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Calling All Student Artists

Student artists in the Irvine Ranch Water District service area are once again invited to put on their creative hats and participate in the annual “Water is Life” poster contest. Notices have gone out to kindergarten through fifth grade teachers at schools within the IRWD service area.

The deadline for students to enter their artwork is Friday, March 31. Students participating through the Irvine Unified School District may send their completed posters to Brad Van Patten’s office at the District office, 4040 Barranca Parkway, Irvine, CA 92604.

Non-IUSD students, who are in the IRWD service area, may drop their posters at the IRWD offices, 15600 Sand Canyon Avenue, Irvine, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Contest rules include:

  • Use 12 X 18 white paper. Newsprint and larger sizes will not be accepted.
  • Students must leave a one inch white border on all four sides.
  • Crayons, markers, ink, poster paint, pastels, chalk, water color or cut paper or fabric may be used. Brighter colors photograph best.
  • Horizontal (landscape) format only.
  • Include a brief water message (be sure to check spelling!)
  • Original art work only – no copyrighted material. Be creative!
  • Do not put student’s name on the front of the poster.
  • Back of poster must have an entry form with student’s information and signed parental release.

Students entering the “Water is Life” poster contest could have their artwork published in the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California’s 2018 calendar.

Please visit our website for contest entry forms.

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