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THE INTERNATIONAL AQUATIC PLANTS LAYOUT CONTEST

About IAPLC

The global-scale contest is ever-expanding every year.
Everything will begin with your application.

In 2016, we have received a record number of 2,336 entries from 68 countries and areas. The world rankings were simulcast live on USTREAM worldwide in three languages, which obtained a great deal of attention from enthusiasts across the globe.
Who will win the glorious grand prix in 2017?


Contest Prize

Prize Number Prize money Premiums
Grand Prize
1
JPY1,000,000
Certificate, Plate
Gold Prize
1
JPY300,000
Certificate, Plate
Silver Prize
2
JPY100,000
Certificate, Plate
Bronze Prize
3
JPY50,000
Certificate, Plate
Honour Prize
20
JPY10,000
Certificate, Plate
Winning Works
100
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Certificate

* Top winning entries will be published in the IAPLC Booklet.
* The number of entries to be published on the Booklet is yet to be determined. Some low-ranked layouts may not be included in the Booklet.


IAPLC 2017 Screening Process

Closing Date for Application: May 31, 2017 (JST)

[ Initial Screening ]

To be conducted by the contest steering committee.

The top 100 works will be selected.

[ Second Screening ]

To be conducted by the international judges.

The International judges will evaluate the works under the same conditions within the same time frame. It is a scoring system by judging criteria, and the total score will be calculated for each work.

[ Final Score ]

The Best Aquarium points are added to calculate the final total score.

The grading sheets returned from judges around the world will be tallied up.
Extra points are added to the Best Aquarium that are selected by each judge.

The World Ranking

Notice of Result

[ World Ranking Announcement ]

To be released by video and PDF.


Application Submission / inquiry

AQUA DESIGN AMANO CO., LTD.
The International Aquatic Plants Layout Contest Steering Committee

8554-1 Urushiyama, Nishikan-ku, Niigata-shi, Niigata, 953-0054 JAPAN
PHONE: +81-256-72-6666
E-mail: support@iaplc.com


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