The OCS 6th annual Christmas Card Competition is underway! We encourage all middle school and high school students to enter by submitting original artwork by Nov. 1, 2019. Please read the instructions below for entering and click on the links to submit artwork.

Judges will choose eight submissions as finalists to be included in an OCS exclusive boxed set of Christmas cards. All proceeds benefit the Oaks Christian School Visual Arts Department to further enhance and foster the development of our emerging artists. To order cards, please read the information below.


To submit your artwork, please complete the online artist submission entry form and upload an image of your artwork.

Competition Rules & Guidelines:

• Students in  high school or middle school are invited to submit their best original artwork or photographs for the Christmas Greeting Card Competition for consideration for the Christmas Greeting Card Collection--only one entry per student.

• Finalists will be selected and featured in the eight (8) card collection.

• All winners will receive a free printed card of their artwork for their portfolio and enjoy school-wide recognition in an assembly.

• All students who enter may purchase their artwork as individual greeting card sets (includes 8 cards and envelopes).  A three-box minimum order is required. Download the PDF order form, complete it, and drop it with your cash or check payment at the middle school or high school reception desk. Sales benefit the OCS Visual Arts Department.

• All artwork must be submitted in a high resolution .jpg or high quality. pdf. The maximum file size allowed is 10MB.

• Artists are encouraged to show creative and timeless interpretations of the heart of Christmas and a spirit of peace, love, joy, and hope.

• Submissions must be original artwork and not reproductions of any copyrighted or online images.

• The deadline to enter is Friday, Nov. 1, 2019.

• Direct questions to Visual Arts Department Chair Anna Wadman at


Deadline to order extended to Dec. 6

Christmas cards can be ordered and purchased after November 8. Invite your friends and family to order their Christmas cards and help support the Visual Arts at OCS. They can choose from boxed sets of just your submitted artwork, or they can order a boxed collection of the eight finalists. To place an order, download the order form, complete it, and submit with payment to the high school or middle school reception desk. All orders, and payment, will be due by Dec. 6, 2019.

Download the Order Form

Winners from Previous Competitions