Current Competition

Virginia’s Dominion Envirothon

2018-2019 Current Issue:

Agriculture and the Environment: Knowledge and Technology to Feed the World

State Competition:

May 19-20, 2019 – Location TBD

Reference: 2018 State Competition Rules


2018-2019 Area Training & Competition Dates

Area I

Training: TBD

Competition:  Wednesday May 1, 2019

                                                                                                 Cyrus McCormick Farm, Raphine

(Hosted by  Natural Bridge SWCD & Mountain Castles SWCD in 2019)

(Area I includes: Rockbridge, City of Lexington, City of Buena Vista, Rockingham, Page, City of Harrisonburg, Warren, Shenandoah, Clarke, Frederick, City of Winchester, Bath, Highland, Alleghany, Highland, City of Covington, Botetourt, Craig, Augusta, City of Staunton and Waynesboro)


Area II

Training: November 17 at Graves Mountain Lodge in Syria, VA. Details here. Contact to register.

Competition: Tuesday April 30th, 2019

                                                                                                      James Long Park, Haymarket

(Hosted by Northern Virginia SWCD & Prince William SWCD in 2019)

(Area II includes: Madison, Greene, Culpeper, Orange, Rappahannock, Greene, Fauquier, Loudoun, Fairfax, Prince William, Nelson, Albemarle, Louisa, Fluvanna, and the City of Charlottesville)


Area III

Training: March 9th,

                                                                                                          Brent and Becky’s Bulbs , Gloucester County

Competition: April 10th, Deltaville Maritime Museum, Middlesex County

(Hosted by Tidewater SWCD in 2019)

(Area III includes: New Kent, Charles City, James City, York, City of Williamsburg, Hanover, Caroline, Henrico, Powhatan, Goochland, Westmoreland, Richmond, Northumberland, Lancaster, Middlesex, Gloucester, Matthews, Essex, King William, King and Queen, Stafford, Spotsylvania, King George, and City of Fredericksburg)


Area IV

Training: TBD

Competition: TBD

(Hosted by Daniel Boone in 2019)

(Area IV includes: Lee, Wise, Dickenson, Scott, Buchanan, Russell, Tazewell, Washington, Tazewell, Smyth, Bland, Wythe, Grayson, Carroll, City of Galax, Giles, Pulaski, Montgomery, and Floyd)


Area V

Training: March 7th, Ferrum College, Ferrum

Competition: April 25th, Location TBD

(Hosted by Halifax SWCD &  Pittsylvania SWCD  in 2019)

(Area V includes: Roanoke, City of Roanoke, Franklin, Henry, Bedford, City of Bedford, Pittsylvania, Amherst, Campbell, Appomattox, Halifax, Mecklenburg, Brunswick, Lunenburg, Charlotte, Nottoway, Prince Edward, Amelia, Buckingham, and Cumberland)


Area VI

Training: Contact your local SWCD for nearby training opportunities

Competition: April 24th, Location TBD

(Hosted by Peanut SWCD  in 2019)

(Area VI includes: Dinwiddie, City of Petersburg, Chesterfield, Prince George, Greensville, Sussex, Southampton, Surry, Isle of Wight, City of Suffolk, Chesapeake, Virginia Beach, Accomack, and Northampton)


Check with your local SWCD or Area Envirothon host for more information. Dates will be set and the Envirothon 2018-2019 program determined by early fall 2018. Contact with questions.

See the Objectives/Oral Pres. Page and Resources Page for 2019 Oral Presentation Problem, Learning Objectives and additional Resources!
Download a 2018 Envirothon Coaches Handbook here!