2023 CA JDS Best of Show winner: "Glimpse of Temperance" acrylic painting by Michelle Lin, age 16, from Fremont, CA depicting an American Wigeon on the water.

2023 Best of Show Conservation Message: Youth entering the contest also submit a conservation message with their artwork. Sophia Fan, age 12, from San José, California, wrote the winning message — “Each act of conservation is a bright brush stroke on the canvas that is our future.” 

To view past state winners please visit the CA Junior Duck Stamp Albums on Flickr:


To view past national winners please visit the National JDS site