The Young Lions Digital Competition

Calling all digital mavens! It's time to build a digital-led campaign that uses both the platform and the technology behind it in only 24 hours. Show the whole creative communications industry your skills.

How does it work?

  • Contact your rep to find out about local competitions
  • Compete in your local competition
  • Win your local competition!
  • Travel to Cannes Lions
  • Compete and earn your place on stage at Cannes Lions 2020

The challenge

You'll be briefed by a charity or NGO about their digital challenge. Then there's just 24 hours for you to come up with a creative insight and explain how your digital solution uses a maximum of three social media platforms in new and exciting ways to move the brand forward. This will be judged by a selection of industry experts before the winner is crowned live at the festival.

Who is it for?

  • Social media managers
  • Creative technologists
  • UX designers
  • Digital producers
  • Digital designers


  • Winner of local competition
  • Aged 30 or under

"The competition experience is an amazing boost to the teams' growth as creatives."

Tim Cheng, CCO, Grey Group Singapore.

Apply for the competition via your festival rep

Find your Local representative