Conquering CHD Heart Month Art & Coloring Contest Guidelines & Rules

Art Contest:

The art contest is for children ages 6 - adults.

Coloring Contest: 

Children ages 5 and younger are invited to enter the coloring contest. Download the coloring page here


To Enter:

Please submit your entry via online upload to this site by February 28, 2021


Who can enter?

Entries are accepted from Virginia, Washington D.C., Maryland and West Virginia.

Entrants will be separated into age categories as follows:

  • 0-5 years (Coloring contest only) Download the coloring page here.

  • 6-10 years

  • 11-15 years

  • 16-19 years

  • Age 20 +

CCHD VA leaders and their families may participate but will not be able to receive awards.


Is there an entry fee?

There is no entry fee. BUT We’d love for you to share your art on social media and tag Conquering CHD - Virginia. You can include “#CHDVoice" as well and help spread awareness of congenital heart disease during heart month.

What do I have to draw?

Anything that is inspired by the theme “My CHD Voice Brings Hope.”

What media can I use?

Artwork must be two-dimensional. Any media is welcome! 


When is the due date?

Entries must be uploaded to the contest site by February 28, 2021. 

Please note, your submission may take 24 hours to appear in the gallery.


How many pieces may I or my family members enter?

Please only one entry per person.


Do I get a certificate for entering the contest?

All entries with will receive an emailed certificate of participation that may be printed out.


How do I know if my entry wins or is used for something?

Winners will receive an email notifying them they have won on or around March 7. 


What are the prizes?

One winner in each age category will be mailed a special prize and award certificate (we will email you to request a mailing address).  Certificates will be mailed by mid-March and images will be posted on Facebook by mid-March.


How will the art be used?

Winning art may be used as is or to inspire art on printed t-shirts or other items to fundraise for Conquering CHD Virginia. Participants (and/or their Parents/Legal Guardians) agree to use of their art by Conquering CHD by submitting their original work to this contest.


What if I have questions?

Email us at :)


April Pilhorn (Graphic Artist)

SheRae Hunter (SL Hunter Photography)

Lauralea Marlyn (Artist & Owner at Artisan Galleries Massanutten)