Event Details

The MB SKETCH FEST is an annual ON-THE-SPOT drawing/sketching contest organized by the MANILA BULLETIN.

A. Pre-event Registration
• Participants may pre-register starting July 2, 2018 and fill out an entry form available at www.mb.com.ph/mbsketchfest
• Registration cut-off is on August 17, 2018 at 12 noon.
• Print out the registration ticket and present it to the registration booth together with one valid I.D. on August 27, 2018 at SM Mall of Asia Music Hall.
• Pre-registered participants should be present on August 27, 2018 at SM Mall of Asia Music Hall by 7 a.m.

B. On-site Registration
• Contestants may also register on the day of the event from 7 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.
• On-site registrants must fill out an entry form and present one valid I.D. upon registration.


A. The Manila Bulletin will be providing the official sketching paper (30cm x 45cm) for all categories upon registration.
B. All participants should bring their own sketching and drawing tools dry media only. Painting is not allowed. Only Kiddie participants shall be provided with pencils, erasers, and crayons.
C. Participants will be given five (5) hours, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on that day to do their artworks based on their interpretation of the theme, “BAYANIJUAN.”
D. Participants must work on their drawings only within the designated event area.
E. All artworks submitted for judging shall become the property of the Manila Bulletin, which is in no obligation to return them.
F. Only entries drawn/sketched during the contest day shall be considered valid entries.
G. There will be three (3) winners in each category.
H. Judging period will be at 3:30 p.m. with the presence of a DTI representative. Announcement of winners and awarding of prizes will follow immediately.
I. A 20% tax on prizes exceeding ₱10,000 shall be shouldered by the winners.
J. Aside from cash prizes, winners will also be featured in the Manila Bulletin.
K. Employees of The Manila Bulletin and SM including their relatives up to second degree of consanguinity or affinity are not eligible to enter the contest.

• KIDDIE (Children 12 years old and below)
• JUNIOR (13 years old to 18 years old)
• SENIOR (19 years old and above)

Adherence/Consistency with the theme 40%
Creativity and Composition 35%
Originality 25%

1st place ₱ 30,000 PHP + MB loot bag
2nd place ₱ 15,000 PHP + MB loot bag
3rd place ₱ 10,000 PHP + MB loot bag

1st place ₱ 10,000 PHP + MB loot bag
2nd place ₱ 7,000 PHP + MB loot bag
3rd place ₱ 5,000 PHP + MB loot bag

1st place ₱ 5,000 PHP + MB loot bag
2nd place ₱ 3,000 PHP + MB loot bag
3rd place ₱ 2,000 PHP + MB loot bag

Manila Bulletins’ Choice ₱10,000 + MB loot bag*

DTI - FTEB Permit No. 8713 Series of 2018