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Annual Christmas
Card Art Contest

The 2020 Christmas Card Art Contest is now open! We look forward to receiving your submissions for the 2019 Art Contest before the deadline of 4:30pm October 28, 2020.

Guidelines, Rules & Conditions

  1. This contest is open to residents of the City of Barrie.

  2. The subject (art) should be suitable for use as a Christmas card and should depict a City of Barrie scene or event.

  3. More than one entry may be submitted.

  4. Each entry must be accompanied by a completed and signed entry form.

  5. Entry may be a photograph, painting, drawing, etc.

  6. Minimum recommended size of original artwork – 4" x 6"

  7. Maximum recommended size of original artwork – 8" x 10"

  8. The winning entrant must agree to allow:

    • Their name to appear on the finished Christmas Card.

    • Their art to become the property of the City.  All copyright is transferred to the City of Barrie.

    • Their name and reproduction of their winning entry to be published in the media.

    • Their original art to be displayed in the City Hall or other City locations.

    • The winning entrant is responsible for framing the artwork.

  9. An award of $600.00 will be made to the winning entrant.

  10. All entries to be pre-judged by a panel, which will be appointed by the Mayor.  The Mayor's decision of the winning entry is final.

  11. The winning entrant will be notified by phone and/or email before November 1, 2019.

  12. All non-winning entries will be held for picked up in person from the Mayor's Office until January 10, 2020 and will be disposed of once that date has passed.

  13. Official entry forms are available online and printed copies can be obtained from the Mayor's Office and Service Barrie at City Hall.  Finished art should be submitted in person to the Mayor's Office.

  14. The City of Barrie will not be held responsible for loss or damage to artwork submitted.

  15. DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION IS: OCTOBER 28, 2020 at 4:30pm


Winner 2018 - “Old Tyme Barrie Christmas" by Alina Dion



Winner 2017 - “A Very Merry Barrie” by Ariana Nicholson


Winner 2016 - “Festive Skate” by Wayne Cameron


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