WHAT IS
THE ACA WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP?

The ACA World Championship is a global competition that tests students design skills using Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign. ACA Championship Malaysia 2019, organized by Acestar Sdn Bhd, sets a platform for students whose major is in Art & Design to showcase their work on a broader scale, while opening up many opportunities for them such as securing of employment. This competition is open to all institutions of higher learning, secondary schools, colleges, and polytechnics.
Students are required to participate in ACA Championship Malaysia (National Level), and the winner of this event will go on to the ACA World Championship in New York, USA.

HOW DO I COMPETE?

Passion in creativity and design.

Open to students of Secondary schools, Technical Junior Colleges, Centralised Institutes, Polytechnics, Universities and Private Institutions subject to the institution(s) having first enrolled in this competition.

You must be between the ages of 13 and 22 as of June 15th, 2019

Register as a participant before 6th March 2019

Attend Competition Kick-off briefing on 13th March 2019 (For outstation who are unable to attend, will be briefed via email)

Upload the final artwork before 25th March 2019

What is the ACA certification?

The Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) certification is a global industry-recognized credential that can be used to effectively validate one's skills in Adobe digital-media software.

It certifies that individuals have the entry-level skills to plan, design, build, and maintain effective communications using different forms of digital media.

Benefits of ACA Certification:

  • Adobe certification represents the creative skills in demand today by industry and academic. Getting the certification shows that you have the skills needed, and therefore increases your chances of securing a job later on.
  • From this workshop, you will learn the way the industry communicates, to prepare you for the working culture.
  • The better you are at understanding what design is needed, you will be able to provide a better output.
  • Learn from the Adobe Certified Professional the tips and tricks to get the best artwork, at a faster time!

Our Client

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Wetlands International is the only global not-for-profit organisation dedicated to the conservation and restoration of wetlands.

We are driven by the knowledge that safeguarding and restoring wetlands are vital for water security, biodiversity, climate regulation, sustainable development and human well-being.

We connect technical knowledge, policy dialogue and practical projects in the field to advocate among various stakeholders for better policies and promote sustainable management of wetlands.

Using scientific knowledge makes us a well-trusted source of information, while demonstration projects inspire people to act. By connecting our work across offices and through partner networks, we combine local experiences and successes and increase our impact on national, regional and global policies, practices and investments. Our vision is a world where wetlands are treasured and nurtured for their beauty, the life they support and the resources they provide.

For more details about Wetlands International Malaysia, visit their official website here: https://malaysia.wetlands.org/

WHAT WILL I WIN? In ACA Championship Malaysia 2019

1st PLACE

Trip to New York, USA

Represent Malaysia at the ACA World Championship

  • Return flight ticket & Accommodation

2nd PLACE

HP Workstation Z2 G4S

 

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3rd PLACE

HP DreamColor Z24x

 

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REGISTERED INSTITUTES / UNIVERSITIES 2019

