Niels Bugges Cartoon Award 2015


Dear friends and colleagues, welcome to the third Niels Bugge Cartoon Award 2015 in Viborg, Danmark.

We wish you a lot of creativity, and look forward to exciting cartoons.

Conditions for participation can be found here or on the homepage

Theme explanation

Equal in diversity

Conditions and rules :

Initially, each participant can submit up to 3 entries in digital format by sending them
before April 10th, 2015 via the internet (by upload) to the following address :

together with the digital entry form, and with information about the author.
Size restrictions for the first round: A4 Format, 300dpi, 2480x3508 pixels, Max. 5 MB for each file.

Cartoons received after the deadline will be rejected.

The jury will make a selection of 100-150 drawings from the submissions.
Only the selected artists will be asked to send the original work by post.
All of the original works will be shown at the exhibition.

The works can be made in black & white or color, using any drawing technique. We only accept wordless cartoons, without subtitles.
The submitted work should not have received any awards previous to the deadline of this contest.

Cartoon works will be appreciated by the International Jury.
The award winners selected by the jury will be personally informed via e-mail.
The final decisions of the jury are incontestable.

The prizes are :

1st Prize: € 3.000
2nd Prize: € 2.000
3rd Prize: € 1.000

Participants selected by the jury give the organizers permission to use their work, solely for promoting the artist and the event itself. Every other aspect of the copyright remains with the artist, except if the submission is awarded. If the work is awarded with one of the three prizes, the work become property of the organizer. This ensures that the awarded works can no longer be submitted in other contests or published by their authors or third parties after the official publication of the results.

The exhibition and the award ceremony will take place in late May 2014.

By taking part in this contest the participants accept the above mentioned rules.

Contact for further information:



Niels Bugges Cartoon Award 2015