Wool4School Competition (AUSTRALIA)

The terms for the Wool4School Competition (Australia) (‘Competition’) include the Student Competition Summary, the Teacher Competition Summary and the Terms and Conditions each of which is set out in this document (‘Terms’).

STUDENT COMPETITION SUMMARY

1)

Key Dates
You must register and submit your Entry by the below dates:

a)

Registration Opens:

3rd December 2018

Registration closes:

30th May 2019

b)

Competition Opens:

3rd December 2018

Competition Closes:

25th July 2019

c)

Winners Notified:

19th August 2019

Winners Publicly Announced:

22nd August 2019

2)

Student Competition Categories
The Student Competition will have five categories (‘Categories’) as follows:

a)

Students in academic year 7 (‘Year 7 Competition’)

b)

Students in academic year 8 (‘Year 8 Competition’)

c)

Students in academic year 9 (‘Year 9 Competition’)

d)

Students in academic year 10 (‘Year 10 Competition’)

e)

Students in academic year 11 (‘Year 11 Competition’)

f)

Students in academic year 12 (‘Year 12 Competition’)

3)

Eligibility
You must meet the following criteria to be eligible to participate:

a)

You must be in the applicable school academic year group at the time of submission, and for the duration of the Competition; and

b)

Be an Australian Resident.

c)

Additional eligibility criterial for the Year 12 Competition. In order to be eligible for the Year 12 Competition Prize you must:

  • be eligible to receive the Australian Commonwealth government’s FEE-HELP (which includes being an Australian citizen or certain New Zealand Special Category Visa holders);
  • submit the following documents (only if requested to do so by the Promoter) in order to determine that you are eligible to receive FEE-HELP and ensure that you meet Whitehouse Institute of Design, Australia’s minimum requirements in respect of academic achievement and creative ambition:
    • your passport or birth certificate;
    • your resume/CV;
    • your latest Academic Transcripts (e.g. High School Report, HSC/VCE Results or Highest Qualification Achieved)
    • a 300 word motivational statement written by you stating why you would like to study design at Whitehouse and what/who inspires your creativity. You may want to include your personal interests and career goals (please see Whitehouse’s Interview & Portfolio Guide).

4)

Entry requirements
Your Entry must include all the below requirements and be submitted via the wool4school.com website. Anything in excess of those requirements will not be considered. A suggested maximum of eight files per student however multiples file uploads are permitted with each file limited to 10MB (only .pdf, .jpg, .png, .doc or .docx format). Note: in your Entry please do not include any personal information about people other than you or your parent/guardian.

a)

If you are an Entrant in the Year 7 Competition or the Year 8 Competition you must submit the following:

i) Illustrated Design

An Illustrated Design of your outfit (‘Outfit’), which must feature:

  • Annotations of suitable fabric selections; and
  • Minimum of one piece, with a maximum of four pieces, plus one accessory; and
  • Proposed fabric composition for the entire Outfit should be a minimum of 80 per cent wool (incorporate knit or woven fabrics or a combination); and
  • Do not include your name on this illustration.

b)

If you are an Entrant in the Year 9 Competition or the Year 10 Competition you must submit the following:

i) Illustrated Design

An Illustrated Design of your outfit (‘Outfit’), which must feature:

  • Annotations of suitable fabric selections; and
  • Minimum of one piece, with a maximum of four pieces, plus one accessory; and
  • Proposed fabric composition for the entire Outfit should be a minimum of 80 percent wool (incorporate knit or woven fabrics or a combination); and
  • Do not include your name on this illustration.

ii) Creative Statement:

A Creative Statement which must:

  • Be no more than 500 words in length; and
  • Explains your design concept and provide description of the garments design; and
  • Demonstrates an understanding of The Woolmark logo; and
  • Describes how your outfit reflects the brief and
  • Provide a justification of wool materials and innovations used in your design and those properties and benefits it best reflects.

iii) Mood Board:

A Mood Board (also known as an inspiration board) which must:

  • Feature a collage of images and materials displayed on a board that expresses a ‘mood’ or theme; and
  • Visually illustrate the style you have sought to reflect.

c)

If you are an Entrant in the Year 11 Competition or the Year 12 Competition you must submit the following:

i) Illustrated Design

An Illustrated Design of your outfit (‘Outfit’), which must feature:

  • Annotations of suitable fabric selections; and
  • Minimum of one piece, with a maximum of four pieces, plus one accessory; and
  • Proposed fabric composition for the entire Outfit should be a minimum of 80 per cent wool (incorporate knit or woven fabrics or a combination); and
  • Do not include your name on this illustration.

