The 2017 Christmas in St. Louis Coloring and Essay contest is open to all children between the ages of 5 and 13 in the St. Louis Metropolitan area currently enrolled in Kindergarten through 8th Grades, including home schooled children.
The Christmas in St. Louis Foundation (CISL) in partnership with the St. Louis Public Library are inviting children in Kindergarten through 2nd Grade to submit their colored poster (unfinished poster found on websites), and children from 3rd through 8th Grades are encouraged to submit their original essay finishing “On the first day of Christmas, St. Louis gave to me . . . .”
Three finalists (first, second and third place winners) will be chosen from each of the following groups:
- Coloring Contest – Kindergarten through 2nd Grade
- Essay Contest-3rd and 4th Grades, 5th and 6th Grades, and 7th and 8th Grades
Poster and Essay submissions must be received no later than November 4, 2017 to the Christmas in St. Louis Coloring and Essay Contestc/o St. Louis Public Library, 1415 Olive Street, St. Louis, Missouri 63103. All entries become the sole property of CISL.
Click on the pdf below to download the color sheet, release form and for complete details.