Works admitted to the contest will be evaluated by an International Jury. Based on the assessments on the six criteria works from each category will be ranked. The authors of the works from first to third place will be nominated for prizes. Will be broadcast and winner of the Grand Prize, which is awarded for the most original achievement among all participating works. 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 in September 2022 at a ceremony at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences in Sofia. The program also includes the official opening of an exhibition with the best competition works, selected by the International jury. Winners will receive invitations at the designated addresses.

The winning entries will be published on the website of the Scientific Network Pro-KARSTerra and the International Year of Caves and Karst, as well as in various specialized publications. The awarded works at the Fifth issue of the Competition will be included in the traditional travel exhibition “Karst under protection – gift for the future generations”.