We of the Sea hosts periodic coloring contests for elementary-school kids to get them excited about our oceans early! Submissions will be accepted online and will be shared on our website and social media. Finalists will be chosen by community vote, and winners will be chosen based on creativity by our We of the Sea judging panel. See below to learn about some of our awesome prizes!

  • A personalized and framed certificate with the winner’s name

  • An ocean themed coloring book and a complete set of coloring pencils

  • A reusable We of the Sea water bottle

  • More prizes to be announced…check back soon!

  • GRAND PRIZE: A gift basket with all of the above prizes. In addition, our Ocean Ambassadors mermaid and diver team will come to present at your child’s school or home, and the grand prize winner will get a personalized certificate and photo with our team to remember your accomplishment by! (Grand Prize available only to residents of Washington and Oregon)

Submissions will be accepted until September 15, 2019 at 5:00 pm PST. Winners will be notified by September 25th, and community favorites will be featured throughout the year on our organization’s Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. Please sign up to receive a reminder about upcoming coloring contests!

Coloring Contest Rules:

  1. Entry:

    - Contest open to children ages 4-12; void where prohibited

    - One (1) entry per person per contest, please

    - Deadline for submissions is September 15, 2019 at 5:00 pm PST

  2. Judging:

    -TOP 5 FINALISTS: The top 5 finalists for each age group will be chosen by community vote, so share your child’s entry with your friends and family so they can vote! Votes from both Facebook and Instagram will be tallied and counted.

    -Voting opens on September 17th and ends on September 24th.

    -The winners for each age group and grand prize winner will be chosen by our judging panel.

    - Final decisions are at the discretion of We of the Sea and are subject to change at any time.

  3. Winners:

    -Winners will be notified by email and announced on We of the Sea’s Facebook and Instagram

    -The winner of each age group will receive an ocean life-themed coloring book and a complete set of coloring pencils

    -Specific prizes will be chosen by We of the Sea at our discretion.

Coloring Contest Directions:

  1. Download and print the coloring contest sheet here

  2. Fill out this online coloring contest entry form

  3. Please scan and email completed coloring sheets to rachel@weofthesea.org by July 28, 2019 at 5:00 pm.

  4. Once it is uploaded to We of the Sea’s Facebook and Instagram, share them with friends and family so they can vote for your child’s entry! Voting happens September 17-24 at 5:00 pm.

  5. Check our social media on September 25th to view contest results. Winners will be notified by email soon after.