2020 Theme | Climate Hope: Transforming Crisis


Date and Time:

Thursday, September 26, 2019, 9:00am to Monday, June 15, 2020, 5:00pm

Registration Deadline:

Monday, June 15, 2020, 5:00pm

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Your voices, visions, and stories of hope are needed to help transform the world.

The 2020 Ocean Awareness Contest is a call for young artists, conservationists, makers, thinkers, and activists who are concerned about the future of our blue planet. Join thousands of youth around the world in our annual program that raises awareness about the climate crisis and potential solutions, uplifts youth voices for ocean conservation, and inspires hope and action through art, creative media, and storytelling.

Download Contest information packet  https://48qiux4kie934u74e3rty1kx-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/2020-Ocean-Awareness-Contest_Info-Packet.pdf

Climate Hope: Transforming Crisis invites students to learn about the climate crisis and its impact on oceans; discover or imagine solutions at local, national, or global scales; and create work that explores hope in action.


Submissions accepted in:

  1. Visual Art
  2. Film
  3. Music
  4. Poetry
  5. Prose
  6. *NEW* Interactive & Multimedia


3 Students from around the world are invited to participate in the Ocean Awareness Contest. Enter the division based on your age at the time of entry:

  • Junior Division: Age 11-14
  • Senior Division: Age 15-18


Students can participate as an individual or as a club, class, or group of any size. All students must provide the contact information for an adult sponsor (teacher, parent, mentor, etc.).


How to apply/register: