The Young Lions Print Competition

Calling all creatives! Could you come up with an amazing print campaign and bring it to life in just 24 hours? That's the challenge of the Young Lions Print Competition.

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

After a briefing from a charity or NGO, you'll need to produce a stand-out, captivating and unique print ad. We're looking for an idea that leaps out and captures an audience, motivating and moving them towards the cause. This will be judged by a selection of industry experts before the winner is crowned live at the festival.

Who is it for?

  • Art directors
  • Producers
  • Film makers
  • Creatives


  • Winner of local competition
  • Aged 30 or under

"All the people you meet are as passionate about this as you are and you get to share stories and moments with incredible people from all around the world.."

Daniel Zaldumbide, Maruri Grey Ecuador

Apply for the competition via your festival rep

Find your Local representative