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April is ‘Autism Awareness Month’. Various types of activities are held around the world to raise awareness of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and promote a caring culture. Therefore, the ‘JC A-Connect: Jockey Club Autism Support Network’ (‘JC A-Connect’) is organising a drawing competition, with ‘care and social inclusion’ as its theme, to promote care, respect and social inclusion in the community.


  • Provide an opportunity for Hong Kong students and the public to demonstrate their creativity and maximise their potential to the fullest through drawing;
  • Showcase the award-winning drawings to the public; promote care, mutual respect and social inclusion in the community.

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Rules and Regulations

Details of the competition

(1) Categories and qualifications

  • Hong Kong primary school students
  • Hong Kong secondary school students
  • Other members of the public

(2) Specifications

  • Drawings of the size between A4 (21 cm x 29.7 cm) and A3 (29.7 cm x 42 cm). No limits to the orientation of the paper, materials used and creation methods.

(3) Submission method

  • All registrations and drawings must be submitted via the link below. https://www.socsc.hku.hk/webforms/painting-competition-registration-form/
  • Each registrant can submit one drawing only.
  • The drawing can be uploaded as a scanned copy or a photo. The uploaded file should not exceed 5MB.
  • The uploaded drawing must be clear; please keep the original work for future reference.
  • Deadline: Thursday, April 30, 2020; overdue submission will not be accepted.

(4) Judging criteria

  • Content
  • Creativity
  • Colour
  • Composition
  • Drawing skills

(5) Results announcement

  • The results of the drawing competition will be announced on the project website (www.jca-connect.hk) on Friday, May 29, 2020; the awardees will be notified separately.

(6) Awards

Authors of the best drawings from each category will be awarded:

  • Champion – a trophy and book coupons worth HK$1,000
  • First runner-up – a trophy and book coupons worth HK$750
  • Second runner-up – a trophy and book coupons worth HK$500
  • Merit awards (multiple) – a certificate of merit

(7) Artwork showcase

  • The award-winning drawings may be exhibited and/or made into souvenirs.


  • All submitted drawings will be handled by the organiser; they will not be returned regardless of being awarded or not.
  • Participants must meet the qualifications specified in this regulation. The organiser holds the final rights to decline applications.
  • By participating in the Competition, the participant warrants that his or her entries are original, have not been previously published, do not infringe on any third party’s rights, and that he or she has obtained all necessary permission from any third party, if required, for publication of his or her entries. Anyone who is in breach of this will be disqualified, and the legal liabilities involved shall be borne by the participants
  • Submitted work must not contain defamatory or insinuating elements. The organiser will not be responsible for any related complaints.
  • The Hong Kong Jockey Club owns the copyright of all submitted drawings. The organiser holds the rights to use submitted drawings for media printing, publishing, exhibition, promotion and publicity, without extra consent of the applicant or paying royalty to the applicant.
  • The organiser holds the rights to amend the above provisions at any time. The final decision of the competition belongs to the organiser, including the results of judging, awards and other relevant arrangements.



Please call 3917 1224 (Miss Lau) or email aconnect@hku.hk.