ii) Creative Statement:

A Creative Statement which must:

  • Be no more than 500 words in length; and
  • Explains your design concept and provide description of the garments design; and
  • Demonstrates an understanding of The Woolmark logo; and
  • Describes how your outfit reflects the brief and
  • Provide a justification of wool materials and innovations used in your design and those properties and benefits it best reflects.

iii) Mood Board:

A Mood Board (also known as an inspiration board) which must:

  • Feature a collage of images and materials displayed on a board that expresses a ‘mood’ or theme; and
  • Visually illustrate the style you have sought to reflect.

iv) Technical Sketch:

A Technical Sketch which must:

  • Detail the technical elements of your Outfit; and
  • Visually demonstrate the properties of your Outfit; and
  • Be drawn to scale.

Entrants of the Year 12 Competition please note the additional Eligibility criteria set out in 3(c) above.

5)

Judging Criteria
Your Entry will be judged by a panel of judges, according to the following criteria:

a)

An innovative and creative design

b)

A cohesive design that meets the set design brief and incorporates the use of technology for the user

c)

Fashion illustration shows clarity, annotations and technique

d)

Suitability of wool materials selected for the design, including wool innovations

e)

Demonstrate understanding of the properties and characteristics of wool

f)

Shows understanding of the Woolmark logo

g)

Overall visual presentation

6)

Prizes

a)

Year 7 Competition:

  • Cash prize $500
  • Emu Ugg boots

b)

Year 8 Competition:

  • Cash prize $500
  • Emu Ugg boots

c)

Year 9 Competition:

  • Cash prize $500
  • Emu Ugg boots

d)

Year 10 Competition:

  • Cash prize $1,000
  • Your garment made by Australian designer Jonathan Ward and featured in an Australian fashion publication. Transport (flights and airport transfers to and from accommodation), one nights accommodation and will be granted for the winner and their guardian to allow the Winner to attend the photoshoot of their garment.

e)

Year 11 Competition:

  • Cash prize $1,000
  • 5-day internship with Dion Lee, flights and 5 nights’ accommodation for winner and guardian
  • Bernina sewing machine up to the value of $1,500

f)

Year 12 Competition:

  • Scholarship to Whitehouse Institute of Design in either Sydney or Melbourne
  • Bernina sewing machine up to the value of $1,500

NB: To be eligible for the Year 12 Competition Prize you must comply with the additional Year 12 Competition Eligibility criteria set out at 3(c) of the Student Competition Summary.

 

TEACHER COMPETITION SUMMARY

1)

Key Dates
You must register and submit your Entry by the below dates:

a)

Registration Opens:

3rd December 2018

Registration closes:

30th May 2019

b)

Competition Opens:

3rd December 2018

Competition Closes:

25th July 2019

c)

Winners Notified:

19th August 2019

Winners Publically Announced:

22nd August 2019

2)

Eligibility
You must meet the following criteria to be eligible to participate:

a)

Teach at least one of academic years 7, 8, 9, 10,11 or 12; and

b)

incorporated the Wool4School® lesson plans and relevant year Competition; and

c)

Be an Australian Resident.

3)

Entry requirements
Your Entry must include all the below requirements and be submitted via the wool4school.com website. Anything in excess of those requirements will not be considered. Multiples file uploads are permitted with each file limited to 10MB (only .pdf, .jpg, .png, .doc or .docx format). Note: in your Entry please do not include any personal information about people other than you or your students who have entered the Student Competition.

a)

Complete the Wool4School Teacher Questionnaire (‘Questionnaire’).

4)

Judging Criteria
Your entry will be judged [by a panel of [number] judges,] according to the following criteria:

a)

Evidence of student success in the classroom (as requested in Questionnaire/evidenced by student entries from your students).

b)

Evidence of quality teaching in the classroom (as requested in Questionnaire).

c)

Quality and quantity of student entries (evidenced by student entries from your students).

d)

Reflective and thoughtful teacher responses (as requested in Questionnaire).

5)

Prize

a)

  • Cash prize $1,000
  • Bernina sewing machine up to the value of $1,500
  • One-day education workshop and mentoring session for students and teachers

6)

Resource Kits

a)

A limit of 350 resource kits will be available for the first 350 teacher registrations. Once these kits have been absorbed entries will continue to be accepted, however no more kits will be issued.

