NT$500,000 as well as high honorary is waiting for you!

The Department of Industrial Technology, Ministry of Economic Affairs of the Republic of China. is holding “The 9th International Bicycle Design Competition” this year.
Registrations are being accepted over the Internet from May 1 to August 15 2004.
The competition is open to all individuals or groups (2~4 persons in each group), regardless of nationality, gender, race or age.
The purpose of this event is to provide an opportunity for designers to push ahead with new designs and to internationalize their products, to promote bicycling as a popular sport and as an alternative form of transportation.
For more information, please feel free to visit our Web site at http://design.runride.com or e-mail to vicky@tbnet.org.tw / ibdc@anet.net.tw
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  1. Grand Prize (1 winner)
    (1) Prize of NT$500,000 (2) Certificate (3) Subsidy for model manufacturing
  2. Second Prize (2 winners)
    (1) Prize of NT$200,000 for each winner/group (2) Certificate (3) Subsidy for model manufacturing
  3. Third Prize (3 winners)
    (1) Prize of NT$100,000 for each winner/group (2) Certificate (3) Subsidy for model manufacturing
  4. Excellent Prize (6 winners)
    (1) Prize of NT$30,000 for each winner/group (2) Certificate (3) Subsidy for model manufacturing
  5. Merit Prize (12 winners)
    (1) Prize of NT$15,000 for each winner/group (2) Certificate (3) Subsidy for model manufacturing

Notes:
1.The prizes and subsidies that are awarded will be paid either in New Taiwan
dollars in Taiwan or in USD/EUR/JPY/THB at the official rate of exchange.
Please note that prizes and subsidies awarded to foreign
participants shall
have a 20% income-tax deduction.
2.Following are the subsidies for model manufacturing (includes shipping costs):
Taiwan - NT$16,000
Asia & Oceania - NT$20,000
America - NT$22,000
Europe, Africa and other areas - NT$26,000
3.The subsidy for model manufacturing will only be paid for models that arrive
before the stipulated deadline.
4. Finalists will receive their subsidies for model manufacturing
before December 31, 2004.
5.Prizes and certificates will be handed out at the award ceremony.