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Important Timelines
1.Registration and Submissions:  January 15th (Monday) to April 30th (Tuesday) 2024
2.Review Period: May 2nd (Thursday) to May 16th (Thursday) 2024
3. Award Ceremony: July 13th (Saturday), 2024
Registration and Submissions
1.National  Competition (Domestic Competition)
1.1 Traditional Artwork Category

After completing the online registration, the system will generate an application form and send it to a point of contact email address (member's email). Please print out the registration form and affix it to the lower-left corner on the back of the artwork and mailed to TAISE by Tuesday April 30th, 2024. The mailing address details are as follows:

-Mailing Address: 8F-9, No. 188, Sec. 5, Nanjing E. Rd., SongShan Dist., Taipei City105411, Taiwan. 
-Recipient:  TAISE- Painting Competition Team
-Telephone Number: +886 -2-27698968 Ext: 833

※ For those who wish to submit their entries in person at TAISE, you must also register online, print the application form, and affix it to the back of the artwork. Please submit the entry during regular office hours between 9:00-12:00 and 13:30-18:00 Monday to Friday.
※Additionally, for  overseas taiwan schools participantsor participants on offshore islands, you can scan the student's artwork as a JPG file with a resolution of 300 dpi. Email it to, and consider the submission completed upon receiving a confirmation email from TAISE.

1.2Digital Artwork Category
For digital artwork submissions, upload the artwork to a personal cloud storage, such as Google Drive, and allow sharing permissions. During online registration, include a link to the shared artwork allowing TAISE to download your artwork.     

2.International Competition
2.1Traditional Artwork Category
Digital Artwork Category
Submissions for either the Traditional Artwork Category or the Digital Artwork Category are required to upload the scanned/digital artwork to a personal cloud storage, such as Google Drive, and allow sharing permissions. During online registration, include a link to the shared artwork allowing TAISE to download your artwork.
Competition Formats and Qualifications
Competition Format
Artwork Type
(including counties and cities)
Traditional Artwork
Lower Elementary School
1.Students in Taiwan(non-nationality specific)
2.Students in an Overseas Taiwan Schools(non-nationality specific)
Grades 1 to 2
Middle Elementary School
Grades 3 to 4
Upper Elementary School
Grades 5 to 6
Digital Artwork
Junior High School
Grades 7 to 9
International Competition
Traditional Artwork
Elementary School
Overseas Students
Born between January 1st 2012 and December 31st 2018
Junior High
Born Between January 1st 2009 and December 31st 2011
Digital Artwork
Junior High
Between January 1st 2009 and December 31st 2011
※In order to accommodate different educational systems in various countries, participants in the international competition will be grouped based on their date of birth, regardless of nationality.
※ Currently, the Digital Artwork Category is open only to junior high school students aged 13-15 and does not yet accept elementary school students.
※The county and city competitions will be divided into the following groups: Taipei City, New Taipei City, Keelung City, Hsinchu City, Taoyuan City, Hsinchu County, Yilan County, Taichung City, Miaoli County, Changhua County, Nantou County, Yunlin County, Kaohsiung City, Tainan City, Chiayi City, Chiayi County, Pingtung County, Penghu County, Hualien County, Taitung County. Kinmen County and Lienchiang County will be grouped together. 
※If the number of enrolled students from Taiwanese overseas schools reaches a certain count, they will be grouped under the national competition's overseas group. 
※If any group fails to reach the required number of participants, the organizers may consider merging them with other groups or canceling the category depending on the circumstances.

Artwork Regulations
1.  All artworks should be created on 8K art-drawing paper (approximately 26 x 38 cm), with no restriction on orientation (portrait or landscape).
2.  Artworks must not be presented in a comic or poster format. It is strongly recommended not to include written text, slogans, banners, or various environmental labels (water conservation labels, environmental labels, carbon footprint labels, etc.) in the content of the artwork. Please express the concepts through visual means.

3. Traditional Artwork Category
(1)    Materials for the competition artworks are not restricted. Various hand-drawn methods such as watercolor, crayon, printmaking, ink, colored pencils, etc., are allowed. Participation using any digital drawing methods is strictly prohibited. Additionally, refrain from using cutouts, applying glitter, or similar methods. Please do not mount or frame your artwork.
(2)    For the International Traditional Artwork Category, the scanned file resolution must be at least 300 dpi, in JPG file format, with a single file size less than 10MB. Color adjustment and retouching are strictly prohibited.
Digital Artwork Category
(1)    Only 2D drawings and original designs are acceptable. The submission of AI-generated images is strictly prohibited. Artworks using 3D models and pre-existing materials will not be accepted.
(2)    Please refrain from adding special colors such as metallic color, fluorescent color, and spot varnish.
(3)    Please provide two separate finalized JPG files, one file formatted to RGB and one file in CMYK. Each file should have a resolution of 300 dpi and each file size should be less than 10MB.
(4)    It is required to preserve the original drawing software file with editable layers, such as Illustrator(.ai) or Photoshop(.psd), as proof of originality. Failure to submit the original file upon request will result in the disqualification from receiving an award.
(5)    Please use legal illustrative software. The organizers do not provide any software licenses. If issues arise from the use of unauthorized software, participants will be responsible for addressing those issues themselves.

