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Design the 2018 JOTA-JOTI Badge


Submit Your Design by 16 July to Win!


The contest is on to design a logo that will be used as the official Australian badge for JOTA-JOTI 2018. JOTA-JOTI is the largest Scouting and Guiding event and has over 1 million world-wide participants every year.

The theme for this years JOTA-JOTI is Life on Land – United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 15”. To inspire your creativity, find out more about the theme here.

Design Criteria

  • The official title: 61th JOTA – 22nd JOTI (may be expanded)
  • Year: 2018
  • The word or image indicating Australian badge
  • The Scouts Australia and Girl Guides Australia Emblem
  • Must fit in to a space of 6cm x 6cm.
  • The size of your file (.png or .jpg) should be below 3Mb.
  • Designs that do not respect the rules will not be considered for the final selection.
  • Designs which contain copyright images, graphic elements from previous years or artwork coming from clip art will not be considered.

Submitting your Entry

Entries can be submitted up to midnight 16 July 2018. Submit your entry here.

By submitting a design, the entrant agrees that the design becomes the intellectual property of Scouts Australia, and that they surrender their rights to the design.

Those entering the contest must be a registered youth member of Scouts Australia or Girl Guides Australia. Please provide your membership number with your entry.

Contest Details

The winner, and runner-up, will be selected by a specially selected panel.

The designs chosen will be:

  • Compliant with the general rules mentioned here
  • Adhere to technical constraints specified under the rules
  • Relevant to theme

The winner will be chosen based on the following criteria:

  • Composition
  • Functionality
  • Creativity
  • Technique
  • Originality
  • Visual appeal
  • Overall impression

The winner will be announced in July 2018.

Scouts Australia graphic designers will adapt the design and adjust the logo for the final production of the JOTA-JOTI badges.