Soil Study and Land Evaluation Materials for Land Judging Competitions
Land judging competitions are held every year in many Wisconsin high schools, FFA and 4-H programs. The official handbook, event guidelines and Scorecards for Wisconsin competitions are provided below. All files are Adobe Acrobat PDF .
Instructions for planning and hosting a competition.
Print Pit Information Cards on white 11x17 paper, laminate if possible. Four color-coded cards are provided.
Print four for each contestant. Print back-to-back on heavy 8.5x11 paper, color-coded to match each Pit Information Card - pink, blue, yellow, green
Print on 10"x13" envelopes, or 11x17 paper, and trim and tape to envelopes.
Spreadsheet to calculate individual and team scores for Land Judging competitions. Works in any contest, and includes instructions for entering the data and ranking. (.xlsm file 142 kb)
Soil Judging Contacts: Todd Mau, NRCS or Nathan King, WAAE Soil Committee