The International Jury will determine the winning entries, which will be ranked from first to third place in each category. A Grand prix will be awarded for original achievement. The authors of winning entries will receive certificates and prizes. The Grand prix winner will receive an invitation to participate in the specialized field trip in unique karst regions in Bulgaria (expenses for the excursion will be covered by the organizers).

Official announcement and awarding of winners will take place on September 29, 2019 at a ceremony at the International Scientific-practical Conference “Protected Karst Territories – Legislation, Tourism, Monitoring” in Sofia. Winners will receive invitations at the designated addresses.

The competition results and winnings will be published on the website and the website of the International Scientific Network ProKARSTerra (, as well as in various specialized publications.

A catalogue of award-warning works will be issued. The best entries, selected by the International Jury will be exposed at a specialized exhibition, opened in Sofia on September 29, 2019. The awarded works at the Fourth issue of the Competition will be included in the traditional travel exhibition “Karst under protection – gift for the future generations”.