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Casting for Entries!

Casting for Entries!
Wildlife Forever's State-Fish Art

is fishing for 2017 entries   

The 19th annual Wildlife Forever State-Fish Art season is open to kids in Grades K-12 but ends on March 31st ... you have to enter to win!  

Students across the United States and internationally have the opportunity to win prizes and recognition while learning about state-fish species, behaviors, aquatic habitats, and conservation.  Using art, the State-Fish Art Contest ignites children’s imagination while teaching them about fish and fishing.  Visit statefishart.org for all the details

To enter, young artists create an original illustration of their chosen fish from the official State-Fish List. A personal one-page written essay, story or poem based on its behavior, habitat and/or conservation needs is also required and awarded.

Winning contestants from each state, plus Ontario, Canada and international entries, will be honored in four grade categories, K-3, 4-6, 7-9 and 10-12. Entries must be postmarked by Friday, March 31, 2017. Judging will be held in April and winners announced by Wednesday, May 10, 2017.


The 2017 State-Fish Art EXPO is migrating to Columbia, South Carolina on August 11-13 during the prestigious Forrest Wood Cup bass fishing world championship. The exciting Wall of Fame will showcase the 1st place state-winners and national art/writing winners in the four grade categories.  The Seth Thomas Spradlin Best of Show Award winner will be announced on stage during the Cup.

This event is open to the public free of charge.  20160804_EXPO (20)Drop by and meet the staff at the Wildlife Forever State-Fish Art booth.

Educators, Homeschoolers and Parents:  Visit the State-Fish Art website www.statefishart.org for complete details and to download the FREE Fish On! Lesson Plan OR request it on a FREE CD here

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