2024 State Contest: In March 2024, the FWS Sacramento Regional Office successfully hosted the California Junior Duck Stamp Contest (JDS) virtually. Eight judges from various organizations judged 200+ pieces of artwork and selected winners for the state of California. Artwork by Olga Sergienko (age 16) from Sacramento won the distinguished title of California’s Best of Show and will compete in the national competition. Lorie Wu, age 12, from Saratoga, wrote the winning message — “Yesterday, nature was a miracle. Today, it is a gift. Without conservation, tomorrow it will be a memory.” The winning artwork is featured on the regional Pacific Southwest Flickr.

2024 National Competition: Click Here

2024 State Contest Press Release: Click Here

CA Winners: Winners were notified via the email provided on the entry form. If you were not selected as a winner, we thank you for your submission. You may download a digital participation certificate by visiting the Contest Information tab on this page.

CA Young Artists: Several pieces of artwork were recognized as Young Artists for their artistic potential, creativity, and efforts this year!

This is a list of all the winners for the 2024 California Junior Duck Stamp youth artwork contest. 

Excel Sheet showing 2023 National JDS Competition placement.