2013 Federal Duck Stamp Art Contest
Midwest Region

Local conservation partners host outdoor recreation events for visitors and guests during the week of the Federal Duck Stamp Contest. USFWS photo.
Local conservation partners host outdoor recreation events for visitors and guests during the week of the Federal Duck Stamp Contest. USFWS photo.

Contest Schedule

2013 Federal Duck Stamp Contest and Associated Events

Thursday, September 26, 2013
Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center (weather-appropriate)

  • 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Join refuge staff in the dedication of the Bob Hines Refuge Ranger Station

Friday, September 27, 2013
Maumee Bay State Park Conference Center

  • 9:00 a.m. Public Viewing of Artwork and Exhibitors
  • 10:00 a.m. 2013 Federal Duck Stamp Contest Opening Ceremony
  • 10:30 a.m. Round One of Judging Begins
  • 10:00 a.m.- 6:00 p.m. Family Activities
    • Artwork viewing
    • Showing of Aldo Leopold biography "Green Fire"
    • Scavenger hunt
    • Coloring contest
  • 2:00 p.m. Meet the Artists and Bob Hines Book Signing
  • 2:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Family Activities
    • Inflatable BB gun and archery range
    • Safety on the water
    • Fashion a Duck with Project WILD
  • 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. Duck Movie Screenings - Bald Eagle Room
    • America's Darling, the story of J.N. Ding Darling
    • DUCK! (a duckumentary)

Saturday, September 28, 2013
Maumee Bay State Park Conference Center

  • 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Family Activities
    • Artwork viewing and exhibitors
    • Fashion a Duck with Project WILD
    • Back to the Wild: Wildlife Rehabilitation
    • Showing of Aldo Leopold biography "Green Fire"
    • Scavenger hunt
    • Coloring contest
    • Inflatable BB gun and archery range
    • Safety on the water
    • Decoy activities
  • 10:00 a.m. Round Two of Judging
  • 11:45 a.m. Final Round of Judging
  • 12:30 p.m. Announcement of the 2013 Federal Duck Stamp Contest Winner

Directions

Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge
Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge is located in northwest Ohio. The entrance is located 15 miles east of Toledo, Ohio or 16 miles west of Port Clinton, Ohio on State Route 2. The entrance road is located on the north side of State Route 2. The address is Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge, 14000 West State Route 2, Oak Harbor, OH 43449. Phone is 419-898-0014. A map of the area is located at http://www.fws.gov/refuge/Ottawa/map.html.

Maumee Bay State Park Conference Center
Maumee Bay State Park Conference Center is located approximately 10 miles east of Toledo, Ohio, on the shore of Lake Erie at 1750 State Park #2, Oregon, OH 43616. Directions from major metropolitan areas including Toledo, Columbus, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Ann Arbor, and Detroit may be found at http://www.maumeebaystateparklodge.com/planning-your-trip/how-to-get-here/.

Last updated: September 16, 2013