It’s time to get creative! Entries now open for Ivor Goodsite Hoarding Competition
Now in its sixth year, the Ivor Goodsite Hoarding Competition enables children of all ages to unleash their artistic skills on site hoardings which become large canvases for their imaginative creations.
Any organisation registered with the Scheme can enter the competition and invite their local school, college or community group to help them design and decorate their hoardings and transform them into attractive murals.
A record 70 contractors took part in the contest last year, engaging over 3500 children in creating eye-catching and unique works of art.
Edward Hardy, Considerate Constructors Scheme Chief Executive said:
The Scheme is delighted to launch the 2018 Ivor Goodsite Hoarding Competition as it provides an excellent opportunity for Scheme-registered sites and companies to engage with local schools and community groups to decorate site hoardings with fun and creative works of art.
We look forward to seeing and judging the eye-catching, imaginative and inventive Hoarding Competition entries, which will help to promote a positive image of the construction industry throughout the UK and Ireland.
All participants will receive prizes including trophies, medals, certificates and fun packs. Competition winners will be featured in a special brochure, an article in the Scheme’s Industry Image magazine, and on the Scheme’s website and social media platforms.
The closing date for entries is 11 May and entrants will need to submit photos and information on their event to the Scheme by the 15 June, when the winning entries will be selected by a judging panel.
The entry fee is £400 (+ VAT), which includes two Ivor Goodsite promotional signs, two A2 posters to promote entry in the competition, and prizes for up to 50 participants.
Sites with a project value of under £2m can enter the competition for a reduced fee of £225 (+ VAT), which includes one promotional sign, one A2 poster and prizes for up to 25 participants.
Entrants should then organise an event with a local school, local community centre or any other local group to help them design and decorate their hoarding around a chosen theme.
Last year’s winning sites chose themes which represented their local town and environment, which included: ‘Youth and Community, ‘Nature and Boats, ‘Children Around The World, ‘Tales of the Thames’, ‘Rainforest’, ‘Hope and Positivity’ and ‘Bee Strong Manchester’.
Click here to view last year’s winners and runners-up.
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