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A Splash of Creativity

A FREE art competition about caring for water.

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About A Splash of Creativity


A Splash of Creativity is an art competition in which students submit original artwork focused on caring for water.

Open to individual students in grades K-12 living in a Cal Water service area, students compete in one of four tiers based on grade level. The competition is one of many Cal Water efforts to increase awareness for California water issues and a unique opportunity for California students to gain exposure and recognition for their creative work.

Featured Artists
The featured artists deadline has passed, but we are still open for submissions for this year's Splash of Creativity competition. Be sure to send your submission (postmarked) by January 31, 2024!


Grades K-2 | Grades 3-5 | Grades 6-8 | Grades 9-12

Awards for A Splash of Creativity include a Grand Prize in Art Award, an Excellence in Art Award, and awards for Special Recognition and Honorable Mention in each tier. In addition to prizing, the winning art may be featured on the Tap Into Learning website and across supporting media channels.

Competition Calendar