The 17th Toyota Dream Car Art Contest

GUIDELINES

Hand Drawing Artworks

  1. Paper size: 400mm x 550 mm (15.7-21.7in.) or smaller, thickness of 5mm or less
    * The recommended size is A3 or tabloid size. (A4, quarter, and octavo sizes are also acceptable.)
    * The colour, material, and shape of paper can be chosen freely.
  2. Drawing materials:
    * Any drawing materials can be used, such as coloured pencils, markers, crayons, or paints.
    * Collage or cutout pictures will be allowed for plane drawings, excluding ones making other artworks dirty or requiring special care in handling.

Computer Graphics Artworks

  • File size: Between 1MB and 5MB with around 300dpi per artwork
  • File format: JPG, PNG
  • Submit as high-definition data as possible to prevent disqualification for judging or re-submission.
  • Computer Graphics artwork is one “digitally drawn” on electric devices. Any device can be used, including tablets, PCs, smartphones, etc.
  • In case of importing images, the material must be the participant’s original data (paintings drawn by the participant etc).
  • Photographs and free images are prohibited from use.
    In case of using drawing application, it is prohibited to use processing items such as illustrations, stamps, template, etc.
  • Any creative generated by AI is unacceptable, for example the use of ChatGPT, Stable Diffusion etc.

Unacceptable Artworks

  • Artworks that do not meet the regulations mentioned above
  • Artworks using photographs, free images, purchased products (stickers, wrapping paper, newspaper, etc.)
  • Artworks that resemble the previous Toyota Dream Car Art Contest artworks, famous paintings,
    paintings created by other artists
  • Artworks including trademarked characters, corporation logos, and specific items
  • Artworks drawing cars by manufacturers other than TOYOTA
  • Collaborative artworks drawn by multiple individuals
  • Artworks created by a person other than the participant, or with the help of adults (parent, legal guardian, instructor, etc.)
  • Artworks with incomplete Entry Forms or missing information

Entry form

Please download the entry form HERE

Original artworks

Please complete all required fields on the Entry Form and attach it securely to the back of your artwork and scan via email. Alternatively, you can submit your entries at designated CFAO offices in Lagos, Abuja & Port Harcourt (Click To See Addresses). 

Digital data

Please complete all required fields on the Entry Form and submit a password-protected scanned copy (PDF) via email. You can also upload on the website

Parent/Guardian’s consent is needed to apply for this contest.

Application (Submission) Location:
This will be collected by Toyota by CFAO representatives at our designated offices in Port Harcourt, Abuja, and Lagos (Click To See Addresses)

Judging

Judging will be strictly conducted in two stages.

  1. National Contest
  • Artworks entered are judged in the Nigeria National Contest. The top 3 excellent artworks from each category will be selected.
  • The top 3 artworks in each category in the Nigeria National Contest will be submitted to the World Contest that will be held in Japan.
  1. World Contest
  • In the World Contest, the entries selected from each country and region will be judged by a jury panel, where award winners will be selected.

Note: Past winners of the World Contest cannot win in the same category again. “Winners” include Grand Prize, Best Finalist (Encouragement Award in the 11th and 12th Contest), and Special Award winners.

Prizes

Nigeria National Contest

  • The top 3 artworks from each age category at the Nigeria National Contest will be announced in a national newspaper and on our website toyotabycfao.ng and a cash prize up to 2.5m Naira will be awarded to the winners.

World Contest

As a supplementary prize, the prize money intended to be used for educational purposes will be presented as follows:

  • 5,000 USD prize money to each Grand Prize winner in each category (1 person in each category, 3 persons in total*) / each Special Award winner in all categories (2 persons in total*)
  • 10,000 USD prize money to each Grand Prize / Special Award winners’ elementary / junior high / high school as a rule
  • 3,000 USD prize money to each Best Finalist in each category (7 persons in each category, 21 persons in total*)
    *Each number is the maximum number of winners that can be awarded in the World Contest.

