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A talent for the future

‘Un Talento per la Scarpa’ is the competition for young footwear designers promoted by Sammauroindustria, the association that brings together the main footwear companies in the San Mauro Pascoli district in Italy such as Casadei, GGR, Giuseppe Zanotti, Pollini, Sergio Rossi and TGP, together with the Scuola Cercal education institution, the Municipality of San Mauro and the Ivas Group.

This year’s theme is ‘Urban Chic: court shoes burst into street style“. Now in its nineteenth edition, the competition guarantees, in addition to a cash prize, a paid internship at one of the companies associated with Sammauroindustria. The winners of the past editions came from all over the world, with as many as 8 winners from Italy and 5 from Mexico but also from countries such as Russia, China, Japan, Croatia and Germany.

Only those born after December 31st, 1987 can participate. The deadline for submitting applications is February 28th, 2019. For more information and to register, visit www.cercal.org/un-talento-per-la-scarpa-19-edizione/.


Maurizio Francesconi