Change the world


Be sure to go through all the rules before you enter the Competition

  • Closing date is 3 May 2023 at 8am
  • No late entries will be accepted
  • All entries must be submitted online
  • Schools may contact us for assistance with Bulk Submissions
  • Only one entry and one artwork per person
  • No group entries
  • All entries received on or before 30 March 2023 will go into a lucky draw for “Early Bird” prizes
  • All entries must be the artist’s own work
  • Copying from the internet (or other sources) and passing someone else’s work as one’s own is a serious offence leading to disqualification. Simply redrawing a picture, making only small changes (for example changing the colour) is considered copying.
  • If inspired by another artist’s work, images should be changed by at least 75% to not be considered copying.
  • Direct reproductions of well-known Mathematical pictures or concepts without the artist’s own interpretation or ideas will not qualify.
  • The artwork itself may not be a photograph
  • The artwork may not be computer-generated or digitally enhanced
  • Minimum size of artwork is A4 (21 x 29 cm)
  • Maximum size A2 (42 x 59 cm).
  • The artwork must be mostly two-dimensional.
  • If relief work is used it may be no thicker than 2 cm.
  • Any medium may be used
  • No name of entrant or school may appear on the front of the artwork.
  • Artworks may not contain threatening, or abusive material.
  • The physical, original artworks of the top selected entries will be requested to be sent to Gqeberha for the final judging round. These should be kept safe and unaltered until May 2023.
  • The photograph of the artwork must be clear and in focus, taken in natural light
  • The full artwork must appear in the photo.
  • No background, faces, fingers or hands holding the artwork should be visible
  • No editing of the photograph will be accepted.
  • Photographs should be in file types JPG or PNG
  • A cellphone with a 5-megapixel camera or greater should be used.
  • Photo images may not exceed 5 Mb in size
  • The answers to the questions must be a minimum of 50 words and a maximum of 100 words in length. (Please note: if the system fails to accept your submission, it could be because you have not fulfilled the specified word count)
  • Answers should be in the entrants own words
  • Entrants may express themselves in the official language of their choice.