Digital Poster Making Contest – ICT Week 2013

Digital Poster Making Contest is a competition of original digital artwork created using Adobe Photoshop. The competition is open to all ICI students and students from other schools within Iligan City and its neighboring municipalities.


Date and Venue

  • Day 1 – February 6, 2013



  • 8:30 AM – 8:45 AM      –    Registration
  • 8:45 AM – 8:59 AM      –    Orientation about the Rules and Guidelines
  • 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM    –    Competition Proper


  • ICI ANNEX1 – CL5



Participants must be a student and currently enrolled (proofs needed: school ID and certificate of registration/enrollment or a certification from the school) in ICI or any secondary school or in an undergraduate degree program in any School/College/University within Iligan City and its neighboring municipalities. Any question of eligibility should be directed to the Chairman of the Digital Poster Making Contest.

Note:  ICI students involved in any of the ICI-ICT Week committees are NOT ALLOWED to           join.


Due to the limitation of computing resources, the number of participants is limited to twenty (20). Registration will be on a FIRST COME FIRST SERVED basis and you can pre-register by going to the Academic Head Office – Rm. 312 Diocesan Centrum Bldg. Salvador Lluch St., Iligan City.



The software to be used is Adobe Photoshop.

Competition Proper – Rules and Guidelines
The competition will run for three (3) hours which includes the creation of the Digital Artwork and the Artist Statement of Originality — this is an explanation in 300 words or less describing what inspired the artwork.

  1. Participants must be in the competition venue 30 minutes before the competition proper – 9:00 AM
  2. Each participant will be provided a workstation with the installed software (Adobe Photoshop). Participants will also be provided clean sheet of paper to write down their explanation about their artwork. By 8:45 AM, all participants should be settled for the short orientation. At exactly 9:00 AM, the competition will start.
  3. The theme for the competition will be revealed during the competition proper.
  4. The use of input devices other than a mouse is not allowed. The use of flash drive is strictly prohibited.
  5. Participants are prohibited to use other computer units. (e.g. personal laptops)
  6. Participants are advised to constantly save their entries in case of power interruption.
  7. No downloaded images can be integrated in the artwork since it should be all original. Everything in the artwork should be from scratch. The use of stacked/library images of Adobe Photoshop is also not allowed.
  8. There should only be two (2) applications running during the competition proper, namely Adobe Photoshop and Notepad. A participant caught running applications other than the allowed will be imposed with a one (1) point deduction per judge.
  9. After the briefing/orientation of the competition, a one (1) point deduction per judge per 5 minutes will be imposed for late comers. Only a maximum of thirty (30) minutes is allowed for late comers, more than that time equates disqualification. Refund is not an option.
  10. Make sure your image is around 200dpi, 10”x 8” (Landscape or Portrait orientation) and there are no names or distinguishing marks on the entry. Failure to follow the image specification of output image will be imposed with a five (5) point deduction per judge.
  11. Save the image with the following information:
    1. Name initials_ParticipantNo.jpg.
      1. For example participant: John Lloyd Cruz – No. 5
      2. Filename: JLC_5.jpg
    1. Note: When exporting the image to JPEG, make sure that the compression is 0 (zero compression) or set JPEG options Quality to Maximum (12).



  1. When done with the artwork, write the Report of Creativity using Notepad. Save the text with the following information:
    1. Name initials_ParticipantNo.txt.
      1. For example participant: John Lloyd Cruz – No. 5
      2. Filename: JLC_5.txt
  1. By 12:00PM all artworks and Report of Creativity must be done and saved. Evaluation by three (3) qualified judges will commence at this time.
  2. A participant may be disqualified by the competition committee for any activity that jeopardizes the contest such as dislodging extension cords, unauthorized modification of contest materials, or distracting behavior.
  3. Winners will be announced on the Awarding Ceremony, Day 3 – February 8, 2013, 2:00PM – 5:00PM, ICI-ANNEX1-TL1, CCFFI Bldg. Benito Labao St., Iligan City
  4. The result once announced is final and irrevocable.



Criteria for Judging

Originality                   –           20%
Visual Appeal            –           30%
Layout                          –           20%
Concept                       –           30%
Total                           –           100%


  • First Place – Cash + Certificates

Contact Us

For inquiries, please contact:


Margie Restauro
Chairman, Digital Poster Making Competition
3rd ICI-ICT Week Celebration
Diocesan Centrum Bldg. Salvador Lluch St.

Brgy. Poblacion, Iligan City

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