Cayman National

Cayman National Mask Task Competition

As a result of the COVID 19 Pandemic the wearing of face masks has become essential to preserve public health, together with the important hygiene practices. We join the call, encouraging us to do all that we can to preserve public health, including wearing our masks when out in public and when visiting our locations to conduct your banking business.

We are pleased to launch the Cayman National Mask Task, and we invite you to participate, unleash your creativity and design a face mask that is safe, reusable, stylish and functional.

What is Mask Task?

  • A competition open to all to make and design a cloth face mask
  • The winning design will be awarded CI$1,000
  • The four runner-up designs will each be awarded $100 gift certificate for the grocery store or food delivery service of their choice
  • The Staff of Cayman National will then vote on their preferred mask from among the top five, with an additional reward for the winner of the Cayman National Staff vote.

What we're looking for

In order to qualify as a potential winner, entries must be submitted within the completion deadline – by May 22, 2020. Each submission should meet the following criteria:

  • Covers the nose and mouth and fits snugly against the sides of the average adult’s face
  • Can be secured to the ear or go around the head with ties or loops
  • Includes multiple layers of fabric
  • Allows for breathing without restriction
  • Is machine washable and dryable without losing its shape or fit

How do I take part?

Let your creativity run free and create and design your mask  

Submit your designed mask to Cayman National Elgin Ave branch on or before May 22 2020 in a sealed and labeled bag, together with your entry form. If emailing the entry form is preferred, please send it to communityinvolvement@caymannational.com.

Tell us in no more than 50 words about:

  • The inspiration behind your mask
  • The material used and why the particular choice
  • The appeal you are going for – e.g. style, comfort, utility, safety
  • What’s most outstanding about your design

Prize winners will be announced June 1, 2020.

Download Entry Form

What are the terms?

  • Closing date for entries is 3pm on Friday May 22, 2020
  • Prize winners will be announced on Monday, June 1, 2020.
  • The judges decision is final
  • The entrants agree to Cayman National promoting the winning designs and designers names on their social media pages and website
  • The cash prize of $1,000 will be paid into the winner’s account, preferably a Cayman National bank account. Failing this, payment arrangements will be made as best suits the winner’s circumstance.

What People are Asking

Do I submit a design only, or an actual mask?

You’ll need to submit an actual mask featuring your design.

How will my mask design be judged - on what criteria?

We’ll be looking for each mask to meet the following criteria:

  • Covers the nose and mouth and fits snugly against the sides of the average adult’s face
  • Can be secured to the ear or go around the head with ties or loops
  • Includes multiple layers of fabric
  • Allows for breathing without restriction
  • Is machine washable and dryable without losing its shape or fit

Plus the inspiration behind your design.

Who's judging the entries?

A combination of a Cayman National selected panel of judges; social media votes; and staff votes.

Where and how exactly do I make my submission?

Submit your designed mask to Cayman National Elgin Ave branch on or before May 22 2020 in a sealed and labeled bag, together with your entry form.

Is there a pattern, form or technical specification I have to follow?

You can use whatever pattern you like, as long as it meets the stated criteria above.

What materials may I include in my design?

Your mask should be made of a material that is machine washable and dryable without losing its shape or fit and allows for breathing without restriction

When will I hear the results of the competition?

Winners will be announced on Monday June 1, 2020