Grab the glitter and glue and get ready for the Observer’s 11th annual Holiday Card Contest. We invite children ages 4-17 to enter original artwork reflecting the holidays. Seven winners will see their work published on the front page of the Observer.
Who’s eligible? There are four age categories: 4-7; 8-11; 12-14; 15-17.
When is it due? Entries must be postmarked or dropped off in the lobby of the Observer, 600 S. Tryon St., by Friday. Contestants also can upload their cards online at www.charlotteobserver.com/contests.
How do I do it? Entries should be about 6 inches by 6 inches, using any medium. On the back of each card, write: your name, age, mailing address with ZIP code, school, daytime phone number and parents’ names. Please type or print legibly. Include a photo of yourself suitable for publication.
MAIL CARDS TO:
Holiday Card Contest
The Charlotte Observer
P.O. Box 30308
Charlotte, NC 28230
The fine print: One entry per person. Only winners will be contacted by the Observer. Entries cannot be returned. Children of Observer employees are not eligible to enter.