Student Print Competition Rules and Eligibility


Please be sure to read the Rules and Eligibility terms before entering the competition.

Rules and Egilibity

  • The Student Print Competition is open to university students in full-time education, up to 25 years of age.
  • All entrants must create a Print Campaign answering the brief, which will be released in September 2019 and close in December 2019.

The countries eligible include:
Afghanistan, Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Ghana, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Kenya, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Mozambique, Nigeria, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Tunisia, UAE, West Bank & Gaza, Western Sahara, Yemen.

Required documents

1.       To complete your entry, you will need to upload the following:
  • One Presentation board (JPEG) - MANDATORY
    Supporting Material – OPTIONAL
  • Required format:

JPG, 300 dpi, RGB
A2 size (420mm x 594mm)
Your entry can be in English OR Arabic - if in Arabic, please provide English translation


Please ensure you read the brief in full as this outlines all guidelines and material to be provided.

2.       ONE Form of ID (Age verification)

This can be either passport copy, driving license or student ID.

Please visit 2019 Winners to see previous entries into the Student Print Competition.

Other Instructions:

  • Please ensure you upload all the necessary documents.
  • Failure to do so may result in your entry not being accepted.
  • No entries will be accepted via any method expect the student entry portal and must be entered before the deadline date
  • Students may enter multiple entries, if the campaigns are different concept/idea
  • All work created as part of the competition remains the property of the Dubai Lynx International Festival of Creativity and the ideas can be used by the “Client/Charity” as part of their advertising/marketing.
  • All shortlisted boards will be displayed at the Festival 6-9 September 2020.
  • The work will be judged by the Competition Jury in January 2020. Shortlists will be announced in February 2020 and the winner will be announced at the Dubai Lynx Student Awards held during the festival.
  • We invite all shortlisted winners, the competition jury and competition partners to attend this celebration.


Need an image?
You have access to Getty Images for any images you require for your entry. Please follow the steps below to gain access to the image(s):
Go to
Log in with the username studentawards2020 password Getty123
Click on 'creative images' and select 'royalty free' images
Search for the content you need - to save time, you can select 'filter and sort' on the search