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YPEF V - National Stages Contests

National Stage Contests will take place:

  • in Estonia - most likely at the end of March or in April
  • in Czech Republic - in April
  • in Germany - at the beginning of February until end of April
  • in Portugal - on May 15th
  • in Hungary - at the beginning of May
  • in Romania - on May 6th-8th
  • in Poland - on May 20th
  • We'll be announcing dates for other countries soon!

    Results of photo contest "Our forests"


    We would like to thank all of you who have sent photos to the contest "Our Forests".
    Below we present the results:   More Info »

    YPEF V edition announced!

    V Edition of International Contest YPEF 

    The fifth edition of the YPEF contest announced!

    The YPEF International Commission announces the fifth edition of the international contest Young People in European Forests. National stages of the contest will be held between 1st of February and 15th of September 2015. The European Stage will be organized by Romanian National Forest Administration ROMSILVA and will take place in Brasov,  Romania in September 2015.  More Info »

    Posters created by YPEF contest finalists

    During this year’s YPEF contest final, students worked together in mixed international teams. One of the final's tasks was preparation and presentation of the poster on various forest related topics. We present works that they created: More Info »

    Results of the European YPEF Final - Eberswalde 2014

    In the days from 29.09 to 3.10.2014 took place the European YPEF Final 2014 in Eberswalde, Germany. Students from 11 European countries arrived to Eberswalde to have fun and compete in the contest.



    This year’s final was organized in a completely different formula than before. The students did not compete in the national teams but on the first day they were divided into mixed international teams (in each team there were students from 3 different countries). They worked together in these mixed teams throughout the whole final.

    The tasks involved:

    - paper test of knowledge about forests of Europe and of European countries,

    - field activities in the forest

    - preparation and presentation of the poster on various forest related topics.


    The winners of the YPEF 2014 European Final are:

      More Info »