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 2019
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, 2019
6. To submit your entry attach a photo image jpg. of your artwork to this Email address:  Be sure to include your full NAMEEMAIL 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, including inductee photos, etc.  The poster design should allow for the information below to be included.

                                            Rochester Music Hall of Fame
                                       “Class of 2019” Induction Ceremony
                                            Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre
                                                       April 28th,  7:00 PM    

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