K-5 Art Contest

The Take Care of Texas Kids Art Contest is a fun way for K-5 students to learn about protecting the environment and come up with creative ways to share this knowledge with others! Students submit their artwork of how they, along with their friends and family, help keep the air and water clean, conserve water and energy, and reduce waste. The students that submit the best art can win a Samsung tablet or laptop, awarded by the contest sponsor, Samsung Austin Semiconductor.


K-5th Grade Students
Can Win a Samsung tablet or laptop!

Grand Prize Winner: Samsung laptop

Remaining regional winners: Samsung tablet

Teacher of the student who designs the overall best artwork: Samsung tablet

The grand-prize winner will also be invited to travel to Austin, along with their teacher, parent, or guardian, to be recognized by the TCEQ Commissioners and a Samsung Austin Semiconductor representative at the 2017 Environmental Trade Fair and Conference.

Key Dates

The contest opens Jan. 2, 2017 and closes on Mar. 3, 2017.  Entries must be postmarked on or before March 3, 2017. Please account for mailing time when mailing your entry. Winners will be announced Apr. 3, 2017.

Important Contest Information

Students residing in Texas and enrolled in K through 5th grade can participate. More information will be posted soon including:

Certificate of Participation

Thanks to all the students and teachers that participated in our K-5 Art Contest. Teachers and parents can download our Art Contest Certificate of Participation PDF to hand out to participating students.

  • Click on the Art Contest Certificate of Participation PDF link. Depending on your browser the PDF will either automatically download to your computer's hard drive or open in a new window.
  • Open the PDF file and click in the blank space above the name line to type in the participating student's name or simply print out a blank certificate to hand write the participating student's name.

Visit our interactive house where you can discover more ways to conserve water and energy, keep our air and water clean, and reduce waste. 

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