Categories

Category 1: 7 years and under
Category 2: 8-12 years
Category 3: 13-18 years
Category 4: 19 years and above (Open Category)

1.1Participants may submit any number of entries for our competitions – Digital / Physical Art. However, every participant can only win a maximum of one prize, not including Facebook Most Likes Prize.
1.2Shared/ group entries are not allowed. Each entry must be registered under only one name.
1.3Age is calculated as of 31 December 2021. The Organisers reserve the right to request proof of identification if required.

*Please note that The Bible Society of Singapore reserves the right to use any entries submitted to us for our online exhibition or any promotional and publicity materials. Should there be any concerns, you may reach out to us at colours@bible.org.sg.

2. Prizes

2.1There are 33 prizes in total to be given out – 1st, 2nd, 3rd, Special Mention for each category; and for each medium (Digital Art & Physical Art), and an overall Facebook Most Likes Prize.
2.2The procedure to collect the prizes for prize-winners will be given out on a later date.
2.3In the event that the winner(s) does not respond within two weeks after being contacted by The Colours of the Bible team, alternative artworks may be selected as the winning entries. The Organiser will put reasonable effort in contacting the winners (including calling their given handphone number) and is not responsible for failed attempts to contact the winner(s). The winners will be informed personally via email and may be announced on our Facebook Page as well.
2.4Prizes may be subjected to changes at The Bible Society of Singapore’s discretion.
2.5Where applicable, prizes are subjected to the terms and conditions of the respective sponsors and third party vendors. The Bible Society of Singapore will not be liable for these conditions and any subsequent issues regarding the prizes after distribution to the prize winners.
2.6Where feasible, prizes can be sent to overseas winners. Overseas winners may receive different prizes of comparable value from the prizes listed.
2.7All participants will receive a certificate each after the competition ends.

3. Accepted Artworks

3.1 Theme & Judging

3.1.1All artworks must depict the stipulated theme: New Beginnings in the Bible.
3.1.2Regardless of art form, the artwork submitted must still be original in concept and execution. Any entry which plagiarises other artwork or contains defamatory, violent, infringing, indecent or unlawful material that violates local and international laws and regulations will be disqualified.
3.1.3By entering the competition, the participant recognises, acknowledges, and warrants that the submitted artwork is an original work created by the participant his / herself, that the artwork does not infringe on the copyrights, trademarks, moral rights, right of privacy/ publicity or intellectual property rights of any person or entity, and that no other party has any right, title, claim, or interest in the artwork.
3.1.4The artwork will be judged using the following criteria: Originality, Relevance/ Adherence to theme, Quality, Overall impression/ impact.
3.1.5In the event of a tie, the entry with the highest score in overall impression/ impact will be deemed the winner. If there is a still a tie, the judge will select the entry deemed to be the better entry overall.
3.1.6The Judges’ decision shall be final and no correspondence will be entered into.

3.2 Medium

3.2.1We accept the following types of artworks: Digital Art, Paintings, Drawings, Sculptures, Crafts & Textiles, Scripture Calligraphy, Mixed Media Constructions.

3.3 Artwork Size (applicable only to Physical Artworks)

3.3.1For artworks that are 2D, the minimum size should be 21cm x 29.7cm (A4-sized), with the maximum size being 100cm x 70cm.
3.3.2For artworks that are 3D, the minimum size should be 20cm x 20cm x 20cm, with the maximum size being 75cm x 75cm x 75cm.

*Note: A3 size and above is recommended.

4. Registration & Submission Process

4.1 Participation, Registration & Submission (for Digital & Physical Artwork)

4.1.1We accept participants from all countries.
4.1.2Please register with your complete particulars and submit your entry online.
4.1.3Upon registering and submitting your entry online successfully, you will receive an acknowledgement email within the next 24 hours.
4.1.4Participation in this competition is free-of-charge.

