NOAA Marine Debris Art Contest

Ages:Elementary, Middle School

Type:Submission

Categories:Art, Environment, Ocean Sciences

Scope:National

Contact

Emma Tonge
marinedebris.web@noaa.gov

Marine debris is a serious problem that impacts ecosystems and economies. Preventing debris from continuing to accumulate in our oceans and waterways is essential. The NOAA Marine Debris Program is proud to be part of numerous outreach initiatives that aim to increase awareness of this issue and get people involved in the fight against marine debris.

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Each entry must be composed of a piece of artwork and a description (on entry form). All must meet the requirements outlined on the NOAA Marine Debris Program Annual Art Contest Entry Form. Students are highly encouraged to check out the rest of the NOAA Marine Debris Program's website for information about marine debris.

Entries (artwork and description) will be judged on the creativity, artistic presentation, and relevancy to the theme.

Website: https://marinedebris.noaa.gov/outreach/artcontest.html

Managing Organization: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

Contact:
Emma Tonge
marinedebris.web@noaa.gov

Eligibility:
All students in grades Kindergarten through 8th grade from all U.S. states and territories–recognized public, private, and home schools are eligible to participate. Schools, including home schools, must be in compliance with federal and state civil rights and nondiscrimination statutes. Students must work individually.

Overview

Marine debris is a serious problem that impacts ecosystems and economies. Preventing debris from continuing to accumulate in our oceans and waterways is essential. The NOAA Marine Debris Program is proud to be part of numerous outreach initiatives that aim to increase awareness of this issue and get people involved in the fight against marine debris.

Process

Each entry must be composed of a piece of artwork and a description (on entry form). All must meet the requirements outlined on the NOAA Marine Debris Program Annual Art Contest Entry Form. Students are highly encouraged to check out the rest of the NOAA Marine Debris Program's website for information about marine debris.

Criteria

Entries (artwork and description) will be judged on the creativity, artistic presentation, and relevancy to the theme.

Participate

Website: https://marinedebris.noaa.gov/outreach/artcontest.html

Managing Organization: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

Contact:
Emma Tonge
marinedebris.web@noaa.gov

Eligibility:
All students in grades Kindergarten through 8th grade from all U.S. states and territories–recognized public, private, and home schools are eligible to participate. Schools, including home schools, must be in compliance with federal and state civil rights and nondiscrimination statutes. Students must work individually.