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HortOlympics – European Championships in Horticulture Skills
May 29 - June 1

HortOlympics is a competition open to students of the horticulture.

Wednesday, 29th of May
Arrival and transfer to Räpina
Accommodation
18.30 – 20.00 Dinner in school canteen

Thursday, 30th of May
8.00 – 9.30 Breakfast in school canteen
10.00 – 10.30 Opening ceremony
10.30 – 12.00 Competition
12.00 – 13.30 Lunch in school canteen
13.30 – 16.00 Competition
16.00 – 17.00 Free time
17.00 – 21.00 Hiking trail in the Meenikunno bog and dinner (picnic)

Friday, 31st of May
8.00 – 9.00 Breakfast in school canteen
9.00 – 12.00 Competition
12.00 – 13.30 Lunch in school canteen
13.30 – 14.30 Competition
14.30 – 16.30 Free time
16.30 – 17.30 Closing the competition and award ceremony
18.00 – 23.00 Study visit and dinner at Estonian Agricultural Museum in Tartu

Saturday, 1st of June
Breakfast
Departure to Tallinn or Riga Airport

* Possibility to visit the celebrations of Räpina School of Horticulture 95th anniversary and local festival “Räpina Hea Kodu Päevad” (“Good Home Days” – local fair, workshops, concerts, home cafes etc. Photos from “Good Home Days 2018”: https://meedia.rapina.ee/2018/05/hea-kodu-paevad-2018/)

Tasks

  1. Soil pH and plants
  2. Plant identification
  3. Seed and fruit identification
  4. Putting on a personal protective equipment (plant protection)
  5. Plant protection (calculations)
  6. Grafting
  7. Scrolling the trimmer filament
  8. Trimming lawn
  9. Guessing weights
  10. Recognizing salad ingredients
  11. Measuring gardening line and scrolling
  12. Determining the circumference of the tree stem, age and height
  13. Robots and programming
  14. Fertilizing (calculations)
  15. Planting
  16. making indoor plant cuttings
  17. Filling a plant growing tray and sowing seeds
  18. Transplanting seedlings
  19. Building an insect hotel
  20. Assembling an irrigating system

More information from TeamEngine or official website.

Details

Start:
May 29
End:
June 1
Event Tags:
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Website:
https://aianduskool.ee/hortolympics/

Organizer

Räpina School of Horticulture
Website:
http://www.aianduskool.ee/welcome-to-the-rapina-school-of-horticulture/

Venue

European Championships in Horticulture Skills
Pargi 32
Räpina, 64505 Estonia
Website:
http://www.aianduskool.ee/welcome-to-the-rapina-school-of-horticulture/