Poster Contest Application

INTERMOUNTAIN OPERA BOZEMAN
2015 POSTER CONTEST
Suor Angelica & Gianni Schicchi
Intermountain Opera Bozeman is sponsoring its 3rd annual poster contest open to the general public with a
$1,000 grand prize. All ages and levels of expertise are encouraged to enter. The poster may be used to promote
Intermountain Opera Bozeman’s May 2015 production of Puccini’s Suor Angelica and Gianni Schicchi.
PRIZE: One award: $1,000.00 Grand Prize
DEADLINE: Hand delivered entries will be accepted anytime from now until Monday, January 26th , 2015 at
the Intermountain Opera Bozeman Office, 104 E. Main, Suite 101, Bozeman, MT (the US Bank Building,
corner of Main & Black, 2nd floor). Mailed entries should be sent to 104 E Main, Ste 101 and must arrive no
later than Monday, January 26th 2015. All entries must be submitted with an entry form.
GENERAL INFORMATION: All entries must be clearly identified on the reverse side with the attached entry
form. Additionally, the entry must be mounted on a firm backing (e.g. foam core) the same size as the piece.
The Intermountain Opera Bozeman Board of Directors reserves the right to reject any and/or all entries, to
request one design change from the winner should the Board find it necessary, and reserves the final say
regarding application of elements in Option #2 (see Entry Specifications below). Intermountain Opera Bozeman
and its officers and agents are not responsible for the loss or damage to entries, although reasonable care will be
taken to insure that all entries are safely handled and displayed.
ELIGIBILITY: Everyone is eligible to enter the poster contest. There is no age limit for contestants. All ages
and levels of expertise are encouraged to enter.
ENTRY SPECIFICATIONS: Image size of entry must be 18” x 24” vertical or horizontal mounted on a firm
backing. Entries in dimensions other than these will NOT be considered. Contestants have two options to
choose from for their entry. Art in either option must be finished. Please be aware that the winning entry cannot
include items that are NOT allowed at the Intermountain Opera Bozeman (e.g. alcohol, pets, etc.).
OPTION #1: An illustration in your choice of media, and for those familiar with the usage of
type, you may include the words Puccini’s Suor Angelica and Gianni Schicchi as an element in
your artwork.
OPTION #2: An illustration in your choice of media excluding the type in Option #1. The
artwork does not need to have a reserved space for the type. Those type elements will be applied
by the Intermountain Opera Bozeman Graphics Committee.
COPYRIGHT: Intermountain Opera is given the rights to adjust the winning entry to other graphic materials
without further compensation to the winning entrant.
NOTIFICATION: The Intermountain Opera Board of Directors and/or a panel of local judges will select the
winner in February and the Grand Prize will be awarded. The Board of Directors will determine the extent of
the use of the artwork in opera marketing materials. The winning artist will be notified by February 9th and
announced on our website and Facebook after notification. Non-winning artists are not guaranteed to receive
notification.
DISPLAY OF ENTRIES: All entries will be displayed for at least one and up to six weeks during March and
April, the specific times and places to be announced.
NON-WINNING ENTRIES: Hand-delivered entries may be picked up from Wednesday to Friday 9:00 a.m.
to 3:00 p.m., May 20 through 22 at the US Bank Building,104 E. Main, Suite 101. Non-winning mailed entries
will be returned only if a sturdy reusable container and sufficient return postage are provided. All unclaimed
entries may be discarded after May 31, 2015.
QUESTIONS: Visit our website: IntermountainOpera.org or e-mail: [email protected] For
general Opera questions, call the Opera Office at 406-587-2889.
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Cut along dotted line and fasten to back of artwork.
By signing this entry form, the entrant acknowledges that this entry form has been read and that entrant agrees
to the terms and conditions stated in this entry form.
Entrant Signature ____________________________________
Print Name ________________________________________
Address: ___________________________________________
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E-mail address (this address will be for Intermountain Opera use only) : _____________________________
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future contests.
Phone: ___________________
Type of media used: ___________________
All posters will be displayed at a place and date to be announced.
Age (if you would like it included): _______
Telephone number (office use only): ___________
Entry # (office use only):____________