The 2018 Catholic Courier Coloring and Photo Contest

Catholic Courier    |    10.30.2018
Category: Youth


Coloring Contest Details:
For children ages 3-to-8

Again this year, the Catholic Courier is presenting a coloring contest for children ages 3 to 8. There will be three age categories: 3-4, 5-6 and 7-8. Children are asked to to do their best coloring of the scene provided and then submit photos of their finished work. We will then invite visitors to the Courier website to vote for the best-colored photo in each age category. The young artists receiving the most votes in each age category will win prizes. All photos will be shown in a slideshow in our Advent Calendar on Christmas Eve.

Contest begins Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018.

The image for the 2018 Catholic Courier coloring contest

 

RULES:

1. Print the Journey to Bethlehem scene and color it.

2. Then take a photo of your colored picture and email the photo to newsroom@catholiccourier.com.

(In your email, include your age, full name and what parish and/or Catholic school you attend.)

3. The deadline to email your picture is Friday, Nov. 30, 2018, at noon. Photos will NOT be accepted after noon on Nov. 30!

4. Photos will NOT be accepted by U.S. mail. Email only!

5. To participate, you must reside in one of the Diocese of Rochester’s 12 counties (Cayuga, Chemung, Livingston, Monroe, Ontario, Schuyler, Seneca, Steuben, Tioga, Tompkins, Wayne and Yates).

VOTING:

1. Starting Dec. 3, 2018, visit the Catholic Courier’s website to vote for the best-colored image.

2. Visitors may vote once a day during the contest term.

3. The last day to vote for your favorite artwork is Dec. 14, 2018.

4. The winners will be announced on Dec. 17, 2018.

 

Photography Contest Details: “Be a Courier Junior Photographer”

The Catholic Courier is hosting a photography contest for children ages 9-12 and teens ages 13-18. There will be four categories: 9-10, 11-12, 13-15 and 16-18. We are asking children and teens to use digital cameras, smartphones or tablets (any device with a camera that they have or can borrow from an adult) to take a photo of a winter or Christmas scene. The photo can be taken at church, school, home or in the community.

Contest begins Sunday, Dec. 2, 2018.

RULES:

1.Use a camera to take a photo of a winter or Christmas scene. It must be a NEW photo taken in 2018, and the child or teen must be the one to take the photo!

2. Then email the photo to newsroom@catholiccourier.com.

(Along with your photo, the email should include your full name, what parish/Catholic school you belong to and your age. Also include any necessary details about the photo — where it was taken, who/what is your photo, etc.)

3. The deadline to email your photo is Sunday, Dec. 16, 2018, at 8 p.m. Photos will NOT be accepted after 8 p.m. on Dec. 16!

4. Photos will NOT be accepted by U.S. mail. Email only!

5. To participate, you must reside in one of the Diocese of Rochester’s 12 counties (Cayuga, Chemung, Livingston, Monroe, Ontario, Schuyler, Seneca, Steuben, Tioga, Tompkins, Wayne and Yates).

DETERMINING WINNERS:

1. Courier photography staff will choose their favorite photos (at least one in each age category) for prizes.

2. Winners will be announced Monday, Dec. 17, 2018, and all photos will be shown in a slideshow in our Advent Calendar on Christmas Eve.

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