STAN CROSS AWARDS VOTING RULES 2020 ELIGIBILITY • To be eligible in any category, including “Cartoonist of the Year”, a cartoonist must be a financial full member or life member of the Australian Cartoonists’ Association. • All artwork must have been originally published between July 1, 2019 and August 30, 2020. • All artwork must meet the criteria of the category as described at the start of each section of the Year Book. • Eligible members are permitted to enter three categories. • The cartoonist must be represented in this Year Book. Members whose work is not displayed or who displays a not-in-competition logo are not eligible for a Stanley Award. JUDGING PROCEDURE • All financial full members and life members are eligible to vote. • All voting must be completed only on the official ballot form supplied with this Year Book. • The Stanley Awards ballot form must be returned by the date designated on the ballot form and must be addressed to:
THE STANLEY AWARDS PETER RUSSELL - KPMG C/o 22 lowanna street Belrose NSW 2085
• Members are asked to vote 1, 2 or 3 in order of preference in each category. • Participating members casting their votes MUST fill in all categories and all preferences. Preference lines left blank will result in the whole voting form being declared invalid. • Cartoonists receiving a first preference vote will receive 5 (five) points, a second preference will receive 3 (three) points, and a third preference 1 (one) point. The cartoonist with the most points in a category will receive the award. • In the event of a draw, the cartoonist receiving the most first preferences in the category will receive the award. • Ballot results will be tabulated by our independent arbiter, KPMG, whose declaration will be final. No correspondence will be entered into.
THE AUSTRALIAN CARTOONIST OF THE YEAR - GOLD STANLEY AWARD
• Regardless of the category or categories entered, all cartoonists are eligible to be voted as the Cartoonist of the Year. • Cartoonists receiving a first preference vote will receive 5 (five) points, a second preference will receive 3 (three) points, and a third preference 1 (one) point - the cartoonist with the most points in a category will be the recipient of the award. In the event of a draw, the cartoonist receiving the most first preferences in the category will be the recipient of the award.
CONTRIBUTION TO CARTOONING - THE JIM RUSSELL AWARD
• Nominations are invited by the committee of the Australian Cartoonists Association for individuals or corporations considered by the nominator to have contributed the most to, or advanced the cause of Australian cartooning. The committee will make the award from the nominations received. Nominees for the Jim Russell Award need not be members of the Australian Cartoonists Association nor have work in the Year Book. • All financial full members are invited to write to committee and nominate an individual or organization they believe are deserving of the Jim Russell Award. Nominations with appropriate supporting documentation should be addressed to: firstname.lastname@example.org
CLOSING DATE FOR 2020 VOTES AND NOMINATIONS IS LAST MAIL FRIDAY, 13TH NOVEMBER, 2020 Stanley Awards | Yearbook 2020 123