The Ocean Awareness Competition is a platform for students aged 11-18 from around the world to learn about environmental issues, explore relationships with a changing world, and advocate for positive change through art production and creative communication.

Grade Level/Age
High school students
Bow Seat
Award information


Eligibility Requirements
  • This is an international Contest and is open to students ages 11-18 who are enrolled in middle school or high school (or the homeschool equivalent) worldwide. Proof of age, identity, or eligibility may be required.
  • Students who have started college or university are not eligible to participate in the Contest.
  • Students ages 11-14 may enter the Junior Division. Students ages 15-18 may enter the Senior Division. Please enter the age division based on your age at the time of entry.
  • Participants under the age of 13 must have a parent or legal guardian complete a Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) Parent/Guardian Consent Form with their submission.