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Bodegas Terras Gauda

4th Edition of the Francisco Mantecón International Advertising Poster Design Competition

During the meeting held on 21 December 2001 a decision was adopted which reads as follows:

"Bodegas Terras Gauda, S.A., por acordo unánime do Consello de Administración, acorda instituir con carácter anual un Concurso de Deseño de Cartelismo Publicitario, que en honor do artista que foi exclusivo deseñador da imaxe corporativa, amigo, eficaz colaborador e socio dende os momentos fundacionais, levará o nome de "Francisco Mantecón". O orixinal será o fundamental soporte sobre o que xire a imaxe publicitaria da entidade convocante durante ese ano".

"The Board of Directors of Bodegas Terras Gauda, S.A., has unanimously agreed to set up an annual Advertising Poster Design Competition as a tribute to the artist who was not only solely responsible for the design of the corporate image, but also been a friend, efficient collaborator and partner since the creation of the Company. The winning original will form the basis for the Company's advertising campaign for a one year period".

Conditions Entry


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


Original copies of entries, which must be unpublished, are to be submitted or mailed (by recorded delivery if the participant so wishes) to the offices of Bodegas Terras Gauda offices in O Rosal (Galicia, Spain).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

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 apllied to the works, as well as images of their products. These will be available at the following web: and Images and Logo.


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

Addres and closing date

The works are to be sent to Bodegas Terras Gauda, S. A., at the following address: Carretera de Tui-A Guarda, km. 46, O Rosal - 36760 Pontevedra, Spain, before 6 p.m. on 30 September 2005. All those works postmarked prior to 6 p.m. on 30 September will be accepted.


The winning works and all corresponding rights will become the property of Bodegas Terras Gauda, S. A. The works may include references to their authors, provided they appear in a discrete position, preferably in the margins.

All non-winning entries may be collected from the company offices or alternatively a request may be made for their return within one week of the prize ceremony.

Panel of Judges

The jury pf the fourth edition of the Francisco Mantecón Poster Design Prize will be chaired by José Mª Fonseca Moretón, Chairman of Bodegas Terras Gauda, with the additional members:

- Pilar Barreiro Mosquera
  Philologist and widow of Francisco Mantecón
- Óscar Mariné
  Designer and Painter
- Enrique Costas Rodríguez
  Managing Director of Bodegas Terras Gauda
- Antón Lamazares
- Paulino Novo Folgueira
  Philologist (Panel secretary)
- Ana Cividanes
  Winner of the second edition

The judges' decision is final an they hold sole responsibility for resolving any situation not contemplated in these rules and conditions.


One first prize and two runners up prizes will be awarded. Details of the prize money are given bellow:

SIX THOUSAND (6,000) euros for the winning poster
ONE THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED (1,500) eurosfor each of the two runners up

The judges may opt not to award any of the prizes. In this event, the corresponding prize money is to be donated to an organisation that, in the opinion of the panel of judges, has made an outstanding social or cultural contribution to Galicia.

Award Ceremony

The jury's decision will be announced at a public event to held before 31 December 2005, on a date and at place to be comunicated ind due course to those designers whose entries are accepted as finalists in the competition, and also published on the y websites.

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






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