2017 Earth Day Mail Art Competition

UF/IFAS Extension invites you to celebrate Earth Day by getting in touch with your artistic side! Pick up your colored pencil, paintbrush, and scissors and get creative! The 2017 Earth Day Mail Art Competition is currently accepting submissions of original, handmade artwork from all ages in 3 categories- Love Tampa Bay, To Earth With Love, and Plastic Aware. You may submit one distinct creative piece per category. Age groups are broken down into youth (<12 years old), teens (13-18 years), and adult (18+). There will be 3 prizes awarded in each category. For full contest rules and prize details click here.


#LoveTampaBay – Show us why you love Tampa Bay’s waters and wildlife
#ToEarthWithLove – Show us how you give back to the earth, whether it is through recycling, composting, conserving water, educating, etc.
#PlasticAware – Show us how plastics are impacting the environment and/or communities (people)

Please include your name, email address, phone number, age, and category so we can contact you if your artwork wins. Your entry will be judged by an independent panel of judges from the art community specific to your age group. If you have any questions throughout the process, contact Trevor Ackerman at tackerman@pinellascounty.org.

Your entry must be post marked by Wednesday April 5th, 2017 in order to be considered. The winners will be announced on Friday April 21st and will be contacted via phone and email.

Please mail your artwork to:

UF/IFAS Extension Pinellas County
Earth Day Mail Art Contest
Attention: Trevor Ackerman
12520 Ulmerton Rd Largo, FL 33774


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Posted: March 8, 2017

Category: 4-H & Youth, Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Natural Resources, Recreation, Water, Wildlife, Work & Life
Tags: Art, Competition, Earth Day, Tampa Bay

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