Summary of Competition

The Paint the Rain (PTR) Committee is excited to announce its first Paint the Rain (for the Wabash) School Competition. The competition is open to all Tippecanoe County schools grades K-12 with a maximum of three entries per school, entry on first-come, first-serve basis. All group entries must have a teacher supervisor from their school. Paint the Rain will provide each interested class or school club one rain barrel, one stand, and one diverter with which to install your barrel. All competitors must identify a project theme, the long-term plan for their barrel after it has been painted and judged, and the associated education program.

Completed barrels and the application packet (electronic or printed) must be dropped off by 5PM on May 7th, 2015. Judging will occur on Monday, May 11th at 5:30 pm. Judging requires participation of no less than one and no more than three students. All judging will occur within age groups. Three top prizes will be awarded in each age group.

PTR will provide the rain barrel and installation equipment, rain barrel painting instructions, applicable Indiana state science standards, in-classroom presentations as well as technical support for identifying appropriate locations for rain barrel or other green practice installation as requested.

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Download the Application Form (PDF)

Learn more about Paint the Rain 2015, please contact Sara Peel (, 765-337-9100).

Paint the Rain
Art, science, and community involvement in ONE competition!
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