Annual award of the publisher Carlsen. Motto in 2008 was: "Ich muss weg!" (I'm off)
The Association of German Mathematicians (DMV) arranged a cartoon competition in honour of the "Year of Mathematics" in Germany.
International Cartoon Competition of the district of Aachen together with the Arts and Cultural Centre (KuK) and the Zeitungsverlag Aachen. Topic: "City = Metropolis, Country = Province?"
International Cartoon Contest of the association TALIDE. Topic: "Just explain it simply – the financial crisis and poverty."
International Cartoon Competition of the Arts and Cultural Centre Monschau (KuK) and the Zeitungsverlag Aachen. Topic: "sie – she – elle / er – he – il"
The Deutscher Karikaturenpreis (German Cartoon Award) is the most important cartoon award in Germany. Topic this year was "Now more than ever! (Jetzt erst recht!)"