Students across Mississippi are invited to get outdoors and participate in the 2017 North Mississippi Fish Hatchery Youth Art Contest. Each student must submit a portfolio including entry form and artwork to the Visitor Education Center (VEC) by May 10, 2017.
The contest is sponsored by the Mississippi Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks Foundation (MWFPF). Winners in four age categories will have their work included in the Mississippi Outdoors magazine and will receive a complimentary copy of the magazine displaying their work. Winners will also receive gift cards and have their work posted on the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks' website.
For more information on entry forms and rules please visit www.mdwfp.com/nmfh/educational-opportunities/2017-youth-art-contest/ or call the VEC at (662) 563 - 8068.
The VEC is part of the Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks' North Mississippi Fish Hatchery and is located at Exit 233 east off I-55.
For more information regarding fishing in Mississippi, visit our website at www.mdwfp.com/fisheries or call us at (601) 432-2400. Follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/mdwfp or on Twitter at www.twitter.com/MDWFPonline.