SICAB Poster Contest 2019

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SICAB Poster Contest 2019

ANCCE, National Purebred Spanish Breeders’ Association of Spain is pleased to announce SICAB 2019 Poster Contest. This contest is open to all artists who are at least eighteen (18) years of age and Citizens of Spain or any other country.

The theme of the work shall consider the event: International Purebred Spanish Horse Fair (SICAB). ANCCE summons this contest to select the poster that will announce the 29th edition of the International Purebred Spanish Horse Fair, SICAB 2019.

 Who May Eligible:

To eligible, the candidates must be following all the eligibility criteria:

  • Any and all artists interested in participating and
  • Who are at least eighteen (18) years of
  • Citizens of Spain or any other country, as an individual or as a team.

How to Apply & Competitions Rules:

To participate the contest, all work shall be presented or sent—duly packed for shipment—to the main ANCCE office: Cortijo de Cuarto (Viejo) s/n, 41014, Seville (Spain),


  • In a closed envelope, the full name of the author shall appear, together with his/her ID/Passport number, full address, phone number/s, email and a sworn statement indicating that the work is original and unpublished.
  • On the face of the said envelope, the motto of the artwork shall appear, with no other indication that could possibly identify the contestant.
  • Any further indications shall be considered a breach of the rules and lead to exclusion from the contest.
  • All work shipped by mail or courier service shall indicate the day and time of the delivery, but with no mention of the sender.
  • Shipment costs shall be covered by the contestant.
  • Theme:
    • The theme of the work shall consider the event: International Purebred Spanish Horse Fair (SICAB).
    • All work must be original and unpublished; it must not have been presented at any other contests and no part of the work or the actual work may be copied or a plagiarized from other work by the same artist or any other.
    • Authors are responsible before ANCCE and any third party to comply with the rules established herein.
    • The main objective is to have extraordinary advertising impact and be eye-catching as is expected for the poster announcing an event such as SICAB.
  • Technical Characteristics:
    • The painting technique is optional (oil, acrylic, mixed, etc.) but retouched or made with digital means or photographic reproductions are not accepted.
    • Work may be on canvas or wood, mounted, in both cases, on a frame.
    • The format shall be vertical, with a size of 100 x 70 cm. Also, a 100 x 73 cm.
    • The format is acceptable, as it is the standard frame size.
      In the work, the author shall not include logos of any type nor anagrams; however, in the composition, he/she may (as seen appropriate) include the ANCCE and SICAB anagrams in the adaptation of the image for the various supports. Likewise, ANCCE reserves the right to insert, in the winning poster, the brands and/or logos of possible sponsors and/or collaborators.
    • Also, ANCCE shall include the following text in the adaptation of the material to be reproduced: SICAB 2019: International PRE Trade Fair – Seville – World PRE Championship, date of the event and the logos of sponsors and collaborators.
  • Motto:
    • On the back of each work, a motto shall appear which will be used to conceal the identity of the author until the Judges have announced the winner.


  • The following awards have been established:
    • €3000 for first place and the winning poster.
    • €1000 for each of the two runners-up.

Note: The corresponding taxes shall be deducted from the award money.

Application Deadline:

The deadline to present artwork is Tuesday, the 11th of December, 2018 at 2:00 pm.

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