 

WOOL4SCHOOL COMPETITION (AUSTRALIA) TERMS AND CONDITIONS

OVERVIEW

  1. The Wool4School Student Design Competition for the year set out in the Key Dates section of the Student Competition Summary (‘Student Competition’) and the Wool4School Teacher Design Competition set out in the Key Dates section of the Teacher Competition Summary (‘Teacher Competition’) together form the Competition.
  2. The Competition is conducted by The Woolmark Company Pty Limited (ACN 067 866 657) (‘Promoter’), who is a wholly owned subsidiary of Australian Wool Innovation Limited (‘AWI’) (ABN 12 095 165 558). Level 6, 68 Harrington Street, Sydney The Rocks, 2000, New South Wales, Australia. Any rights of the Promoter are extended to its affiliates.
  3. Your entry to the Competition (Entry) is free of charge and must be in accordance with the Terms, including the ‘Entry requirements’ listed in the Student Competition Summary and the Teacher Competition Summary (as applicable). By entering you agree to be bound by the Terms.
  4. The Promoter may at their discretion refuse you entry to the Competition or to award you any prize if you fail to comply with these Terms, the law, or if your involvement with the Competition may cause adverse publicity to the Promoter or the Australian Wool Industry.
  5. All Entries must be received by the Promoter by no later than the time stated in the Student Competition Summary and the Teacher Competition Summary, as applicable. All competition entries received after the times there stated are automatically disqualified.

YOUR OBLIGATIONS

  1. If you are under the age of 18 need to have the consent of their parent or caregiver to enter the Student Competition. If you are selected as a state finalist, your parent or guardian is required to complete a ‘Permission to Publish Form’, and a ‘Parental Consent Form’ and a ‘Permission to Publish Form (which the Promotor will provide at a suitable time). You must complete and submit these forms in order to validate your entry and allow you to progress further in the competition. Finalists who do not provide these completed forms will not be eligible to progress further in the Competition, or receive a Prize.
  2. Your Entry must not include inappropriate language, gratuitous violence, sexual references or statements that, in the Promoter’s opinion, promote hatred towards an individual, race, or community.
  3. You promise and warrant that:
    1. all details provided with your Entry are true and accurate;
    2. your Entry is wholly comprised of original work, created and owned by you, not previously communicated to the public;
    3. your Entry does not contain commercial words, art, photographs or images;
    4. your Entry does not contain any identifiable product or product logo other than your school’s crest;
    5. you have all necessary rights and licenses to grant the rights set out in these Terms and will produce evidence of any such rights or licenses at the Promoter's request;
    6. the exercise of the rights granted to the Promoter in these Terms will not infringe the rights of any third parties; and
    7. you will indemnify the Promoter against any loss of damage resulting from any breach of these warranties.

COMPETITION WINNERS AND PRIZE(S)

  1. The following clauses 10 to 16 (inclusive) apply only if you are chosen by the Competition judging panel as a winner (each a ‘Winner’). The decision of the judging panel (acting reasonably) will be final.
  2. During judging:
    1. chance plays no part in determining the Winners; and
    2. the judging panel may choose more than one Winner/runner up at their sole discretion.
  3. Winner’s will be notified of their selection by the judging panel on the date specified in the Student Competition Summary or Teacher Competition Summary (as applicable)
  4. You will receive the relevant prize set out in the Student Competition Summary or Teacher Competition Summary (as applicable) (each a ‘Prize’).
  5. The Prize values are correct at time of printing but no responsibility is accepted for any variation in the value of any Prize. Prizes supplied by a third party are subject to availability. In the event that any prize is unavailable for whatever reason, the Promoter reserves the right to substitute any prize for a prize of equal or greater value.
  6. If you have not been in contact with the Promotor to claim your Prize within 5 days of a notification email, the Promoter reserves the right to offer the Prize to the next eligible entrant. The Promoter does not accept any responsibility if you are not able (or otherwise fail) to take up the Prize. In that event, the new Winner will be selected in accordance with the Student Competition or Teacher Competition Summary.
  7. Prizes are not transferable or exchangeable, and non-monetary components cannot be taken as a monetary payment.
  8. 16. Any transport awarded shall be economy class and does not include travel insurance, the cost of transfers to and from stations, food and drink, spending money, tax or personal expenses. Any other costs incurred that are incidental to the fulfilment of the Prize are your sole responsibility.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

  1. To the full extent permitted by law (which does not affect your statutory rights), the Promoter, its agents or distributors will not in any circumstances be responsible or liable to compensate you or accept any liability for:
    1. any incorrect or inaccurate information;
    2. any technical error that may occur in the course of the administration of this Competition;
    3. any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, loss or delay of any Entry or otherwise in operation or transmission, communications line failure, technical malfunction, theft or destruction or unauthorised access to or alteration of your Entry or the running of the Competition; or
    4. any injury, damages, expenses, or loss whatsoever (whether direct or consequential) to you or your property as a result of any person entering into the Competition or accepting or using any Prize, including without limitation non-receipt or damage to any Prize except where it is caused by the negligence of the Promoter, its agents or distributors or that of their employees.