*Note: By registering, you agree to abide by the Terms & Conditions of this competition.

4.2 Digital Art

4.2.1All digital entries must be submitted by 30th June 2021, 1159pm (SGT). Any entries that are submitted after on our portal will be disqualified.

4.3 Physical Artwork

4.3.1Please submit your physical artwork to The Bible Society of Singapore for judging purposes before the submission deadline: 30th June 2021, 6pm (SGT). You may do so by coming down to The Bible Society of Singapore located at 7 Armenian Street, Bible House, #04-01, Singapore 179932 during our office hours from 8am – 6pm.
4.3.2If you prefer to submit your entry by mail, please mail it to: The Bible Society of Singapore, 7 Armenian St, Bible House, #04-01, Singapore 179932. Participants are strongly encouraged to send their entry via registered mail. The Organisers will not be responsible for any loss/ damage caused during mailing. An email stating receipt of artwork will be sent to the artist’s contact email within 7 working days of receiving it.

*By submitting your artwork to The Bible Society of Singapore, you agree to allow The Bible Society of Singapore to collect, use, and disclose and or retain your Personal Data with respect to the Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA) 2012.

5. “Facebook Most Likes” Contest

5.1All submitted entries will be eligible for the Facebook Most Likes Contest unless it fails to meet Clause 3.1.2 of our Terms & Conditions.
5.2Photos of accepted artworks will be uploaded on the Colours of the Bible Facebook page within 7 working days of submission.
5.3The artwork with the most “Likes” on their original post wins our Facebook Most Likes prize!
5.4Participants may share the original post. However, “Likes” on the shared post will not be counted.
5.5Facebook users may “Like” a post from the time it is uploaded till 8th July 2021, 12pm (SGT). The winner will be subsequently announced on the same day.
5.6Winners of Colours of the Bible 2020 Facebook Most Likes contest will not be eligible to win the Facebook Most Likes contest this year.

6. Exhibition

6.1The official launch of the online exhibition will be tentatively on 1st September 2021.
6.2Aside from the 33 winning artworks, all other artworks do stand an opportunity of being showcased on our online exhibition as well.
6.3A physical exhibition for Colours of the Bible 2021 is not confirmed. Should there be one, The Bible Society of Singapore will inform participants about it via email.

7. Other Rules & Regulations

7.1 Retrieving Artwork after Competition

7.1.1Participants whose artworks were not winning or special mention have the choice to retrieve their physical artwork back should they want to do so before 31st Dec 2021, 6pm (SGT). However, they are encouraged to donate their artworks to The Bible Society of Singapore as the artworks may be used to raise funds for the Bible Mission and other charitable causes.

7.2  License

7.2.1The entrant agrees that, as a condition of entry, The Bible Society of Singapore may, without seeking further permission from the creator, share images and information from the entry uploaded to The Colours of the Bible and The Bible Society of Singapore’s website and on its social media platforms, in digital marketing materials, and with partners to share on their social media platforms and digital marketing materials.
7.2.2By registering to participate, the entrant grants to The Bible Society of Singapore a non-exclusive, royalty-free, worldwide license to reproduce and distribute the entry in volume and/ or digital form including but not limited to: posters, exhibition booklets, journals, catalogue.
7.2.3The copyright of the artwork belongs to the artist.

7.3  Amendments/Limitations

7.3.1The Organisers reserve the right at any time, to cancel or modify the art competition/ exhibition or substitute, withdraw, or cancel any rules or prizes without prior notice, without having to disclose any reason therefore, and without compensation whatsoever.
7.3.2The Organisers reserve the right not to award any prize, or to award one or more but not all of the prizes. The decision of the Organisers shall be final and no correspondence will be entertained.
7.3.3The Organisers may exercise their sole discretion to use the winners’ details, identification, artwork, image and captions related to the art competition (in compliance with the Personal Data Protection Act) for the purpose of marketing, publicity and announcements, without incurring any charges.