PIONNEER Adhesives Inc, makers of leading brand Pioneer Epoxy, is challenging boat makers all over the country to showcase their artistry and creative imagination through the Pioneer “Pinta ng Tibay” Pintura Challenge. The contest, which will run from May 4 to June 30, 2021, is an open boat painting contest that aims to promote and showcase the creativity and craftsmanship of the Filipino wooden boat builders in Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao.
With the theme “Pyesta ng Bangkang Makulay at Matibay 2021” the contest is open to wooden boats ranging from 3 to 15 meters long and used either for racing, fishing, recreational sailing, or as a passenger and tourist carrier. Pioneer is encouraging single participants, groups, and even communities to join the nationwide contest.
As part of the contest rules, all entries must use Pioneer Marine Quick Dry Enamel (PMQDE) and Pioneer Pearl Glaze as paint for the entire boat. The artwork can be done by brush, roller, or spray via compressor. Submission of entries is until July 9, 2021 11:59 PM.
Criteria for Judging include Creativity (30%), Relevance to the theme (30%), Color Combination (30%), and Overall Impression (10%). The Champion will win P70,000 in cash, and the runners-up and Voters’ Choice will also receive corresponding cash prizes with over P300,000 in total prizes.