Saturday, April 18, 2014
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Porter County Expo Center 215 East Division Road, Valparaiso
FREE PARKING & ADMISSION
* See 2014 competitors * See 2013 competitors
2015 K-12 School Rain Barrel Design Competition
Download 2015 forms, guidelines and information for competitors
2015 CONTESTANTS INCLUDE:
Brummitt Elementary School, ChestertonChesterton High School, ChestertonDiscovery Charter School, PorterElsie Wadsworth Elementary, GriffithForest Ridge Academy, ScherervilleFrank H. Hammond, MunsterG. R. Clark High School, WhitingGrimmer Middle School, ScherervilleHayes Leonard, ValparaisoJoseph Hess Elementary, HammondKouts Elementary, KoutsKrueger Middle School, Michigan CityLake Central High School, St. JohnLincoln Elementary, HammondMichigan City High SchoolNativity of Our Savior, PortageNorthview Elementary, ValparaisoPortage High SchoolSaint Paul Catholic School, ValparaisoShults-Lewis, ValparaisoSolon Robinson Elementary School, Crown PointSouth Haven Elementary, ValparaisoSt. Mary Catholic Community School, Crown PointSt. Mary School, GriffithSt. Patrick School, ChestertonSt. Paul's Lutheran, MunsterThree Creeks Elementary, LowellValparaiso High SchoolWarren G Harding, HammondWestville Middle-High School
Teachers and schools interested in participating will get a rain barrel that they can paint or decorate with environmentally-friendly materials and illustrate an environmental theme.
All rain barrels in the competition will be displayed and judged between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Saturday, April 18, by the visitors at the 2015 Northwest Indiana Earth Day Celebration at the Porter County Expo Center.
The winners will be announced at the end of the Earth Day Celebration, around 4 p.m.
Each guest entering the Celebration will receive a ticket to use to cast a vote for their favorite barrel in the competition. Awards will be given in each of two categories:
1) Elementary and
2) Middle, Intermediate and High School.
Classes or schools winning first prize will receive a $200 classroom scholarship.
Second prizes will win a $50 classroom scholarship and a hand chair, and third place will win a $50 classroom scholarship.
Which barrel will get your vote?
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