2020 – World Soil Day Soil Science Trivia and Art Competition

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

To celebrate World Soil Day, the PRSSS hosted 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 was required, with proceeds going to a the Vancouver Food Bank.

Trivia guidelines were:

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

We were seeking Soil Science themed art submissions for the competition. Our winner Glen Healy received a PRSSS swag bag and had his artwork shared via the PRSSS website.

Art Competition guidelines were:

  • 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