The Barbara Petchenik Competition is a biennial map drawing competition for children. The competition is first organized on a national level. The national winners can then compete in the international round, which takes place during the International Cartographic Conferences. This year at ICC2017, 193 drawings from 34 countries were exhibited. An international jury selected 12 winners in 4 categories. There was also a public vote and two creativity awards. Please find the wonderful results below.
Winners <6 years
Winners 6–8 years
Winners 9–12 years
Winners >12 years
Winner of the public vote
The Creativity Award was presented for the first time this year by the ICA Commission on Art and Cartography.
The jury members were
- Pilar Sánchez-Ortiz Rodríguez, Spain – Chair
- Ana María Garra, Argentina
- Paulo Menezes, Brazil
- Temenoujka Bandrova, Bulgaria
- Dariusz Dukaczewski, Poland
- Necla Ulugtekin, Turkey
- Naeema Al Hosani, United Arab Emirates
- Rob Edsall, USA
- Carla Sena, Brazil and Jesus Reyes, Hungary – Substitute Members
- Peter van der Krogt, The Netherlands – International Coordinator
Congratulations to all winners! Also a huge thank you to all participating children, their parents, teachers and national organizers.