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Essay Contest 2015

CaptainH20.JPGThe City of League City is pleased to announce its Drinking Water Week Essay Contest for students in grades 9-12.  Water is essential to life and is one of our most precious resources. The City of League City has set goals for reducing water consumption and has embarked on a program to promote water conservation awareness throughout our community.  This is an excellent way to incorporate real world science issues into language art classes and easily integrate into existing science lessons. 

The essay contest deadline is Monday, May 2, 2016 at 6:00 p.m.  Please deliverentries to the City of League City at 300 W. Walker-Receptionist Area, mail them to: 2014 Water Essay Contest, City of League City, 300 W. Walker St., League City, TX 77573, or email to for final judging. Prizes will be awarded for the first three places in each category and winners will be awarded prizes at a future televised City Council Meeting. First, second and third place winners will be selected and will receive Visa gift cards: $200 for first place, $150 for second place, and $100 for third place. 

Essay contest winners will be notified by phone or email.  Winners will be awarded their prizes at a future televised League City Council Meeting at the League City Council Chambers located at 200 W. Walker St., League City, TX  77573.  Please distribute the enclosed entry form, contest guidelines, and judging rubric to your staff and students.  You may reach me at 281-554-1041 or 



Water Essay Contest 

Sponsored by the City of League City Utilities Division 

First Place $200 Second Place $150 Third Place $100 

Entry Deadline: Monday, May 5, 2014 6:00 p.m. 

CCISD Students Grades 9-12 are invited to participate 

Essay Topic 

Students should write a 300-500 word essay that addresses the following question: 

Why is water important to the survival of our communities and what can be done to ensure water availability to our communities in the future? 

As you write your essay, consider how water impacts your family, our region, and the environment. 


• Essays must be legible and either typed or in pen on white paper. 

• Essays under 300 or over 500 words will be disqualified. 

• Each essay must be submitted with an entry form. 

• All essays must be received no later than Monday, May 2, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. 


Email to:  


Mail to: 

2014 Water Essay Contest 

City of League City 

300 W. Walker St. 

League City, TX 77573 


First, Second, and Third place winners will be selected and will receive: 1st Place - $200; 2nd Place - $150; 3rd Place - $100 


Entries will be judged on their creativity, clarity, and content. Essays without complete name and contact information will be disqualified. 

Award Presentation 

Contest winners will be awarded prizes at a televised League City Council Meeting held at a future date. Winners will be notified of the date and time. 

For More Information 

Go to www.leaguecity.com/waterwise for resources and judging rubric. 

For more information concerning the essay contest, please contact Ruben Leos at 281- 554-1041 or

Download the Essay Contest Packet Here