KT Wiz - Wizard Mascot Design Contest

Following the success of their public team-naming contest, KT is at it again. The KT Wiz, which will become the tenth KBO team beginning in the 2015 season, is accepting submissions from the public to design the team's mascot.

Full details about the contest can be found here (Korean only). I will also provide some information below just in case we have some creative types among our readers.

  • Design Guidelines
    • KT Wiz "Wizard Mascot" design concept
    • Wizard Image Expression
    • Wizard design that fits the KT Wiz Baseball Team
    • Designs that are distinct and easily distinguishable from other wizards
    • Imaginative and creative designs
  • Evaluation Criteria
    • Originality, easily distinguishable from other submissions(30 points)
    • Imagination/Creativity (30 points)
    • Wizard, KT Wiz brand image compatibility (20 points)
    • Theme Expression (10 points)
    • Number of images (10 points) (maximum of 5 images)
  • Submission Guidelines
    • Method: Postal submissions only
    • Mailing Address:
      • KT Sports Public Relations Department, Gyeonggi-do, Seongnam-si, Bundang-gu Sampyeong-dong 670, U-Space Building 1-A-dong 1106-ho (463-400)
      • (경기도 성남시 분당구 삼평동 670번지 유스페이스 1-A동 1106호 KT스포츠 홍보팀 (463-400))
    • Format: unlimited (pencil, pastel, paint, marker, etc. computer-aided designs are also acceptable but must be printed for submission. Absolutely no electronic submissions, discs, memory cards, etc)
    • Size: A3 or smaller
  • Deadlines
    • All entries must be received no later than August 26, 2013
    • Winners will be anounced in September 2013
  • Prizes
    • First Prize (1 person): 1 million won + certificate
    • Second Prize (2 people): iPad Mini + certificate
    • Third Prize (3 people): 100,000 won department store gift certificate + certificate
    • Honorable Mention (20 people): 50,000 won culture gift certificate 
  • ​Aditionally, all entrants will be placed in a random drawing for the following prizes
    • ​10 people: KT Wiz jersey and autographed baseball
    • 100 people: 5,000 won culture gift certificate
  • Rules
    • Prize winners are responsible for paying any applicable taxes
    • Submitted materials/designs will not be returned
    • By entering the contest, all designs submitted become property of KT Wiz
    • All designs must be your own original creation and may not contain any images that violate foreign or domestic copyrights, trademarks, patents, etc.
    • Any designs which violate rules will be disqualified. If rule violations are discovered after the contest, prizes must be returned.