|Competition post 2013|
Rototom Reggae Contest is organized by Rototom Sunsplash in community with promoters from all around Europe: go to the list... ( asap on line)
The competition is open to all European bands whose members are resident in Europe. Only residence is required, not necessarily citizenship but all band members must however make sure that they possess the necessary documents to travel in all EU countries. If in doubt, please contact your local government. Visa fees will be payable the bands. The organization will write invitation letters if required. Any costs for the necessary permits and the travel insurance are the responsibility of the bands.
All the following music styles are accepted: Reggae, Dub, Original Ska, Rocksteady, Ragamuffin, Dancehall style, Afro-Reggae, Samba-Reggae, Reggae Latino.
Only original songs are eligible. No covers will be accepted, or versions of pre-existing Jamaican riddims. Neither shall we accept tracks featuring artists who are not resident members of the band. Lyrics promoting violence or discrimination of any kind will also be rejected.The technical jury will listen to and check validity of entries.
Registration is free. Closing date for applications: January 14th. Applications sent after this date will not be considered. In order to register, the bands must fill in the form published on www.reggaecontest.eu. Once enrolled, bands will be provided with their own password protected area where they can create their own profil. The band profile will not be visible to the public until the required materials are uploaded and the registration is completed.
BY UPLOADING THE FOLLOWING:
Band profiles will not be modifiable during the online selection process (January 14th - February 14th) . After this time the band will be invited to update their profile and page on their own. All uploaded tracks will remain available to listen to via streaming until the end of December 2013.
The organization will only consider bands that comply with all of the above requirements. Any band who does not fill out the entire registration form within the given deadline January 14th 2013 will not be considered eligible for the online selections.