Guidelines:





Both individual designers and designing businesses can participate in the mascot design.
All individual participants should provide the following information: name, identification number or passport number, contact address, telephone, and regular e-mail address. All businesses participants should provide the following information: company’s full name, company address, contact person, contact address, telephone and regular e-mail address.
All participating individuals and businesses should agree the following in writing. “The submitted design is my/our original work and did not copy or borrow from any existing design. Should the submitted design constitutes infringement of intellectual property rights of others’ patents, trademarks, or designs, participants shall be liable for all consequences. Should the design be chosen, designer/design company agrees that The People's Government of Chenghai District of Shantou City, Guangdong, China, will be the sole owner of the intellectual property rights of the chosen design.
The People's Government of Chenghai District of Shantou City, Guangdong, China, will become the sole owner of the intellectual property rights of the chosen designs and unauthorized use of the designs is strictly prohibited. Individual designer or designing company of the chosen design should provide the original image for future use.
Sponsor shall be allowed to use winning entries in its mascot design promotion or in other event-related and non-profit activities.
Should any of the design submission be involved in any legal dispute of intellectual property rights or copyrights, submission shall be made disqualified immediately and the corresponding participant shall be liable for any possible legal consequences.
Once a design is submitted, the participant is assumed to have understood and completely agreed to the rules.
The Sponsor of this design competition—The Leading Panel of the Exemplary Base for Foreign Trade Transformation & Upgrading in Shantou—will be the sole interpreter of the mascot design competition rules.