University of Florida

2017 Earth Day Mail Art Competition

Celebrate Earth Day with UF/IFAS Extension Pinellas County!

Submit your original artwork in one of these categories by April 5th.

  • To Earth, With Love - Earth gives us a lot! What do you give back?
  • #LoveTampaBay - Show us why you love Tampa Bay’s waters and wildlife.
  • Plastic Aware - Show us how plastics are impacting the environment and/or communities (people).

Get creative and interpret the category in your own way - these prompts are just here to get you started. All entries will also be eligible to be our Facebook Fan Favorite.

Detailed rules and instructions.

Competition Rules

  • Mail all entries to

    UF/IFAS Extension Pinellas County
    Attention: Trevor Ackerman
    12520 Ulmerton Rd
    Largo, FL 33774

  • Include your name, email, phone number, age and the category to which you are submitting the work..
  • You may submit one artwork per category. A single work will not be eligible for judgement in multiple categories.
  • All entries must be postmarked by Wednesday, April 5th, 2017 for consideration.
  • All work must be original. No perishable items.
  • Read the complete rules and instructions here.

Judging and Prizes

  • Winners will be announced on Friday, April 21 on Facebook and will be notified via phone/email.
  • Each category will be divided into the following age groups - 12 and under, 13-18, and 18+ for judging.
  • Judging will be done by an independent panel of judges from within Pinellas County's art community.
  • Prizes vary by category and age group and must be claimed in a timely manner (on the terms specified in the detailed rules and instructions).
  • A full list of prizes is available in the complete rules and instructions.

Facebook Fan Favorite

  • We will scan or photograph all entries and post them on our Facebook page. The artwork that receives the most likes in each age group will win!
  • All entries will automatically be entered into a Facebook Fan Favorite contest, unless consent is specifically withdrawn at the time of entry.
  • The Facebook Fan Favorite contest will begin on April 10th and the deadline for qualifying votes will be Thursday, April 20th at 12:00 PM (Noon - EST).
  • Winners will be included in the Friday, April 21st announcement and will also receive a prize.

 

 

 


Questions?

Email: Trevor Ackerman

Important Dates

All entries must be postmarked by April 5th, 2017.

The Facebook Fan Favorite contest will be open from April 10th to noon on April 20th, 2017.

Winners will be announced on April 21st, 2017.

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