These rules have been drafted in accordance with Oficio Circular no. 38/2018, of 29 August of the Directorate-General of Coordination and Human and General Resources General Registry Number: 2018/0276992
This Competition is for Primary Education students (years 3, 4, 5 and 6), Secondary education, Basic Vocational training, Baccalaureate, Vocational Training (intermediate and higher) and Special Education at all State Schools.
Head teachers and teachers at State Schools can register for the School Competition and access the competition materials on the website. www.concursoescolaronce.es from 17 September. You can also register by phone by calling the free telephone number: 900 808 111. The deadline for registration and participation is 1 February 2017. The ONCE Competition organisation reserves the right to lengthen the registration and participation term, at its own discretion.
Participation must be by entire classrooms and led by a teacher, and the participation must be in one of these five categories:
A (3rd and 4th years of primary education)
B (5th and 6th years of primary education)
C (secondary education and basic vocational training)
D (baccalaureate and middle and higher level vocational training)
E (special education)
The projects in the last two categories will only participate in the final phase of the contest and will be evaluated by a national jury.
Students take part by doing classwork in their own categories and stage/type of education. In exceptional circumstances, the competition organisers will accept work created by students from several categories. This applies to groups of rural schools or travelling circus classrooms, special support classes, etc. In such cases the work will be entered in the category to which the majority of students belong. In case of a draw, the class will be included in the higher category. The maximum number of students per classroom is that established by law for each level.
1. The work entered in the competition, under the slogan ”Ideas to make playtime inclusive for me and my schoolmates”>,:
A. Primary and Special Education students (categories A, B and E) will create a POSTER containing guidelines to encourage inclusion and diversity in the playground. The poster must be submitted online in the teacher’s Private Area in .jpg format with a maximum weight of 2MB. The poster will have a title and, to facilitate accessibility, it must include an audio-description with a maximum duration of 1 minute. Participants may record the the audio-description in the private area where they upload the work or attach a file in .MP3/ .MP4/ .WAV/ .AAC/ or .3GP format.
Students may create their posters using cut-outs from newspapers and magazines, pictures they find on the Internet, photos they take themselves, or a combination of the above. If they use any third-party content or images, participating teachers must ensure that they are copyright free or that they are in possession of the requisite intellectual property rights, sufficiently broad for the terms of this competition.
Students may use any techniques to which they have access, ranging with traditional methods such as the drawing or collage (using glue and scissors), to any computer program that allows them to treat images (Photoshop, editors on line, etc.).
If the classroom group opts to create a traditional illustration or a collage, the teacher will have to scan or photograph and then upload it to the competition website, as explained above.
Students studying ESO (Compulsory Secondary Education, FP (Vocational training and Baccalaureate (Categories C and D) must also create a video advocating for an inclusive school for a maximum duration of one minute. This must be submitted online via the teacher’s Private Area in .avi/.mp4/.mov (formats accepted by YouTube) in a file up to 100MB. The competition website contains soundtracks that participants can select and add lyrics. Participants can also compose their own music or choose other melodies. In case of any third-party music, participating teachers must ensure that this is copyright free or that they hold the appropriate intellectual property rights, sufficiently wide for the terms of this competition. Likewise, teachers must ensure that they hold the necessary rights to all materials.
The music video must have a title (no more than 140 characters), and a text with lyrics and an explanation-guide to what happens in the video to facilitate judging.
Participating teachers must ensure that they are in possession of documents that transfer rights over photographs of students that appear both in the poster or video, as broad as required in the competition rules, duly signed by students or their legal representatives if they are minors. Only the winning videos and posters will be published. In this case, the competition organisers reserve the right to request assignment of image and voice rights by participants in the video and/or poster and the audio description. Neither ONCE nor its Foundation accept any liability for participants’ image and voice rights vis-a-vis the videos, posters or description.
All works submitted must have take the following aspects into account to demand inclusive playtimes:
- The physical space:
- The social space:
All categories will participate online.
With regard to the category E (special education), given the characteristics of this category and the works that tend to be submitted (textures, volumes, relief, etc.) there is an option, to enable a more accurate assessment by the National Jury, to submit original works to Dirección de Comunicación e Imagen de ONCE, c/La Coruña, 18 28020 Madrid) by clearly specifying on the envelope "School Competition”.
