Celebrate the International Year of Caves & Karst Poster Contest
Guadalupe Mountains National Park YOUTH POSTER CONTEST 2021 Who can participate? All youth between the ages of 6 – 17 may submit artwork for the contest February 1 to June 1, 2021.
Once submitted, all artwork becomes property of the National Park Service and will not be returned to the artist. Submitted artwork may be used for educational and promotional uses by the National Park Service. What should you draw or paint?
Participants can draw or paint a scene that illustrates some aspect of the caves & karst environment found within Guadalupe Mountains National Park. Springs, disappearing streams, the Grotto, and the plants and animals that use them are all examples of subjects to consider. What should I use to create my contest submission?
All poster submissions must be on an 8 ½” x 11” poster board or piece of paper.
Suggested media can be crayons, pastels, color pencils, markers, pen and ink, or paint. What can I win?
The winning entry will receive a gift courtesy of the Western National Parks Association plus a certificate of achievement. The winning art will be featured on the 2022 Guadalupe Mountains Annual Park Pass and entered in the national International Year of Caves & Karst contest.
Each age category will also have an honorable mention. When will winners be notified?
Winners will be contacted by mid-June, 2021. For more information and details visit www.nps.gov/gumo or call 915.828.3251 x2124.