Poster Contest Rules

RMHF Poster Competition
Rules and Guidelines

1. All applicants must completely fill out and comply with the RMHF Art Poster Competition
Agreement form.          Poster-Competition-Agreement-Form-pdf 2020
2. All entries must be original creations.
3. Submissions depicting copyrighted designs, characters or trademarked names or logos
will not be accepted.
4. Artists under the age of 18 must have parental/guardian consent.
5. Entries must be submitted by January 31, 2020
6. To submit your entry attach a photo image jpg. of your artwork to this Email address:  Be sure to include your full NAME, EMAIL address and
a signed and dated copy (attachment) of the Poster Competition Agreement Form.
7. The RMHF reserves the right to take additional photographs of the original artwork.
8. All reproduction and usage rights of the winning entry will belong to the Rochester Music
Hall of Fame.
9. The original artwork will remain the property of the artist.
10. The RMHF may publicly reveal the identities of the top 3 winning artists and display
photographs of them and their art work in conjunction with the announcement of the
winners and for promotional purposes.
11. The top 3 winners may be asked to participate in promotional activities associated with
the competition and or induction ceremony.
12. Suggested themes: Rochester and music in general.
13. Technical details:
The artwork should be created as vector art or a raster image that will equal 150 dpi at
35″ x 40″.  (A smaller version can be used for the submission).  The original version of
the artwork should have graphic elements that are in layers and should be editable to
accommodate poster sizes of:

• 32.25″ x 53″ plus bleed, with all text and major graphics within 4″ margins.
• 35″ x 40″ plus bleed.
• 18″ x 24″ plus bleed.
• 11″ x 17″ plus bleed.
• 8.5″ x 11″ plus bleed.

• And a postcard 6″ x 9″ plus bleed.

Be mindful that portions of the imagery/artwork will be overwritten with information about the event and inductee names, etc.  The poster design should allow for the information below to be included:

Rochester Music Hall of Fame
“Class of 2020” Induction Ceremony
Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre
April 26th,  7:00 PM