Christmas Drawing Contest 2020

Wanted: Christmas artists

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

The Catholic Register is conducting its 10th 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 20, 2020; 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 sent to  (Email entries must include: Child’s Name, Address, Phone number, Grade, Age, and parent/guardian  authorization.)
  • 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 11, 2020.

Entry form can be downloaded here. Please print out the form and send it with your submission.

Please send entries to:

Christmas Contest, The Catholic Register,
1155 Yonge St., Suite 401, 
Toronto, ON
M4T 1W2