Bases of the different contests and events of Miguelturra Carnival 2019.  Frying Pan Fruit, Chirigotas, Comparsas and Carrozas, Your Mask Sounds Familiar, Photography Contest, Costumes "Carnival Museum"…

Bases XXI Photography Contest

Collaborate: RAW Photographic Collective

  1. All people who wish may participate, regardless of age or place of residence.
  2. Each participant may submit a maximum of 3 photographs in color or black and white size 20×30 or 30×45 cm.
  3. The photographs must only collect activities carried out in Miguelturra during the Carnival period 2019.
  4. It will be valued in a special way that the works highlight the characteristics of the traditional Miguelturra carnival, with special emphasis on the Street Mask. The technical and artistic quality of the works will be assessed in the same way.
  5. The photographs will be presented with a white cardboard support of 5 cm on each side, with a slogan on the back and in a separate envelope, the personal data of the author will appear.
  6. Awards:
    1st Prize: 250 euros sponsored by the City Council of Miguelturra, Carnival Pottery and one place for a photography course of choice during 2019, valued at 70 Euros, sponsored by CatBox – Academy of Visual Arts MIGUELTURRA.
    2nd Prize: 175 euros and Carnival Pottery, sponsored by the Miguelturra City Council.
    3rd Prize: 80 euros voucher sponsored and exchangeable for photo shoot in Katy Aranda Photography and Carnival Pottery.
  7. These prizes may be declared void. No author may accumulate more than one prize.
  8. Collaborate RAW Photographic Collective.
  9. With the presented works the organization will be able to realize a later exhibition in the dependences of the Market of Abastos and to show them in the web page.
  10. The jury will be composed of people of recognized solvency and its ruling will be unappealable.
  11. The awarded works will become available to the organization that may, if it deems it appropriate, edit the work, without the author having acquired rights.
  12. The non-awarded works may be withdrawn until April 30, 2018. The works not retired will become part of the archive of the Culture Area.
  13. Deadline for submission: Photographs may be delivered by hand during working hours or sent to the Casa de Cultura de Miguelturra, with address at: Street Perlerines, 26, 13170 Miguelturrra, Telephone: +34 926241090 and presented until April 10, 2019 The ruling will be made before April 30, 2019.
  14. Miguelturra City Council will take care with the greatest zeal the works submitted to the contest, but is not responsible for the deterioration or theft of the same.
  15. The mere fact of participating in the contest means compliance with the present rules.
Bases XL National Contest of Murgas, Comparsas and Carrozas

The Churriego Carnival comes to an end and it is best to celebrate with the traditional Contest of Murgas, Comparsas and Carrozas


The City Council of Miguelturra, through the Concejalía de Festejos, opens the Call, under competitive conditions, for the awarding of the contest of the Piñata Sunday contest of Miguelturra Carnival 2019, a National Tourist Interest Festival, with the object to promote the carnival activity and to promote and support initiatives that increase the cultural life of the population. The announcement for the Awards for the year 2019 is published, which will be governed by the rules detailed below.



The objective of this call is to award various prizes for the Pintata Sunday contest of the Miguelturra Carnival, a Festival of National Tourist Interest, for the promotion and growth of the carnival activity of the population.


Three types of participation are established, to which the groups must previously sign up:

CARROZAS CONTEST: In this category are included the Peñas or Associations that in the parade do so with one or more floats.

COMPARSAS CONTEST: This category includes the Peñas or Associations that parade with a music band, musical group and / or charanga, and that do not carry floats and music from public address systems.

MURGAS CONTEST: This category includes the Peñas or Associations that parade without live music or with music from public address systems and that are not included in the previous categories.


The following prizes and categories are established.

SPECIAL PRICE FROM THE CITY COUNCIL to the best assembly of the parade, float and comparsa. SPECIAL OF 2,500 Euros and HONORED ALHIGUÍ


1st Prize: 1,800 Euros. Sponsored by the City Council

2nd Prize: 1,300 Euros. Sponsored by the City Council

3rd Prize: 1,000 Euros. Sponsored by the City Council

4º Premio: 500 Euros. Patrocinado por Cerveza Calatrava


1st Prize: 900 Euros. Sponsored by the City Council

2nd Prize: 700 Euros. Sponsored by the City Council

3rd Prize: 500 Euros. Sponsored by ITV Miguelturra – Hmnos. Fernández Mohino

4th Prize: 400 Euros. Sponsored by Julián Tejidos and Casa Pepe Restaurant

4th Prize: 300 Euros. Sponsored by the City Council


1st Prize: 400 Euros. Sponsored by Globalcaja

2nd Prize: 350 Euros. Sponsored by Cepsa – Carrefour “La Estrella”

3rd Prize: 300 Euros. Sponsored by Sacred Distributions

3rd Prize: 300 Euros. Sponsored by Aquilice and Mucho +

3rd Prize: 300 Euros. Sponsored by the City Council

All the participating groups will be presented with Ham, Cheese, Wine Case “Señorío de los Llanos” donated by Distribuidora Hervás and pottery of Carnival 2019 of Miguelturra, provided that they meet the established requirements.

