Apr 24-25

24 hours to
create a brilliant
print ad

24-hour Print Challenge
What is

Your Challenge

Showcase your creative skills as you compete in the Young Lions Print Competition in teams to produce a stand-out, captivating and unique print ad>/b> to a charity’s brief, before being judged by members of the jury.

The teams are briefed by the client, which is a charity or public service organisation. Their identity is kept secret until the briefing begins where their name, objectives, strategies and target audience are revealed.

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Important Dates

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Apr 04

Warm-up meeting
From Good to Great

Attend the meeting if you want to know how to hack Young Lions competitions. Tips & Tricks from past winners and jury members.
More info

Apr 19

Deadline for Registrations

Register your team before it is too late.

Apr 24 at 9:00

Briefing Session

Come to get a brief and get answers to all your questions about a challenge and a client organisation.

Apr 25 at 16:00

Winners Annoncement & Feedback Session

Find out how good you are, enjoy your success, and discuss (not only) your work.


Winners Camp

Get intensive training and take an active part in workshops helping you become even greater than you are.

Jun 17-25

Cannes Lions

Visit Cannes, enjoy the festival, boost your creativity and fight for a gold medal in the Young Lions world finale.

More about

How it Works

Find here a couple of useful information helping you better understand the competition.

Entry Fee

The fee is 8.000 CZK (+VAT) per team.



Competition brief focus on charitable, not-for-profit and CSR objectives. All submitted ideas created in the competitions will be made available to the respective charity to incorporate into their marketing campaign.



A brief is revealed to competitors as competition commences during a briefing session. It is presented by a client and a president of a jury.



Each team consists of two young professionals working in creative communications/advertising/digital agencies or as freelancers.



All Young Lions taking part in the competitions must be 30 years of age or younger, born on or after 25 June 1986. A good understanding of spoken and written English is essential.


Publicis One

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Praha 7

Print category

Partners & Supporters

Our partners support the development of the young generation of creative professionals and help them to grow in their ability to bring great creative ideas and innovative communication solutions needed for the commercial success of brands in today’s dynamically changing environment.

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Partner – Print category

Unie vydavatelů

Unie vydavatelů is a joint professional association of publishers of journals, magazines and content operators on the Internet and other digital media. It brings together, with one exception, all newspaper publishers and a significant majority of leading publishers of magazines. Unie vydavatelů currently has 20 members. Its core mission is to defend the professional interests of publishers, web content providers and media workers, support the development of the print advertising market and equal conditions for content distribution, copyright protection or active participation at media readership (Media Project) and circulation (ABC ČR) measurement and specialized print market research. Unie vydavatelů is a member of the WAN-IFRA, ENPA, FIPP and EMMA world-wide and European publishing associations.