Education Programs - Education Contests

Districts logoThe NC Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts annually administers several education contests at the district and area levels, with area winners advancing to state competitions.

Detailed information regarding the association's education contests (including rules and judging score sheets) is included in the contest, workshop and award handbook, posted in the highlights box to the right.

Students are encouraged to enter annual competitions to compete for cash awards and recognition.

For more information on any of the education contests, contact your local soil and water conservation district, or Sandra Weitzel, division program coordinator (

Good luck!

2014 - 2015 Contests

Theme: Wetlands are Wonderful!

2014 - 2015 Contest Handbook

Wetlands are Wonderful - Correlation to the NC Essential Standards

Wetlands are Wonderful - Common Core Grade Level Competencies

State Speech Contest Starts at 10:00a.m. May 8, 2015 - Archdale Building Ground Floor Hearing Room

 Directions & Map to Archdale

2015 State Education Contest Winners - Wetlands are Wonderful- poster, essay, speech, computer designed poster, computer designed slide show

Sample press release for districts for state speech contest


NCDA&CS Division of Soil & Water Conservation, Pat Harris, Director
Mailing Address: 1614 Mail Service Center, Raleigh NC 27699-1614
Physical Address: 512 North Salisbury Street, Raleigh North Carolina 27604
Phone: 919.733.2302; FAX: 919.715.3559