Francisco Mantecón Advertising Poster Design Contest

Deadline: 30 September 2013
Open to: Any natural or corporate person
Prize: Grand prize worth 10,000€ / other prizes worth 2,000€ each


Terras Gauda Wineries and the Vigo Port Authority are once again the proud sponsors of the enormous and prestigious communications project that the Francisco Mantecón International Advertising Poster Competition has become.

Original copies of entries, which must be unpublished, are to be submitted or mailed (by recorded delivery if the participant so wishes) to the offices of Bodegas Terras Gauda in O Rosal (Galicia, Spain). All entries must be submitted in two formats:

  • – Recorded on a CD (in PC-readable format).
  • – Posters must be printed and attached to some sort of suitably protected 50 x 70 cm rigid support, such as foam core board, and include an email address and a contact telephone number written on the back.

Any form of photographic, painting or computerised techniques, etc may be used. Under exceptional circumstances originals created using painting techniques (oil, watercolours, guasch, pastels, etc) may be accepted without a computerised format.

Each participant is allowed to present a maximum of two entries. Participant may base their entries on the theme of their choice, although ideally they will reflect corporate issues of the organising company, principally relating to its white wines of the Albariño variety Terras Gauda and Abadía de San Campio wines. Credit will be given for creativity and the incorporation of the Company’s logo into the design.

If requested, Bodegas Terras Gauda will provide the designers with a vectored copy of the logo that may be applied to the works, as well as images of their products. These will be available here and here.


Terras Gauda Wineries shall award:

  • – GRAND PRIZE, WORTH 10,000€

The jury’s decision will be announced at a public event to held before 31 December 2013, on a date and at place to be communicated ind due course to those designers whose entries are accepted as finalists in the competition, and also published here and here.


This competition is open to any natural or corporate person subject only to the restrictions imposed by current legislation.


The works are to be sent to Bodegas Terras Gauda, S. A., at the following address: Carretera de Tui-A Guarda, km. 55, O Rosal – 36760 Pontevedra, Spain, before 6 p.m. on 30 September 2013. All those works postmarked prior to 6 p.m. on 30 September will be accepted.

The works should be presented inside a sealed envelope bearing the author’s pseudonym. It is critical that the following information be included:

  • Artist’s full name.
  • Photocopy of his/her Identity Card.
  • Address, Telephone Number and email, also be made on the back of the poster.
  • Written acceptance of the competition rules available here.

For cultural purposes only, no commercial value is the phrase that is written on customs forms when posters are sent internationally.


For further information, please contact Bodegas Terras Gauda, S.A.
Telephone: + 0034 986 621 111 / 981 22 72 00
Fax: +0034 986 621 084

The official website is AVAILABLE HERE.

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