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2014 Student Junior Duck Stamp Program Wildlife Art Contest Entries Due Postmarked by March 15th

March 7, 2014




2013 Georgia Best of Show artwork featuring a pair of mallards by Euna Oh.

2013 Georgia Best of Show artwork featuring a pair of mallards by Euna Oh.

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is currently accepting student entries for the 2014 Georgia Junior Duck Stamp competition until the deadline for entries to be postmarked by midnight Saturday, March 15, 2014.

All students from public and private schools, home-schools and art studios statewide are invited to compete for recognition, prizes and scholarships in this fun activity that promotes the conservation of America’s waterfowl, wetlands and waterfowl habitat. Visit for the 2014 contest information, rules, list of eligible species, entry requirements, contest rules, entry forms and an updated waterfowl curriculum.

Teachers and parents can use the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service integrated science and art curriculum as a basis for student research in creating original artwork of a duck, goose or other waterfowl species native to North America. All artwork submitted must be on paper and an original 9” x 12” horizontal image of an eligible North American duck, geese or swan species.

All artwork with an attached official entry and reference forms should be mailed to the Georgia Junior Duck Stamp Program, USFWS, 1875 Century Boulevard Suite 240, Atlanta, Georgia, 30345 and must be postmarked by midnight March 15, 2014, to be eligible. Additional contest information and an official entry form can be obtained online at or by calling Carmen Simonton, the Georgia Program Coordinator at (404) 679-7049. All contest participants will receive the Junior Duck Stamp Program certificate of appreciation.

On Tuesday, April 8, at the Atlanta Regional Office, five judges for the popular Junior Duck Stamp competition will select Georgia’s top 100 student waterfowl artists from kindergarten through high school. Winners will be announced online and in a media release that afternoon. Georgia’s Best of Show artwork will be sent to the national competition in April.

For further information about the Junior Duck Stamp contest or the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, please contact Carmen Simonton at (404) 679-7049 or email


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Last updated: March 7, 2014