In-person State Field Day
May 27, 2023
UC Davis Wellman Hall and Hart Hall
Virtual State Field Day Contests
May 10-20, 2023
In person at State Field Day, May 27, 2023, 9:30am-2:30pm
All youth ages 9-18 can register.
The Forestry Contest is new to State Field Day! Contest specifics are almost complete, but potential exhibitors can expect to test their knowledge of tree identification, topographic map reading, and general questions about the field of forestry.
The contest provides opportunities for you to:
Questions? Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Competition Coordinator: John Trammel at email@example.com
Certificates and pins will be mailed to UCCE 4-H county offices.
*Pending that a full and qualified group of members competes
General Forestry - 10 questions (10 points)
Tree Identification (10 points)
Participants will ID 10 different trees at random pulled from the national competition list.
Topographic Maps (10 points)
Participants will have to read USGS topographic maps at a scale of 1:24,000 and identify 8 map symbols and geographic features.
Participants will need to determine the elevation difference from one feature to another (this requires them to understand contour lines)
Lastly, they will need to measure the distance from one location to another using a map scale and ruler
Forest Health - Insects and Diseases (10 points)