Current Competition

Virginia’s Dominion Energy Envirothon

COVID-19 update Oct. 12th, 2020

During theVASWCD Educational Foundation board meeting, held Sept. 29th, 2020, it was decided that the 2020-2021 Virginia Dominion Energy Envirothon Program will occur virtually to ensure the safety of students, coaches, judges, volunteers and SWCD Staff.  Bonnie Mahl, the Virginia Dominion Energy Envirothon Coordinator, is working with Virginia Soil & Water Consevation District Staff to design the virtual Envirothon program.  Once a plan has been created, more information will be posted here.  

2020-2021 Current Issue:

Water Resources Management: Local Control and Local Solutions

Virtual State Competition:

Sunday May 16th, 2021  

Reference: 2021 State Competition Rules (coming soon)


2020-2021 Area Training & Competition Dates

Area I

Virtual Training:  

Virtual Competition:   


(Hosted by  Headwaters & Mountain  SWCD in 2021)

(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

Virtual Training: 

Virtual Competition: 


(Hosted by Culpeper SWCD & Thomas Jefferson SWCD in 2021)

(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

Virtual Training: 

Virtual Competition:  

(Hosted by Three Rivers SWCD in 2021)

(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




(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



(Hosted by Lake County SWCD &  Southside SWCD  in 2021)

(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


(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 2020-2021 program determined by late  fall 2020. Contact with questions.

See the Objectives/Oral Pres. Page and Resources Page for 2021 Oral Presentation Problem, Learning Objectives and additional Resources!
Download a 2019 Envirothon Coaches Handbook here!