Contests & Science Fairs

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David Hayos of Rancho Verde ElementaryScience Fairs

Science Fairs - Presented each winter at participating schools throughout the High Desert, the MDAQMD, the Air & Waste Management Association-Mojave Desert Chapter and MEEC sponsor the Outstanding Environmental Science Project Awards. Recipients receive a $50 gift card at the school level and a $100 card at the district level and Regional level. Visit for science fair project idea links.


Poster Contests

2017 Poster Winners"Fire Season is Near... Breathe Easier This Year" was the theme of the MDAQMD's 2017 Clean Air Month Poster Contest, which offered students in grades K-12 the chance to win $100 or other cash prizes. Winner's posters will be included in the District's 2018 calendar. The contest was co-sponsored by the Air & Waste Management Association - Mojave Chapter, the Daily Press, and the Victor Valley Transit Authority. Winners/posters/upcoming calendar design are depicted above. Each entry was automatically entered into a drawing and two lucky winners each one a new bike donated by VVTA.

2017 Calendars are still available!!! To obtain your FREE Calendar, call (760)245-1661, ext. 6101 or email

2018 Calendars will be available in November 2018.

Check out the 2017 Winners!

Look for the next poster contest in Spring 2018!

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