Facebook Children’s Art Competition

We are running an art competition for all the children living in our estate.  The theme of the competition is Spring or Easter.

Get your child to do some art (picture or sculpture).  Take a photo of it and send it to us via Facebook message on our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/johnstownresidents/, see more details below.

Category age groups will be:

  • 0 to 5 years old
  • 6 to 8 years old
  • 9 to 12 years old
  • 13 to 15 years old
  • 16 to 18 years old

The photo of the child’s art in each category with the most public votes will win a €20 Smyths toy store voucher.

The photo of the child’s art with the second most votes in each category will win a €10 Smyths toy store voucher.

The closing date for entries to the JRA Art Competition is 12 midnight Friday, 10th April 2020. This date is final. If your entry is received after this date it will not be submitted for voting.

All photos of the art will be displayed on our Facebook page for voting by the public from Sunday 12th until 12 midnight Friday 17th April 2020.  https://www.facebook.com/johnstownresidents/

Winners will be announced on Saturday 18th April 2020.

We ask all entries are displayed in your front windows to add a little colour to our estate for people on their walks but this is not a requirement of entry!


This is a Facebook only competition.

Only residents of our estate can enter.

Each child can submit two pieces of artwork – must be done separately

A photo of your child’s art Must be submitted in a private message to our Facebook page with child’s full name and age, parent’s name and address.  Your child’s name and age will be added to the photo in our Facebook page. We will only use parent’s name and address to verify you are a resident.  If it is not submitted by private message to our Facebook page it will not be submitted for voting.

Must be original art by the child, your entry will be forfeit it is is not original artwork by the child.

Please note the committee member running the competition is working full time so may not reply immediately to your entry.

Due to the Covid-19 retail shop shutdown we will get the vouchers to you as soon as possible but there may be a delay in getting them to you due to this so we ask for your patience.

Our competition is open to residents living in Granville Road, Granville Crescent, Doonsalla Drive, Doonamana Road, Woodley Road, Johnstown Road, Johnstown Avenue, Johnstown Court, Johnstown Park, Johnstown Grove, Rochestown Avenue, Woodlands Road, Woodlands Avenue, Woodlands Park, Woodlands Drive, Granitefield, Oakdale Drive, Doonanore Park, Doonsalla Park, Auburn Avenue, Auburn Road, Rochestown Avenue (148-180) and The Maples