They are calling for entrants from around the world that challenge the idea of what is sensible and “hack” the common sense model. The theme for the award is “MERGE ‒ A future where work and life merge together”.
The Awards recognize and celebrate creative works and inventions that stem from a powerful collaboration between digital and physical fabrications.
Who May Eligible:
To eligible, the candidates must be following all the eligibility criteria:
- This category is only eligible for those who are enrolled in a university or a vocational college at the time of entry.
- There are no age or nationality entry restrictions.
- There are no age or nationality restrictions to this category
- Therefore are open to anyone of interest whether it is individuals, groups or corporations.
How to Apply & Competition Rules:
To win the competition you need to do register through the given link:
- There is no limit to the number of entries you may submit.
- If submitting multiple entries, prepare an entry form for each submission.
- Submission should be creative experiments, works, and inventions that stem from powerful collaborations in the fabrication world.
- These submissions can encompass physical products, art, architecture, or intangible projects such as performing arts, events, workshops, and
- A condition of entry is that the submitted work be in its completed/operational form, and not left in the conceptual phase of the design plan or proposal.
- Submissions can be something that has already been launched, or something yet to be unveiled.
- Submission Language
- YouFab will accept applications written in languages other than English.
- However, be aware that the judgment will be made in English so we recommend that there be an English explanation along with the submitted language.
- Any applications that are not in English will be translated by the YouFab committee using a free online translation tool for the judges to review
Submissions must meet the following requirements:
- One main photograph of the submitted work
- Required Two supplementary photos
- Optional Accepted image formats: JPEG, GIF, and PNG
- Recommended image size is around 10MB
- Video introducing your submission (no more than 5 minutes)Optional
- Although it is not required, they recommend entrants submit a video introducing their works.
- If the privacy settings for the video are set to private, provide a password to view the video on the entry form.
- Explanation of submitted works: Include an explanation including the following in 200 words or less.
- What did you create?
- Why did you make it?
- How did you make it?
- Your entry’s specifications (weight, scale and structure etc.)
- A description about the Lion award (only those who apply for Lion Award)
- Grand Prize (1 winner): Trophy/ 1000 USD
- First Prize(1 winner): Trophy/ 500 USD
- Student Award(1 winner): Award Certificate / 300USD
- General Award(1 winner): Award Certificate / 300USD
- Special LION Award(1 winner): Award Certificate / 1000USD – YouFab 2018 grants the “Lion Award” as a special prize in collaboration with Lion Corporation.
- Finalist Several winners: Award Certificate
The entry period will be from August 1st, 2018 until 12:00 pm (noon) October 31st, 2018 Japan time.
If you have any problems with your submission, contact at firstname.lastname@example.org