With the aim of continuing to encourage youth participation in the Octopus Festival, the City Council of Carballiño establishes for the seventeenth consecutive year the PRIZE OF THE T-SHIRTS OF YOUNG PEÑAS.
Participation: All youth clubs may wish to participate, with the only conditions that they have at least 10 components, and that the shirts they make identify all their components equally. Each club must present at the City Council one of the printed shirts that will remain the property of the City Council.
Deadline: The deadline for the presentation of the T-shirts at the City Council will end on Friday, August 7, at 1:30 p.m.
Jury: The jury will consist of a representative from each club. His decision will be announced at the official ceremony of reception of the rocks, which will take place on Saturday, August 8, at 8:00 p.m., in the Plaza Mayor or in the City Hall. The jury will assess both the design and the motto that is printed on the shirts.
Awards: Two awards are established.
Prize for the best design, endowed with 200 Euros for the shirt considered by the best jury.
Prize to more numerous club, endowed with 200 Euros for the club that if present with more members in the act of exit of the parade.
All other shirts submitted to the competition for the clubs will receive compensation of 60 Euros.
In order to qualify for the prize as well as the aid, the contestant clubs must be present at the start of August 8 with at least 10 members, with the respective shirts on.
It should be remembered that last year there were more than a thousand people who participated in this Octopus t-shirt contest, filling the streets of the Carballinesa village with color and animation, just the afternoon before the great gastronomic pilgrimage.