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Seymour Center Online Ocean Superhero Challenge, A (Virtual) World Oceans Day Celebration
June 4 - June 5
Created in 1992 at the Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro, World Oceans Day is the perfect time to learn how to protect the ocean and make a lasting difference for the future. Join the Seymour Marine Discovery Center for a virtual World Oceans Day celebration and take part in the Seymour Center Online Ocean Superhero Challenge. Other at-home activities and crafts will be available for download beginning June 8.
Seymour Center Online Ocean Superhero Challenge
The ocean needs you to help defend its natural and beautiful resources. Show or tell us how you protect the sea to be an ocean superhero!
How do you reduce your energy use? Do you eat sustainable seafood? Do you tell your friends how to help animals in the ocean? Did you participate in beach cleanups last year?
We want to know about your superpowers! Submit your original photograph or short story showing us how you help conserve the ocean for a chance to be featured on our website and social media during World Oceans Day.
What We’re Looking ForPhotograph submissions must have a marine or coastal watershed theme and can be from any point in time. Acceptable submission file formats include .jpg or .png. Submissions may be watermarked if desired.
Short story submissions must have a marine or coastal watershed theme and have a maximum word count of 350 words. Acceptable submission file formats include .doc, .docx, or .pdf and must be in Arial or Times New Roman, 12-point font.
How to ParticipateThere are three categories for which submissions can be entered: Adult (ages 18+), Student (ages 12-17), and Child (ages 5-11).
Multiple submissions from a single individual are accepted.
Due to COVID-19, submissions are only accepted electronically via the Submission Form. Stay safe during the challenge and always follow the social distancing guidelines and other recommendations set forth by public health officials.
Submission DeadlineSubmissions are accepted until Friday, June 5, 2020, at 5:00 PM PDT. Entries will be shared on our website and social media on World Oceans Day, Monday, June 8, 2020.