Jefferson Sheriff’s Office 2019 Holiday Card Design Contest

Jefferson Sheriff’s Office 2019 Holiday Card Design Contest

The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office is announcing a new and exciting contest for kids! We want to see your kid’s artwork and creativity for the official Sheriff’s holiday card design for the 2019 holiday season. The winning entry will be used on the front of the Sheriff’s Office’s holiday cards which will be mailed at the end of November or the first week of December.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW:

WHO: Jefferson County residents/students ages 12 and under may submit original artwork to the “2019 Holiday Card Design Contest”.

WHAT: Original artwork with a holiday-themed illustration that incorporates the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office in some way. Feel free to incorporate our Sheriff star and/or badge.

The design should portray positive police and community relationships. We want children to understand that we are committed to their well-being, safety and security; our job is so much more than writing tickets and arresting people.

SPECIFICATIONS: Minimum size of 4”x6.’ Both horizontal and vertical formats will be accepted. Artwork must be original, entirely the work of the entrant and not in violation of any copyrights.

WHEN: Entries may be submitted beginning Oct. 1 through Nov. 5 by 4 p.m. Any entries postmarked after Nov.5 will not be accepted. Please attach the name of the entrant, including age, full mailing address, contact phone number, and email address to the back of each entry.

All appropriate artwork submitted to the contest will be on display at the Sheriff’s Office social media throughout the months of December and January.

WHERE: Design submissions must be made in-person or mailed to:

Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office
Holiday Card Contest
℅ Felicia Jenkins Kelley
2200 Reverend Abraham Woods Jr. Blvd.
Birmingham, AL 35203

AWARDS: The winning entries will be selected by a panel of Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office employees. Winners will be announced publicly on Dec. 1.

There will be three (3) awards total:

One Grand Prize Winner be awarded and recognized with the following:

  • Their design featured on the front cover of the official Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office 2019 holiday cards
  • Ride in Sheriff Patrol Car
  • Breakfast or lunch with the Sheriff
  • 10 copies of the printed greeting card
  • Press Release with photo with Sheriff Mark Pettway announcing the winners
  • Recognition on the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office social media pages
  • Certificate of Excellence
  • Commemorative Sheriff’s Office Coin

The two (2) Runner-Up Contestants will each be awarded and recognized with the following

  • Press Release with photo with Sheriff Mark Pettway announcing the winners
  • Recognition on the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office social media pages
  • Certificate of Appreciation
  • Commemorative Sheriff’s Office Commemorative Coin

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

  • The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office will not be responsible for or accept any liability resulting from contest entries that are delayed, lost, stolen or misdirected for any reason.
  • All entries received have an equal chance of winning. The chances of winning depend on the number of submissions received per age group. No purchase is required to enter the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office Holiday Card Contest.
  • Help us spread the word about this contest! We Invite teachers to make this a class project, scout troops, and youth groups.This contest is also posted on the Jefferson County’s Facebook Instagram and Twitter Questions? Send them to 205-767-3272 | JenkinsF@jccal.org

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