TERMS OF USE

1. Age Requirement:

This online art contest is open to all kids between 6 and 16 years of age.

2. The Work Must Be Original:

No artwork needs to be shipped as these are online exhibits. You must be the creator of the art and image file you or your approved representative submit to the competition.. Your art must be your own original concept and not a copy of anyone else's copyrighted material. (If your image infringes upon another's copyright it will be disqualified.) Upon submitting your work, to this competition, you are solely responsible for any infringement on copyrighted materials.

3. Entry Fees:

Please see specific contest prospectus for entry fees.

4. Repeat Entries:

There is no restriction on entering art that has been entered to previous competitions.

5. Copyright:

The artist retains all copyrights to their artwork without exception.

6. Non-exclusive Permissions:

By entering this art competition, you are granting us a non-exclusive perpetual license to reproduce images of your artwork on our thegenieofart.com website and in our newsletters, and in the marketing of the art competitions to the general public. Artworks will not be used for any other purpose than that which is stated here. All winning entries will be displayed on the thegenieofart.com website. Each entry becomes part of the public, historical / archival online contest catalog. It can be removed at a later date upon request.

7. File Sizes and Formats:

Your images are best represented at 1200px on the longest side and at a resolution of 72dpi. The acceptable file formats are: jpg, gif, and png.

8. The Entry Process:
  • Step 1. Before you submit any artwork you have to have account on our website, so you have to click on Register button.
  • Step 2 be sure your files ready to upload before you start the submission process. Select the contest you wish to enter and click the "Enter Here" button.
  • Step 3. After upload the artwork please go to your account and Click the "Buy Now" button to pay for your entries. You will be redirected to PayPal to process your payment.
  • If you encounter any problems or have a question please contact our tech support staff at support@ thegenieofart.com and we will assist you.
  • The composition and design of the work is also a judging criteria.
  • o Note: The quality of the images submitted will also play a role in the judging process. It is best if the images submitted are no smaller than 600px.
9. Original Work:

We reserve the right to request proof that your entry is your original artwork created solely by you. Non-compliance to this rule will be a disqualification of your entry.

10. Multiple Submission:

There are no restrictions to the number of contests an artist can submit work to, nor the number of pieces they can submit, nor the number of prizes they can win.

11. Submission Deadlines:

Artworks may be submitted up until midnight Eastern Standard Time on the last day of the submission schedule posted. No artworks will be accepted past the posted deadline.

12. Prize Payments:

Cash prizes can be paid through Paypal or by a check mailed to the winner within 14 days of the notification of winning.

13. Taxes:

Winners shall be solely responsible for all federal, state, and local taxes.