Student art contest underway for Water Awareness Month

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The Yolo County Flood Control and Water Conservation District (District) and the Water Resources Association of Yolo County (WRA) announce the 2018 Yolo County Water Awareness Student Art Contest in recognition of May as Water Awareness Month highlighting the importance of continuing to conserve California’s precious water resources.

The contest is open to all Yolo County students from kindergarten to 6th grade, including home schooled students. The theme is “Save Water, Every Drop Counts!” Original artwork must be on white paper no larger than 11×17”.   Artwork must have the student’s name, teacher’s name, grade level, school name and city printed legibly on the back in the lower right corner. See all entry rules on the WRA website:  2018 Yolo County Water Awareness Student Art Contest, click on the “Contest Flyer” link.

Blue Wing Gallery of Woodland will donate a $100 cash prize to the Grand Prize winner.  The Grand Prize student’s classroom will receive $125. All winners will receive a prize ribbon, award certificate and gift card. An award presentation will be held in May during a Yolo County Board of Supervisors’ regular meeting. Winning artwork will be featured on the 2019 Yolo County Water Awareness Calendar available at no cost in December.

The entry deadline is Friday, March 23, 5 p.m. Deliver artwork to any of the following five locations:

~  Davis, West Sacramento, Winters, or Woodland City Halls, City Clerk’s Office

~  Yolo County Flood Control and Water Conservation District, Woodland (open 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.)

For more information about the Student Art Contest or to view this year’s Water Awareness Calendar, go to or contact Donna Gentile, WRA, 530-666-2733.






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