Christmas Drawing Contest 2023

The Catholic Register is conducting its 13th 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 17, 2023.


  • 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. Filling out the online submission form below is a completed entry form. Entries become the property of The Catholic Register.
  • Electronic submissions can be submitted using the form below. Please DO NOT send entries by email.
  • 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 8, 2023.

Submissions are closed.