Ultimate St. Louis Tourist

2017 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 fall 2017) 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 – and many of them are free! Share with the world what you like to do in the Lou!

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 (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)
Terms and Conditions

Ultimate Tourist

  • Contact Information

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

Congratulations to our 2016 Ultimate St. Louis Tourist winners!

Winner 1


Student Name: Liam Boeving
School: Home Schooled
Age: 9
Grade: 4
Click here for Essay

Winner 2


Student Name: Elijah Minor
School: Brittany Woods Middle School
Age: 11
Grade: 6
Click here for Essay

Winner 3


Student Name: Krista Steele
School: North Kirkwood Middle School
Age: 13
Grade: 8
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Winner 4


Student Name: Stanley Ding
School: MICDS
Age: 14
Grade: 9
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Winner 5

Marissa Grade 12

Student Name: Marissa Etwaroo
School: Pattonville High School
Age: 17
Grade 12
Click here for Essay