USU Soils Team

USU Soils Team


USU Soils Team Photo Tour

Soils Team:

• Soils Team participants engage in competitions involving the description and classification of soils. These events involve local, regional, and national contests.
• Utah State University's (USU) 2010 Soils Team competed at the National Contest; the team took fourth place in the group competition and sixth place overall (out of twenty-one teams)!

Contest Participation:

• 1993-1996, 2000-2009 Northwest Regional Contests
• 1994, 2005-2011 National Contests
• 1995 NACTA Contest
• 2010 Utah Contest

Contests Hosted:

• 1993, 1996, 2001, and 2004 Northwest Regional Contests
• 2007 National Collegiate Soil Judging Contest

Team Participation

• Students that would like to join Utah State University's (USU) Soils Team and participate in nationwide contests can enroll in Special Problems: PSC 4900-004 at USU (not mandatory). Dr. Janis L. Boettinger teaches this course and is faculty advisor. John Lawley is Coach for USU's team.

Janis Boettinger, Professor
 Dr. Janis L. Boettinger
 John Lawley, Coach