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What Christmas Means To Me!"

Essay & Art Contest

For Kids


*Follow the rules above in your category of age and either art or essay. Create a pdf with your signature. Write that you give permission for it to be judged and exhibited if chosen. Submit attachment to: no later then midnight November 28th. Include your phone number and address and email.

You must be present to win Nov 30th at CELEBRATE THE LIGHT event at 8:30 at the Great Passion Play in Eureka Springs Ark on 935 Passion Play Rd.

If contacted to exhibit, you must bring the art in a frame with an easel. For the essay, you must bring a printed copy. Entry fee is $5. PRIZE: Award Certificate and Season Ticket Pass. We are submitting winning art and essay to local papers for publication.

* “Christmas is doing a little something extra for someone.”– Charles M. Schulz

Submission Deadline: Nov 28 Midnight.

JUDGED on NOV 30th at 8:30 PM at the Great Passion Play, Eureka Springs, AR


Thank you for creating & sharing!


  • Publication.

  • Season Pass Ticket.

  • Exhibit with Artist


  • ESSAY: 300 word contest. THEME:” What Christmas Means To Me”. Please submit this in printed form as a word document or pdf. (Ages 5-8 may use parental assistance for typing only, but an original in hand written form must be simultaneously submitted). Ages 12 to 18 should submit a word or pdf document.

  • ART CONTEST: ages 5 to 18 may enter. THEME: “The Meaning of Christmas”. The media should be in one of or a combination of: pencil, charcoal, pastels, watercolors, acrylic on a canvas 18 x 24 max and 11x8 min. A photo in 300 dpi or higher, edge to edge, in color, should be submitted by email. All winners will bring the original to the November 30th event no later than 3 pm.




Fill this in and email it to us or copy paste into email to:


I am Entering this CONTEST for: “What Christmas Means To Me”

As an Artist __ or As an Essay Author __

My Piece is entitled: __________________________________



Size Canvas is _____x_____inches on __Canvas or __Paper or _________


Media is __ Watercolor __Pencil __Charcoal __Pastel __Acrylic or _________


I have an easel to exhibit this if asked to bring my work to the exhibit. __yes


Word Count ________

Word Doc Format: ___________


I give permission for my art to be exhibited at the Great Passion Play and a copy for publicity to be published for no cost to them as media tell the story of the contest and it's winners and judges or any related subjects. ____yes


I am understanding that I must be present to win on November 30th to Win at 8:30 pm Friday __yes


My name is First Name ___________ Last Name ___________

My Age ______

My phone number is: _________________

My email is _________@_________.______

My address is: ___________________ City_____ State_____ Zip _________

My parent or guardian's name is; ___________________

their phone is: _________________

Their email is: ___________@_______________.__________

I have their permission to enter this contest ___yes.


Signature of contestant _____________________

Signature of Parent or Guardian _______________


I submit this art in a pdf or jpeg file of _____resolution.

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