Competition Info

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Eligibility

Entrants must be 18 or older.

Entrants must be enrolled in an academic program (provide proof of current registration at certified university, school, and/or portfolio program), graduating within the academic year of the competition (Fall 2021 – Spring 2022).

Students do not have to be a member of The One Club in order to participate in the Young Ones Competition.

Students working at an agency as a copywriter, art director or other professional position are not eligible. Interns may seek approval.


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Deadlines & Entry Fees

The Young Ones competition has three deadlines for submission. The entry fee increases after each deadline.

TDC Deadlines


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Entry Process

Entries are accepted only through the online entry system.

All entry material must be digital. No physical entries.

Incomplete entries and those that do not meet entry criteria will be disqualified.

The decisions of the Young Ones Competition Judges are final, including determinations as to eligibility.


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Payment

OPTION A:

Students register and pay for their own entries.


OPTION B:

Students register the entries and the school pays for the submission.


OPTION C:

The school registers and pays for their students' submissions.


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Ownership & Usage Rights

Students can only enter work that is original and that he/she has the right or authority to enter and publish. No professional entries.

For the Brief Competition, all entries become the property of The One Club for Creativity and will not be returned. The One Club for Creativity will act as a liaison to ensure that the client will contact the students if they decide to publish or produce any work entered in this competition.

For the Portfolio Competition, the student retains ownership of all ideas and materials/images uploaded to our website.

All finalist work will be retained by The One Club for Creativity for use in the online awards archives. The entrant also grants permission to The One Club for Creativity to show or license others to show, edit and publish the entries at such times and in such manner and media The One Club for Creativity deems appropriate.

The One Club for Creativity reserves the right to remove an entry from the competition for any reason and without notice.


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Awards & Honors

All finalists will receive a one-year One Club Membership and featured in The One Club for Creativity archives.

For the Young Ones Brief Competition, One Show Pencils & Young Ones Digital Merit Certificates will be awarded.

For the Young Ones ADC Competition, ADC Cubes & Young Ones Digital Merit Certificates will be awarded.

For the Young Ones Portfolio Competition, Portfolio Trophies will be awarded.

For the Young Ones TDC Competition, TDC Certificates will be awarded.


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Submission Media

You must upload digital files for ALL entries. This will be required during the online entry process. Each media type has specific technical requirements, as outlined below.



IMAGES

DIMENSIONS
  • The longest side of each image should be at least 2400 pixels long
  • The longest side of each image must be a maximum of 4800 pixels long

FORMAT
  • Each file must be a high res JPEG or PNG
  • Each file should be RGB color mode
  • Each file must be no larger than 5 MB


VIDEO

ASPECT RATIO / RESOLUTION
  • 1920 x 1080 is preferred and recommended
  • Minimum resolution of 1280 x 720
  • All videos must be submitted in 16x9 format
  • Other aspect ratios will automatically have black pillars added after uploading the video into the online system

FORMAT
  • .mov or .mp4
  • H.264 compression
  • Audio compression must be AAC
  • Each file must be no larger than 200MB

NOTE
  • Do NOT include color bars/tone or slates
  • Case Study/Project Videos should be no longer than 2 minutes.


AUDIO

FORMAT
  • All audio files must be in MP3 format
  • Each file must be no larger than 200MB

NOTE
  • Do NOT include audio slates


URL

FORMAT
  • Landing pages of project information are acceptable.
  • URLs to a video hosted online (i.e., Vimeo, YouTube, etc.) are NOT accepted.
  • Videos must be submitted through online upload.

NOTE
  • URL links entered must remain unchanged through May 2022.
  • Password-protected URLs are NOT recommended, as complicated logins slow down judging.


PDF

FORMAT
  • Images, graphics, and copy should be provided in a single file.
  • Files must be exported at a high resolution image compression.
  • Printers marks should not be included.

NOTE
  • Password-protected PDFs are NOT accepted.

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