YOUTH: Coastal Art & Poetry Contest
California students in kindergarten through 12th grade are invited to submit artwork or poetry with a California coastal or marine theme to the Coastal Art & Poetry Contest, presented by the California Coastal Commission.
Entries can be submitted online by 5pm on January 31st, 2023. For rules, contest flyer, entry form (and helpful links for teachers and students), please visit www.coastal.ca.gov/art-poetry/ The instructions, flyer, and entry form are also available in Spanish. (If you need the flyer emailed instead, please let me know.)
Up to ten winners will be selected to win $100 to an art store (art winners) or $100 to a bookstore poetry winners). Each winner will also receive four tickets to the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach. Each winner’s sponsoring teacher will receive a $50 gift certificate for educational supplies, courtesy of Acorn Naturalists. Students may have their work featured on Commission web pages and materials, and winners and honorable mentions will be exhibited at multiple venues throughout the state.