About the Contest

Collegiate soils contests are sponsored by the Students of Agronomy, Soils, and Environmental Sciences (SASES), which is an undergraduate student organization of the American Society of Agronomy (ASA), Crop Science Society of America (CSSA), and Soil Science Society of America (SSSA). Any college or university that provides a four-year curriculum in agricultural, environmental, or geosciences located in the states of Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, or Wisconsin is eligible to compete in the contest, provided the team members are member of SASES.

The Region 3 Collegiate Soils Contest for 2023 will be held October 19-20 at Purdue University in West Lafayette, IN.

4-Year Students

2-Year Students

All Groups

*payment is also accepted via check at registration on Oct. 17th

Event Schedule


October 17th
  • Practice Time (all day)
  • Welcome meeting with educational presentation (evening)
  • Coaches meeting with official judges after presentation


October 18th
  • Practice Time (all day)
  • Activity (TBA) hosted by Purdue Agronomy Club (evening)


October 19th
  • Individual Competition (morning)


October 20th
  • Group Competition (morning)
  • Awards Ceremony (immediately after group scorecards are graded)