Sponsor: China Horologe Association; Zhang Zhou municipal government

Directed byChina National Light Industry Council

Supporting department: China Industrial Design Association; Academy of Arts & Design, Tsinghua University

Organizer: Zhang Zhou Municipal Commission of Economy and Information Technology; Long Wen County Government; Zhang Zhou Municipal Second Light Industry Cooperative Association; Zhang Zhou Municipal Horologe Association

Clock designs, watch designs (exterior designs)

The works are mainly from unities and individuals in China Mainland, Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan. We also welcome the designers abroad. The enterprises, special designing institution, institutions of higher education, scientific research institutions, social groups and individuals engaging in work related with designing can declare.

1,Clock professional group
   (1) Product Design Award: the new listed or soon listed physical products in the present two years.
   (2) Concept Works Award: the promising design works.
   (3) International Clock Group:the new listed or soon listed physical products in the present two years.
2, Watch professional group
   (1) Group A of the Product Design Award (mechanical watch): the new listed or soon listed physical products in the          present two years.
   (2) Group B of the Product Design Award (quartz watch): the new listed or soon listed physical products in the
        present two years.
   (3) Group C of the Product Design Award (Technology innovation Watch): the new listed or soon listed physical
        products in the present two years.
   (4) International Watch Group: the new listed or soon listed physical products in the present two years.
   (5) Concept Works Award: the promising design works.
3, Student group
  Concept Works Award: the promising design works.
4, Zhangzhou intangible cultural heritage theme design group

  Zhangzhou intangible cultural heritage theme design is used to encourage the design innovation in the industry.


1.All entries must be original and have not won any prizes in previous China (Blue Light Cup) Horologe Design Competition or other ministerial and provincial-level, industrial or national competitions, which are in line with the concept, design motif and purpose of this competition.

2.It shall have avant-garde creativity, strong expression, aesthetic modeling, as well as unity of form and spirit. The overall style shall be simple, fashion, modern and innovative; with clear style, strong sense of inheritance and transmissibility.

3.It shall have a strong sense of integrity and aesthetic, and the theme and design language shall have strong penetration and appeal. At the same time, it shall pay attention to the combination of the design and craft, and the combination of Chinese and foreign horological design culture, as well as the combination of commerce and art. It is necessary to be manufacturable and practical.

4.The contestants can submit their applications to the office of the Organizing Committee of the Competition through online registration. All works of the contestants shall not be identified with the marks, LOGO, commercial advertising slogans and website links that are unrelated to the design of the works and the information that is irrelevant to the sender. Otherwise, it will be deemed invalid. (Note: a work can only be submitted for one category with one theme, and multiple categories cannot be submitted simultaneously.)

5.All the pictures and materials of the entries will not be returned (physical works can be brought voluntarily during the rematch). Please keep your own draft. The intellectual property rights of the entries belong to the contestants, and the designer owns the copyright of the work. At the same time, the Organizing Committee of the Competition can publicize and promote the entries, auction and carry other commercial activities. (The pictures should be JPG images with a format greater than 1M)

6.The contestants shall guarantee to have the complete copyright of the work and shall not infringe upon the intellectual property rights of others and their rights and interests; and shall be fully liable for the claims arising from the breach of the foregoing. And the organizer shall have the right to unilaterally disqualify him from the competition and the award of the prize, revoke the award-winning title, withdraw the award certificate, bonus, trophy, and publicize it through the website and other public media.