Annual NOAA Marine Debris Program Art Contest

Artwork by Amy H., 5th Grade.
2021 Winners
Artwork by Sophie W. (Grade 8, Michigan), winner of the 2021 Annual NOAA Marine Debris Program Art Contest
Artwork by Sophie W. (Grade 8, Michigan), winner of the 2021 Annual NOAA Marine Debris Program Art Contest
Artwork by Kate D. (Grade 8, Florida), winner of the 2021 Annual NOAA Marine Debris Program Art Contest
Artwork by Kate D. (Grade 8, Florida), winner of the 2021 Annual NOAA Marine Debris Program Art Contest
Artwork by Keya D. (Grade 7, Michigan), winner of the 2021 Annual NOAA Marine Debris Program Art Contest
Artwork by Keya D. (Grade 7, Michigan), winner of the 2021 Annual NOAA Marine Debris Program Art Contest
Artwork by Ceirra C. (Grade 7, Maryland), winner of the 2021 Annual NOAA Marine Debris Program Art Contest
Artwork by Ceirra C. (Grade 7, Maryland), winner of the 2021 Annual NOAA Marine Debris Program Art Contest
Artwork by Krishi P. (Grade 6, South Carolina), winner of the 2021 Annual NOAA Marine Debris Program Art Contest
Artwork by Krishi P. (Grade 6, South Carolina), winner of the 2021 Annual NOAA Marine Debris Program Art Contest
Artwork by Bohdan A. (Grade 6, Massachusetts), winner of the 2021 Annual NOAA Marine Debris Program Art Contest
Artwork by Bohdan A. (Grade 6, Massachusetts), winner of the 2021 Annual NOAA Marine Debris Program Art Contest
Artwork by Francisco V. (Grade 5, Texas), winner of the 2021 Annual NOAA Marine Debris Program Art Contest
Artwork by Francisco V. (Grade 5, Texas), winner of the 2021 Annual NOAA Marine Debris Program Art Contest
Artwork by Nora T. (Grade 4, Minnesota), winner of the 2021 Annual NOAA Marine Debris Program Art Contest
Artwork by Nora T. (Grade 4, Minnesota), winner of the 2021 Annual NOAA Marine Debris Program Art Contest
Artwork by Sabina W. (Grade 3, Washington), winner of the 2021 Annual NOAA Marine Debris Program Art Contest
Artwork by Sabina W. (Grade 3, Washington), winner of the 2021 Annual NOAA Marine Debris Program Art Contest
Artwork by Selina S. (Grade 3, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands), winner of the 2021 Annual NOAA Marine Debris Program Art Contest
Artwork by Selina S. (Grade 3, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands), winner of the 2021 Annual NOAA Marine Debris Program Art Contest
Artwork by Xhian R. (Grade 2, U.S. Virgin Islands), winner of the 2021 Annual NOAA Marine Debris Program Art Contest
Artwork by Xhian R. (Grade 2, U.S. Virgin Islands), winner of the 2021 Annual NOAA Marine Debris Program Art Contest
Artwork by Alice H. (Grade 2, Massachusetts), winner of the Annual NOAA Marine Debris Program Art Contest
Artwork by Alice H. (Grade 2, Massachusetts), winner of the 2021 Annual NOAA Marine Debris Program Art Contest
Artwork by Clayton K. (Grade 1, California)
Artwork by Clayton K. (Grade 1, California), winner of the 2021 Annual NOAA Marine Debris Program Art Contest

The NOAA Marine Debris Art Contest is now closed and will re-open in fall 2020

Eligibility
All students in grades Kindergarten through 8th grade from all U.S. states and territories–recognized public, private, and home schools are eligible to participate. Schools, including home schools, must be in compliance with federal and state civil rights and nondiscrimination statutes. Students must work individually.

Criteria for Art & Description
Each entry must be composed of a piece of artwork and a description (on entry form). All must meet the requirements outlined on the NOAA Marine Debris Program Annual Art Contest Entry Form. Students are highly encouraged to check out the rest of the NOAA Marine Debris Program's website for information about marine debris.

Entries (entry form and artwork) should be mailed to:

Marine Debris Art Contest
NOAA Marine Debris Program
1305 East-West Highway
SSMC4, 10th Floor
Silver Spring, MD 20910

Please note that entries will not be returned. If you have any questions, please email marinedebris.web@noaa.gov.


This Year's Art Contest Winners
Congratulations to our annual NOAA Marine Debris Program Art Contest winners! The Marine Debris Program selected 13 pieces of work, and they will be featured in our 2021 Marine Debris Calendar. Thank you to all the students who participated in this year's contest.

The 2020 Marine Debris Calendar is available for download with limited hard copies currently available. If interested, email us at marinedebris.web@noaa.gov.