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YKC Art Competition

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Design the Kennel Club Christmas Card for 2019

Calling all YKC Members who love creativity and Christmas! The Kennel Club is holding a Christmas Card Competition for all YKC Members to design a Christmas Card (cover only) for its annual Kennel Club Members Christmas Card 2019. So you could win the chance to have your own design printed on cards that will be purchased by members of the Kennel Club.



 Every year, the Kennel Club produces its own line of Christmas cards, and for our 2019 cards, we want the design to be the winner of a YKC competition.

The design should follow the theme of a "PAW-fect Christmas". 

In this theme the dog/s should be the main subject in your card. Not only will this mean seeing your design in print, but the profits will all go to a very good cause, the Kennel Clubs Charitable Trust, so you’ll be helping to do something good.



  • Must feature at least 1 dog in the card design
  • Try to keep text to a minimum
  • Overall artistic appeal
  • Eye catching and striking card design of dog/s and Christmas
  • Creativity and originality
  • Suitability for printing as a greeting card



To include, on the back of the artwork (please write this in pencil!):

  • Your Full name
  • Address
  • Age
  • Email Address
  • Describe why you chose your design


Entries should be A5 PORTRAIT or LANDSCAPE. 

 Entrants should send their artwork to:

Young Kennel Club, The Kennel Club, Clarges Street, Piccadilly, London, W1J 8AB.

Closing date for your entry FRIDAY 4th January 2019

Please note: this will be for Christmas 2019 (not 2018)




All entrants should understand the following: 

Must be a YKC Member

Size of paper used must be A5 (148mm x 210mm).

Designs may be landscape or portrait orientation.

You can use any medium for your design – paints, pencils, pens or graphic design.

Entries must be your own design and artwork.

The original work must be submitted, not a copy.

Entries must be suitable for copying and printing.

Receipt of entries will not be acknowledged and no responsibility for entries is accepted.

The overall winning entry and its copyright remain the property of the Kennel Club.

Entries will not be returned unless they are accompanied by a stamped addressed envelope.




The winner of this competition will get 1 years free YKC membership, a Lunch at the Kennel Club Members Restaurant and tour of headquarters in London and Family Ticket to Crufts.