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CONTESTS
Graphic Design
  • Individual contest. Local churches can have unlimited contestants.
  • 1 entry per contestant only.
  • Register via Contest Entry Form by Jul 13, 2021 8am EST.
  • Contestants should inform their local pastor if they’re joining the contest, assets such as the church logo and Firebrand logo will be provided
  • Topic will be announced on the day of the contest (Thursday, July 15)
  • We encourage you to use what you’ve learned during our Media Summit
  • In-person contestants: Make sure you bring your laptop or iPad on the day of the contest
  • Acceptable graphic design software allowed, but are not limited to: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Affinity Designer, Affinity Photo, Keynote, Canva (no templates allowed)
  • Use of stock photos is allowed. Photography is fine to use, but please come up with a unique use of it by incorporating it into your overall design.
  • Strictly no use of templates. Web editors are allowed (ex. Canva, GIMP) and some graphic elements are allowed but no fully made graphic template should be used for submission.
  • Final file format submission: 1920x1080 px, JPEG, RGB, 72dpi - along with your working file (.PSD, .AI, .INDD, .AFDESIGN, .AFPHOTO, .KEYNOTE, etc)
  • Submission deadline: Friday, July 16 at 5:45PM.
  • Submit your entries via www.wetransfer.com to firebrand@pmcc4w.ca with file name:

GD_FullName_Locale Church

  • Contact Sis. Lara Cabayanan for questions.

Criteria:

    • Overall design 25% (visual impact, relationship between the elements)
    • Creativity 25% (shows imagination and creativity in content, shows originality and consideration in composition)
    • Technical 25% (appropriate design elements such as text, images, symbols)
    • Objective Link 25% (link between objective of the topic and the final project)
Art
  • Individual contest. Local churches can have unlimited contestants.
  • 1 entry per contestant only.
  • Register via Contest Entry Form by Jul 13, 2021 8am EST.
  • Proctored, contestants will need to join a google meeting with camera on.
  • Create an artwork that embodies the theme: Brighter.
  • Only physical mediums such as pencils, markers, watercolour, acrylic, etc are allowed.
  • Can be painted or sketched on paper or canvas.
  • No wordmarks or logos allowed.
  • Art must be completed within the contest time frame and must be started from scratch.
  • All materials must be prepared prior to the orientation on July 15th.
  • Rulers and compasses are allowed.
  • Artwork can be landscape or portrait.
  • No digital mediums allowed, nothing can be pre-printed or glued onto the artwork.
  • Submit your scanned completed artworks in .pdf format via www.wetransfer.com to firebrand@pmcc4w.ca with file name: AW_FullName_Locale Church.
  • Contact Bro. Lester John Loyola for questions.

Criteria:

    • 25% Uniqueness/originality,
    • 25% Neatness and craft
    • 25% Aesthetic quality (design, composition, color/tones)
    • 10% Concept selection
    • 10% Application of materials
    • 5% Complexity level
Photography
  • Maximum of 2 participants per local church. 1 entry per participant.
  • 1 entry per contestant only.
  • Register via Contest Entry Form by Jul 13, 2021 8am EST.
  • Participants must inform their local ministers if they’re joining the contest.
  • This year’s photography contest theme is “Be Brighter”
  • Use your own imagination and creativity to depict this theme in your photograph
  • The objective is to make a Firebrand magazine cover using a photograph to capture the theme.

Requirements:

  • Final product must have the photograph
  • Computer generated graphics do not over power the main photograph
  • Photographs can be altered/corrected
  • Theme and description added
  • Must use the template provided (Slides or photoshop) Photography
  • Can use phone cameras, DSLR, laptop camera
  • Final entries can be dropped off at *insert google drive*
  • Submission deadline: Thursday, July 15, 11:59 pm EST
  • Submit your completed outputs via www.wetransfer.com to firebrand@pmcc4w.ca with file name:

PH_FullName_Locale Church

  • Restrictions:

    • No Minister Photos
    • No selfie photos
    • No church building photos
    • No stock photos
  • For any further questions contact Sis. Yna Limos or Sis. Jamicah Rosete.

Criteria:

    • Creativity 25% ( used own imagination to generate ideas with uniqueness and authenticity)
    • Technique 25% ( approach used to create the image: lighting, editing, color balance, etc)
    • Presentation 25%  ( organized with relevant text/description and photograph)
    • Overall Content 25% ( Does it fall within the theme? Does it create an impact?)
Preaching Contest
  • Maximum of 2 contestants per local church.
  • Register via Contest Entry Form by Jul 13, 2021 8am EST..
  • Must be recorded and unedited in 1080p format.
  • Must be standing behind a pulpit.
  • Dress code is black and white.
  • Maximum of 5 mins only.
  • Topic is the doctrine of Salvation.
  • Outline must be submitted with the video in one folder.
  • Deadline of submission is by July 15, 2021 - 10AM EST
  • Send entries via www.wetransfer.com with  to firebrand@pmcc4w.ca file name:

PC_FullName_Locale Church

  • Contact Bro. Luigy Obsanga for questions.
  • Criteria:
    • 35% Content
    • 35% Vocal Delivery
    • 15% Mastery
    • 15% Gesture and poise
Bible Quiz
  • Maximum of 2 contestants per local church.
  • Register via Contest Entry Form by Jul 13, 2021 8am EST.
  • Contest will be live / remote via Google Meet.
  • Each contestant must have a white board with marker and eraser or chalkboard, chalk and eraser.
  • Link will be provided on the day of the contest.
  • Contestants can use any device with camera and microphone.
  • Questions will be from the Doctrinal Enrichment topics on - True Church, Apostleship and The Goodman of the House.

Contact Sis. Zarrah Ching or Sis. Angela Legaspi for questions.

Know the word
  • Maximum of 2 contestants per local church.
  • Register via Contest Entry Form by Jul 13, 2021 8am EST.
  • Contest will be live / remote via Google Meet.
  • Each contestant must have a white board with marker and eraser or chalkboard, chalk and eraser.
  • Link will be provided on the day of the contest.
  • Contestants can use any device with camera and microphone.
  • Questions will be from Job 1-12.

Contact Sis. Zarrah Ching or Sis. Angela Legaspi for questions.

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