Design Contest Official Rules

OFFICIAL RULES FOR THE 2018 KRAZY PAINT PINSTRIPERS DESIGN CONTEST

AGREEMENT TO OFFICIAL RULES: Participation in the 2018 Krazy Paint Pinstripers Official Design Contest constitutes your full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Official Rules and the decisions of 2018 Krazy Paint Pinstripers Official Design Contest which are final and binding. Winning is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein in a timely manner.

The 2018 show will take place March 16 – 18, 2018 at the I-X Center with ‘Auto-Rama Rolls Then Cleveland Rocks’ as the theme. The Auto-Rama will go bumper to bumper with the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony by welcoming the event back to Cleveland when it returns on April 14, 2018.

USAGE/THEME: KRAZY PAINT PINSTRIPERS WILL CREATE A DESIGN FOR THE 2018 I-X PISTON POWERED AUTO-RAMA THAT WILL INCLUDE ANY ONE OF THE FOLLOWING PHRASES/THEMES:

  • AUTO-RAMA ROLLS, THEN CLEVELAND ROCKS
  • IF A PISTON MAKES IT GO, IT’S IN THIS SHOW
  • FORGED IN CLEVELAND
  • MADE IN THE USA
  • LONG LIVE CARS

THE I-X CENTER RESERVES THE RIGHT TO USE ANY AND ALL DESIGNS TO BE USED BUT NOT LIMITED TO USE IN ASSOCATION WITH EVENT MERCHANDISE, ADVERTISING, PRINTED MATERIALS OR ANY OTHER USE.

ENTRY PERIOD and OWNERSHIP: The ENTRY PERIOD of the 2018 Krazy Paint Pinstripers Official Design Contest begins on June 26, 2017 and ends on October 20, 2017. All entries MUST be submitted to:

Steve Legerski
International Exposition Center
One I-X Center Drive
Cleveland, Ohio 44135
Show Manager: I-X Piston Powered Auto-Rama
Office: 216-265-2514
Email: slegerski@ixcenter.com

All entries become the property of the Sponsor and will not be returned. All entries will become auction items at the Charity Panel Jam Auctions at the 2018 I-X Piston Powered Auto-Rama.

NON-DIGITAL DESIGN PARAMETERS: The work should be created on any 12” x 18” medium. Artists/Designers are allowed to submit any number of original entries, however, you may not submit the same entry more than once. The 2018 Krazy Paint Pinstripers Official Design Contest reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to restrict participation in the Contest to any person at any time for any reason and/or to disqualify any entry at any time for any reason.

DIGITAL DESIGN PARAMETERS: The original artwork file should be created at 12” x 18” size (50cm x 70cm, 2953×4134 pixels), portrait oriented format only.  IMPORTANT* Create two versions of your artwork file.  The original file should be high-resolution 300 dpi in CMYK color mode.  The second file should be low-resolution 72 dpi in RGB Color Mode in .jpeg, .jpg, .eps or .pdf format for entry submission via email.

NUMBER OF ENTRIES: Artists/Designers can submit any number of original entries, however, you may not submit the same entry more than once. The 2018 Krazy Paint Pinstripers Official Design Contest reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to restrict participation in the Contest to any person at any time for any reason and/or to disqualify any entry at any time for any reason

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO CONTESTANTS: You are only allowed to submit original unpublished works for the Design Contest. Also, do NOT publish your submitted design on Facebook or other social media until after the winner is announced. 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.

JUDGING AND WINNER SELECTION: All entries will be judged by a panel of five judges, applying the following criteria: (i) originality/uniqueness of design/appearance (50%); (ii) appropriateness to theme (25%); and (iii) creativity (25%). The three winners will be notified on October 27, 2017. The decisions of the judges are final and binding.

PRIZES: The 1st place prize is $500, 2nd place prize is $250, 3rd place prize is $100

NOTIFICATION OF WINNER: Winner will be notified by email, telephone, message and/or postal mail, using the information supplied at time of entry, and may be required to sign and return an affidavit of eligibility, publicity and liability release, along with an assignment of all rights in and to his/her entry (including copyright and a waiver of any moral rights to the extent allowed by law), within seven (7) days of notification AND before receiving any prize in whole or in part.  Potential winner may also be required to provide additional documents as may be required by Sponsor to confirm and/or assign rights in the entry.  Failure to comply when requested may result in disqualification and selection of an alternate winner.  No liability is assumed for any winner notification that is lost, intercepted or not received for any reason.  If the prize or prize notification is returned as unclaimed or undeliverable to a potential winner, such potential winner may be disqualified and an alternate winner may be selected.  If any potential winner is found to be ineligible, or if he or she has not complied with these Official Rules or declines a prize for any reason prior to award, such potential winner will be disqualified and an alternate winner may be selected.

RELEASE: By participating in the Contest, each participant and winner waives any and all claims of liability against the Sponsor, its employees and agents, the Contest’s sponsors and their respective employees and agents, for any personal injury or loss which may occur from the conduct of, or participation in, the Contest, or from the award, receipt and/or use or misuse of any prize, including any travel related thereto. In order to receive a prize, participants must sign an official waiver form provided by the Sponsor.

TAXES: Any valuation of the prize(s) stated above is based on available information provided to the Sponsor, and the value of any prize awarded to a winner may be reported for tax purposes as required by law. Each winner is solely responsible for reporting and paying any and all applicable taxes related to the prize(s) and paying any expenses associated with any prize(s) which are not specifically provided for in the official rules. Each winner must provide the Sponsor with valid identification and a valid taxpayer identification number or social security number before any prize will be awarded. Any person winning over $600 in prizes from the Sponsor will receive an IRS form 1099 at the end of the calendar year and a copy of such form will be filed with the IRS.

RELEASE OF LIABILITY: By entering the Contest, entrant agrees to hold Sponsor, its parent, affiliate and subsidiary companies, franchisees and advertising and Contest agencies and each of their respective directors, officers, employees and assigns (collectively, the “Released Parties”) harmless for any injury or damage caused or claimed to be caused, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, by participating in the Contest or by acceptance or use of a prize (including any travel or activity-related thereto

SEVERABILITY: If any provision(s) of these Official Rules are held to be invalid or unenforceable, all remaining provisions here of will remain in full force and effect.