The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame + Museum

Oral History Submission Guidelines

All projects must be submitted via email.

Teachers may choose to submit several student projects, but the overall submissions must be 15MB or less and must be contained within one single email. Teachers must read and sign the waiver before submitting student work.

Select student projects may be showcased on

This program is not a contest and no prizes will be awarded. The Rock Hall does not guarantee that any submissions will be displayed on or otherwise used by the Rock Hall.

Project formats

Projects submitted should be most representative of students' work and should be submitted in the following formats:

  • video (.mp4, .mov, .wmv file or link to a video on YouTube)
  • audio file (.mp3)
  • digital image (.jpeg or .tif file)
  • document (.doc or .pdf file)
  • digital presentation (.ppt or KEY file)
  • website link (Prezi, Glogster, etc.)

Project description

Each project submission MUST be accompanied by a written summary of the project (500 word minimum). Why did you choose to participate in this project? What did your student(s) do? What approach did they choose and why? What were the challenges? How did students work through these challenges? Describe the different outcomes of the project experience.


  • All submissions must be sent by teachers and/or administrators. Submissions sent by students directly will not be considered eligible entries.
  • Students should only refer to themselves by first name and projects should not include any other personally identifiable information.
  • Submissions must be suitable for presentation in a public forum (by the sole determination of the Rock Hall).
  • All submissions should be sent to (no exceptions).

Rules and Regulations

  • See full rules and regulations here.