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Kansas Envirothon

The Kansas Envirothon is an outdoor, environmental high school competition where students learn and are tested on soils, forestry, wildlife, aquatics, a current issue and an oral presentation. The current issue for the 2020 competition is: “Water Resource Management: Local Control and Local Solutions.”


2020 Competitions


Conservation Districts – Register Your Teams By March 1, 2020. Download Letter of Intent HERE.
Completed forms may be returned to Aubrey Evans at;
or mailed to 37005 Miller Parkway, Ste A, Manhattan, KS 66503.  Team Advisors – Team Release Forms for all participants must be completed prior to regional competition.

Team Certification Forms must be submitted by noon of the Friday following Notice. In 2018, all teams are required to compete in oral presentations at the Kansas Envirothon competition. The oral presentation will be for ten minutes with a total of 100 points possible. All team members are required to participate in the presentation.

For more information, visit the Oral Presentation resource page HERE.

  • April 1, 2020 –  Regional Envirothon at White Memorial Camp, Council Grove, KS Morris County DIR MAPSITE MAP
    Contact Tisha Richardson at the Morris County Conservation District, 620.767.5111
  • April 8, 2020 – Regional Envirothon at Red Rock Ranch,  Soldier, KS Jackson County.  MAPMAP2
    Contact Dana Schmelzle at the Nemaha County Conservation District. 785.336.2186
  • April 8, 2020 – Regional Envirothon at Wilson Lake, Russell County
    Contact Pamela Hays at the Ellsworth County Conservation District, 785.472.4999
  • To be determined –  Regional Envirothon at Old Iron Club in Fredonia (10392 Jade Road) in SE Kansas
    Contact Pam Walker at the Wilson County Conservative District, 620.378.2866
  • April 29, 2020 – Kansas Envirothon at Camp Wood, Elmdale, KS
    Contact Aubrey Evans, Riley County Conservation District, 785.537.8764
  • July 26 to August 1 – NCF Envirothon at University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE

1st Place Winner                     $500
2nd Place Winner                    $300
3rd Place Winner                    $200


2019 Kansas Envirothon Winner – Manhattan H.S. – Riley County
See competition results HERE.

2018 Kansas Envirothon Winner – Clay Center – Clay County
See competition results HERE.

2017 Kansas Envirothon Winner – Clay Center – Clay County
See competition results HERE.

2016 Kansas Envirothon Winner: Holton High School – Jackson County
See competition results HERE.

2015 Kansas Envirothon Winner: Rock Creek High School
See competition results HERE.

2014 Kansas Envirothon Winner:  Chapman High School
See competition results HERE.

Chinese team from a Shanxi Normal University-affiliated high school in Xi’an represented China at the 2016 North American Envirothon. This year, Canadian and U.S. students competing in the North American Envirothon faced a Chinese team for the first time. A team from a high school affiliated with Shanxi Normal University in Xi’an won its regional competition and served as China’s representative at the 2016 North America Envirothon. The Chinese team came to Canada to learn more about the Envirothon program, with hopes of growing the program in China. The team participated in the competition with the teams from Canada and U.S. The following are testimonials from three of the Chinese students.

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