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Art Contest

This contest has concluded for 2017. To view the winners, select "2017 Winners" to the left.

"Powerful Electrical Inventions" Poster

2017 Art Contest imageThanks to all of the great engineers (past and present), we continue to find ways to transform energy and put it to work. Let’s celebrate the powerful electrical inventions that we’ve come to depend on that make our lives easier and more fun!


We invite you to use your artistic talents and creativity, along with your scientific knowledge, to design a poster that illustrates a powerful electrical invention.


  • Hydro turbines
  • Wind turbines
  • Substations
  • Solar cells/panels
  • Light bulbs (LED, CFL or incandescent)
  • Batteries
  • Electronic gadgets (computers, cell phones, TVs, video game systems)
  • Home appliances (refrigerators, microwaves, clothes dryers, ovens)

IMPORTANT REMINDER: spelling counts!


All students in grades K-12 who live in Snohomish County or on Camano Island are eligible to enter.

Contest Rules

Your artwork must be an original design and be created by you (no outside help, please!). Your artwork may be hand-drawn, computer-generated, and/or created with photograph(s) (or a combination). Any medium (crayons, colored pencils, markers, paints/water colors, ink, computer graphics, photography, etc.) is acceptable. Stick-on letters, glitter, and stickers are not permitted, nor may your artwork contain copyrighted images, photographs, and/or slogans.

  • Your artwork must be created on a 8.5” x 11” sheet of white paper.
  • Only one artwork submission per student.
  • A completed registration form must be attached to the back of your artwork (see form in PDF to the right).
  • Entries will not be returned and will become the property of Snohomish County PUD.
  • We reserve the right to reproduce artwork in whole or part and use the names of the winners.
  • Artwork may appear at PUD facilities, in PUD publications, on the PUD website and/or on PUD social media sites throughout the year. Press releases may also be sent to local newspapers.

Any submission that does not meet the above criteria will not be considered.

Timeline & Submission information

Entries must be received by 5:00 pm, Friday, March 17, 2017. All artwork should be mailed to Jenni Lamarca at Snohomish County PUD, PO Box 1107, Everett, WA 98206-1107 or hand-delivered to the PUD at 2320 California Street in Everett (Attn: Jenni Lamarca).


Entries will be judged on creativity, content, clarity and originality. All decisions of the judges will be final. Winners will be notified by April 14, 2017.


Up to 12 entries will be selected, with each winning artist receiving $50. Winners will also be recognized at an April 2017 PUD Board of Commissioners meeting.


Jenni Lamarca
(M-F, 8am to 5pm)