Print 2020

Create a brilliant print AD

24-hour Communication Challenge

Briefing session – 27 Mar 2020 at 15:00
Winners & Feedback session – 02 Apr 2020



What is

Your Challenge

Young Lions Print Competition challenge your team to create and produce a stand-out, captivating and unique print ad to a charity’s brief, before being judged by members of the jury.

Also, provide written explanation (up to 300 words) – cultural/context information (150 words) and insight/strategy behind your work (150 words).

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.

Print AD

Create an A3 landscape print AD.

Written explanation

Consist of 2 parts (max. 150 words each): Cultural/context information. Insight

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Important Dates

Put it on your calendars. All important dates gathered at one place.

20 Feb 2020 at 18:00

Warm-up meeting Is your great good enough?

It´s a meet-up of professionals who have an ambition and desire to develop their ability to create excellent communications solutions. It´s also an opportunity to get the answers for all your question you might have about Young Lions 2020.

13 Mar 2020

Deadline for Registrations

Register your team before it is too late.

Register till 13 Mar 2020

27 Mar 2020 at 15:00

Briefing Session

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

02 Apr 2020

Winners Annoncement & Feedback Session

Find out how good you are, enjoy your success, and get a proper feedback (not only) on your work.

22 – 23 May 2020

Winners Camp

The prize for all medalist of all categories. The development program prepared to reflect their Young Lions experience, to broaden their view and context on advertising in other communication disciplinces, and further develop their personal and creative excellence.

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10 Sep 2020

Cannes in Prague

The winners get a tickets to Cannes in Prague 2020, conference with world-class experts and Cannes Lions jury members to share their view on trends, insights, and smart ideas in brand communication.

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More about

How it Works

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

Entry Fee

The fee is 9.000 CZK (+VAT) per team.



All Young Lions taking part in the competitions must be 30 years of age or younger, born on or after 22 Jun 1989. A good understanding of spoken and written English is essential.



Each team consists of two young professionals working in creative communications/advertising/digital agencies or as freelancers. Teams from client´s organisations are accepted in this category too.



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 participants as competition commences during a briefing session. It is presented by president of a jury. The additional questions can be also answered by client.

Print Jury


Jacques Massardo

Executive Creative Director
Publicis Group

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Nicole Lypinska

Creative Director
Cheil Czech & Slovakia

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Martin Charvát

Creative Director & Partner

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Aleš Polcar

Executive Creative Director


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What was 2019 like?


Again, at our traditional venue in Impact HUB Prague D10 at Smíchov. Big conferrence room awaits you for a Briefing session, your presentation, Winners announcement and Feedback session.

Impact HUB Praha D10

Drtinova 557/10, Praha 5 – Smíchov
Metro – line B – station Anděl.
Trams – lines 4, 5, 7, 10, 13, 14, 16, and 21 – tram stop Anděl.
Trams – lines 1, 9, 12, 15, 20 and 25 – tram stop Arbesovo náměstí.
Buses – line 176 – bus stop Arbesovo náměstí.


Print category

Partners & Supporters

Our partners support the development of the young generation of brand communication 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

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