Competition Terms and Conditions

The drawing competition (the "Competition") is open to children living all over the world aged between five and ten years old ("You").

To enter the Competition, children should finish the drawing and send it to

When submitting your Competition entry, the person responsible (parent or guardian) must provide the name, age and nationality of the child and his/her name and email in case of contact. We will only use this information in relation to the Competition (including checking your eligibility to enter it) and will not use it for any other purposes whatsoever. We will not keep this information for longer than is necessary for the operation of the Competition.

You may only send one entry to the Competition.

Entries must be sent to the Competition by 12 am on 19 April 2020.


Picking the winner

Artists, Spiros Baras and Chiara Aliotta will choose the winning entry (one winner) for the Competition.
The decision will be made on or before April 30 2020. The decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.


Publishing the entries

All the entries will be published on The Pattern Tales Facebook page and Instagram stories as soon as we received them.

You own the copyright to your Competition entry as its author.

By submitting an entry to the Competition, you give The Pattern Tales:

  • Permission for the entry to be published on The Pattern Tales and grant The Pattern Tales a non-exclusive, royalty-free, worldwide licence to republish their Competition entry in electronic format and hard copy for purposes connected with the Competition; and
  • The right to use your name, age and town or city of residence for the sole purpose of identifying the child as the author of his/her entry.


Getting consent from an adult for winning entry

Sending in an entry to the Competition means that your parents (or guardians) accept these Terms and Conditions, which are the rules of the Competition.

The Pattern Tales requires the consent in writing (which may be sent by e-mail) of the parent or guardian of the author of the winning entry to publish that winning entry and the author's name, age and town or city of residence on The Pattern Tales and other platforms (Facebook and Instagram, magazines and other editorial coverage).

If The Pattern Tales does not receive written consent (which may be sent by email) from the parent or guardian of the author of a winning entry then we may award the prize to another entry for which we are able to gain such consent.


The Prizes

The winner will receive a €50 book token (Amazon Gift Card) and a set of The Pattern Tales limited-edition products and the limited-edition print of the pattern inspired by the winning entry.

The parents or guardians of the winner and the two runners up will be notified by email on or before April 30 2020.

The prizes will be sent to the winner on May 31 2020.

The prizes cannot be exchanged or transferred and cannot be redeemed for cash or any other prizes.
We will substitute the prizes with other prizes of similar value in the event that the original prizes offered are not available.


Other Rules

Entries on behalf of another person will not be accepted and joint submissions are not allowed.

No purchase is necessary.

The Promoter of the Competition is The Pattern Tales whose email info@thepatterntales. Any complaints regarding the Competition should be sent to this address.

The Pattern Tales reserves the right at any time and from time to time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, this Competition with or without prior notice due to reasons outside its control (including, without limitation, in the case of anticipated, suspected or actual fraud). The decision of The Pattern Tales in all matters under its control is final and binding.

The Pattern Tales shall not be liable for any failure to comply with its obligations where the failure is caused by something outside its reasonable control. Such circumstances shall include, but not be limited to, weather conditions, fire, flood, hurricane, strike, industrial dispute, war, hostilities, political unrest, riots, civil commotion, inevitable accidents, supervening legislation or any other circumstances amounting to force majeure.

The Competition will be governed by Italian law.