Fossil Hunt Contest

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- Avylon T
2nd Place- Brandon B
3rd Place- Finn B
Fossil Found Closest to The Gem Shop- Claire A
Fossil Found Furthest from The Gem Shop- Brandon B
Best Fossil by a 1st or 2nd Grader- Will G
Best Fossil by a 3rd or 4th Grader- Orion K
Best Fossil Coral – Orion K
Best Fossil Shell- Jonathan Y

Winning entries will be on display at The Gem Shop, Inc. through November 17th.  

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!

Want to enter in 2024? 
Entry forms and contest rules available below, plus links to fossil resources.