Annual Holiday Card Challenge

Holiday Card Challenge 2021

One entry per command, unit, schoolhouse, barracks, work group, or official on-base / DoD affiliated organization. Open to Military & DoD Affiliated Civilian employees.

With some basic materials and your imagination, create a large scale Holiday Greeting Card which will be displayed on Ross Field during the Holiday Season!

Finished entries due no later than Nov. 19 at Noon, to the MWR Maintenance Shop on the main level of Bldg. 154, Camp Barry. (Please write your entry number on the back of your card.)

MWR provides (1) 4x8 sheet of plywood, (1) quart of red, green and white paint, (3) paint brushes. Any other materials are provided at team’s expense. (Materials available starting Nov. 1, at 8 am, once application has been approved)

Complete the entry form (below) and drop it off at the Community Rec Center & Marina (Bldg. 13) or send it in via e-mail to Once approved, pick up materials from the MWR Maintenance Shop on the main level of Bldg. 154, Mon-Fri: 8am-2:30pm starting on Nov. 1. Bring a large truck or trailer, along with 2-3 people, to pick up materials.

A Bowling/Pizza Party for up to 20 people at the EPICENTER. Prize awarded for top finisher in each category: Best Holiday Theme, Most Military Pride, Most Artistic and People’s Choice. Cards will be judged on Ross Field by command leadership, and winners will be announced at the NAVSTA Tree Lighting Ceremony on Dec. 1.

Vote for your favorite card to win the People's Choice Award

“Like” your favorite card on the MWR Great Lakes Facebook page.
Voting takes place Nov. 28 through Noon on Dec. 1. Most likes wins!

QUESTIONS: 847-688-5417

Event Flyer
Entry Form