Each year, Fumetto Comic Festival Lucerne holds a competition to give comic creators the opportunity to compare their work, present it to a broader public and to exchange views with others.
Cat. 1: 18 years or older
Cat. 2: 13 to 17 years
Cat. 3: up to 12 years of age (reference date is the deadline)
DEADLINE: 4th of January
APPLICATION: Register under the application form, wait for an e-mail which provides your user number, print e-mail, and enclose it in your application.
FORMAT: A4 or A3 (other formats enclose application will be disqualified)
FORM: Only comics (stories in picture form), no entries via e-mail.
NUMBER OF PAGES: Maximum 4 (only 1 comic story).
LABELING: Name, address, telephone number, e-mail, user number, date of birth and paging on the back of each page.
PACKAGING: sturdy envelope, no rolls.
RETURN POSTAGE: For Swiss residents only: stamps or money in the value of the stamps needed. Foreigners: 15 Euro. If the return postage is not enclosed or not sufficient the works will not be sent back but kept for one year.
Fumetto Wettbewerb, Rössligasse 12, CH–6004 Lucerne, Switzerland
Confirmation of participation will be sent by the mid of February. The works will be returned by the end of August.
Fumetto will award three prizes in each category. There will also be a prize for the best scenario, regardless of the categories. The festival‘s visitors will be able to vote for the people’s choice award.
Forty to fifty comics will be nominated by the jury and shown in the exhibition during the festival from 20.-28. of March, those not nominated will be shown in folders.
NB. Dates subject to change from one edition to another.