The Program

This fall, POWERADE® is helping student athletes upgrade their school by awarding a total of $60,000 to high school athletic programs across Louisiana and South Mississippi. Twenty-two local high school teams will win up to $5,000 to spend on whatever your athletic department needs to POWER YOUR SCHOOL! POWERADE® wants to see you and your team succeed!

So what does YOUR team need? Better equipment? An improved practice facility? New uniforms or gear? No matter your answer, POWERADE® and $5,000 for your school’s athletic program could be just what it takes to get you there! Now, it’s time to tell us your team’s story TO WIN.

Tell Us Your Team’s Story For a Chance to Win $5,000 to Upgrade ANY High School Athletic Program

SUBMIT YOUR ENTRY BY November 30, 2022

Tell us your story: how could YOUR high school use $5,000 from POWERADE® to improve its athletic department?


Find a spokesperson: A teammate, a coach, a parent, a fan... or YOU! Someone who brings POWER to your athletic program.


Develop a 500-word written essay and feel free to upload photos of your team, your gear, and anything else you want to show us.
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Upload a video to Youtube telling us why POWERADE® should choose your athletic program as a POWER YOUR SCHOOL winner.

Title your Video “Powerade Power Your School 2022 - TITLE OF YOUR VIDEO”


Share on Facebook or Instagram with hashtag #poweradepoweryourschool

Judging Criteria

After the conclusion of the Contest Period, a panel of qualified judges determined by the Sponsor in its sole discretion will judge all eligible Contest Submissions based on the following criteria (“Judging Criteria”):

Appropriateness/applicability to Contest theme (50% of total score)
Creativity and Originality of Entry (50% of total score)

Who Is Eligible?

Schools in the following areas are eligible to win.
Must be 13+ to enter.

Eligible Sports

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Dance Team
  • Field Hockey
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Gymnastics
  • Hockey
  • Lacrosse
  • Marching Band
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming & Diving
  • Track & Field
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling


The POWERADE® Power Your School program is designed to make an impact and build relationships with teens, parents, coaches, and high schools in our local communities. We want to power the next generation of athletes to reach their full potential.

Keeping you hydrated is our job this school year. Working on your game is yours.
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See how these previous winning entries made a powerful impact.



Check back after March 2023, for the list of our 2022 winners! Shhh…we’ll be surprising our winners in early 2023 and don’t want to spoil the fun!