DATA PROTECTION AND PRIVACY

  1. The Promoter collects and holds personal information about you (as an Entrant in the Competition) to include you in the Competition, administer the Competition and, where appropriate, award prizes. Where third parties supply prize(s) relating to the Competition, you agree that the Promoter may share your personal information with that third party for that purpose. If the personal information requested is not provided, you will be ineligible to participate.
  2. The Promoter collects and holds personal information about you (as an Entrant in the Competition) to include you in the Competition, administer the Competition and, where appropriate, award prizes. Where third parties supply prize(s) relating to the Competition, you agree that the Promoter may share your personal information with that third party for that purpose. If the personal information requested is not provided, you will be ineligible to participate.
  3. You must comply with all applicable privacy laws in the collection, protection, use, maintenance, handling and disclosure of personal information regarding this Competition.
  4. If you are an Entrant in the Year 11 Competition or the Year 12 Competition and have provided your consent to the Promoter sharing your personal information with Whitehouse Institute of Design, Australia for marketing purposes, the Promotor may provide your personal information with Whitehouse Institute of Design, Australia.

YOU ACCEPT THAT PERSONAL INFORMATION PROVIDED TO THE PROMOTER IN ACCORDANCE WITH THESE COMPETITION TERMS WILL BE COLLECTED, HELD, USED AND DISCLOSED ACCORDING TO THE PROMOTER’S PRIVACY POLICY AVAILABLE ON REQUEST OR AT HTTP://WWW.WOOL4SCHOOL.COM/PRIVACY AND MAY BE TRANSFERRED TO THE PROMOTER'S COMPUTER SYSTEMS WORLDWIDE INCLUDING IN EUROPE, NORTH AMERICA, ASIA AND AUSTRALIA FOR THE PURPOSES OF THE COMPETITION.

GENERAL

  1. This Competition in run in Australia only.
  2. You may only submit one Entry.
  3. The Promoter reserves the right to amend these Terms at its sole discretion.
  4. You grant the Promoter and its affiliated companies a worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, sub-licensable, royalty free license to use the intellectual property rights in your Entry (and any component of it) for any promotional and marketing purposes without notice and without any fee being paid, including (without limitation) to use, display, publish, transmit, copy, edit, alter, adapt, store, re-format and sub-licence the Entry.
  5. You acknowledge the Promoter and its affiliated companies may exercise the global, non-exclusive right to communicate your Entry in whole or in part to the public on any media platform.
  6. You acknowledge the Promoter and its affiliated companies may allow users to view, reproduce, download and otherwise deal in the copyright works attached to and embodied in your Entry.
  7. Upon entry you waive your Moral Rights (described below) and any other similar rights in the Entry and consent to any act or omission that would otherwise infringe your moral or similar rights. In these Terms, Moral Rights includes:
    1. a right of attribution of authorship;
    2. a right not to have authorship falsely attributed;
    3. a right of integrity of authorship; and
    4. any right of a similar nature which is conferred by statute and which exists or comes to exist anywhere in the world.
  8. If for any reason the conduct or operation of the Competition is not capable of proceeding as planned, is interfered with, or disrupted in any way, the Promoter reserves the right to cancel, terminate, suspend, modify or recommence the Competition.
  9. All decisions made by the Promoter regarding the Competition are final and the Promoter will not enter into any correspondence with you.
  10. If any provision of these Terms is held to be illegal, invalid, void or otherwise unenforceable, it will be severed from the remaining provisions, which will continue in full force and effect.
  11. The Competition is not open to:
    1. any employee, officer, servant, agent, supplier or contractor of the Promoter or AWI, or their related bodies corporate or their agencies involved with the Competition; or
    2. any natural or adopted child, or sibling of a person referred to in paragraph 31.1.
  12. These Terms shall be governed by the laws of New South Wales, and you submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of New South Wales.