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.
- 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- All entries will automatically be entered into a Facebook Fan Favorite contest, unless consent is specifically withdrawn at the time of entry.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.