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Hellbender Coloring Contest Guidelines


Are you good at drawing or coloring?  If so, enter to win prizes for your hellbender submission.  You can download pre-drawn hellbender pictures to color (visit the “Kids” tab on this website) or you can draw and color your own design.  To submit your colored picture or drawing, mail it to the following address:


Rod Williams, Assistant Professor of Wildlife Ecology

195 Marstellar Street

Department of Forestry and Natural Resources

Purdue University

West Lafayette, IN 47907


Submission Dates: April 1st-April 15th


Judging: A panel of three judges will select the winner on April 17th. 


Prizes: Winners will receive free admission to the “Feast Like a Hellbender Dinner” on April 20th in Corydon, IN; a free hellbender t-shirt; and option to display their story on the Help The Hellbender website.


What is a Hellbender?  Hellbenders are the largest salamander in North America, and an endangered species in Indiana. Need more information to help you color your picture? Visit the "About Hellbenders" section of this website.