Christmas card competition 2019 opens today

Kirsty Lawrence's picture

With less than 5 months until Christmas today we are launching our design our Christmas Card Competition. With the success of our first ever competition last year we are excited to see what you design for us in 2019. See below for more details:


How to enter

You can produce your design in any way you wish. For example it could be a drawing, painting, collage or a photograph.

Your design should preferably fit into a square shape on an A4 sheet to ensure it looks the same when reproduced as an e-card.

Send your design by email to or post to Christmas Card Competition, Northumbria Blood Bikes, Northumbria House, Pity Me, Co Durham, DH1 5FJ – Please include your name, contact details, your design and child/adult entry (as this year we will have two categories – child entry for under 16 years old and adult entry is over 16s).

We will accept the following digital file types: PDF or JPEG. Please ensure that it is high resolution (minimum of 300 dpi) at actual size to ensure good quality print. A copy of our logo for use in your design can be found via

The closing date for entries - Monday 30th September 2019.


Competition Rules

By entering the competition, entrants are giving Northumbria Blood Bikes (Registered Charity Number 1166689) the right to use their design, copyright free.

There are prizes available for winning entries in each the child and adult categories: Northumbria Blood Bike mug, a pack of 10 cards printed with their winning design and our attendance at an event of the winner’s choice (within Northumberland, Tyne and Wear or Country Durham area subject to our availability).

By entering the competition, the prize winner gives their agreement to publicity about their win (or if a child under 16 this is needs to be given by parent / guardian).

Participants must be based in the UK. Prizes will only be sent to a UK mainland address.

One entry per person.

The winner will be chosen by a judging panel of 5 people from Northumbria Blood Bikes.

The Judges’ decision is final and no correspondence will be entered in.

Winners will be contacted via email or post. The winners’ names will be displayed on our website and on the card incorporating their design.

Northumbria Blood Bikes are compliant with the The General Data Protection Regulation and will not pass entrants’ contact details to a third party.


Promoter: Kirsty Lawrence, Publicity Officer, Northumbria Blood Bikes, Northumbria House, Pity Me, Co Durham, DH1 5FJ.