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Enter the 2009 Coloring Contest!
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  • Contest open to children ages 12 and under; void where prohibited.
  • One (1) entry per person, please.
  • To enter, color your entry in however you like, and return your entry to McCook Daily Gazette for judging.
  • Entries can be dropped off at the McCook Daily Gazette
    or sent (via U.S. Mail) to:
    Coloring Contest
    c/o McCook Daily Gazette
    PO Box 1268
    McCook, NE 69001
  • - Be sure to include child's name, age and phone number so that the winner may be notified – this information will be removed prior to display for privacy issues.


  • Entries will be judged on the basis of creativity.
  • Prizes will be awarded in 3 age categories: ages 4 and under, ages 5-8, and ages 9-12.


  • Winners will be notified via telephone and prizes will be presented during the McCook Balloon Fest
  • Each winner will win the following prizes for winning contest entries:
    - Age Group 9-12 – Hot Air Balloon Collage Poster
    - Age Group 5-8 – Hot Air Balloon Puzzle
    - Age Group under 4 – Curious George and the Hot Air Balloon Book by Margret & H.A. Rey
    - Their winning entry posted site
  • All entries will be displayed at Schmick’s Market prior to the event and at the Red Willow County 4-H Building during the weekend of the event
  • Contest ends 09/05/09
View Winners of Past Coloring Contest>
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