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Kids Winter Art Contest
(Grandparents, Take Note)*
Kids! How would you like your artwork to appear on
the cover of the winter issue of the Big Train Operator Magazine?
Get out your drawing paper, crayons, pencils, and paints and create
a winter or holiday scene with your favorite G-scale train on it.
There will be a prize of a G-scale car for each of these age groups:
6 & under, 7—9, 10—12, 13—17.
HERE ARE THE RULES FOR SUBMITTING YOUR ENTRY:
1. One of your parents or grandparents must be a BTOC member in good
2. Your artwork must be drawn by you. Do not write on the back of
your artwork. On a separate sheet of paper, write your name, age,
parent’s name or grandparent’s name (if your parents are not members
of the BTOC), your mailing address, email address (if you have one)
and your phone number.
3. Your artwork must be drawn on white paper. The drawing cannot be
larger than 7 inches by 7 inches. Draw a 7” x 7” box and make sure
your drawing stays inside the box.
4. Your artwork may be colored or black & white. You may use any
kind of crayon, paint, colored pencils, or other drawing material
5. Your artwork must have a train on it and have a winter or holiday
6. Your entry must be received in time for the winter 2018, Big
Train Operator magazine #170, so all entries
must be received by October 1, 2018.
Submit entries to:
117 W. 55th St.
Westmont, IL 60559-2215
Since this is all done voluntarily and in good faith, we cannot be
held responsible for delays caused by mail delivery or other strange
*BTOC grandparents, please
note: The board of directors have approved your grandchildren
eligible, even if their parents are not members of the BTOC. Your
name must be on the paper submitted with your grandchild’s artwork.
There will be one winner chosen from each age group and a prize for
each of the four winners, but the editor may or may not put all
winners on the cover of the Big Train Operator.
DEADLINE FOR ENTRIES: OCTOBER 1, 2018.