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Poster Contest

Each year, EMWD sponsors a poster contest for students in grades TK-5. The winning students, as well as their teachers, are honored at an awards ceremonies hosted by EMWD. Of the winning posters, the top five are submitted to The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California in Los Angeles for consideration for a possible spot on the WATER IS LIFE calendar.


Solar Cup High School Education Program

Solar Cup logo.The Solar Cup high school education program is a solar-powered boat race competition where students design, build, equip and race solar-powered boats. It is a contest of design, speed and endurance that allows the participants to use an alternative power source in a real world application.

This FREE event is open to the public and is held in the month of May at The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California’s (MWD) Lake Skinner reservoir in the Temecula.


Write-Off Contest

Each year, EMWD hosts a Write-Off contest for students in grades 6-8. This contest requires teacher facilitation and is aligned with the Common Core Standards.

The winning student(s) will have their story published. In addition, students and teachers are honored at an awards ceremony hosted by EMWD, where they will receive copies of the book, a trophy and a prize.