REGISTRATION NOW OPEN for the 8th Annual MBBFApril 12, 13, and 14, 2024

2024 MATAGORDA BAY BIRDFEST YOUTH ART CONTEST

THEME: The Osprey in its Habitat

ANNUAL ART CONTEST FOR YOUTH IN MATAGORDA COUNTY

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

DATES & TIMES
• Entries are due Friday, February 16th, 2024 to your school’s front office by 3:30 p.m. They will be collected by an affiliate of MBBF on Tuesday, February 20th beginning at 8:00 a.m.
• Awards Event will be held on Saturday, April 13th, 2024. The time and place in Palacios TBA.

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 OSPREY 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
DOWNLOAD ENTRY FORM
Focus Species Bird 2024
The Osprey in its Habitat
Thank you to Celeste Silling at GCBO!
More info on Focus Species the Osprey at

Find additional information about the MBBF 2024 contest 
contact Marty Rieck • (512) 632‐6568 • Email: m.jo.rieck@gmail.com

Past Winners

2023

2022

2019

2018

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

 East Side Elementary Annex
901 2nd Street, Palacios, Texas 77465
(Corner of 2nd Street & Moore Ave)
For a complete map of the Events
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Contact: lauriebeck@becktv.com
Schedule Subject to Change
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