Water Conservation Art Contest
Get ready to raid the art supply closet - it's time for the 20th Annual Water Conservation Art Contest! Contest winning art will be featured in the 2024 Water Conservation Calendar.
Polk County students in grades K-12 are invited to participate. Students are encouraged to create an artistic representation that expresses the "how" and/or "why" water conservation. Suggested subjects can include the water cycle, saving water, reclaimed water, storm water protection (pollution runoff) or a combination.
Identification - List student’s name, grade, school and mailing address on the back side of their entry. Any entries with incomplete or missing information may be disqualified. Entries are limited to one submission per artist.
- Canvas or paper size: 8.5” x 11”
- Orientation: Landscape layout or horizontal format
Accepted artistic mediums:
Drawing materials, paints, collage materials, stencils, collagraphs, block prints, original digital illustration, photographs. Please do not use glitter.
For Younger Artists
While original artwork is preferred, younger artists may choose one of the printable drawing templates listed below.
All participants will receive a ribbon for their entry!
All submitted art becomes property of Polk County Utilities and may be displayed by Polk County or our associates to promote water conservation.
Entry grants Polk County the right to use partial name, age, grade, and/or school information in future exhibits. Polk County reserves the right to refuse to display any entry determined to be unsuitable. Any artwork that depicts copyrighted images will be disqualified. All artwork must be original ideas and created by the student.
Monday, April 24 @ 4:30 p.m.
Mail or Hand-Deliver
Attn: Art Contest
Polk County Utilities
1011 Jim Keene Blvd.
Winter Haven, FL 33880
Must be a jpeg, png, or pdf in 300 dpi
Judging and Awards
Winners will be announced on Friday, May 26, 2023.
A panel will score all art in two categories: 1) Communicating the Water Conservation message 2) Creativity and originality. Rosette ribbons will be awarded to first, second, and third place finalists in each grade.
Note: Award ribbons will be returned after the event.
For questions or additional information, please contact: