The Every Drop Counts poster contest has been postponed. Please join our Facebook group under the City of Amarillo page for more updates.
The summer months are rapidly approaching and the need to conserve water rises with the heat! In hopes of raising awareness of this need, the City of Amarillo’s Every Drop Counts Poster Contest is underway. To enter the contest, children ages K-12th grade may submit their artwork depicting water conservation.
How to enter: Submit your artwork and completed entry form to any Amarillo Public Library or the second floor of the Simms Municipal Building located at 808 S. Buchanan.
How to win: The theme is “Every Drop Counts.” Artwork should be artistic, positive in approach, and focus on water conservation. Quality of design, creativity, originality, and reproducibility are also factors that will be judged. Poster must be in landscape (horizontal) layout and should be at least 11 x 8.5 inches but not larger than 17 x 11 inches.
Winners will be chosen from the following age groups (school year 2019-2020):
- K through 2nd grade
- 3rd through 5th grade
- Middle School
- High School
The Grand Prize winner will receive a "Meteorologist for a Day" prize package from KAMR. Other great prizes include:
- Family membership to Don Harrington Discovery Center (K-2nd grade)
- Party package at AMP'D Adventure Park (3rd through 5th grade)
- Five passes to Wonderland Park plus a Cinergy Entertainment VIP pack (Middle School and High School)
Deadline for all submissions is Friday, May 1st.
A total of 13 winners will have their artwork featured in the 2021 “Every Drop Counts” calendar and will be recognized by the Mayor and Amarillo City Council during a regular City Council meeting.
General rules and entry forms can be found here.
For contest information, a 2020 calendar, or information regarding water conservation call 378-6032, email us, of join our Facebook group under the City of Amarillo page.