Contest Rules and Guidelines:
The City of Gainesville
Drinking Water Week
Fire Hydrant Coloring Contest
This year, Drinking Water Week is from May 3-9, 2020. The purpose of this special week is to promote public awareness of safe drinking water. The City of Gainesville is sponsoring a fire hydrant coloring contest. All elementary students in Hall County (including city, county, and homeschool students) are invited and encouraged to participate. The guidelines are as follows:
1. All elementary (K-5th) grade students are invited to color a fire hydrant.
A copy of the fire hydrant graphic will be provided to make copies from (A copy is available using th elink at th ebottom of the screen). Students may use any materials to color with (paints, crayons, colored pencils, etc.) Entries should be original artwork. Bright, vivid colors are recommended (they show up very well) and camouflage designs will not be used (firemen need to find the hydrants).
2. All Submissions may be mailed, hand-delivered, or sent via Facebook messenger:
Please indicate the student’s name, age, teacher and school name and address and phone number on the back of the picture. The template included with this notice has a front and a back side to copy with all of the needed information. Without this information we cannot properly keep up with all of the entries.
Department of Water Resources
Attn: Kristen Redmon
757 Queen City Parkway
Gainesville, GA 30501
b. Facebook Messenger:
Please send completed hydrant artwork along with the student’s name, age, teacher and school name and address and phone number to us via messenger @GainesvilleH2O
3. All entries should be postmarked or received by April 13th, 2020 to be eligible.
4. Each student may turn in only one submission. Submissions will not be returned; select entries will be framed and presented at the end of the year awards ceremony. Copies will be displayed at the Public Utilities Building on Queen City Parkway during Drinking Water Week.
5. There will be 3 winners. All winners will win a pizzeria gift card and have their design recreated onto a fire hydrant in the City of Gainesville, the location being revealed at the winner’s school awards ceremony. The winner will also be presented their framed drawing at their school’s awards ceremony. *If school closures persist, framed drawings and hydrant location will be distributed via mail*
6. If you would like to have Water Department Staff come to your classroom to share about the importance of clean drinking water and water conservation please call Kristen Redmon at (770) 532-7462. We hope that this program will provide a fun way to engage students in learning about their drinking water resources.
Questions? Belinda Folkes at (770) 536-5722 email@example.com or
Kristen Redmon at (770) 532-7462 firstname.lastname@example.org.