Indiana’s Youngest Race Fans Invited to Celebrate May in the 2022 Kickoff to May Coloring Contest, presented by STAR Bank 

Indiana’s Youngest Race Fans Invited to Celebrate May in the 2022 Kickoff to May Coloring Contest, presented by STAR Bank 

Children ages 12 and under may enter to win a $500 scholarship, courtesy of STAR Bank 

The 500 Festival and STAR Financial Bank today announced the launch of the 2022 Kickoff to May Coloring Contest. Hoosiers ages 12 and under are invited to participate in the contest. Entries will be selected on creativity and originality and the two grand-prize winners will receive a scholarship of $500, courtesy of STAR Bank, and a free 1-year membership to the INDYCAR Nation Rookie Program courtesy of INDYCAR. The coloring sheet and entry form can be downloaded at 500Festival.com/Color.  

“The coloring contest allows STAR Bank to engage our future leaders, families and community partners throughout our Hoosier state,” said Scott Bove, senior vice president/regional president of STAR Bank. “Every year, we are inspired by the talent and creativity of young people who show pride and excitement for all that makes Indiana a great place to live.” 

The two grand-prize winners will be announced during the 2022 500 Festival Kickoff to May, presented by STAR Bank, and will be invited to appear on stage to proudly display their winning creations. The 2022 event is free and open to the public and will take place on Wednesday, May 4, from 11:00am – 1:00pm on Monument Circle in downtown Indianapolis. 

“The Month of May in Indianapolis is one-of-a-kind, and we are excited to wave the green flag on this month-long celebration,” said Bob Bryant, president and CEO of the 500 Festival. “The 500 Festival and STAR Bank encourage all young Hoosiers to celebrate and be a part of the Month of May traditions by participating in the 2022 Kickoff to May Coloring Contest, showcasing what they love most about May in Indiana.” 

To participate in the 2022 Kickoff to May Coloring Contest, young Hoosiers are encouraged to decorate the coloring sheet and complete the entry form found at 500Festival.com/Color. Alternatively, entries can be submitted at any STAR Bank branch (locations and hours) or mailed to: Attn: Kickoff to May Coloring Contest, 46 Monument Cir, Indianapolis, IN 46204. All entries must be received by April 28 at 12:00 p.m. ET. You can learn more about contest entry rules here

You can learn more about 500 Festival Kickoff to May, presented by STAR Bank at or by searching #MayKickoff on social media. If you have any questions regarding the contest, please email coloringcontest@starfinancial.com. 500Festival.com/Kickoff 

 

About the 500 Festival 

Founded in 1957, the 500 Festival is a not-for-profit organization that produces more than 50 life-enriching events and programs while celebrating the spirit and legacy of the Indianapolis 500® and fostering a positive impact on the city of Indianapolis and state of Indiana. One of the largest festivals in the nation, each year more than half a million people attend an event or program produced by the 500 Festival. Since its founding, the 500 Festival has contributed more than $500 million in economic value to Indianapolis. To learn more about the 500 Festival, please visit 500festival.com or follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.  

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