Fishing for 2014 Entries
Fishing for Entries!
FLW presents the
2014 State-Fish Art Contest
The 16th annual Wildlife Forever State-Fish Art season, open to
kids in Grades K-12, ends on March 31st ... you have to enter to win!
Students across the United States and international have the opportunity to win prizes and
national recognition while learning about state-fish species, behaviors, aquatic habitats, and
conservation. The State-Fish Art Contest uses art to ignite children’s imagination while teaching
them about fish and fishing.
The State-Fish Art Contest, presented by FLW, is open to all students and is seeking entries. The
first-place winning state artists, written word winners, and their families, will be invited to attend the
EXPO held in conjunction with FLW during the Forrest L. Wood Cup bass world championship on
August 15-17 in Columbia, South Carolina. Every attending winner is recognized personally on
stage receiving an award and prizes. National Art winners are also announced and awarded.
Winning contestants from each state, Ontario, Canada and international will be honored in four
grade categories, K-3, 4-6, 7-9 and 10-12. All winning art and written words will receive national
recognition on the State-Fish Art website and be displayed at the EXPO.
Those attending the EXPO will be treated to a wide variety of family events throughout the
weekend including the special Awards Ceremony honoring all first-place and national winners
with prizes, trophies and fishing gear.
Entries must be postmarked by March 31, 2014. State winners will be announced Monday, May 5,
To enter, young artists must create an original illustration of their chosen state-fish. A personal
one- page written essay, story or poem on its behavior, habitat, and conservation needs is also
required and awarded.
Educators, Homeschoolers and Parents: Visit the State-Fish Art website at www.statefishart.org
for complete details and to download the FREE Fish On! Lesson Plan OR request it on a FREE
CD here CD EMAIL