Contest Instructions & Rules
Any child currently served by DePelchin Children’s Center and affiliate partner Caring Family Network programs may submit a drawing or painting entry depicting “what I’m thankful for this year,” along with a brief (100-word limit) paragraph describing the entry.
Entries will be narrowed down to three finalists per age group by a panel of judges comprised of DePelchin and Comerica executives.
The 12 finalist entries will be posted to a Comerica microsite and Facebook page for public voting between October 20 and November 3, 2014.
Grand prize winners in each age category will be announced at Comerica Bank’s November 13 Annual Thanksgiving Reception. Contestants do not need to be present at the reception to be eligible for the grand prize.
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Prize Details & Eligibility
The Comerica Bank Thanksgiving Art Contest benefitting children currently served by DePelchin Children’s Center will award $500 in seed money in a protected savings account to the top 12 finalists (top three per age group). One grand prize winner in each age group will receive a total of $1,000 in seed money. All DePelchin children who submit an entry will receive a Comerica Bank piggy bank.
Contestants must be currently served by DePelchin Children’s Center and affiliate partner Caring Family Network programs.
Contest Starts: September 11, 2014 @ 12:00 am (CDT)
Artwork submission deadline: October 10, 2014, 5:00 pm (CDT) at the DePelchin Memorial Campus; all mailed entries must be postmarked by October 6, 2014.
Public Voting Period for Twelve Finalists: October 20, 2014, 10:00 am (CDT) through November 3, 2014, 11:59 pm (CDT)
Contest Ends: November 13, 2014 (grand prize winners announced at Comerica Annual Thanksgiving Reception)