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Competition Description

  1. This competition will take into consideration proposed designs for the Landscape Wire-O Calendar (150mm x 215mm).
  2. Submitted designs must be original work by the contest participant and should not have been created prior to the beginning of this competition.


Deadline for submissions is set at 31/12/2021 at the latest. Entries received after the stated deadline will not be entertained.
However, Excard reserves the right to adjust this deadline at any time during the competition period.

01ST Sept 2021

Contest Opens

31ST Dec 2021

Submission Deadline

15TH Jan 2022

Winner Announcement

01ST Feb 2022

Winning Artwork Unveiled


  1. The Finalist Prize (drawing tablet) is non-transferable and may not be substituted for cash.
  2. All taxes and other expenses not expressly specified herein as part of the prize are the sole responsibility of the winner.

1st runner up



with certificate
x 1




with certificate
x 1

2nd runner up



with certificate
x 1


Top Brand For Designer: Wacom Drawing Tablet
- One by Wacom (S)


x 10

Winner List 2020

Contest Information

Rules & Eligibility
  1. This competition is open to all Malaysian citizens; students of art, graphic designers, and freelancers in particular are invited to participate in this competition either as individuals or as part of a team.
  2. Participation in this competition is free of charge.
  3. This competition is governed in whole by the Excard Calendar Design Battle 2021 general terms agreement and condition of use.
Artwork Requirement
  1. The template must be downloaded and used as the canvas for your submission.
  2. The artwork submitted must be in a printable and editable format. Please also take into consideration the following conditions:
    • That the artwork is only implemented in the areas shown in the template.
    • All designs and images are in the CMYK color model.
    • Image resolution must be set at 800dpi - 1200dpi.
    • PDF (vector) files must be prepared for the artwork and submitted as a zipped file.
  3. Any submissions that do not meet the above conditions must be resubmitted to be deemed a valid entry.
Judging Criteria
  1. All submissions will undergo the following judging criteria:


    • Is immediately eye-catching.
    • Takes into consideration the relationship and flow between design elements and components that make up the calendar.
    • Has a considerable WOW factor.


    • Clearly shows imagination and creativity from the participant.
    • Shows notable efforts into creating an original work with good composition.
    • Displays strength in invoking emotion through their piece while sending a clear message.


    • Displays thought in the placement and choice of design elements (e.g. headings, text, images, etc.)
    • All design elements chosen have been used in an exceptional manner to enhance their chosen topic/message.
  2. The judging panel, employees, and associated parties of Excard Corporation Sdn Bhd or close relatives thereto are not eligible to enter this competition.
  3. The winning entry will be selected by a panel comprised of industry veterans and employees of Excard. The decisions made by the panel will be final and no further correspondence will be entertained.
  4. Excard reserves the right to not select a winner, should it be found that no suitable entries have been received.
  5. In the event that a selected winner does not provide a response within five (5) days of being contacted, the winner will then be re-selected. Potential winners will be notified by email. To claim their prize, the potential winners must follow the instructions laid out in their email notification.
Terms & Conditions
  1. Winning contestants will be required to surrender in full all copyrights of their submitted design. Graphics and designs used therein become property of Excard Corporation Sdn Bhd upon entry and may be used for promotional purposes.
  2. Excard reserves the right to accept or reject any entry, or to annul/cancel the competition at any time prior to the awarding of the prizes, without thereby incurring any liability to any contestants affected by this decision.
  3. Excard will not be liable for, or pay for, any damages, expenses, or losses that may be incurred by the contestants in the preparation of their entries.
  4. By submitting their artwork to the competition, the participant agrees that they are fully responsible for the designs and agree to release all rights to the design, including, without limitation, copyrights, patents, design rights, trademarks, moral rights, etc. Excard will not be held responsible for any disputes upon question of legal rights of the submitted artwork.
  5. Excard is authorized to publish: the name of the winners, locality of the winners, the amount rewarded, as well as any information provided in regards to the artwork submitted.
  6. If any winner is found to have violated any rules or regulations, they will be required to forfeit their winnings and return said winnings to Excard, even if this information comes to light after the prize has already been awarded.
  7. Excard reserves the right to reject what it deems to be, in its sole discretion, inappropriate, illegal, prohibited, sensitive content, and/or in violation of the terms and spirit of these Official Rules.

Contestants participating in this competition fully agree with all the rules for this competition.

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