Bob Tyler Fish Hatchery


Youth Art Contests

Since 2014, the Visitor Education Center has received over 3,000 pieces of artwork from youth representing over 130 Mississippi schools. Follow the links below to view winners and honorable mentions.

(Please scroll to the end of the page for FAQs and Judging Criteria.)

Please note: The contest is for Mississippi students. 

2014 Winners and Honorable Mentions

2015 Winners and Honorable Mentions

2016 Winners and Honorable Mentions

2017 Winners and Honorable Mentions

2018 Winners and Honorable Mentions

2019 Winners and Honorable Mentions

2021 Winners and Honorable Mentions

2022 Winners and Honorable Mentions

2023 Art Contest Finalists

2024 Art Contest Information (10-year Anniversary)

Watercolor Bobcat Bird Fish Rabbit


Schools Represented             Schools Placing


 Bear Dragonflies Deer

Magazine Inclusions

Mississippi Outdoors - Sept/Oct 2014 Issue

Mississippi Outdoors - Sept/Oct 2015 Issue

Mississippi Outdoors - Sept/Oct 2016 Issue

Mississippi Outdoors -Sept/Oct 2017 Issue

Mississippi Outdoors - Sept/Oct 2018 Issue

Mississippi Outdoors - Sept/Oct 2019 Issue

South Mississippi Living Magazine - April 2021 Issue

Mississippi Outdoors - Sept/Oct 2021 Issue

Mississippi Outdoors - Sept/Oct 2022 Issue

This contest is sponsored by the Mississippi Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks Foundation.

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 Fox Alligator Wolf Bird

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