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75th Anniversary Logo Contest

The purpose of the contest is to design a logo for the 75th anniversary of The Midwest Clinic – International Band and Orchestra Conference. The winning design will be the official logo of the 75th anniversary and may be used in all media – including online, print, on merchandise and other visual collateral.

Official Contest Rules

Following are the official contest rules:

  • Individuals or teams (not to exceed two people) may submit no more than one entry. If part of a team, an individual may not submit a standalone entry. Student entries are encouraged.
  • All submitted work must be the original work of the entrant(s) and must not include, be based on, or derived from any pre-existing or third-party designs, trademarks, or copyrighted images.
  • Artwork should contain the following: The Midwest Clinic  The Crown Jewel – Celebrating 75 Years
  • All entries will become the property of The Midwest Clinic. By submitting an entry, each entrant agrees that any and all intellectual property rights in the logo design are deemed assigned to The Midwest Clinic – International Band and Orchestra Conference.
  • Except where prohibited by law, an entry submission into this contest constitutes permission to use the winner’s name, likeness, prize information, and information provided on the entry form for publicity purposes, without further permission or compensation.
  • The Midwest Clinic reserves the right to modify the winning logo to better fit its needs.
  • The decisions of the Selection Committee will be final.
  • The selected winner MUST submit a scalable vector version of the winning design so that it is adaptable to electronic and print media, to reproduction on small and large surfaces, and to use in color (or in grayscale.
  • Artwork must be 4-color process. Combined size should not exceed 25MB.
  • Except where prohibited by law, an entry submission into this contest constitutes permission to use the winner’s name, likeness, prize information, and information provided on the entry form for publicity purposes, without further permission or compensation.
  • The Midwest Clinic reserves the right to modify the winning logo to better fit its needs.
  • The decisions of the Selection Committee will be final.
  • The selected winner MUST submit a scalable vector version of the winning design so that it is adaptable to electronic and print media, to reproduction on small and large surfaces, and to use in color or in grayscale.
  • The Midwest Clinic’s Hexadecimal #003087/Pantone #287C.

How To Enter

To enter The Midwest Clinic 75th Anniversary Logo Design Contest, eligible participants must:

  • Download and complete the Official Entry Form. Click here for the entry form 
  • Create a logo design in .jpeg, .psd or PDF formats (if you are chosen as a winner, you
    MUST be able to provide a high-resolution vector file [e.g., in Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, or InDesign; EPS format in both RGB and CMYK color space for digital/online presence and offset and/or Indigo printing]).
  • Submit your completed Entry Form and logo design to info@midwestclinic.org by May 15, 2020.

Selection Criteria

A Selection Committee comprised of The Midwest Clinic Board of Directors will evaluate all entries based on the following criteria (though other criteria may be considered):

  • Relevance – Does the entry align with the both The Midwest Clinic AND its 75th Anniversary?
  • Originality – Does the composition exhibit original design, creativity, and imagination?
  • Aesthetic Quality – Does the submission command attention? Does it display visual balance and color coordination? Do all the elements work together to create a unified and appealing design?
In addition to international recognition gained as the 75th Anniversary winning design, the winner will also receive a $1,000 award. If the winning design is produced by a team (no more than two people), The Midwest Clinic will award one prize of $1,000 (divided equally among the team). The Selection Committee reserves the right not to select a winner, if no suitable entries are submitted.