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The National Stage Contest in Lithuania

The National Stage Contest took place on 10th of May at Aleksandras Stulginskis University Forestry and Ecology Faculty. 18 pupils from various parts of Lithuania made 6 teams and took part in the Contest. Firstly teams represented them selves, theirs activities, daily life and local nature. Members of Contest Commission were impressed to see how creative friends of forest are. During the next part of the Contest participants were showing their knowledge by holding a test. To summarize the event it is worth to mention that all of the participants were great and charming. Maybe some of them just missed some luck.


National stage of the 2º Edition of YPEF Contest in Portugal

On April 20th , in Portugal was held the national stage of the 2º Edition of YPEF Contest, with the participation of near 200 pupils from 22 secondary and professional schools from Aveiro, Castelo Branco, Coimbra, Faro, Leiria, Lisboa, Portalegre, Porto, Santarém e Viseu districts. Congratulations to all the 71 teams!


Regional rounds took place in Czech Republic

Regional rounds took place in four cities: Hranice, Písek, Trutnov and Žlutice and almost one hundred students from different primary schools and high schools participated. Winners of regional rounds (one team of three students from each region) will meet at the National round at Kostelec nad Černými lesy on  Wednesday 16. 5. 2012. Regional rounds had two parts. The first part consisted from written test about Czech and European forests, the second part was practical examination of knowledge trees and other nature parts. More info (photos included) at:


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The National Stage Contest in Slovenia

In Slovenia YPEF participants got through the run-off stage of the national competition. There have been  8 teams competing.

All of them get the chance in the national finals on the 17th of May.

YPEF national stage in Estonia

On the 4th April "Young People in European Forests" national stage in Estonia took place. All together 170 teams from 50 schools participated.
2nd-3rd place was divided between teams from Avinurme Gymnasium "Pärn" and Valga Russian Gymnasium "Paiseleht" who got 41 points out of 50.
In the final stage in September 26th-27th will be participating winning team from Valtu Secondary School "Männi 8" in composition Kaidi Laup, Martin Lapin and Markus Satsi, who got 46 points. Congratulations!


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YPEF national Final in Hungary.

Hungarian YPEF finalThe “Young People in European forests” contests national finals took place in Hungary

Ten schools’ eleven teams took part in the "Young People in European Forests" (YPEF) international academic contest’s Hungarian finals, where this year the ”Baár Madas Református” High School’s team was the best one.