Chatham Kinsmen Spring Festival (Fair) 2018     Colouring Contest

Sponsor   The Chatham Kinsmen Club (A Non-Profit Organization) –

Colouring Contest Official Rules “Elmer The Safety Elephant”

The Chatham Kinsmen Club is hosting the Chatham Kinsmen Spring Festival (Formally Jaycee Fair) again this year and we would like to remind all the young people of our community to have a safe and happy summer. In this regard, we are offering an Elmer The Safety Elephant Colouring Contest.


No purchase or donation to the Chatham Kinsmen Club is necessary to win the contest. By entering the entrant agrees to be bound by these official rules. Elmer The Safety Elephant colouring Contest begins on June 7th 2018 & runs until June 10th 2018. All Entries are to be submitted at the Festival (Fair) Grounds at 80 Tweedsmuir Ave., Chatham,  no later than 6p.m. on Sunday, June 10th, 2018.  Entrance to the Festival Grounds this year is FREE & there is no charge to get in!!

Who Can Enter

The Contest is only open to residents of Chatham-Kent. To be eligible to enter the contest, entrants must be aged three (3) to twelve (12) as of June 30 2018. A maximum of one (1) submission per child is allowed…Please print the entrant’s  name & Date of Birth along with an adult contact name & phone number, & email,  on the back of the childs’s completed Coloured Picture of Elmer the Safety Elephant. Please use coloured pencils only!!

Age Categories 3-5 years 6-8 years 9-12 years

How to Enter

The Elmer The Safety Elephant Picture to be used for colouring can be downloaded from the Chatham Kinsmen Website.

Go to … or it can be picked up at most Subway Stores in Chatham.

Finished Submissions are to be brought to the Festival Fair Grounds on Tweedsmuir Ave. no later than 6 p.m. on June 10th . There will be a box there with a Kinsman to receive your entry. Just ask for the Elephant Colouring Contest Box & Drop off your coloured picture of Elmer The Safety Elephant. Good Luck to everyone!

Winner Selection

1. Each coloured Elmer Picture will be entered for judging by our Kinsmen Panel of Judges.                                      

2. One (1) Prize draw for $25 in each age category will be awarded based on the following judging categories.

3. A) Artistic Ability B) Creativity C) Craftsmanship (neatness) – All Judges decisions are final.

Winner Notification The winner of each category will be notified on Tuesday June 12th , 2018.


By participating in this Contest, each participant and the Contest Prize Winners waive any and all claims of liability against the Kinsmen Club of Chatham and their respective members for any personal injury or loss that may occur from their participation in this Contest or any use of any prize.

Elmer Colouring Contest Rules - 2017