The organization will not pay any amount for travel or transportation subsidy to the participants.


1º.- All Peñas, Associations or homogeneous groups of more than 20 people from all over the national territory may participate. The number of registrations will be limited to 35 by strict order of application, except the peñas and groups awarded in the 2018 call, which are automatically registered but must show their concurrence. The non-ratification of the same will give place to the rocks that remain in reserve.

2º.- The inscriptions, which will be free, will be made in the Culture House of the Town Hall of Miguelturra, Tel .: +34 926241090, communicating the following information: name of the Association, number of components, name of the representative or spokesperson, DNI, address, phone and dimensions of the float (if they carry it), and category for which they compete.

3º.- Each group must carry in front and in a prominent place a sign that shows the town where it comes from and its name.

4º.- The presence of animals in the parade, must be approved in advance by the Department of Celebrations, due to the possible risk of causing unforeseen accidents..

5º.- The rally will take place in the vicinity of Parquesol, starting at 4:00 p.m., with the parade taking the following route: Pozuelo Street, Carretas, Ancha, Carnaval, Plaza de España and Don José Mora, ending in the vicinity of Avda. 1º de Mayo.

6º.- The Peñas or Associations must follow the instructions indicated by the Organization, Local Police and Civil Protection throughout the tour.

7º.- Failure to comply with the instructions may be object, in the opinion of the Jury, of its possible disqualification.

8º.- The Jury will be made up of a number of persons of recognized solvency and its decisions will be unappealable. The float, the music, the choreography, the number of components and the costumes, as well as the originality, staging and good aesthetic taste will be valued in a special way and within each category.

9º.- Each Peña, Association or participating Group, will only be eligible for a prize of its category.

10º.- The Jury can not leave any of the prizes deserted.

11º.- The Awards will be handed out at the end of the parade at the Palacio de Carnaval (CERE). It is recommended that the collection of prizes be minimum two members with the costumes of the parade located in the Dr. Fleming Park. The payment of the prizes will be made effective in a single payment, after the holding of the Contests, and once the winners have provided the necessary data for this purpose.

12º.- All prizes will be subject to the withholdings provided by Law.

13º.- The participation in the Contest supposes the acceptance of the previous bases.


You can access the full text of this call on the website of the Municipality of Miguelturra.

In addition to the publicity of any call submitted to the General Subsidies Law, it will be given the widest possible dissemination among those who may be interested.


For any query or clarification of this call, interested parties may contact the Town Council of Miguelturra, at Street Perlerines nº 24, 13170 – Miguelturra (Ciudad Real), by phone at +34 926241090 Ext. 6002, or by email at the address, you can access the bases and annexes of this call on the website of the Town Council of Miguelturra.


The awarding of the prizes will be governed by what is established in its regulatory bases in this call, in what is not foreseen, will be applicable Law 38/2003, of November 17, General of Subsidies and its provisions of development, the Bases of Execution of the Budget of the City Council of Miguelturra for 2.019 and other state or regional regulations that may be applicable.

What is made public for general knowledge.

Presentation of the parade: Municipal Broadcaster
Organize and collaborate: Civil Protection of Miguelturra

Bases VIII Masks Race. “LA CHURRIEGA”

Ready, Set, Go!! To run with the sports association of Fondistas de Miguelturra

  1. They can take part all the people, groups or peñas that wish, individually or in groups, over 18 years.
  2. Runners over 16 years old may participate with the authorization of the tutor.
  3. Children under 16 years of age accompanied by their tutors can participate.
  4. It is mandatory to go in disguise.
  5. Registration will be up to 30 minutes before departure and previous days at the Youth Center from Monday to Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and afternoons from Monday to Thursday from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., at +34 926160628 extensions 1 or 6 or by e-mail:
  6. The organization will provide the number.
  7. The route will be a closed circuit with a controlled speed of 1500 meters, through the Plaza de la Constitución, Cervantes street to Pradillo de Clavería, turn onto Tercia street until Juan de Ávila, Juan de Ávila street to Doctor Fleming square, pass by pedestrian area of Doctor Fleming square, Pradillo de Clavería, by the parking area to Germán Marina, Germán Marina street, Plaza de España, Plaza de la Constitución, Tercia, Juan de Ávila, Doctor Fleming, San Martín street, Rodeo street, avenue of the Carnival, squares of España and Constitution, Tercia, Juan de Ávila and Doctor Fleming Park to finish in the vicinity of the entrance of the CERE.

