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And The 2017 Winners Are...

And The 2017 Winners Are...

The results are in! The annual George Montgomery/NRA Youth Wildlife Art Contest garnered more than 600 entries of outstanding artwork from youth across the country. Each piece reflected a young artist’s interest for visual arts, hunting, and wildlife conservation with a portrayal of North American game birds or animals.

Here are the first place winners and Best In Show:

Best In Show




Larissa Weber, Grade 11

Red Fox
Anderson, Indiana

Category IV




Hunter Blaze Pearson, Grade 12
The Seeker
Agoura Hills, California

Category III



Emma Vande Vort, Grade 9
Face Off
Lynden, Washington

Category II



Janice Lee, Grade 5
Prince Raccoon
Euless, Texas

Category I



Eden Yuen, Grade 3
Portrait of a Mountain Bighorn
Dublin, California

A huge congratulations to all of our winners! Click here to see second and third place winners from each category along with our finalists.

If you’d like to learn more about the Youth Wildlife Art Contest, click here and stay tuned for details on how to enter next year’s contest!

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