Guidelines for Prize Money

  • All the taxes related to prize money and expenses that are not specifically described in these official terms and conditions will be paid and borne by the winner or his/her parent(s)/ guardian and the winner’s school.
  • The prize money payment should be settled based on the rate of remittance date.
    When receiving prize money, the winner’s parent(s)/guardian and responsible person of his/her school need to sign on the receipt.
  • The necessity of filing final tax returns/tax payments should be confirmed by the winner or his/her parent(s)/guardian and the winner’s school themselves based on local regulations and proceeded accordingly.

World Contest Winners and their schools should agree with the Terms and Conditions which will be separately set to receive prize money.

Regarding supplementary prizes, please note that there is a possibility to change depending on the contest organizer’s discretion.

Announcement of winners

Winners (or the person in charge of each group) will be notified to them and their schools by the contest office.

The results of the Nigeria National Contest will be announced in March 2024 on the Toyota By CFAO Nigeria website (www.toyotabycfao.ng) while the results of the World Contest will be announced on the the official Toyota By CFAO website (www.toyotabycfao.ng) in August 2024.

Announcement of winners

Winners (or the person in charge of each group) will be notified to them and their schools by the contest office.

The results of the Nigeria National Contest will be announced in March 2024 on the Toyota By CFAO Nigeria website (www.toyotabycfao.ng) while the results of the World Contest will be announced on the Official Website of the Toyota Dream Car Art Contest (https://www.toyota-dreamcarart.com) as well as on the official Toyota By CFAO website (www.toyotabycfao.ng) in August 2024.

Reminders

  • Submissions that have been released, those entered in other contests, and submissions that infringe on a third party’s copyrights will not be accepted.
  • Multiple submissions are allowed from the same person. However, only one prize will be awarded per person.
  • Family members of employees of Toyota or Toyota Motor Corporation related companies are also eligible to participate.
  • Any private information collected as part of the contest will not be used for any other purpose.
  • All rights in the submitted artworks, including but not limited to publication, use, adaption, editing, and revision rights, will belong to Toyota Motor Corporation.
  • The submitted artworks may be used in advertisements and printed materials by Toyota Motor Corporation and partner companies that have supported the contest and obtained official approval by Toyota Motor Corporation for advertising.
  • Prize eligibility may not be transferred or sold to a third party.
  • The winners must submit to Toyota Motor Corporation a declaration attesting that they meet the eligibility requirements and an agreement that they will not submit their award-winning artworks to any other art contest.
  • This contest will be invalid in regions that are prohibited or restricted legally.

Handling of personal information

Usage purposes:

Notification of judging and judging results of this contest
Sending of supplementary prize for this contest by mail
Surveys to improve the content of this contest, and for anonymous statistical analysis for marketing, etc.
Under adequate safeguards, any usage deemed necessary by Toyota Motor Corporation to conduct the contest fairly and safely.

Disclosure of personal information to third parties: Except for providing personal information to contractors within the necessary scope of conducting this contest, personal information will not be disclosed to third parties without the permission of the individual.
In operating and managing this contest, personal information will be provided to a company contracted to handle personal information that has adequate safeguards in place.

Submission Addresses:

Lagos:

Toyota by CFAO Showroom
Plot 1090 Adeola Odeku, Victoria Island, Lagos

Toyota by CFAO
3 Apapa-Oshodi Express Way, Surulere, Lagos
Name: Hakeem SANUSI
Tel: 0812-086-8413
Email: hsanusi@cfao.com

Abuja:

CFAO Motors
28 Ndola Crescent, Wuse, Zone 5, Abuja
Name: Anselem UCHEGBU
Tel: 0909-699-8124
Email: auchegbu@cfao.com

Port Harcourt:

CFAO Motors
Plot 184b Trans-Amadi Industrial Layout, Port Harcourt.
Name: Imoh DICK
Tel: 0909-699-8144
Email: idick@cfao.com

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