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Wildlife Contest 

Wildlife Contest      State Wildlife Contest

 

This is a qualifying contest for the State contest. The top 30% of the teams will be eligible to enter the State FFA Career Development event.(The percentages qualified at area contests is based on the percentage of full 3- or 4- person teams indicating that they are attempting to qualify at an area contest.)

 
1. NO CELL PHONES ALLOWED!
2. Wildlife management terminology
3. Identification of common wild animals of Wisconsin
4. Understanding basic wildlife laws and regulations
5. Description and use of common wildlife management techniques
6. Current issues in wildlife conservation
 
Description of the Contest
 
1. A team will consist of three or four members. But the total of the top three (3) team members will determine the team score.
2. The contest will consist of the following phases:
  a. A General Knowledge Examination consisting of 50 multiple choice questions. A period of 50 minutes will be allowed for this phase. Each question is worth one point.
  b. Identification of 25-40 common wildlife items including: mounted specimens, furs, skeletal material, research tools, maps, diagrams and food items. A set limit (1-2 minutes) will be allowed for each station. Each item is worth one point.
3. The contest will start at 9:00 a.m. and tardiness will likely cause late contestants to lose points.
4. Each contestant should bring a clipboard and a #2 pencil.
 
Each school may enter only one team per contest. Please review the state FFA Career Development Events handbook.
 Contest will be held in the Agriculture Center.
 
If there are any questions please call:
 
Co-Chairpersons: Wally Sedlar
FVTC
sedlar@fvtc.edu
Jim Melby
Winneconne H.S.



 
High School Committee: Green Bay Preble
Mosinee
Horicon
Valders
Lake Mills
Random Lake




 
Consultant: Scott Craven
U.W. Madison
(608) 263-6325
srcraven@facstaff.wisc.edu
Bill Voelker
volkew@dnr.state.wi.us
Horticulture photo

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