Talons and Talent

Talons & Talent

Art & Poetry Contest

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The Grey Snow Eagle House is seeking entries for its 1st annual Art and Poetry Contest. The Contest is open to residents Oklahoma who are enrolled in Kindergarten to 12th grade. Winners in art and poetry will be selected in each of five grade-level categories (K-1, 2-3, 4-6, 7-9, and 10-12). All winners will have their artwork and compositions featured on the GSEH website: eagles.iowanation.org, GSEH social media, and GSEH’s annual newsletter: WingBeat. Winners will be announced on GSEH’s Facebook on April 26th.

Art Entries

GSEH welcomes artwork entries in the form of paintings or drawings inspired by one or more of the birds that GSEH rescues and protects, such as bald eagles, golden eagles, and any of our ambassador birds. You can learn more information about the birds GSEH rescues and protects at eagles.iowanation.org. All artwork entries must be original and created by hand using markers, crayons, colored pencils and/or paint. No artwork containing photographs, photocopies, tracing or computer‐generated designs will be accepted.

Poetry Entries

GSEH welcomes poems that explore the themes “Raptors in the Wild”, “How I Can Help Raptors” and “Why Raptors are Important” through poetry. All poem entries must be original and legibly hand written or typed. The maximum word count for a poem entry is 200 words.


All submissions must be posted to: Grey Snow Eagle House, 335588 E 750 RD, Perkins, OK 74059

All submissions must be postmarked during the Promotion Period to be eligible for entry.

The Promotion Period for this year’s Contest shall begin on March 1st, 2020 and shall end on May 1st, 2020.