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!

State Speech Contest          In May

 Directions & Map to Archdale

2014 - 2015 Contest Handbook Coming Soon

Wetlands are Wonderful - Correlation to the NC Essential Standards - Coming Soon

2013 - 2014 State Education Contest Winners - 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