Mandala Magic School First Birthday Art Contest – Terms and Conditions

Promoter: Julie Gibbons, Glasgow, Scotland, operator of www.mandalamagicschool.com.


  • The competition is open to anyone aged 18 years or over, resident in any country, except close relatives of anyone connected with the Mandala Magic School or the judging of the competition.
  • No purchase is necessary to enter the competition.
  • Agreement to these terms and conditions is a condition of entry.

How to Enter:

  • Participants must leave a comment on the official giveaway Facebook post on Julie Gibbons Creative Facebook Page.
  • Only one entry per person. Multiple entries from the same person will result in disqualification.
  • Entries must be made by commenting on the specified Facebook post with an original mandala artwork.

Competition Period:

  • Opens: 9:00 AM GMT on Tuesday, January 22, 2024.
  • Closes: 11:59 PM GMT on Sunday, January 28, 2024.
  • Entries outside this period are not eligible.


  1. First Prize: 3 months free membership of the Mandala Magic School + Essential Mandala Making Supplies: Moleskine A4 Watercolour Art Journal, Staedtler Fineliner Set, Ecobra Master Bow Compass, Caran D’Ache Neocolor II Water-soluble Wax Pastels set of 15.
  2. Second Prize: Stillman & Birn Zeta 7″ x 7″ Square Softcover Mixed Media Sketchbook, Derwent Inktense Coloured Pencils Tin of 12.
  3. Third Prize: Seawhite A5 eco-Starter sketchbook, Uniball Signo Metallic Pens, Helix 360 Circle & Angle Maker, Helix Shapes Stencil Set.
  • Prizes are non-transferable, non-exchangeable and cannot be redeemed for cash.
  • Substitution of prizes by something of equivalent value may occur.

Selection Criteria:

  • Winners will be selected by Julie Gibbons based on the emotional resonance and personal meaning of the submitted mandalas.
  • The Mandala Magic process values the story and emotional connection conveyed through the artwork over technical proficiency. Entries that evoke an emotional response or connect in terms of colors and style will be favored.
  • The judgment will focus on how well each mandala represents the process and the depth of meaning it holds for the artist.


  • Winners will be notified within 5 days of the competition’s closing date.
  • If a winner cannot be contacted or does not claim their prize within 14 days of notification, the promoter reserves the right to withdraw the prize and select a replacement winner.
  • The promoter will notify the winner regarding the delivery of the prize.


    • The promoter reserves the right to cancel or amend the competition and these terms and conditions without notice in the event of unforeseen circumstances.
    • The promoter is not responsible for inaccurate prize details supplied by any third party.
    • The promoter’s decision regarding all aspects of the competition is final and binding.
    • By entering, participants agree to be bound by these terms and conditions.


    • The competition and these terms are governed by Scottish law. Any disputes subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Scotland.

    Data and Publicity:

    • Entrants agree to the use of their name, image, and entry in publicity material.
    • Personal data will be processed in accordance with UK data protection legislation and our privacy policy.
    • Winner’s name available by emailing hello@mandalamagicschool.com 28 days after closing date.

    Social Media Disclaimer:

    • This competition is not sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Facebook, Meta, or any other social network.


    • Entry into the competition constitutes acceptance of these terms and conditions.