Duration: 10 May – 09 June 2017 


  • To encourage children to demonstrate  their talents and creativity
  • To facilitate the positive attitude of children towards people carrying duties at borders – border guards,  customs, phytosanitary and veterinary service officers
  • To show the professionalism and cooperation of people working at borders

Contest advertisement

  • The contest will be advertised through BOMCA web-site, on FB page of BOMCA Programme and EUD Ashgabat, and at secondary schools of Ashgabat city on 10 May, 2017

Requirements to drawings submitted to the contest:

  • drawings should be painted in watercolors, gouache paints, soft-tip pens, or pencils on paper (size of paper should be 21 cm X 29,5cm minimum OR 29,5 cm X 42 cm)
  • on the reverse side the drawings should contain full name, surname, age, contact details (phone number, e-mail) written by pencil
  • the drawing should not be folded or damaged
  • not more than 3 drawings per person are allowed

Drawings submitted to the competition should contain following messages (drawings not containing the messages below will not be considered!!!):

  • message of a cross-border cooperation (communication of officials with colleagues across the border)
  • order guards or customs, phytosanitary officers on duty, communicating with people crossing the border
  • customs, border guards or phytosanitary officers, and their good deeds from a daily life

Drawings shall be submitted personally or by post to BOMCA offices in Turkmenistan not later than 17:00 09 June, 2017. When sent by post, post stamp should be dated no later than June 09, 2017. 

Address of BOMCA office in Turkmenistan:

744000 Ashgabat
70, (1958) Andalib st., Office № 511
Tel.: +99368 055707

By submitting drawings to this contest, participants transfer copyright for further use of drawings to BOMCA Programme. BOMCA programme has the right to use drawings collected within the frame of its activities and visibility without informing the author. Drawings submitted to the contest could be further used in BOMCA wall and table calendars for 2018 and other printed materials within in further BOMCA activities 


The jury will consist of:

  • the representative from the State Border Service of Turkmenistan
  • the representative from the State Customs Service of Turkmenistan
  • the representatives from the Ministry of Agriculture and Water Economy
  • BOMCA Regional Manager
  • EU delegation representative in Turkmenistan
  • BOMCA National Coordinator

When needed, jury members could consult with their partners.

Winners and prizes

The jury will select 3 winners:

Prizes will include:

  • I Prize – tablet Samsung Galaxy Tab T561 
  • II Prize – mobile phone Samsung J500/DS Galaxy J5
  • III Prize – drawing set 

Note: Jury has a right to grant an additional promotional prize.

The drawings contest runs from 10 May 2017 to 09 June 2017. The winners will be selected until June 16 and the names announced on BOMCA webpage. Award ceremony will be organized on 16 June 2017, after BOMCA National Steering Group meeting and the winners informed on it accordingly.