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Maricopa County Stormwater Pollution Poster Contest is back!

Enter today to make sure Gilbert is represented in this awesome contest! 

Who Can Enter? Any student in 3rd- 6th grade can enter. Entries are divided into two categories: 3rd/4th and 5th/6th 

How to Enter? Send submissions to:

Maricopa County Environmental Services Department
Stormwater Quality Program “Poster Contest”
1001 N Central Ave, Ste 301
Phoenix, AZ 85004

When to Enter? All entries must be postmarked by March 23, 2018

Other Requirements:
• Poster size must be 8 ½” x 11”
• Artwork must be original (do not include brand names); any art medium is acceptable
• Poster must use the theme “Be in the Stormwater Know: Where Does it Go?” and include a brief message and/or picture that support this theme. Image should be large enough to be easily seen and understood. Posters will be judged on originality, artwork, and message delivery.  
• Entries must have the following information on the back of the poster: Student Name, Grade, Teacher’s Name, School Name, Address, and Phone Number

By submitting artwork, the artist grants Maricopa County the permission to reproduce and display his/her artwork for use in the County’s Stormwater Program. Entries will not be returned.

Official contest rules can also be found on our website.

This year’s poster contest was made possible with the support of the following organizations: Arizona State Parks, Desert Botanical Gardens, Maricopa County Parks and Recreation, Maricopa County Public Library, Phoenix Suns, and Wildlife World Zoo & Aquarium and Safari Park.


School Programs

The EPA has developed programs and publications to provide further educational opportunities to kids and teachers with regard to storm water pollution issues.

HOA Presentations

Learn ways your homeowner’s association and residents can help prevent environmental issues. Request a presentation today and help create informed, intelligent residents who care about our precious Gilbert environment.

Click here to request a free presentation.

Fact Sheets

Click here to view some fact sheets for general information, residents, and businesses in Gilbert. Also check out Arizona Department of Environmental Quality’s (ADEQ) website or the Maricopa County Environmental Programs website for more information.


For questions or more information, please contact us directly at: 

  • Or (480) 503-6517