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Essence and Tradition
COSVI maintains its commitment to the youth of our country and to the preservation of our customs and traditions. We are a cooperative company, purely Puerto Rican, that promotes the social welfare of the communities we serve.
The joy and happiness that the Christmas season brings us will be represented in our cooperative company, with an exhibition of all the postcards participating in this Virtual Gallery.
Christmas Postcard Winner 2021
Winning Postcards Superior Category
Winning Postcards Intermediate Category
Postcards Finalists Superior Category
Postcards Finalists Intermediate Category
Exhibition of Participating Postcards
The postcard admission period begins on August 31, 2021 and ends on October 15, 2021. All postcards must be received on or before October 15, 2021. A postcard that arrives after this date will not be considered. Any resident student of Puerto Rico who is enrolled in an educational institution (Intermediate or Higher) can participate.
All the rules of the contest
Students will participate in a single category (Intermediate or Higher) for a first, second and third prize. The size of the postcard will be 5 x 7 without a frame.
The following means will be allowed for the development of the postcard: pencil, paint and markers.
Rule No. 3
The student must take a photo of their work (postcard) and send it to the following email: email@example.com
Rule No. 4
Of all the postcards received, the jury will select ten postcards per category that, according to the jury's criteria, best represent the theme of the contest. For which there will be ten finalist postcards for the Intermediate Category and ten finalist postcards for the Superior Category.
(a) The jury will communicate with the finalist participants by email asking the student to send their original postcard to the following address: PO BOX 363428, SAN JUAN PR 00936-3428, TO THE ATTENTION OF THE COOPERATIVE AFFAIRS OFFICE, ESSENCE AND TRADITION CONTEST.
(b) The postcards selected as the finalists must be received on or before the date of October 15, 2021.
(c) After the date of October 15, the jury will determine the prizes awarded for this contest by category.
(d) The jury will select a work from the first two places in each category, which will be considered for the COSVI Christmas Card, with an additional incentive of $200.
Rule No. 5
a. The originality with which the topic is worked will be evaluated; the elements of the design, that is: the color, the contrast, the line, the texture, etc. The postcard must represent the theme of the Contest: COMMITMENT TO THE COMMUNITY.
b. The art developed must include Christmas elements, since it is a Christmas postcard.
c. The jury's decision will be final.
d. All the postcards that participate in the contest will be part of an exhibition presented in our Virtual Gallery that will be incorporated into our web page cosvi.com for the enjoyment of all our visitors and customers.
e. In the Virtual Gallery, the distinction of participating postcards, finalists and winners will be made.
f. The participants will give COSVI the right of reproduction, maintaining their copyright.
g. The postcard must be original to the participant. If the judges conclude that the postcard bears a striking resemblance to an existing postcard or if it gives the impression that it was copied from an existing postcard, the postcard may be disqualified at the discretion of the judges.
h. If the postcard is disqualified, after being awarded, the participant must return the prizes it has received and the judges may reallocate the prizes awarded.
i. You will find the Registration Sheet at the end of this document, it must be filled out and sent in the same email that sends your photo, but as a separate document, that is, two annexes must be received in the same email, your registration sheet and a second annex that will be the photo of the participating postcard.
j. COSVI will return original postcards from January 17, 2021 onwards. As long as the participant has sent a pre-addressed envelope with a stamp and a written address where the original postcard should be sent. The postcards will be kept until February 28, 2021.“
"INCLUDE THIS REGISTRATION SHEET IN THE SAME MAIL YOU SEND YOUR PHOTO, BUT AS A SEPARATE DOCUMENT TO THE PHOTO"