Now Open: The Annual NOAA Marine Debris Program Art Contest!

Posted Mon, 10/16/2017 - 11:00

Are you a student or teacher that’s passionate about marine debris? Then get your art supplies ready, because this year’s NOAA Marine Debris Program Art Contest is officially open! Students in grades K-8 from all U.S states and territories can submit their artwork now through November 30th that answers the questions:

  • How does marine debris impact the oceans and Great Lakes?
  • What are you doing to help prevent marine debris?

Enter today and you could see your artwork featured in our 2019 Marine Debris Calendar!

So get crafty, get creative, and help us raise awareness about marine debris! For a complete list of contest rules, visit our website and download the student entry form and art contest flyer.

Art contest flyer.


Now Open: The Annual NOAA Marine Debris Program Art Contest!

Posted Mon, 10/16/2017 - 11:00

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Wanda Torres

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 19:15

I want to educate my students on marine debris has a project based learning also have them participate on the art contest...please send me coloring books and information the contest.

Hi Wanda,

We're glad to hear of your interest in our art contest! No special materials are needed to enter and you can find all of the information and the forms you need on this contest webpage. Entries should be postmarked no later than November 30th. If you are interested in some of our resources for other purposes, feel free to reach out to us at

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