Mapmaking Contest

...for Junior Cartographers

How to Enter

  1. Be age 14 or under!
  2. Use a piece of paper (Max Size: 11x17 inches) and whatever art medium you prefer (paint, crayons, markers, etc.) OR use a computer program.
  3. Create a map of an imaginary continent in either the Atlantic Ocean or Pacific Ocean. We suggest you use at least one of the following: Compass Rose, Longitude & Latitude Lines, Scale, Map Legend.
  4. If you used a computer program, please make sure your map is in PDF or JPG format and that the file is not larger than 10MB in size. Email your map to
  5. If you did not use a computer program to make your map, please put your name and age on the backside and mail it to the address below. If you are mailing your original map, we recommend you make a photocopy for yourself.

Osher Map Library
Attn: Renee Keul
P.O. Box 9301
Portland, ME 04104

Deadline: April 15th, 2014 - Top 4 Maps Win!*

*Ages 11-14: 1 hand-drawn map & 1 program-created map. Ages 6-10: 1 hand-drawn map & 1 program-created map.