STEMFest official mascot superhero competition

Terms and Conditions

Tauranga STEM Festival Mascot competition is open to residents of the Bay of Plenty aged 8 – 12 years old. All entrants should ask permission from a parent or guardian before entering. Please see the form attached for parents/guardian to sign. Only one artwork per artist may be entered.

Aquabot by Yun aged 11 years. Mascot winner 2021.

Parent/guardian are willing to give permission to take photographs and/or video of the artist and are willing to grant full rights to use the images resulting from the photography/video filming, and any reproductions or adaptations of the images for fundraising, publicity or other purposes. This might include (but is not limited to), the right to use them in their printed and online publicity, social media, press releases and funding applications.

The selection of finalists is made by a panel of judges. They will judge the artwork based on drawing skills and creativity in regards to the STEM superpower. The overall winner will be decided by public vote, via our social media and other communication channels. We aim to inform the top three selected mascot designs by 15th of June

If your design is selected as one of the final designs, you will be notified by email and you will be invited to a ceremony on Thursday 7th July at Basestation. The winning artwork will feature at this year’s STEMFest.

All entrants must be willing and able to participate in publicity or media stories and agree to the publication or reproduction of their work by STEM Wana Trust at any time to promote STEMFest 2022 and other events held by STEM Wana Trust, without payment of any fee, royalty or commission.

All entrants grant STEM Wana Trust non-exclusive rights to reproduce their artwork in material form, to photograph, publish and/or communicate it to the public for the following competition-related purposes, and anything incidental to such purposes, by STEM Wana Trust, competition partners and sponsors: marketing, publicity, educational and publication uses, the competition and its exhibition in all media, including but not limited to electronic/digital, broadcasting and print media, in perpetuity.

Where reasonable, STEM Wana Trust will attribute the artist as the author of the work and reproduce the work in full. Details of the work may be used at STEM Wana Trust’s discretion. Entrants will not be entitled to any fee for such use.

Closing date for entries is 31st May 2022. Please email scanned design and completed entry form to or drop off the design to STEMFest, c/o Basestation, 148 Durham Street, Tauranga.

There is no fee to enter this competition.


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