2024 Clean Air Calendar Art Contest Begins

Yolo-Solano AQMD is excited to announce the launch of our much-anticipated 2024 Clean Air Calendar Art Contest for local schools! This annual event is not only a celebration of artistic talent in our local schools but also a powerful platform for promoting the importance of clean air in our community.

How It Works

Every year, K-12 students from schools throughout the District are invited to participate in this exciting contest. The process is simple yet impactful. Young artists are encouraged to create original artwork that highlights the significance of clean air and the steps we as a community can take to preserve it. 

To participate, download the contest entry form and follow the guidelines for creating the artwork. Be sure to submit the artwork along with the completed entry form by April 5, 2024 to be included in the contest. Throughout the month of April, District staff will vote on their favorite artwork before providing them to the Yolo-Solano AQMD Board of Directors for their final decision. Finalists will be announced in May. and the winning artwork will be printed into an annual calendar which will be distributed to the winners and available for anyone who wishes to receive one.

Prizes and Recognition

1st, 2nd & 3rd place winners will be chosen in each of the following grade categories: K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12.

The artists of the top 12 entries will receive an Amazon gift card as a prize. The 1st place from each grade category will receive a $30 gift card. Students who finish in 2nd and 3rd place will be awarded with a $25 gift card.

Winners will receive:
• Recognition in YSAQMD Clean Air Art
Contest Press Release
• Certificate of Achievement
• Artwork may be used in educational
outreach materials and social media
• Amazon Gift Card:
1st place – $30
2nd & 3rd place – $25

A Learning Experience

Participating in the Clean Air Calendar Art Contest isn’t just about creating beautiful artwork—it’s also a great opportunity to learn about environmental stewardship and the role each of us plays in improving the quality of our air. Through this contest, students gain a deeper understanding of the importance of clean air and how small actions can make a big difference in improving air quality.

Download the contest flyer and submit entries before April 5th to enter. Winners will be selected during the month of April and announced in May.

Download Contest Entry Flyer Here / Descargar el Folleto en Español