2022 MATAGORDA BAY BIRDFEST ART CONTEST

THEME: THE BLACK SKIMMER

ANNUAL ART CONTEST FOR YOUTH IN MATAGORDA COUNTY

OBJECTIVE
• Connecting students to the Black Skimmer in its local habitat through Art
• Displaying and celebrating student art in a regional community event

DATES & TIMES
• Entries are due Friday, February 25th, 2022 to your school’s front office by 3:30 p.m. They will be collected by an affiliate of MBBF on Monday, February 28th at 8:00 a.m.
• Celebration Concert and Awards Night: Friday, March 25th, Location in Palacios is to be determined, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. See website below for concert information.

PRIZES
• Grades K through 3: First place $200, Second place $100, Third place $50
• Grades 4 through 8: First place $200, Second place $100, Third place $50
• Grades 9 through 12: First place $200, Second place $100, Third place $50

REQUIREMENTS
• IMAGE MUST BE ORIGINAL, CONNECT THE BLACK SKIMMER TO ITS LOCAL HABITAT, AND SIGNED ON FRONT WITH ARTIST’S FIRST NAME ONLY
• ART MEDIUMS: Ink, Watercolor, Acrylic, Pencil, Pastel, Charcoal or 2D Collage ( 3D will not be accepted )
• SIZE: 8 x 11 inches mounted on 9 x 12 inch construction paper ( Artist’s choice of color)
• ENTRY FORM: Must be downloaded, copied, completed and mounted on back of construction paper

Focus Species Bird 2022
BLACK SKIMMER
Thank you to Celeste Silling at GCBO!
More info on Focus Species Black Skimmer at

Find additional information about the MBBF 2022 contest 
contact Marty Rieck • (512) 632‐6568 • Email: m.jo.rieck@gmail.com

Past Winners

CELEBRATION CONCERT

Lucas Miller

The Singing Zoologist

Concert & Awards Ceremony

Friday March 27
East Side Annex
901 Second Street
Palacios, TX
6:30 to 8:00 pm

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