A classic competition is one where participants compete with ideas. The concept is simple: the person with the best idea in a certain area wins. The competition requires no materials, is easy to implement and can be linked to many different fields of research.
Target group: Broad, flexible.
Preparation: Decide on a format for the entries and how they will be submitted and judged. Decide on a suitable prize and on a format for the prize giving. Market the activity.
Challenges: Deciding on judging criteria and adhering to them. Finding a good format for a prize giving ceremony and getting people to attend it. Marketing the competition so that enough entries are submitted.
Benefits: Easy to organise. Promotes cooperation with other partners, such as local and regional authorities or cultural administrations.