Notice to Participants
1.  Students with Republic of China (Taiwan) nationality can participate in both the Domestic and International competitions. However, the content of the artworks must not be duplicated, and each participant is limited to one entry per category. For example, if a junior high school student named Wang XiaoMing creates 2 traditional artworks and 2 digital artworks, a total of 4 unique artworks, Wang XiaoMing can register in each of the following categories: Domestic Competition Traditional Artwork Category, Domestic Competition Digital Artwork Category, International Competition Traditional Artwork Category, and International Competition Digital Artwork Category.
2.  To avoid multiple registrations in the same competition and category, please choose either individual registration or group registration. If you have already participated through individual registration, you cannot repeat the process with group registration, and vice versa.
3.  Participating artworks must be original creations that have not previously been published or entered in other competitions. Collaborative creations are not allowed, and it is strictly prohibited to submit someone else's work as your own or engage in ghostwriting. Participants must not violate relevant intellectual property laws. Any violation will result in disqualification from the competition or forfeiture of rewards. If the infringement is discovered by the original author, the participant is solely responsible for legal consequences related to copyright infringement, and TAISE bears no responsibility.
4.  All submitted artworks will not be returned. The ownership and intellectual property rights of the artworks are fully transferred to TAISE from the date of registration. TAISE has the rights to publicly announce, display, broadcast, narrate, premiere, transmit, perform publicly, reproduce, edit, modify, rent, distribute, release, create derivative works, or edit into edited works etc., all rights associated with intellectual property usage. No additional remuneration or monetary royalties will be provided afterward, no objections are permitted. TAISE may, as needed, revise, decorate, add, delete, or omit information regarding the content and related details of the artworks including the omission of names.
5.  Registering for the competition indicates compliance with the competition’s evaluation rules and acceptance of the final selection results by TAISE. The judges may flexibly adjust the award quotas of each category by determining the category as 'vacant,' 'reducing quotas,' or 'increasing quotas,' based on the actual standards of the artworks in each category. There shall be no objections to the selection results.
6.  TAISE is not responsible for any damage that may occur during the process of sending artworks. Please ensure careful packaging.
7.  TAISE reserves the right to make final modifications, changes, interpretations, and cancellations of this event.

Evaluation Criteria
1. Judges
TAISE invites experts and scholars in the field of arts related to the theme of the year to form the final judging panel. The panel of judges will be gender diverse. The preliminary judging panel includes students majoring in fine arts and students majoring in environmental science related disciplines or those who are Certified Professionals in Corporate Sustainability Management (CPCS).

2. Evaluation Standards
Topic Content
3.a Strengthen the implementation of the World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control in all countries, as appropriate.

3.b Support the research and development of vaccines and medicines for the communicable and non-communicable diseases that primarily affect developing countries, provide access to affordable essential medicines and vaccines, in accordance with the Doha Declaration on the TRIPS Agreement and Public Health, which affirms the right of developing countries to use to the full the provisions in the Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights regarding flexibilities to protect public health, and, in particular, provide access to medicines for all. 
3.c Substantially increase health financing and the recruitment, development, training and retention of the health workforce in developing countries, especially in least developed countries (LDCs)and small island developing States (SIDS).

3.d Strengthen the capacity of all countries, in particular developing countries, for early warning, risk reduction and management of national and global health risks.
Creativity and Originality
The concept of the artwork demonstrates imagination and creativity, skillfully utilizing artistic expression to convey the artist's perspective on the theme. The work must be an original creation, free from the risk of plagiarism or resemblance to other existing pieces.
he overall presentation and aesthetics, including but not limited to brushwork, lines, and colors.

Evaluation Process
Domestic Competition (Including Counties and Cities) – Traditional Artwork Category
County and City Initial Round (Eliminate non-compliant artworks)→County and City Preliminaries(Artworks selected by the preliminary judging panel will advance to the county/city finals.)→County and City Finals(The finals judging panel will select each county/city winners.)→Domestic Competition(The top 3 from each county/city will automatically be advanced to the Domestic competition, other artwork will be determined by the finals judging panel.)
Domestic Competition– Digital Artwork Category
National Competition Initial Round(Eliminate non-compliant artworks)→National Competition Preliminaries(Artworks selected by the preliminary judging panel will advance to the county/city finals)
→National Competition Finals(The finals judging panel will select each county/city winners)
International Competition – Traditional Artwork Category  /  Digital Artwork Category
Each Categories Initial Round(Eliminate non-compliant artworks)
→Each Categories Preliminaries(Preliminary Judging panel will select artworks to enter the final)→)Each Categories Finals(Each Categories Finals)