At the end of the race, the participants will be able to taste a chocolate and pasta at the CERE, given by the Association of Widows Our Lady of the Star. The Areté Fitness Sports Center of the town, raffle 5 monthly payments for the participants of the race and Sport Fitness Club raffle a sports package for men and one for women, each valued at 50 euros.
In addition, after the race, monitors from Areté Fitness, will give a workshop of ZUMBA FITNESS.

Bases XXXVI Contest of “Murgas and Chirigotas”

Friday, March 8, after the Costumes contest “Carnival Museum”. The act will be presented by the Municipal Radio Broadcasting

  1. They will be able to take part all the groups or peñas that wish it as long as they have a minimum of 10 components.
  2. The performance of each group may not exceed 20 minutes.
  3. The jury will take into account punctuality and non-interference in the proper conduct of the contest.
  4. The participants will register the week before the celebration of the contest, sending 3 copies of the letter to be interpreted to the House of Culture, street Perlerines, 26 of Miguelturra.
  5. Awards:
    1st 600 euros
    2nd 450 euros
    3rd 400 euros
    4th 250 euros
    5th 200 euros
    All prizes are sponsored by the City Council of Miguelturra
  6. During the contest, a competent jury, will fail the prize.
Bases XXXIV Costumes Contest “Carnival Museum”

Friday, March 8 at 9:30 p.m.

  1. Peñas of Miguelturra may participate, and the participation of individual masks in representation or not of local and / or provincial companies is also open.
  2. A double modality is established: Man and Woman.
  3. The costumes presented must participate in the Piñata Sunday parade and must be unpublished in Miguelturra.
  4. The winning costumes in men’s and women’s modalities will remain the property of the one who presents them but will commit to leaving the costume for the “Carnival Museum” for 5 years. The winner in the individual mode, must stay one year in the museum.
  5. The inscriptions will be made in the place of the contest moments before the beginning of the same.
  6. The prize of the winning costumes will not be handed out until after Piñata’s Sunday parade, once the organization observes that at least a 20 person parade with the same suit as the winner parades in the winning costume. The winner of the individual suit is exempt from this point by not being forced to march on Sunday.
  7. The jury will be composed of people specialized in the subject, and their decisions will be final, being able to declare any prize desert.
  8. Each one of the members of the jury will qualify according to the following criteria:
    Costume evaluation 80% from 0 to 8 points
    Makeup 10% 1 point
    Staging 10% 1 point
  9. For a more detailed examination, the suit evaluation will be carried out in the dressing rooms before the start of the stage, with the participants ready for review half an hour before the start of the contest. Those people and peñas that do not meet the stipulated schedule will be disqualified and may act outside the contest. And its valuation will be irremovable for the purposes of the other two remaining criteria.
  10. Awards:
    Women’s Costume: 400 euros, sponsored by the City Council of Miguelturra
    Men’s suit: 400 euros. sponsored by the City Council of Miguelturra
    Individual Costume Award: 200 euros, sponsored by “CERTRADE”, Tiles and Pavements
Bases VII Contest Your Mask Sounds Familiar

Thursday, March 7 at 7:30 p.m. Organized by Peña el Puntillo, collaborate: Youth Area and Celebration Area

  1. All people who wish may participate in two modes: CHILDREN-YOUTH MODALITY, groups of children or individuals, children under 14, and ADULT MODE from 15 years in the individual or group. The groups must be composed of 2 people minimum and 12 maximum.
  2. Each participant must be characterized by a singer or group chosen by himself when making its staging.
  3. All performances will be in “playback”.
  4. The chosen language for the interpretation of the topics will be irrelevant.
  5. Each performance will have a maximum time of five minutes.
  6. Registrations will be made until 2:00 p.m. from February 26 to March 6 at the House of Culture. Each participant will provide the name of the members that will form the group, the name of the group or singer they will represent, the chosen title and will provide the CD and PEN DRIVE with the recording of the song to be performed. The number of registrations is limited to 3 in the Infantile modality and 12 performances in the Adult modality by strict order of request.
  7. Awards:
    Three prizes of school material valued at 150 euros sponsored by MyPaper
    Three prizes for Children’s Art Workshop valued at 50 euros each prize, sponsored by CatBox – Visual Arts Academy MIGUELTURRA
    Individual ADULT Mode
    First prize: 150 euros
    Second prize: 100 euros
    Third prize: 50 euros
    ADULT Mode Group
    First prize: 200 euros
    Second prize: 150 euros
    Third prize: 100 euros
  8. The jury will assess the work of characterization and interpretation of each participant regarding the chosen artist.
  9. The decision of the jury will be unappealable, being able to be any of the prizes desert.
  10. The parents or guardians of children under 18 years of age will sign the model of authorization for filming, recording and reproduction, both photographic and visual, by authorized means and that will be provided at the time of registration.
  11. Participation in the contest means acceptance of these rules.