11th Annual Ocean Awareness Contest
The 11th annual Ocean Awareness Contest is a global platform for school students aged 11-18 to engage with environmental issues through art-making and creative communication. It aims to foster learning, explore their connection to a changing world, and encourage them to become advocates for positive change.
2023 Theme: Climate Heroes in Action
The 2023 Ocean Awareness Contest focuses on the theme of "Climate Heroes in Action." It encourages students to learn about climate change and solutions to the climate crisis. The contest aims to celebrate the work of everyday heroes who are dedicated to creating a more habitable and just world in the face of human-induced climate change.
- Students aged 11-18 from around the world can participate
- Participants can enter as individuals or as a club, class, or group
- All students must provide contact information for an Adult Sponsor
- Students who have started college or university are not eligible to participate
- Visual Art
- Poetry & Spoken Word
- Creative Writing
- Performing Arts: Music & Dance
- Interactive & Multimedia
Participants have the opportunity to earn cash awards of up to $1,500.
The deadline for submissions is June 13, 2023.
- Gain knowledge about climate change and its impact on the ocean
- Develop skills in communication, critical thinking, creativity, and environmental advocacy
- Build your portfolio and receive a participation certificate
- Showcase your talents globally through exhibitions, publications, and social media campaigns
- Join a global community of like-minded young people passionate about the ocean and environmental justice
- Access special opportunities, such as the Future Blue Youth Council
- Chance to earn cash awards
For more information, please visit the official Ocean Awareness Contest website.