In celebration and honour of the YC124 Union Day the LUMEN Caldari Contingent is once again sponsoring a contest for inspiring and patriotic works. New for this year is that aside from written works in the form of short prose and classic poetry, patriotic and inspiring posters are also eligible for entry.
This event is open to Citizens of the State and non-citizens alike*. The purpose of the contest is to celebrate and illuminate the culture, history, achievements and way of life of the Caldari people, the State and the client states, remembering our past as we with strength and unity look to the future.
Entries should seek to reflect that.
Submissions of entries are open as of this announcement. Entries may either be posted as a reply to this thread or in an individual thread on these forums with a link to the individual thread posted bellow.
The deadline for submissions is the 11th of September YC124 and the results will be announced during the later half of September YC124.
Prizes for the top entries are:
- 1st Place – 1 billion ISK as well as one Raven Navy Issue
- 2nd Place – 500 million ISK as well as one Drake Navy Issue
- 3rd Place – 250 million ISK as well as one Caracal Navy Issue
- 4th Place – 100 million ISK as well as one Caldari Navy Hookbill
Individual judges may award further prices at their own discretion to works they deem deserving of special recognition, The prizes may be updated.
Rules and limitations
Posters submitted should be held to a standard of decorum where they could be displayed in public to all audiences.
Written works should be no longer than 1000 words, there is no minimal length.
Multiple submissions from the same person is allowed, however each entry will be judged separately.
The intent is that works submitted to this contest are made to celebrate Union Day YC124. As such, already existing works should not be entered (this is requirement is waivered for works published relatively recently)
The panel of judges reserve the right to disqualify any hostile or inappropriate entries or contestants.
All members of the panel of judges, including observes, are disqualified from submitting works to the contest.
Judges for this contest are from the LUMEN Caldari Contingent , I-RED and SPD
If there are any questions in regards to the contest, you may contact me.
For the State!
* Individuals falling in to any of following categories need not enter.
- Individuals currently or recently; supporting, associating with, loyal to, or part of, following organizations:
- Federal Defense Union
- Tribal Liberation Force
- Triglavian Collective
- Kybernaut Clades
- Sansha’s Nation
- Blood Raiders
- Guristas Pirates
- Serpentis Corporation
- Angel Cartel
- Templis Dragonaurs
Individuals with a repeated and violent history of major acts of aggression (Such as, but not limited to; Piracy, Subversion, Terrorism, and Sabotage) towards the State itself.
Individuals who have committed high treason towards the State.
With reservation for eventual errors, clarifications, and changes.