Main Festival Design Competition Terms & Conditions

  • This competition is a contest to design the poster and web graphics for The Basin Music Festival (TBMF). It is open for creativity and can be designed with photographs, hand-drawn illustration or computer graphics. The competition is open from 1 September until 11:59 pm on 1 December, 2017. You can find the full spec requirements on the TBMF website:
  • Entries must be entirely your own original work and must not breach any copyright or third party rights. TBMF will not be made partially or fully liable for any non-original work submitted by you. All entries must be suitable for publication; the design must not include any defamatory, offensive or unlawful content.
  • Send us a low-resolution copy of your design in JPEG format (create your original in high-res!). Use portrait orientation for the poster, and use web graphic formats specified below (or, we can adapt your art to web graphics). Low-resolution images are required for the competition only. Each file should not exceed 2 MB. Designs must be submitted via the competition form on the music festival website,
  • The designer, in submitting a design, retains permanent ownership of that design, but grants to TBMF exclusive worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable and royalty-free licence to use, reproduce, publish, communicate, adapt and to perform any other act with it in connection with the TBMF’s ordinary course of business. Changes to the design would be performed in collaboration with the designer when possible. Once submitted, this design is not to be reproduced or modified by the designer without consultation with and the consent of TBMF.
  • TBMF does not accept any responsibility for late or lost entries due to internet issues.
  • TBMF reserves the right to cancel this contest at any stage, or change any of the rules or procedures for any reason.
  • TBMF Committee members and their immediate families are not eligible to enter.
  • TBMF reserves the right to publish the first name of all entrants, whose designs are accepted to the first stage, on the TBMF website and Facebook page.
  • Applicants will be deemed to have accepted these rules and to agree to be bound by them when entering this competition.
  • Finalists and the winners will be contacted by TBMF. Only the winners will be entitled to receive the competition prize.
  • Selected designs may be used for promotional content in 2017-2018, as well as for future years.

Selection Process

  1. The criteria for judging the best submission will include: adherence to the design guidelines, along with the production of an imaginative design which is strong, creative and can be reproduced easily for print / online use.
  2. The winner and all runner-ups will be contacted directly, and the winner announced on the TBMF website and Facebook page.


Prize is subject to terms and conditions above.

  1. The winning design will be the basis for the official poster and other graphic elements of The Basin Music Festival 2017/2018
  2. The winning designer will receive full acknowledgement wherever the artwork appears
  3. The winning designer will receive a cash prize of $50