The 4th International Reggae Poster Contest, 2015

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Theme: Toward a Reggae Hall of Fame: Celebrating Great Jamaican Music.

CALL FOR ENTRIES: The 4th edition of the International Reggae Poster Contest 2015 will open for entries on July 15 (12am EST time), and will run until November, 30, 2015 (12am EST time). The 100 best posters will be selected by a jury panel comprising of design professionals and will be exhibited in our Art of Reggae exhibitions around the world. The Art of Reggae Exhibitions are curated and presented as a platform to share the vision for a Reggae Hall of Fame Museum for Kingston, Jamaica.

OBJECTIVE: The objective of the International Reggae Poster Contest is to build awareness for positive Reggae music and to celebrate the global achievements of Reggae and its impact on the world. The term Reggae used by the contest encompasses all the popular Jamaican musical genres; Ska, Rocksteady, Roots Reggae, Dub, Dancehall and the unique Jamaican Soundsystem. We are looking for your talent and creative visual expressions and we are very excited to see what designers can come up with in their original poster designs that will capture the energy and the vibe of Reggae Music. The goal is simple: Create a poster about Reggae Music – the rest is up to your imagination. Feel free to explore themes of Reggae covering any one of the genres; Ska, Rocksteady, Roots Reggae, Dub, Dancehall and the unique Jamaican Soundsystem. Also explores do capture the many musical pioneers, singers, producers, institutionsthat help establish the music globally. Good luck!

ELIGIBILITY: The Third International Reggae Poster Contest 2014 is open to all graphic designers and artists internationally. Artists/Designers are allowed to submit any number of original poster Entries. Posters should not have been published in internet, social medias etc.

RIGHTS GRANTED: Artists/Designers will retainall rights to their original posters art.The International Reggae Poster Contest shall have the right to reproduce and distribute to third parties a limited edition (fewer than 1500 copies) poster copy of each winning entry in a format of 50cm x 70cm. The International Reggae Poster Contest shall have the right to reproduce and distribute to third parties the posters in the International Reggae Poster Contest 2014-2015 catalogue/book in unlimited quantities and also for exhibition proposes.

ENTRY PERIOD: The ENTRY PERIOD of the Forth International Reggae Poster Contest 2015 begins on July 15, 2015 (12am EST time)and ends on November 30, 2015 (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.

SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS & PROCESS:
To enter, visit http://www.reggaepostercontest.com , download and complete the submission form.
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 to 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.

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

The work should be SEND:
Size/Resolution: 1417×1984 pixels, 72dpi Color Space: (RGB) File type: JPEG or PNG Orientation: Vertical (portrait) Only.

Each Entry must not, in the sole discretion of the 4rth IRPC 2015, be obscene, indecent, offensive, violent, hateful, or libelous, or contain any other content otherwise inconsistent with the purposes of the Reggae Poster Contest 2015 as described in these Official Rules and related materials.

Important! Do NOT publish your submitted poster art on Facebook or other social media until after the winners are announced.

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

Please name all 2 submissions (poster, submission form) as ___(name)___(last name)for IRPC2015.

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