Mailbox Contest

What Are the Mailbox Contests?

The Mailbox Contests are a series of contests that vary from age group to age group, but all have a common theme for each contest. Let us encourage you to get involved in the Master Clubs Mailbox Contests!

How Do I Participate?

The Mailbox Contests are FREE! All you have to do is create an entry, mail it in to us, and check out the results right here once all entries have been judged!

2017-2018 Mailbox Contests Details

  • Contest Theme: "My Church"
    Due Date: November 1
    Instructions

    Beginner and Primary Competition (Coloring Page)

    See the rules for this event in the Mailbox Contest Brochure.

    Contest 1 Coloring Page

    Junior Competition (Christian Essay or Children's Church Poster)

    Clubbers may only enter one of the two events. See the rules for this event in the Mailbox Contest Brochure.

  • Contest Theme: "Christmas"
    Due Date: December 15
    Instructions

    Beginner Competition (Christmas Card - provided)

    Beginner Christmas Card

    Primary Competition (Christmas Card)

    See the rules for this event in the Mailbox Contest Brochure.

    Junior Competition (Christmas Card or Christmas Poem)

    Clubbers may only enter one of the two events. See the rules for this event in the Mailbox Contest Brochure.

  • Contest Theme: "Missions"
    Due Date: February 1
    Instructions

    Beginner Competition (Coloring Page)

    Contest 3 Coloring Page

    Primary Competition (Missionary Poster)

    See the rules for this event in the Mailbox Contest Brochure.

    Junior Competition (Missionary Video or Missionary Poster)

    Clubbers may only enter one of the two events. See the rules for this event in the Mailbox Contest Brochure.

  • Contest Theme: "The Bible"
    Due Date: March 15
    Instructions

    Beginner Competition (Coloring Page)

    Contest 4 Coloring Page

    Primary Competition (Bible Poster)

    See the rules for this event in the Mailbox Contest Brochure.

    Junior Competition (Bible Storytelling Video Presentation and Bible Triathlon)

    Clubbers may enter both events subject to the Event Entry Limitations outlined in the Mailbox Contest brochure. See the rules for this event in the Mailbox Contest Brochure.

Mailbox Contest Entry Form

If you run out of extra Mailbox Contest Entry forms, you can always download additional forms below.

Mailbox Contest Entry Form

Additional Mailbox Contest Information

Download your copy of the Mailbox Contest Brochure. This file includes everything you need to be able to successfully run any or all of the four, free mailbox contests each year.

2017-2018 Mailbox Brochure

Basic Instructions for All Entries

  1. All entries must be the child's work.
  2. Leaders and parents may teach writing or drawing principles, but no "hands-on" help or word suggestions.
  3. Typed entries are best for writing entries; however, legible, handwritten work is acceptable. When computer enhancements are utilized, they must be done by the child.
  4. Adults may type final entries, but should not change any text, grammar, or spelling.
  5. Plagiarism is not allowed in any form in a Master Club event.
  6. Please attach (glue, tape, or staple) a Mailbox Contest Entry Form on page 12 to each entry.
  7. Entries cannot be returned, so make copies before mailing them.
  8. We will award a badge to the Top Ten entries in each age or grade. First, second, and third place entries will receive a badge and a beautiful rosette ribbon. These awards will be mailed directly to your church, accompanied by a complete list of winners. This same list of winners will be posted here on our site for others to view.

Leader Instructions

  1. Begin promoting these events in Master Club immediately. Notice that all four contests offer something for each age group.
  2. Understand that every event will not appeal to every child. Focus on those who are interested rather than get discouraged by those who are not.
  3. Try to allow the children to begin working on their project one month before the deadline. Leaders may copy additional "practice sheets" from any of the material we send for these competitions. You may also download them from our website.
  4. Keep the parents informed of these contests. Many of them will encourage the children "if they know about them."
  5. You may desire to have your own competition at your church, then enter your top winners in this contest. Consequently, you can reward the children for their effort locally even if they do not win at the national level.
  6. If you suspect extreme parent or sibling "help" on any entry, please investigate. You know your children and their abilities. We cannot make those judgment calls once we receive the entries, and everyone wants to keep the judging as fair as possible.
  7. Please copy the enclosed "Mailbox Contest Entry Form" on page 12 and attach (glue, tape, or staple) one copy to each entry before mailing. Each blank must be completed. This will serve as a reminder to include all essential information. Dozens of entries are disqualified every year because of a lack of information.
  8. Please respect the due dates on these contests; entries must be postmarked by the due date. Our goal is to judge all entries and mail the awards to you within 30 days of the deadline.
  9. Instructions for each contest are also posted on our website at www.masterclubs.org in the Events section.
  10. Package all entries together and mail to our Milford address which is listed below.
  11. All Mailbox Contests are free!
  12. Encourage Clubbers to enter the Mailbox Contests, then enter those same entries again in the Regional Competition when applicable.
  13. If we can help, please call us at (800) 451-5023 or email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Mailing Entries

Please mail all entries to the address below. Be sure they are postmarked by the deadline.

Master Clubs Mailbox Contest
1369C Woodville Pike
Milford, Ohio 45150