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WGFD accepting entries for stamp art contest

Jan 27, 2013 - From staff reports

Artwork for Wyoming's 30th annual Conservation Stamp Art Competition is now being accepted by the Wyoming Game and Fish Department. The winning artwork will appear on the 2014 Wyoming conservation stamp.

Each year Game and Fish selects a species to be the subject of the competition and eventually appear on more than 100,000 conservation stamps. The ruffed grouse is the subject for 2014's stamp. The winning artist also receives a cash award of $3,500. The second-place artist receives $1,500, and the third-place artist receives $750. The competition is open to professional artists. Artwork must be postmarked or received in the Cheyenne office by March 15. The contest will culminate with judging in Cheyenne on April 12.

Visit the Game and Fish website (wgfd.wyo.gov) for more information, rules and deadlines. Printed rules and entry forms will be mailed to artists upon request.

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