Christmas Drawing Contest 2021

Wanted: Christmas artists

The Catholic Register's popular children's drawing contest is back!

The Catholic Register is conducting its 11th annual children’s Christmas drawing contest. The top entry in each of 3 categories will receive a $75 Amazon gift certificate, plus a 6 month subscription to our digital edition. The winning drawings will appear in The Register’s Christmas edition, December 19, 2021; and will appear on The Register’s Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages.


  • The contest is open to children enrolled in Grades 1-8.
  • One prize will be awarded to the top entry in each of these categories: Grades 7-8,  Grades 4-6 and Grades 1-3.  
  • Entries must be original, in colour, drawn or painted on a page 8.5” x 11” or larger, and illustrate some aspect of the birth of Jesus at the first Christmas in Bethlehem.
  •  For electronic submissions: minimum resolution 300dpi, in jpeg or PDF format. 
  •  A completed entry form is required for every entry. All entries must include the signature authorization of a parent or guardian. Entries become the property of The Catholic Register. 
  •  Electronic submissions can be submitted using the form below.
  • Judges’ decisions are final and entries may be published in The Catholic Register at the editor’s sole discretion.

Submission deadline is noon Friday, December 10, 2021.