The Cambodian SEA Games Organising Committee (CAMSOC) announced a logo-mascot design contest for the 2023 Phnom Penh SEA Games on Friday and urged applicants to submit their efforts for consideration ahead of the November 30 deadline.
Vath Chamroeun, Secretary General of the National Committee of Cambodia and CAMSOC speaking at a press conference at CAMSOC HQ said CAMSOC would begin to use the winning design from 2020. Mr. Chamroeun said that all designs should use a Rabbit as a theme and stressed that applicants must ensure that their designs adequately reflect the national culture of Cambodia.
“Under the direction of the Royal Government of Cambodia as well as the organisers of the 32nd SEA Games in 2023, the Logo and Mascot aspects must be attractive in both its quality and meaning,” said Mr. Chamroeun.
The competition is open to the general public, young people and those over the age of 15 and the winner will also stand to receive a cash award of not less than $1,000.
Organisers announced five competition conditions: 1- Candidates must be over 15 years old, 2- Must be Cambodian nationals, 3- Obey the CAMSOC judgment in selection of winners, 4- Winners should allow the usage of their design exclusively to CAMSOC; 5-Winner will be honoured as a special guest of CAMSOC and should be available to take part in the SEA Games in 2023 and ready to receive a prize from the National Committee for Southeast Asian Games.
The mascot for the 2019 Manila SEA Games is named Pami, short for “pamilya” the Filipino word for “family, while a tiger dubbed ‘Rimau’ was chosen as Malaysia’s mascot for the 2017 Kuala Lumpur SEA Games.
All applicants are encouraged to submit their original work to the Secretariat of CAMSOC, the National Olympic Committee of Cambodia, by November 30, 2019.