Portuguese American Journal

Scouting: Carlos Neves winner of the 2012 JOTA-JOTI Logo Contest – Portugal

Carlos Neves, 22, is the winner of the international 2012 Jota-Joti Logo Contest sponsored by the World Scout Bureau. Neves belongs to the 901 Caldas de S. Jorge (Porto) scouting troop, affiliated with the Federação Escutista de Portugal (NSO/Portugal).

He won both the 55th Jamboree On The Air and the 16th Jamboree On The Internet competitions. His logo design will be carried as the logo of the 2012 edition of Jamboree On The Air – Jamboree On The Internet (JOTA-JOTI) which will take place worldwide on 20-21 October, 2012.

Winning logo design.

JOTA-JOTI 2012 Logo Contest, which took place over March-April, involved 142 entries received from 34 countries. The theme was “How big is your world?”

The jury consisted of 10 JOTA-JOTI volunteers and World Scout Bureau staff members, notably including the Secretary General of WOSM, Luc Panissod, the World JOTA-JOTI Coordinators – Richard Middelkoop & Holger Sickenberg, and David Markwell & Dave Ross from the World Scout Shop, the sponsor of prizes for the winners.

The mission of Scouting is to contribute to the education of young people, through a value system based on the Scout Promise and Law, to help build a better world where people are self-fulfilled as individuals and play a constructive role in society. Read more >>

For further details on the Contest and to see the logos that made it to the shortlist, visit the Contest’s Facebook Page

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