THE MESSAGE IS OURS! The PAM World AIDS Day HIV Awareness Slogan Competition.
THE MESSAGE IS OURS! is an innovative and exciting competition to create a local HIV awareness campaign, phrased in our distinct Trini Dialect to resonate with PLHIV’s and fight against Stigma and Discrimination in Trinidad and Tobago.
RULES AND GUIDELINES:
The competition runs from October 15th to November 9th, 2018. Entry is open to all residents of Trinidad and Tobago 16years and over.
Applicants are required to submit a slogan (with or without a design) which does the following: • Encourages persons to test for HIV • Encourages persons to have their partner(s) test for HIV • Encourages persons who test positive, to seek treatment as quickly as possible, • Encourages those who have already tested positive and entereted into care to stay in treatment. • The slogan must be framed in our local dialect/vernacular. • If accompanied by a design, said design must incorporate the colour orange and display a Caribbean aesthetic. • Slogans within or for the design should be easily to read at a distance.
Submission closes on the 27th October, 2018.
Please forward your entry with your contact information to email@example.com
with the subject heading “The Message is Ours!” Finalists will be contacted no later than Tuesday 30th October, 2018. Unsuitable applicants will not be acknowledged. All entries remain the property of the Patient Advocate Mission.
Preliminary judging takes place on the 31st October, 2018.
Six (6) entries will be shortlisted to move forward to the finals. Late entries will not be considered. Entries will be reviewed by a select committee based on the following judging criteria: • How the inherent message inspires the local PLHIV community to work towards testing, adherence, and retention in treatment • How the inherent message creates a positive awareness around HIV Prevention Care and Treatment • The use of Local Dialect in the slogan • If accompanied by a design, it’s Caribbean aesthetic and the use of the colour Orange.
Entries will be presented for final judging on Friday 9th November, 2018. #hivawareness #worldaidsday #messageisours #DionDNavigator