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Design 2 Beat Contest Terms and Conditions


Ink’s Middle of the Map “Design 2 Beat” will be accepting entries beginning Thursday, March 24, 2016, ending 11:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 10, 2016.

All entries must be submitted through the official Design 2 Beat website. Failure to supply information required on the website or submission of false information will void the associated entry. Entries submitted by anyone other than the original designer will void the entry.

Each designer may submit designs for up to five (5) bands.

The contest is open to designers of any age. Any winner must be of legal age to accept prizes for age-restricted venues.

One winner will receive the following:  4 day Music Fest Pass, Official MOTM T-shirt and Poster, and 1 ticket to Fred Armisen on April 27.

One designer from each category (student and professional) will be chosen as the winner by receiving the most votes cast during the voting period. Voters are allowed one vote per day, per category for both students and professionals. A vote can be made only through the official contest website.

Winner will be announced on social media and on Winner will be notified via email before public announcement.

All entries become the property of Ink Magazine and Ink’s Middle of the Map Festival.

Winner agrees that Ink’s Middle of the Map Fest, Ink Magazine and may use their design for advertising and promotional purposes without further compensation. A release waiver will be signed by the winner before prizes can be awarded.

This affidavit releases Ink’s Middle of the Map Festival, Ink Magazine, Grand Communications, The Kansas City Star,, Two West, The McClatchy Co., any affiliates and subsidiary companies, and employees of all the same from any and all claims, including copyright infringement, made in connection with the use of the winning design.

Employees, immediate family members and independent contractors of Grand Communications, Two West, The Kansas City Star and The McClatchy Co. are not eligible to win.

By entering this contest, participants agree to waive any and all claims of liability against Grand Communications, Two West, The Kansas City Star and The McClatchy Co. for any injury or loss that may occur from participation in this contest or receipt of a prize.

Middle of the Map reserves the right to change or modify the rules while the contest is in progress. Any changes will be published in Ink Magazine.

Participation in the contest constitutes acceptance of all contest rules.

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