Cave and Karst Art Contest

  • February 15, 2021 - June 7, 2021
  • 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
  • Recurrence: Recurring every 2 weeks on Monday
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  • The National Park Service and International Year of Caves and Karst (IYCK) partners are sponsoring an art contest to celebrate the International Year of Caves and Karst in 2021. From January to December the country and the world are celebrating these wonderful natural formations. The theme for the art contest is: “Discover what's under your National Park." We would like contest participants to find a national park near them and base their artwork on the karst landscapeor caves that lie beneath.

    Regional Contests

    Participating national parks will host a regional contest with the shared theme, “Discover what's under your National Park."

    • Artwork will be accepted starting February 1st and ending June 12th.
    • Find a Participating Park in the list below and read about their contest.
    • Follow the Contest Guidelines below to enter one Regional Contest.
    • The winners of Regional Contests will be announced by the sponsoring park in June 2021. As regional results become available, they will be shared on the event homepage International Year of Caves and Karst 2021—NPS Celebrates!

    National Contest

    The Regional Contest winners will automatically advance to the national level. The same piece of art will be sent to the national level and judged. The winners of the National Contest will be announced on the event homepage International Year of Caves and Karst 2021—NPS Celebrates! in September 2021.