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2017 Competition Rules

2017 Competition Rules for Hartford 2018 Calendar designs

·        Each entrant may enter one drawing and one front cover design

·        We would like drawings of recognisable Hartford i.e.-bridges, the green spaces, village, river, churches, Marshals Arm to name a few

·        Front cover entries must include the words ‘Hartford 2018’

·        There are 4 age categories, up to 6, 7-10, 11-14, 15-18

·        There will be 12 cash prizes, three from each age group (assuming we get enough entries from each group.) Plus a prize for the winning front cover – cash/art set/gift card

·        All winners will receive a free calendar and their picture will be on one of the months on the 2018 calendar

·        Judging will be done anonymously; the age of the child will be visible 

·        Judges decision is final.

·        Closing date 20th August 2017, winners will be notified by 5th September 2017

·        entrants must live in Hartford and/or attend a Hartford nursery/school/college 

·        all entrants under 16 must have parent/guardian permission to enter

·        Entries must include 

                 *name of entrant and parent/guardian (if under 16) 


                 *address/school attend (do not need to include full address just road) 

                 *contact details (should you win) email/phone 

                 *where the drawing is of

·        Contact details will be used purely for correspondence regarding competition 

·        Entries should be drawn on A4 or A5 white paper or card and can be 

                 *dropped off at Hartford Post Office

                 *Posted to - HCS Competition, 8 Lodge Lane, Hartford, CW8 1PS

                 *scanned in and emailed to

·        Entries must not be folded or creased, as when scanning they will appear as dark lines.

        Please send all your details on a separate piece of paper, not on the back of the drawing, but please write your name lightly in pencil on the back of the drawing so we can match up the drawing with the details. (This does not apply to emailed entries).

·        All drawings must be landscape format 

·        By entering the competition you/parent/guardian are giving permission that your picture may be used by Hartford Civic Society on their calendar and future publications 

·        If you do not wish to have your name printed, please specify at time of entering