The contest is open to all Chatham, Bryan, Evans, Liberty, Jasper, Beaufort, Effingham and Bulloch County Elementary School Students (public, private and parochial). One entry per student.
To enter, use crayons, markers and/or colored pencils to draw a picture in the box provided on the entry form depicting a St. Patrick's Day theme. Do not trace! Return entries to Attention: Christine Edwards, WTOC-TV. Do not fold entries. All entries must be received at WTOC by Friday, March 4th, at 5PM.
Five finalists will be picked by a selection committee consisting of two members of the St. Patrick's Day committee, one representative from our sponsors and one of WTOC's news anchors. Entries will be judged on creativity, originality and color. The winner will be announced the week of March 7th during the 5PM News. The overall winner will have his/her artwork featured on the online St. Patrick's Day web page on WTOC.com along with a feature article on the student, teacher and school. In addition, the winner will receive a special gift. The overall winner will have the chance to green the Forsyth Fountain on Friday March 11th. The winners in each division* will receive a WTOC prize and will be mentioned in the feature article.
*The divisions break down as follows:
Division A 1st and 2nd grade
Division B 3rd and 4th grade
Division C 5th and 6th grade
There is no purchase necessary to enter the contest. Employees of WTOC or members of the Parade Committee, our sponsors and their families are not eligible to enter or win.