Ultimate St. Louis Tourist

2018 Ultimate St. Louis Tourist Contest

Notepad … check! Camera … check! Adventure … double check! If you are ages 8 to 18 (entering grades 3 through 12 in 2018/2019 school year) you are invited to submit your Ultimate St. Louis Tourist experience for a chance to win $500! It’s awesome how many attractions the S-T-L offers visitors and residents – any many of them are free! Share with the world what you like to do in the Lou!

Follow these three simple steps: Follow these three simple steps:

  1. Visit at least three St. Louis area attractions,
  2. Tell us about the experience in 500 words or less on this page beginning April 1, 2018 (be creative, energetic and let your civic pride shine)
  3. Share a link to photos or video of your experience (totally optional, but a great idea)

Entries will be accepted from 8 a.m. on April 1, 2018 until midnight, September 3, 2018.

So what’s the prize for being the Ultimate St. Louis Tourist?

A check in the amount of $500 will be awarded to one winner in each of five categories: Grades 3-4, Grades 5-6, Grades 7-8, Grades 9-10, and Grades 11-12. Plus, the winning entries will be showcased on explorestlouis.com for a full year and featured in Explore St. Louis’ Official Visitors Guide.

Ultimate Tourist

  • Contact Information

  • Up to 500 words
  • Drop files here or
    Accepted file types: jpg, gif, png, pdf, mov, wmv.

Congratulations to our 2017 Ultimate St. Louis Tourist winners!

Winner 1

Student Name: Madeline Minor
School: Flynn Park Elementary School
Age: 9
Grade: 4
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Winner 2

Student Name: Riley Schwantner
School: Our Lady Queen of Peace
Age: 10
Grade: 5
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Winner 3

Student Name: Valerie Whitlock
School: Parkway Northeast Middle School
Age: 12
Grade: 7
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Winner 4

Student Name: Nicole Pacheco
School: Collinsville High School
Age: 14
Grade: 9
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Winner 5

Student Name: Matthew Fan
School: John Burroughs School
Age: 16
Grade 11
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