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Rules 24th Euro-kartoenale Kruishoutem


Theme : Future of Mobility - On the Road to CAR-(u)topia
Deadline: 10th of January 2023


Download the pdf version of the rules in English here


1.  The number of entries is limited to 5

Any kind of graphical technique will be accepted. The works may not have been selected or awarded in contests before. The drawings shall not bear subtitles.


2.  You can send your works in two ways

  • Register and upload your cartoons on our  platform www.ecc-kruishoutem.be/register
  • Or send them by regular post to the following address: Euro-kartoenale - René D’Huyvetterstraat 5C - 9770 Kruishoutem - Belgium - Europe

On our website you can check the list of participants to see if you works arrived. The entry list is updated daily.


3. Digital drawings

Digital drawings shall have the following dimensions: 300 dpi, maximum 3MB.

4.  Paper drawings


The drawings sent by post must be on A4 and bear, on the reverse side, the surname, forename, e-mail and address of the participant. The original entries will only be sent back by the organizers on written request. The organization can in no way be held responsible for eventually damaged or lost works.


5.  Consent

By participating, the artist agrees with this rules and authorize the organizers to publish the submitted works in the catalogue and for the promotion of the exhibition. For any other use of the cartoons the permission of the cartoonist is previously requested.

The participant agrees that the personal information (name, e-mail, address) is used to keep her/him informed about the competition.


6. The prizes


1st prize                            € 2.100,00 + trophy

2nd prize                           € 1.700,00 + trophy

3rd prize                            € 1.500,00 + trophy

Best EU cartoon                € 1.000,00

Best Belgian cartoon         € 1.000,00

Prize of the ECC               Personal exhibition in the ECC

On the occasion of the prize-giving ceremony, all the winners are invited for a stay of 3 days in Kruishoutem.


7.  Catalogue

On request the participants get a free catalogue. However, the postage costs are for their own account. They can also collect the catalogue at the European Cartoon Center. If your work is published in the catalogue a free copy is sent automatically.


8.  Exhibitions

The exhibition will run from the 9th of April till the 25th of June 2023 in the European Cartoon Center Kruishoutem. The participant lends the submitted works to the organizers for itinerant exhibitions. Consequently, the selected works will remain at the disposal of the organizers until December 2024. The awarded works will become property of the organization.


9. Jury

The international jury of cartoon professionals will meet in Kruishoutem on the 27th of January 2023. The complete list of jury members will be announced on our website after the expiry of the deadline. If after announcement of the prizes it appears that plagiarism has been committed the jury can after deliberation withdraw the prize.


10. Inauguration


The inauguration and prize-giving ceremony will take place on Saturday the 8th of April 2023.


On our FAQ-page you can find an answer for most of your questions.


Reflections by the main sponsor Sofico on the theme Future of Mobility - On the Road to CAR-(u)topia


The future of mobility can not be defined in one word. However, while no-one can predict the future, it’s safe to say the future of mobility is versatile: from using different means of transportation in a single trip or to travel the same road, to becoming more sustainable. While this evolution is reshaping the outlook of mobility, it also offers the opportunity to make mobility more fun. To make it an experience to enjoy. As the world’s leading supplier of mission-critical software solutions for automotive finance, leasing, fleet, and mobility management companies, Sofico is dedicated to paving the way and to facilitate its customers into making this transition.