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Young Stars

Young Stars AD Competition is the world’s first college student advertising competition and aims to find
and support promising future creatives around the world.

Young Stars AD Competition is a program that submits fresh ideas based on the fixed theme of the contest in which university students from all over the world participate.

Submitted works will be judged fairly by global advertising experts.
Winners selected through the contest will be offered internship opportunities along with benefits for each award,
and the award-winning works will be used as promotional materials.
It is a university student program for the people who want to get a job in the advertising industry to be
able to be proved their ability from the expert with weighing one´s ability against that of others.

Young Stars AD Competition 2023
22 August(Tue) – 25 August(Fri) 2023 / For 4 days

- Contest Site : BEXCO, Busan

- Accommodation : Busan Metropolitan Corporation’s Arpina, Busan

Participation Scale

120 People, 60 Team (A team of up to 2)

21 Aug (Mon) 22 Aug (Tue) 23 Aug (Wed) 24 Aug (Thu) 25 Aug (Fri) 26 Aug (Sat)

·Check in


·Announce a theme of the contest



·Close works submission

·MAD STARS Opening Ceremony

·Examine submitted works

·Enjoy MAD STARS freely

·Enjoy MAD STARS freely

·Conversation with the jury


·Check out

※ Competition schedule could be changed.
Prize and Benefit
Prize Number Benefit
Gold 1 Trophy
Silver 1 Trophy
Bronze 2 Trophy
Crystal 3 Certificate

-Providing internship opportunities

-Actual advertisement execution of award-winning campaign (Requires consultation with sponsors)

-Opportunity to participate in overseas promotion of MAD STARS for Gold Winners

-Provides special promotion opportunities for award-winning works and portfolios using a pool of over 2,000 MAD STARS judges

-Providing 2023 Global Mad Academy course for 40 entrants by order of receipt (1 person per 1course), detailed information will be noticed soon.

* the Global Mad Academy is:
An integrated practical training platform for global advertising, marketing, digital, technology, and video fields.
Directly trained by world-famous incumbent advertisers/marketers.

Winners Announcement
25 August(Fri) / It will be announced in MAD STARS Award
  • Jury
  • Previous Jury & Mentors