AWARDS AND PRIZES

This is the first announcement of the awards for the 7th IRPC competition. The list will be updated. Please stay tuned!

Grand Winner

1. A trip to Rototom Sunsplash European Reggae Festival.
The winner will be a guest at one of the best European reggae festivals, held in Benicassim, Spain. The prize includes airline ticket, 7 days accommodation and tickets to the festival each day. https://rototomsunsplash.com/en/
The prize is sponsored by the Rototom Sunsplash and MBJ Airports Limited.

2. IRIE Magazine Cover Feature/Exclusive Interview

3. DOWN IN JAMAICA box set by VP RECORDS, celebrating their 40th Anniversary.
Down In Jamaica: 40 Years of VP Records is a 94-track, multi-format limited edition (2,000 run) box set with a 24-page booklet and art cards detailing the hits, the rarities, and the history of the world’s largest reggae label. Featuring 101 artists, Down In Jamaica tells the VP story in detail through a chronological survey of the key records that helped define the company, from early singles on obscure sublabels (Roots From The Yard, Jah Guidance, and Love) to the well-known VP Records brand that brought Beenie Man, Sean Paul, Wayne Wonder, and others into the international mainstream.
More details: https://www.vpreggae.com/down-in-jamaica-40-years-of-vp-records-various-artists/

4. Gift bag from VP Records (cd’s, t-shirts, etc)

5. The Alpha Institute is pleased to contribute an exclusive handmade wood product from its woodshop at 26 South Camp Road in Kingston, Jamaica to the International Reggae Poster Contest. Alpha will donate a custom engraved wood pen crafted from blue mahoe, the national tree of Jamaica, which has been grown on land managed by the Sisters of Mercy who have operated Alpha since 1890. The Alpha community sends its heartfelt thanks and appreciation to the contest organizers, all poster designers and supporters. https://alphaboysschool.org/

Professional Category

First place winner

1. A package of fonts, worth €500, from PARACHUTE Typefoundry.
PARACHUTE Typefoundry has been used in international branding campaigns for companies such as Bank of America, European Commission, Emirates, Adidas Group, Nike, and European Football Association. Check them out at http://www.parachutefonts.com/

2. WACOM Intuos Pro – Medium

3. DOWN IN JAMAICA box set by VP RECORDS, celebrating their 40th Anniversary.
Down In Jamaica: 40 Years of VP Records is a 94-track, multi-format limited edition (2,000 run) box set with a 24-page booklet and art cards detailing the hits, the rarities, and the history of the world’s largest reggae label. Featuring 101 artists, Down In Jamaica tells the VP story in detail through a chronological survey of the key records that helped define the company, from early singles on obscure sublabels (Roots From The Yard, Jah Guidance, and Love) to the well-known VP Records brand that brought Beenie Man, Sean Paul, Wayne Wonder, and others into the international mainstream.
More details: https://www.vpreggae.com/down-in-jamaica-40-years-of-vp-records-various-artists/

4. Gift bag from VP Records (cd’s, t-shirts, etc)

Second Place winner

1. A Wacom Intuos M, BT. sponsored by ZOOLOOK.. https://www.zoolook.com/about/

2. DOWN IN JAMAICA box set by VP RECORDS, celebrating their 40th Anniversary.
Down In Jamaica: 40 Years of VP Records is a 94-track, multi-format limited edition (2,000 run) box set with a 24-page booklet and art cards detailing the hits, the rarities, and the history of the world’s largest reggae label. Featuring 101 artists, Down In Jamaica tells the VP story in detail through a chronological survey of the key records that helped define the company, from early singles on obscure sublabels (Roots From The Yard, Jah Guidance, and Love) to the well-known VP Records brand that brought Beenie Man, Sean Paul, Wayne Wonder, and others into the international mainstream.

More details: https://www.vpreggae.com/down-in-jamaica-40-years-of-vp-records-various-artists/

3. Gift bag from VP Records (cd’s, t-shirts, etc)

Third Place winner

1. A Wacom Intuos S, BT

2. DOWN IN JAMAICA box set by VP RECORDS, celebrating their 40th Anniversary.
Down In Jamaica: 40 Years of VP Records is a 94-track, multi-format limited edition (2,000 run) box set with a 24-page booklet and art cards detailing the hits, the rarities, and the history of the world’s largest reggae label. Featuring 101 artists, Down In Jamaica tells the VP story in detail through a chronological survey of the key records that helped define the company, from early singles on obscure sublabels (Roots From The Yard, Jah Guidance, and Love) to the well-known VP Records brand that brought Beenie Man, Sean Paul, Wayne Wonder, and others into the international mainstream.

More details: https://www.vpreggae.com/down-in-jamaica-40-years-of-vp-records-various-artists/

3. Gift bag from VP Records (cd’s, t-shirts, etc)

Students Category

First Place Winner 

1. A Wacom Intuos S, BT sponsored by Graphic Art News. www.graphicart-news.com

2. DOWN IN JAMAICA box set by VP RECORDS, celebrating their 40th Anniversary.
Down In Jamaica: 40 Years of VP Records is a 94-track, multi-format limited edition (2,000 run) box set with a 24-page booklet and art cards detailing the hits, the rarities, and the history of the world’s largest reggae label. Featuring 101 artists, Down In Jamaica tells the VP story in detail through a chronological survey of the key records that helped define the company, from early singles on obscure sublabels (Roots From The Yard, Jah Guidance, and Love) to the well-known VP Records brand that brought Beenie Man, Sean Paul, Wayne Wonder, and others into the international mainstream. More details: https://www.vpreggae.com/down-in-jamaica-40-years-of-vp-records-various-artists/

3. Gift bag from VP Records (cd’s, t-shirts, etc)