This contest is now closed. Thank you to everyone that participated!

Calling all artists, photographers, and doodlers! Participate in Green Oceanside’s Earth Month Art Challenge. Show us why you love your earth, and upload a photo of your masterpiece for the chance to win a gift card or sustainability kit! Winners will be selected on April 30, 2020. Prize values have increased! See below.

Submitting Your Digital Content

Contest Guidelines

  • 5 themes:
    • Show us why you love your earth!
    • Take a photo of clean energy around you, such as solar panels or charging ports for electric cars! Get creative and draw a picture of how you would like to see clean energy in your community.
    • Protecting our water! Take a photo of how you are conserving water at home, paint an image of your favorite water body or use your imagination to show us how you value water.
    • Show us a picture of your favorite National Park, a park or playground you visit in our community, or any open space that brings you joy!
    • How do you strive for zero waste? Take a photo of your reusable water bottle, how you say no to single-use plastic by using opting for a reusable to go container, or any other steps you take at home, school, or work to incorporate zero waste into your daily routines.
  • 3 submission categories:
    • Children (Up to age 12)
    • Young Adult (13-17)
    • Adult (18+)

Multiple entries allowed for each theme!

Submit by the deadline of April 30, 2020, at 5 p.m.

Winners will be announced for each age category on the City of Oceanside Water Utilities Facebook and Instagram (@oceanside_water) on May 4, 2020.

Winners will be required to pick up prizes at City Hall.


  • Grand prize: $200 Visa gift card
  • Second place: $100 Visa gift card
  • Third place: $100 Visa gift card
  • Honorable mentions: Green Oceanside Sustainability Kit