“My Holiday Wish” Coloring Contest Official Rules

Official Contest Rules


Elementary school-aged children (grades K-5) in the Harrisburg region are eligible to participate.

Contest Period

Entries for the 2021 "My Holiday Wish" coloring contest must be postmarked on or before November 19, 2021 to be eligible.

Entering the Contest

Elementary school students can enter the contest by drawing their "Holiday Wish" on a piece of plain, white 11 x 8.5 paper, landscape orientation. On the back of the drawing, please be sure to include:

  • The student's name
  • Age
  • School name and address
  • Teacher or Principal's Name
  • The easiest way to contact either the Teacher or Principal if their student is a winner

Mail entries:
Edgar Snyder & Associates
Attn: Shannon Botts, Marketing
US Steel Tower, 10th Floor
600 Grant Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Artists may use whatever coloring items they wish, including crayons, markers, colored pencils, etc. Entries must be postmarked on or before November 19, 2021 to be eligible to win a prize. Edgar Snyder & Associates cannot be responsible for any late, lost, or damaged entries.

Ownership of Entries

All entries submitted to Edgar Snyder & Associates in connection with this contest, along with all copyright, trademark, and other proprietary rights associated therewith, become the property of Edgar Snyder & Associates upon submission. Entry materials will not be returned to any entrant. By submitting an entry, you acknowledge that if you win the coloring contest, Edgar Snyder & Associates will own all rights to use, modify, reproduce, publish, perform, display, distribute and promote the artwork in perpetuity without compensation to you or any other person.

Selection of Winners

Winners will be selected via judging based on creativity, effort, thoughtfulness, and message. Winners will be notified in December 2021 via the contact information submitted on their entry.


The Grand Prize is a $250 gift card, plus a $2,500 donation to the elementary school where the artist is enrolled.

Two runnners-up will receive a $100 gift card plus a $2,500 donation to the school in which he or she is enrolled.

All winning artwork will appear on a billboard in the student’s community.

Odds of winning any prize depend on the number of entries received. All prizes will be awarded to the minors' parents or legal guardians on their behalf.

Use of Name, Likeness, Etc.

As a condition of receiving any prize, each winner, as well as their parents or legal guardians, will be required to consent to the use of their name, age, area of residence, and school name. You must also consent to using your likeness (as in a photograph or on television) and prize information, without limitations, for promotional purposes and media interviews without further payment.


By entering the contest, winners and their parents or legal guardians release and agree to hold harmless Edgar Snyder & Associates, and each of their partners or employees, from any liability whatsoever in connection with entering the contest, accepting any prize, or anything that may arise related to the contest.

Entrants agree to be bound by these official rules and the decisions of Edgar Snyder & Associates.