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Fish Art Contest for Young Anglers

State Fish Art contest offers opportunities for young anglers

fish artBROOKLYN CENTER, MINNESOTA – Students across the United States have the opportunity to win prizes and national recognition while learning about state-fish species, aquatic habitats, and conservation. The State-Fish Art Contest uses art to children’s imagination while teaching them about the outdoors.

The 12th Annual Wildlife Forever State-Fish Art Contest is open to all students in grades 4 through 12.

Winning artist will be invited to attend the Expo and will receive prizes and trophies.

Entries must be postmarked by March 31, 2010. Winners will be announced May 1, 2010.

To enter, young artists nationwide must create an illustration of their chosen state-fish. A short written composition on its behavior, habitat, and conservation needs is also required.

Educators, Homeschoolers and Parents: Visit the State-Fish Art website at www.statefishart.com for complete details and to download the free lesson plan.

Winning contestants from each state will be honored in three grade categories, 4-6, 7-9 and 10-12. All winning designs will receive national recognition on the official State-Fish Art website and during the Expo.

The 12th Annual State-Fish Art Expo will be held at the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center in Athens, TX. on the weekend of July 16th & 17th 2010.

Winners who attend the Expo will be treated to a wide variety of family events throughout the weekend including a special a ceremony to recognize all the winners with prizes and trophies.

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