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Butterfly Poster Contest



Oklahoma Garden Clubs

Contest Rules

All Contest Entries must be judged on the District Level with first place winner ONLY, in each division being sent or brought to the State Chairman.  Please check individual contests for entry deadlines.  (entries can be delivered at the February Leadership meeting or some other meeting.)


2019 ~ Common Buckeye Butterfly
[Junonia coenia]
Upper side




Division I Kindergarten – 2nd Grade  Color the picture (outline given)
Division II Grades 3, 4 & 5  

DRAW butterfly and

MUST DRAW host or nectar plant

The butterfly MUST have its wings open, as in the picture.

Division III Grades 6, 7 & 8
Division IV Grades 9, 10, 11, & 12
Division V Special Needs
Division VI Senior Citizens


  1. Poster 8 ½ x 11 inches on white paper or card stock.
  2. The design and medium should be done with colored pencils, crayons, watercolors, markers or chalk.
  3. Label butterfly with scientific name and host or nectar plant. It MUST be at the bottom of the page.
  4. Entry must be the work of the contestant.
  5. Divisions IV and VI contestants MUST write a paragraph about the butterfly.
  6. On the BACK of your entry (lower right corner), tape a separate tag with the following information: name, street, town, grade, division number, school, parent’s name, Garden Club and District.
  7. The Butterfly will be different each year.

Criteria for Judging:


Authentic color 55
Neatness 30
Proper labeling 15
Total Points 100

After Club judging, first place winner in each division goes to the District Chairman:


Name: _____________________________


Phone # ______________by: ____________



State Award: Division I, II, III & IV ~ 1st $10, ~ 2nd $7 ~ 3rd $5

Divisions V & VI: ~ Certificates Only


Deadline: Posters must be mailed immediately after the District judging or no later than March 5, 2020, to the State Butterfly Chairman   Pat Murrell.         405-213-1204

Mail to:    Pat Murrell

13009 Burlingame Ave.

Oklahoma City, OK 73120-8704



2019 Butterfly Contest Rules