Mechanics for the 2021 DOJ National Children's Month Drawing Contest

03 November 2021

In observance of the National Children's Month this November, the Department of Justice is conducting a drawing contest for children up to 12-year-old of DOJ Proper employees.


Contest mechanics: 




The contest is open to all children up to 12 years of age, of employees of the Department of Justice (DOJ) Proper.


Entry Requirements:


  1. Participants may be children, nephews, nieces, or grandchildren of DOJ Proper employees. DOJ Proper includes all offices, units, programs within the DOJ Main.


  1. Each participant is allowed to submit a maximum of ONE (1) handmade drawing/artwork featuring his or her interpretation of the theme “ANO ANG HUSTISYA?”


  1. Drawings/artworks must be in A4-sized bond paper using any art material available.


  1. Entries must be unpublished and created exclusively for this contest.


  1. The top three (3) entries garnering the highest scores from our judges will win the Grand Prize, 1st runner-up and 2nd runner-up, respectively.


  1. Entries will be judged using the following criteria:
  • Adherence to the Theme (artwork captures the theme): 50%
  • Creativity and Originality (subject matter is captured in a unique or interesting point of view): 25%
  • Overall Impact (the artwork is able to grab the audience’s attention; “wow” factor): 25%


  1. Qualified entries will also be posted on the Department’s official Facebook page, and will be available for likes/reactions from 16 November 2021 to 26 November 2021. The entry with the most likes/reactions by 12:00 p.m. of the last day will win the Department’s Choice Award.


  1. Prizes: Grand Prize: Php20,000.00

                                    1st runner-up: Php10,000.00

                                    2nd runner-up: Php5,000.00

Consolation prize for all entries: Php2,000.00

Department’s Choice Award: Php5,000.00


  1. All entries must be scanned and emailed to [email protected] on or before 12:00 p.m., 15 November 2021. The subject of the email shall be the nickname of the participant. The body of the email shall contain the name and office/unit of the DOJ employee related to the participant.




                                                                        Undersecretary EMMELINE A. VILLAR

                                                                      Chairperson, Committee on Women and Children

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