HOW TO TAKE PART

RULES AND REGULATIONS

Participation in the 6th International Reggae Poster Contest 2017 (IRPC) constitutes your full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Official Rules and the decisions of Reggae Poster Contest 2016, which are final and binding. Winning is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein in a timely manner.

ENTRY PERIOD: The ENTRY PERIOD of the 6th International Reggae Poster Contest 2017 begins on December 1st, 2017 (12am EST time) and ends on March 1st, 2018 (12am EST time).

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO CONTESTANT: You are only allowed to submit original unpublished works to the Reggae poster contest. Also, do NOT publish your submitted poster art on Facebook or other social media until after the winners are announced.

1. Fill in the Submission Form.
A separate submission form must accompany each poster/s submitted, naming each submitted poster.
You must include on the entry form your complete and accurate information, including your e-mail address, your name from your poster Entry or Entries, a description of the submitted poster entry, and all other information requested.
To qualify, your submission must confirm the following specific Contest Rules:
Each entry must be an original unpublished work that you have created that does not include material in which a third party has intellectual property rights.

All information should be completed in English along with a title and a brief description of the poster/s you are submitting, and your biography, a maximum of 200 words. Download the submission form here.

 

2. Download IRPC Logo.
You don’t have to use our Reggae Hall of Fame Logo. However, here is a link to download a PDF file if you wish to use it. The file can be opened in Illustrator or Photoshop. Download logo here.

 

3. File Specifications.
The work should be designed: Size/Resolution: 50cm x 70 cm (5906×8268 pixels), 300dpi Color Space: (CMYK) Orientation: Vertical (portrait) Only.

SUBMIT your posters:
Size: 700×980 pixels.
Resolution: 72 dpi,
Color Mode: RGB,
File Formats Accepted: JPEG.
The file should not exceed the 5mb.

 

4. Name your files.
IMPORTANT! Please name all 2 submissions (poster, submission form) as (firstname)-(last name)-for-IRPC2017. Those who will not be named as requested will be disqualified.

 

5. Number of Posters.
Artists/Designers are allowed to submit any number of original poster Entries, however, you may not submit the same entry more than once. IRPC 2017 reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to restrict participation in the Contest to any person at any time for any reason and/or to disqualify any entry at any time for any reason.
Please avoid sending similar posters.

 

6. Original unpublished work
Each entry must be an original unpublished work that you have created that does not include material in which a third party has intellectual property rights.

Each Entry must not, in the sole discretion of the Intl. Reggae PosterContestt, be obscene, indecent, offensive, violent, hateful, or libellous, or contain any other content otherwise inconsistent with the purposes of the Reggae Poster Contest 2016 as described in these Official Rules and related materials.

 

7. Do NOT publish your submitted poster art until after the winners are announced.
In case we find your work published on Facebook, your portfolio or other social media your entry will be disqualified immediately.

 

8. We do not accept promotional or advertising posters.
Please do not enter promotional or advertising poster in the contest, these will not be accepted.

 

You have time until 1st March, 2018 to send in your posters.