Golden Hat 2019 – Cartoon Submission Competition in Netherlands


Opportunity Details

  • Opportunity ID 9694

Opportunity Description

Golden Hat 2019 invites creative talents from all over the world to submit one or multiplied cartoons (max 5) that has a humorous portrayal of someone or something. For example, it can be a caricature of a person or a picture of a funny situation. One entry can be one single image or in shape of a short comic strip.

Important details:

  • Deadlines:                        December 31, 2019
  • Duration:                          1 day
  • Location(s):                       Netherlands
  • There is no specific theme to this, you can choose your own theme
  • You have to own the rights of the work, and by submitting you are passing that right to the program for 2 years.  (for advertisement and display)
  • The submissions should be original and any issues regarding plagiarism is the responsibility of the applicant.


  • Max 5 submissions per applicant
  • Either black and white or color
  • Must not have any text
  • It can also be created digitally
  • Must not be folded (packaged flat)
  • Submissions will not be accepted if framed, working under glass or in other materials
  • Must not have be shown any other award show.


  • Flight and accommodation will be covered
  • € 5,000 – Golden Hat
  • € 2,000 – Silver Hat
  • € 1,000 – Bronze Hat
  • € 5,00 – Audience Award
  • Your work will be published in a cartoon book in collaboration with “Davidsfonds” Leuven

Note: The prizes are subject to Belgian Tax Laws.


  • Over 18 years old

Specifications of submissions:

  • Digital Entries:
    • 2480 x 3500 pixels (A4 300dpi).
    • Formats to use: pdf, jpeg, eps, tif or psd
  • Non-digital entries
    • Should be sent by post
    • Dimensions min. 21 x 30 cm or max. 30 x 42 cm
    • Entrants last name, name and address should be written on the back of each
  • You entry is valid only if you have received the complete application form from the program.
  • The non-digital entries are submitted at the expense of the applicant.
  • The submissions will be trimmed with a passe-partout (for the exhibition)

How to apply:

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If you have any queries, please call at 050 630 380 or 050 630 390 OR email at

For more information, please go to the official website of Golden Hat 2019.

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