Nat the Knight Coloring Contest

Participate in National Night Out Coloring Contest
Posted on 06/04/2018

The National "Knight" Out coloring contest is underway! Children in grades Pre-K  – 6th grade have an opportunity to submit their own coloring rendition of Nat the Knight in preparation of the Arlington Heights Police Department’s National ‘Knight’ Out Coloring Contest!

Entries are due July 27, and winners will be displayed at the National Night Out, which takes place August 7, 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. at North School Park, Eastman and Arlington Heights Road.

The contest is being co-sponsored by the Arlington Heights Park District and the Arlington Heights Police Department. Grand prize winner of each age category (below) will receive $25 in gift certificates. Additional gift certificates will be awarded for 2nd, 3rd, and 4th place.

Age Categories: Pre K-Grade 1 │ Grade 2- Grade 4 │ Grade 5- Grade 6


The winners will be selected based upon creativity and originality. Children may use crayons, watercolor, pen and ink, markers, etc. to complete the drawing. Submissions will be judged by the Arlington Heights Police Department Community Services Bureau personnel prior to National Night Out 2018. Winners will be announced at National Night Out during Opening Ceremonies (attendance not required- but encouraged!). Winners’ artwork will be displayed at National Night Out at the Arlington Heights Police Department’s Crime Prevention booth. One entry per child.

Click here for your copy of the Arlington Heights Police National ‘Knight’ Out Coloring Contest sheet, or you can pick one up at all Arlington Heights Park District facilities, the Arlington Heights Village Hall and at the Arlington Heights Police Department. Completed submissions may be dropped off at Recreation Park or the Arlington Heights Police Department. Submissions received after the deadline will not be accepted.

Winners will be notified by email or telephone. Submissions may be used for promotional purposes- entrants name will be redacted from submission in those circumstances. Please use official form when submitting artwork. The submission deadline is JULY 27, 2018.

National Night Out will take place on Tuesday, August 7, 2018 at North School Park 410 N. Arlington Heights Rd from 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Please come out with your friends and family to enjoy a great night out in the city of good neighbors. This event is free and fun for the whole family.

Reference sheet regarding contest rules.

For additional information contact please email Brandi Romag of the Police Department,