11 November 2022, Basseterre, Saint Christopher (St Kitts) and Nevis – The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) has extended the submission deadline for its 40th Anniversary Stamp Design Competition. The deadline is now 25 November.
In October 2022, the ECCB announced the stamp design competition to commemorate its Ruby (40th) Anniversary, which falls on 1 October 2023.
The Stamp Design Competition is open to residents in the ECCB member countries: Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, the Commonwealth of Dominica, Grenada, Montserrat,
Saint Christopher (St Kitts) and Nevis, Saint Lucia and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, except employees of the ECCB and its affiliates and their close relatives, as well as anyone connected with the judging of the competition.
Entries will be judged in three age categories: 5-11, 12-17, and 18 and over.
Entrants may choose to depict an individual or a group of people, as well as any major achievement(s) or development(s) they consider to be instrumental to the legacy of the ECCB.
Entrants may also choose to illustrate the ECCB’s proven record of excellence and forward-looking vision, that has been recognised, through various international awards for innovation. For example, the 2022 Central Banking Green Initiative Award for its Solar Canopy Project.
Interested candidates should submit their entries, along with the age category they are in, to the ECCB’s 40th Anniversary Planning Committee via the email address: email@example.com. The email should have the subject line 40th Anniversary Stamp Design Competition.
The winners across all age categories will be announced via ECCB’s news releases, social media channels and website www.eccb-centralbank.org. Winners will also be awarded certificates and prizes for their outstanding efforts.