2017 State Land Judging Contest - Hillsborough County
Hillsborough Soil and Water Conservation District

Be sure to read the memo. The host has arranged some events after the contest, including access to the UF Gator Gathering later that evening.

Date:Thursday March 23, 2017
Time:Registration 8-9 am. Announcements start at 9 am
Location:Trinkle Center at Plant City Campus, Hillsborough Community College, 1206 North Park Road, Plant City, Florida 33563. Located one mile south of Interstate 4 off Exit 22. The entrance to HCC is on the east side of the road, with the Trinkle Center the last building on the north side after entering. Once you enter the campus, please follow signs to Center for sign in, continental breakfast and scorecard
Hotel:There is no official hotel offering a block rate, but the Holiday Inn Express in Plant City (2102 N Park Rd, Plant City, FL 33566) is very close to the Trinkle Center

Email Greg Means with:
- County: You must have placed first in your division for your county
- Division: 4-H Middle, 4-H High, FFA-Middle, or FFA-High
- Team Name: Your FFA Chapter or 4-H Club
- Coach Name
- you don't need student names for pre-reg. You'll give those to FFA contest morning.

Please review this page to determine if you are eligible to compete at the state contest. In general, you must have won your county Land Judging contest. If you are in a low participation county, be sure to read that section also. Finally, ensure that you have satisfied all FFA or 4-H rules of eligibility prior to registration.


If you haven't done so in a while, please take a moment to review contest policies. Important topics such as no repeat first place or national contest students are covered in those pages.

Electronic Devices
All electronic devices (phones, calculators, smartwatches, tablets) are forbidden during contest: policy - other.

County Soil Survey
If you don't have a paper copy of the soil survey, you can download one from the NRCS.