Sonee Hardware’s 45th Anniversary Logo Design Contest

The Guidelines & Contest Rules

This document describes the official rules of “Sonee Hardware 45th Anniversary Logo Design Contest”.



  1. The contest is open to individuals & professional designers.
  2. The employees of Sonee Hardware, Sonee Sports, Asters, Fortsen Shades, Atollinx, Haifal construction, and Muart & A design are not eligible to enter the contest.
  3. There is no age limit to participate in the contest.
  4. It will be our sole decision as to whether any eligibility requirement has or has not been met and we may require evidence or confirmation from entrants before awarding prizes.


Entry and entry methods:

  1. Entries are to be sent to our Marketing Department via email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  2. The entries must include your full name, address, phone number and email address.
  3. Entries must conform to the submission guidelines set out below. Entries which fail to do so will be disqualified.
  4. The deadline for entry is 5:00 p.m (1700 hours) of October 9th 16th, 2014, Maldives local time.
  5. We will attempt to acknowledge all entries within one week of receipt; however, we cannot be responsible for entries or responses lost in e-mail. Please communicate with us if no response is received from us within a week from submission.
  6. There is no fee to enter the contest.


Submission Guidelines

  1. The purpose of the contest is to design a logo for Sonee Hardware’s 45th Anniversary. The winning logo will be used for promotional purposes.
  2. Flexibility is a key requirement, and should look good in both black and white and in colour.
  3. The logo needs to look good at relatively small sizes.
  4. You may use the following text options as a tagline with the logo. “45th Anniversary”, & “1970 – 2015”.
  5. Each logo submitted must be on a single file including both black & white and colour versions of logo on a white background, in either .pdf., .jpeg or .png format.
  6. Logo must be original & creation of the participants themselves.
  7. Participants should take care to ensure that their entries are not in any way similar to existing logos or other copyrighted materials/work.
  8. Winner must provide file in scalable vector graphic format (EPS, AI or CDR) upon winning. 
  9. The limit on attachment size for our email server is 5Mb per email. If your submission exceeds this size, please send the images individually and note clearly in your emails that you are doing so.
  10. You may enter as many designs as desired.



  1. The winning designer will receive a cash prize of MVR 20,000.00
  2. The winning design will be announced on “” before the end of October 2014.


Judging and Selection of Winning logo

  1. The winning logo will be selected by Sonee Hardware or judges appointed for the purpose by sonee hardware. Their decision will be final.
  2. Sonee Hardware reserves the right not to select a winner if, in its sole discretion, no suitable entries are received.
  3. Sonee Hardware reserves the right to disqualify any entry that does not meet the deadline or guidelines given.
  4. The winner will be required to sign a contract assigning all ownership of the logo to Sonee Hardware.
  5. Accepting the prize constitutes permission for Sonee Hardware to make public and otherwise use winner’s name, and country of residence for publicity purposes.


Intellectual Property

  1. All submitted work must be original and not based on any pre-existing design.
  2. By entering this contest all entrants:
    1. assign to us all rights (including present and future copyright) to their entry and their publicity materials in all media (including, without limitation, the internet) and whether in existence now or created in the future;
    2. agree not to assert any moral rights in respect of their entry and the publicity materials
  3. Sonee Hardware has the exclusive right to alter, revise or change the wining logo in any way.



Participation constitutes the participant’s full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these official rules. By participating in the contest, the entrant is representing and warranting that he/she has read and understood, and agrees to be bound by, these rules. Including the guides and rules referred to herein, these official rules constitute the entire agreement between the entrant and sonee hardware in relation to the contest. They govern the entrant’s participation and supersede any prior or other agreements between the entrant and Sonee Hardware and relating to the contest.



OCTOBER 16, 2014 (before 1700 hours)


Email submissions to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Please contact: Anwar
Office: 3306 401 (between 10:00 am – 3:00 pm) Saturday – Thursday
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