A Raleigh student with his storm drain art that's made up of a green leaf and blue water to represent how nature depends on the Neuse River

Capture it! Stormwater Arts Contest

A Contest for 8th - 12th graders


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The Contest Key Messages Videos and Artwork General Guidelines Get Inspired

The Contest

Show us how you'd reduce stormwater pollution and protect waterways in Raleigh. Video and art entries will be selected based on messaging, creativity, and quality. Winners in each category will receive a $500 prize. 

Key Messages

Entries should convey one of these key messages: 

  • Why only rain goes down the storm drain;
  • Easy ways to prevent water pollution; and,
  • What people can do to capture and clean stormwater before it goes to a storm drain or stream.

Videos and Artwork

Videos Artwork

Videos should be:  

  • 60 seconds 
  • MP4 or MOV format
  • No copyrighted music

Get creative! Here are some ideas: 

  • Do a poster or painting
  • Decorate a rain barrel 
  • Make a sculpture 
  • Create trash art

General Guidelines

Dos 

  • Attend school in Raleigh (includes Raleigh extra territorial jurisdictions and the utility service area)
  • Content must be original

Dont's

  • No identifiable brands
  • No inappropriate content

2021 contest details and deadlines coming soon. 

Get Inspired

Similar Art

The Carolina Madtom Sculpture - made from 800 pounds of trash from Walnut Creek and surrounding areas. 

Video Winners

Contact

 

Carmela Teichman
Community Outreach Specialist 
919-996-4032

Department:
Engineering Services
Service Categories:
Stormwater
Related Services:
Learn About Stormwater

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