City of Santa Ana

Youth Water Poster Contest

The City of Santa Ana’s annual Youth Water Poster Contest is open to all youth ages 5-18 residing in Santa Ana. The contest provides an opportunity for young people to become more aware of different water topics through artistic expression.

Winners receive an award and a Nintendo Switch, iPad or gift certificate!

Theme: Every Drop Counts: Use It Wisely!

(Please print, complete and attach the 2021-2022 Entry Form to the back of each entry.)



For Parents/Guardians

If your student wishes to participate in the contest, please download the Poster Contest Flyer and Poster Contest Rules and Entry Form above. Poster artwork must be delivered in a flat, sturdy box or tube by 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 22, 2022 to:

  • City of Santa Ana
  • Water Resources Division
  • 215 South Center Street
  • Santa Ana, CA 92703
  • Attn: Youth Water Poster Contest

For Teachers

We encourage you to utilize this educational activity in your distance learning curriculum with students. You can download the teacher’s packet here for contest rules and guidelines. Also, our 2021 Kids Activity Book contains fun activities you can do with your students to make the contest not only fun but also educational.

You can order free activity books for your classroom by emailing

In appreciation to teachers who encourage student participation, we are holding a special drawing for teachers with 8 or more student entries from their classroom. The drawing for a $200 gift certificate from Art Supply Warehouse will take place at the Youth Water Poster Contest Exhibit and Awards Reception in 2022.



Activity Book | Poster
City of Santa Ana

2021 Kids Activity Book

This 20-page activity book is filled with facts, coloring areas, fill-in-the-blank slots, word searches and word scrambles that help students learn about the value of water in their daily activities and community. You can download the 2021 Kids Activity Book here.

For more fun, you can download these Activity Books too!

2020 Kids Activity Book

2019 Kids Activity Book

2018 Kids Activity Book

2017 Kids Activity Book

2016 Kids Activity Book

The Water Cycle Poster

Water as a renewable resource is depicted in this 36×24 inch color poster. Water is renewed again and again by the natural hydrologic cycle where water evaporates, transpires from plants, rises to form clouds, and returns to the earth as precipitation.

To order your free copy, please call (714) 647-3320 or email