Parkland Council

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The Knights of Columbus Parkland Council is proud to sponsor this contest to help all children, regardless of denomination or location, celebrate the true meaning of Christmas.


This year's contest is open to children of all ages with judging of 1st, 2nd, & 3rd place winners in the following categories:

Group A - Pre-school & Kindergarten

Group B - Grades 1 & 2

Group C - Grades 3+


Prizes will be awarded in each Group Category as follows:

1st Place $50, 2nd Place $30, 3rd Place $20

All 1st place winners go on to be entered in the Manitoba State Finals. Winner at Manitoba State go on to be entered in the Supreme International competition.


Children can submit a sketch, coloured drawing, or collage that presents the theme "Keep Christ in Christmas". 


IMPORTANT: Entries can be any size however only 11" x 17" posters can qualify for Manitoba State and Supreme International competition.


Ideas for entries are:

  •  Where/how was baby Jesus found?
  •  How is Jesus part of your own Christmas celebration?
  •  How does Christmas help you love Jesus more?
  •  Draw a poster or advertisement to help people remember to Keep Christ in Christmas.

Entries must be mailed by no later than November 30th or dropped off no later than December 5th. Winners will be announced on Dec 7th, so that prizes can be awarded in time for Christmas. Winning entries will be posted on this web site and will be entered in the Manitoba State competition on January 21, 2019.

All entries become the property of Knights of Columbus.
Have fun and be creative!


Click here for a list previous winners.

Entry Form: