Entry to Farécla 2019 Apprentice & Student Bonnet Painting Competition
ENTRY FORM NOW AVAILABLE TO DOWNLOAD
The search returns to find the UK’s most talented student and apprentice painters with some fantastic prizes to be won in Farécla’s national competition.
Farécla are pleased to announce that entry to the 2019 Apprentice & Student Bonnet Painting Competition is now open and the entry form is available to download!
The Bonnet Painting Competition was created to highlight and reward the amazing skills of the current crop of young painters while increasing awareness of the refinish sector to the next generation.
Entrants are tasked with designing and painting a bonnet that is in keeping with the design brief within their place of employment or education under the supervision of their mentor.
Entrants are asked to submit photos of their painted bonnet in addition to an overview of their process and products used.
Entries are then judged in a preliminary round before being shortlisted for the semi-finals and later the grand final where our expert panel of judges will decide the winning bonnet
£1,000 cash, plus Farécla G Plus Polishing Machine and the full Farécla G360 Super Fast System and more materials worth £250. Attendance with mentor (or other +1) as VIP guests of Farécla at the Advanced Engineering Show on October 30 2019 at the NEC, Birmingham.
£500 plus full set of Farécla polishing materials.
Other Grand Finalists
£250 plus full set of Farécla polishing materials.
Best video or series of photos showing the making of the bonnet
GoPro camera plus full set of Farécla polishing materials. You could still win this prize even if your bonnet did not reach the latter stages of the competition.
Download and complete the entry form including apprentice’s and sponsor’s signatures, and email a scan or photograph of it to firstname.lastname@example.org, with ‘Bonnet Painting Competition 2019’ as the subject line, or post the entry form to
Bonnet Painting Competition, Farécla Products Ltd, Broadmeads, Ware, Hertfordshire, SG12 9HS.
Entrants must be sponsored by their college or bodyshop employer (signature required on ENTRY FORM). You must be an accredited apprentice painter, active student or 2018/2019 graduate from a paint training course on the date of submitting your entry form and, if requested, be able to supply proof of your status. If you entered the 2018 competition you are welcome to participate again providing you meet this criterea.
DATES & DEADLINES
28 JUN Closing Date for Entry Forms
02 AUG Submission Deadline
AUG-SEP Preliminary Judging and Semi-Finals
02 OCT Grand Final @ Farécla HQ
See the Entry Form for more details on the dates and deadlines.
Your bonnet design must only use the Farécla colour palette of Yellow (RAL1018, Pantone 116C) Black, White and Grey(s)/Silver(s) and must feature a Farécla logo (either single colour or with a coloured accent). Your bonnet must also be no wider than 1.6m and no longer than 1.6m.
Other than these stipulation the design of the bonnet is entirely the entrant’s choice and entrants should find plenty of room to be creative.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Visit the 2019 Competition Page for our full FAQ.