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Grays Harbor Shorebird Festival Poster Contest!

Grade Levels: First through sixth graders living in Grays Harbor County, WA.

Theme: Local Shorebirds!

Including: Sandpipers, Plovers, Dowitchers, Turnstones, and Phalaropes.

Medium: Your choice.

Finished size: 12 x 18 inches. Do not mat or frame.

Identification: Fill out and glue entry form to the back of each entry.

Judging: Judging will be conducted by local artists and wildlife specialists. Judges will base their decisions on originality, accuracy, and artistic skill.

Prizes: Prizes will be awarded to the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners in each grade. Honorable Mentions will also be awarded in each grade category. First place winners in each grade will have their art featured on the postcards for next year’s festival. The Best in Show winning art will be used in publicity for the following year's Shorebird Festival.

Awards: The Awards Ceremony will take place during the Grays Harbor Shorebird Festival at the Festival Headquarters in Hoquiam High School. Winning posters will be displayed at the Festival.

Deadline: To view this year's deadline visit http://www.shorebirdfestival.com/events/poster 

Shorebird Poster Contest
c/o Port of Grays Harbor
PO Box 660
Aberdeen, WA 98520

Port of Grays Harbor
111 South Wooding St.
Aberdeen, WA 98520

For questions and classroom assistance please contact:
Education & Outreach Coordinator
Grays Harbor National Wildlife Refuge
(360) 753-9467