The jury will consider the originality of the work to promote diversity and inclusion in the playground.
Likewise, consideration shall be given to the care and the presentation of the works submitted and the techniques used.
The jury will assess the possibilities of the work to raise awareness of the importance of inclusive playtimes, which take disability and diversity into account, transmitting the values of ONCE and its Foundation.
Considering accessibility as an essential factor for social inclusion and as an example of solidarity in the field of education, too.
The competition consists of three phases:
Category D works will be prejudged by a Technical Panel made up of teaching professionals and inclusion specialists. The panel will select a maximum of 20 works to go into the nationwide phase, whose jury will pick five finalists from the list, among which the nationwide winner will be chosen.
Category E works (Special Education) will be judged by a technical team from the Ministry of Education and Vocational Training. Five finalists will also be selected, from among which the nationwide winner will be chosen.
The juries will each have at least six members: three representatives of ONCE and the Foundation (one from the representation area, one from the management area, and a professional specialised in Specific Educational Teams in this territorial area), and another three members selected from the communication, education and public administration areas.
There will be a CERMI representative on each autonomous regional jury.
The nationwide jury will also include a person related to the world of special education, as well as other important personalities with a connection to the competition theme.
The juries’ decisions will be issued on the following dates: provincial juries will meet before 15 March 2019, autonomous juries before 12 April 2019, and the nationwide jury will meet before 10 May 2019.
Works that does not comply with the format requirements described in these rules, are on incompatible media or lack authors rights, shall be disqualified.
Under no circumstances will be jury award the same score to two or more works in a category.
The jury must award the prizes in all the categories and in all the stages provided that at least two works have been submitted that meet the requirements of this competition. If a work is disqualified on grounds of non-compliance with the requirements, the jury must justify this when issuing its decision.
By taking part in the competition, participants accept the rules, which are available on our website, and the jury’s decision is always final.
One of the two jury members representing ONCE and its Foundation will act as chair of the jury and shall have the casting vote to settle a tie in the jury’s votes. There are no appeals against the decisions of the jury.
The Territorial Offices of ONCE, as required, may call the jury for the provincial phase on the same date and with the same members as for the autonomous regional phase.
Students and teachers taking part in the competition will be sent the pointer and game of wits to inspire an inclusive playtime.
Winning students and teachers in the provincial phase will receive a customisable backpack. The winning groups in the autonomous stage will receive an activity for the entire class, worth up to €400 including VAT / IGIC. This also applies to the works selected as finalists in categories D and E (five and five respectively). These prizes may not be exchanged for cash. ONCE will pay the maximum amount on submission of an invoice made out to the agency The Modern Kids and Family, which has been assigned by ONCE and its Foundation to manage this competition.
The winning groups-classes in the nationwide stage will receive, as a prize, a weekend on the “For me and my schoolmates” campus in June.
The winning school groups in the nationwide stage will receive a diploma as a prize.
Ownership of the physical media containing the work will be transferred to ONCE, which may request the originals of any works submitted and shall not be required to return them. With regard to original works by the winners of the autonomous phase (categories A, B and C) and when it is considered that physical presentation adds value, these must be submitted to enable the national jury to make a more detailed evaluation. For the same reason, these special provisions also apply to original works in the Special Education category. If the work is more than one metre high by one metre wide, ONCE shall decide whether or not it wishes to receive the original works. In case of larger works, ONCE will not cover the cost of returning the work to the school.
With respect to intellectual property rights, participants must transfer these to ONCE for a period of 50 years, without territorial nor material limitation, and with the possibility to transfer all or part of the property rights transferred to third parties, such as rights of reproduction, paper edition and Internet, fixing, compilation, public communication and exploitation on the work produced.
ONCE and its Foundation reserve the right to process, adapt, modify and correct the winning works at their total discretion to adapt them to the needs of the Competition.
Participation in the ONCE School Competition implies accepting the terms of this call, set out in these rules
The necessary measures are in place to ensure the security, integrity and confidentiality of the data provided in order to take part in the competition in accordance with the provisions of the Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data (General Data Protection Regulation). Data shall only be gathered with the consent of the holder so that they can be included in databases kept by ONCE and processed exclusively for the purposes specified in the legend attached to the data collection form. The data obtained through the corresponding forms, will be that essential to enable participation in the Competition.