Kolej Komuniti Paya Besar

KKPB

Kolej Universiti Islam Antarabangsa Selangor

KUIS

University Kuala Lumpur

UniKL

Malaysia Institute of Art

MIA

Kolej Komuniti Kuala Langat

KKKL

New Era University College

NEUC

SEGi University

SEGI

Tungku Abdul Rahman - University College

TARUC

University of Malaya

UM

Universiti Sains Malaysia

USM

University Utara Malaysia

UUM

INTI International University & Colleges Subang

INTI Subang

UCSI University Kuala Lumpur

UCSI KL

Management & Science University

MSU

IACT College

IACT

KDU University College, Utropolis Glenmarie

KDU Glenmarie

Point College

Point

Raffles College of Higher Education

Raffles

Universiti Malaysia Kelantan

UMK

Universiti Malaysia Pahang

UMP

Universiti Teknologi MARA Perak

UiTM Seri Iskandar

Universiti Teknologi Petronas

UTP

The One Academy

TOA

Camou Academy of Media Arts

Camou

Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation

APU

ALFA College

ALFA

Han Chiang University College of Communication

HJU

KRU Academy

KRU

Kuala Lumpur Metropolitan University College

KLMUC

Kolej Vokasional Balik Pulau

KVBP

Multimedia University Cyberjaya

MMUCYB

Politeknik Muadzam Shah

PMS

Saito University College

Saito

Taylors University

Taylors

Universiti Malaysia Terengganu

UMT

Les Copaque Animation Academy

LCAA

Kolej Komuniti Penampang

KKP

Politeknik Tuanku Syed Sirajuddin

PTSS

Arte Academy

Arte

PIA College

PIA

First City University College

FCUC

Dessin Professional Learning Centre

Dessin

Kolej Komuniti Kuching

KKKG

Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia

UTHM

Universiti Teknologi Malaysia

UTM

Equator College

EQUATOR

Universiti Malaysia Perlis

UNIMAP

Southern University College

SUC

Limkokwing University of Creative Technology

LUCT

S.U.S Design Centre

S.U.S

Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris

UPSI

UNITAR International University

UNITAR

International Islamic University Malaysia

IIUM

Sunway College Ipoh

Sunway Ipoh

Universiti Teknologi MARA Puncak Alam

UiTM Puncak Alam

Politeknik Metro Tasek Gelugor

PMTG

Heriot-Watt University

HWU

Universiti Tenaga Nasional

UNITEN

International Modern Arabic School

IMAS

Sunway University

Sunway

R.E.A.L. Schools Cheras Campus

R.E.A.L. Cheras

Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman

UTAR

Geomatika University College

Geomatika

Universiti Malaysia Sabah

UMS

KDU Penang University College

KDU Penang

Akedemi Seni Budaya dan Warisan Kebangsaan

ASWARA

Politeknik Ibrahim Sultan

PIS

International University of Malaya-Wales

IUMW

Nilai University

NU

Victoria International College

VIC

City University Malaysia

City-U

University Selangor

UNISEL

Linton University College

LUC

Jati Institute

JATI

Universiti Teknologi MARA Shah Alam

UiTM Shah Alam

Universiti Malaysia Sarawak

UNIMAS

Dasein Academy of Art

Dasein

IBS College Miri

IBS

Tunku Abdul Rahman University College Penang

TARUC Penang

University of Nottingham Malaysia

UNM

Sri Kuala Lumpur International School

SriKL

Clazroom College

Clazroom

Lincoln University College

Lincoln

Kolej Kemahiran Tinggi Mara Rembau

KKTM Rembau

TATI University College

TATI-UC

Prosteam Innovation Academy

Prosteam

SMK Dato Mohd Said

SMKDMS

Erican College

Erican

Universiti Teknologi Mara Negeri Sembilan

UiTM Kuala Pilah

Institut Latihan Perindustrian Arumugam Pillai Nibong Tebal

ILP Arrumugam Pillai Nibong Tebal

Kolej Komuniti Chenderoh

KKC

Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka

UTeM

Confucian Private Secondary School

CPSS

YES International College

YES

Kolej Komuniti Hulu Langat

KKHL

WHAT’S THE TIMELINE TO ENTER?

19th Feb 2020


Official Launch of ACA Championship Malaysia 2020

19th March 2020

9.00am To 12.00pm

Competition kick off & Briefing for Design Subject

1st April 2020

UPTO 3.00pm

Deadline to upload your final competition artwork

8th April 2020: Top 30 Finalists will be announced by registered Email

23rd April 2020

9.00am To 6.00pm

Live test for Top 30 Finalist

20th April - 22nd April 2020: Top 30 ACA Workshop & Certification

14th May 2020


Grand Finale in Conjunction With SEA Connect Creative Conference 2020

15th June 2020


Deadline for World Championship Registration 2020

Grand winner will represent Malaysia at the ACA World Championship in New York City, New York, USA
Return flight ticket & Accommodation will be provided to eligible winner *(subject to terms and conditions)

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