Conditions for participation:
School submissions should meet the conditions and
requirements of the Dubai Customs IP Awards
(Classification and authorship)
: Every participating school will choose a name for
the project and the Customs management shall
approve the participation form which shall contain
the name, theme and objectives of the project.
: The project must be printed clearly in Arabic or
Number of projects
: Each school may compete with one project only.
The entity in charge of the project, which is Dubai
Customs, shall be mentioned along with its logo, as
well as the name and logo of the participating
: Each project shall be handled by a team
consisting of 5 students and 2 supervisors.
The project should be original and not a replication
of a previously submitted project either wholly or
partially in terms of material, attachments, pictures
or any other activities.
Submissions that do not contain the IPR team’s visit
form to the school will not be accepted.
Projects evaluation criteria:
When evaluating submitted projects, the jury will take
into consideration the following criteria:
First criterion: Project
alignment & relevance
The appropriateness and relevance
of the project submitted for IPR
protection and application in the
UAE and the extent to which it
properly addresses IP-related
Identification of the problem and
providing appropriate solutions.
Creativity and innovation.
1.4 Suitability of innovation (AI) for the vision and purposes of customs operations.
Second criterion: Outcomes
Usefulness and practicality of the
Serving and engaging internal and
external community through
education and awareness raising .
The project may have tangible
economic impact within the UAE in
one or more fields.
Third criterion: Project
The project participants’
observance and application of the
Organization, preparation and
Project submission within the set
Teamwork and cooperation among team