2020 – World Soil Day Soil Science Trivia and Art Competition

Join the PRSSS for World Soil Day Virtual Soil Science Trivia and Art Competition on Saturday, December 5, 2020

To celebrate World Soil Day, the PRSSS will be hosting a virtual pub-style Soil Science themed trivia night on Saturday, December 5th from 6:45 PM to 9:00 PM (Pacific Daylight Time) using Zoom WITH PRSSS SWAG PRIZES! A registration fee of $5 will be required, with proceeds going to a charity (to be decided). The zoom link will be sent out to participants on the day of the event.

Trivia guidelines are:

  • Teams of 3 or 4 people
  • Teams must not google answers and will work on the honour system
  • A ‘scribe’ is suggested to write down questions and answers
  • Questions will be given in blocks of 10-20 at a time
  • After a block of questions, teams will be put into breakout groups to discuss for 10 minutes, then came back to score
  • MUST have soil themed team name

To participate follow the steps below:

STEP 1: To Register CLICK HERE


We are seeking Soil Science themed art submissions for the competition. Winners will receive a PRSSS swag bag and have their artwork featured on the PRSSS website and at the upcoming PRSSS Spring Workshop.

Art Competition guidelines are:

  • Soil Science themed art submission
  • Any freestyle form of art is eligible for submission (digital, hand drawn, soil pigments)
  • Winner will be selected during the Trivia Night through audience participation
  • Participants do not have to play trivia to enter

To submit your art, send an email to prsss@gmail.com with the header “Soil Art Competition 2020”