. Fossil Hunt Contest | The Gem Shop, Inc.


The Gem Shop, Inc.’s Summer Fossil Hunt Contest for Kids

 The Gem Shop, Inc. Fossil Hunt Contest 2019 Results

We are so pleased to see that so many children took interest in the contest and hope they enjoyed getting out into nature, hunting for their fossils and learning about them as part of the entry process. The Gem Shop, Inc. would like to thank all participants for their time and effort and congratulate everyone on a job well done.


And the Winners Are…
1st Place- Miles Wise
2nd Place- Evie Hoffman
3rd Place- Nora Oehme
Best Wisconsin Fossil- Aiden Lumley
Most Unusual Fossil- Brennan Holloway
Fossil Found Closest to The Gem Shop- Alisha Boesch
Fossil Found Furthest from The Gem Shop- Ashley Anderson
Best Fossil by a 1st or 2nd Grader- Tyler Butler 
Best Fossil by a 3rd or 4th Grader- Miles Wise
Best Fossil by a 5th – 6th Grader – Evie Hoffman
Best Fossil by a 7th or 8th Grader – Emmett Haas
Best Fossil Coral – Abigail Matson
Best Fossil Shell- Jacob Macholl


Winning entries will be on display at The Gem Shop, Inc. the entire month of October.   We ask that all fossils be picked up by December 1st.

Again, we'd like to express our appreciation to all the parents for encouraging their children to take part in this contest; which is meant to get young people involved in the world of fossils and minerals. We hope everyone had fun in their searches!

Best regards,


The Gem Shop, Inc.