For Immediate Release
Contact: Lisa Schaumann
Phone: 703-456-4217
Email: lisa@landscapeprofessionals.org

National Collegiate Landscape Competition Heads to BYU in Provo, Utah, March 15-18, 2017

Registration Now Open for Schools and Recruiters


Herndon, Va., December 20th, 2016 - The National Collegiate Landscape Competition (formerly Student Career Days) will take place March 15-18 at BYU in Provo, Utah. This is the second time the competition has been held at BYU, Provo — the first was in 2006.

This year, approximately 800 horticulture and landscape students from approximately 60 schools will test their skills in 28, real-world, competitive events, and interview with landscape, lawn care, tree care, irrigation, and other companies at the Career Fair, which will be held on Thursday, March 16.

“We encourage all industry companies who are looking for new talent to participate in the career fair and watch the students compete in the events,” said Sabeena Hickman, CAE, NALP CEO. “This is the biggest career event in the industry and it is amazing to have the support of so many companies and industry suppliers.”

The National Collegiate Landscape Competition is supported by sponsors STIHL, Inc. (Platinum); JOHN DEERE (Gold); Caterpillar Inc., Gravely, Husqvarna (SILVER) and Anchor, Belgard, BrightView, Ewing, Hunter, Kawasaki, One Grounds Management, Proven Winners, SiteOne Landscape Supply, and the Toro Company (Bronze).

For more information about event sponsorships, securing a booth at the Career Fair, or registering for the event, visit www.landscapecompetition.org, or contact Anna Walraven at anna@landscapeprofessionals.org or 800-395-2522.

About NALP
The National Association of Landscape Professionals represents an industry of nearly 1 million landscape, lawn care, irrigation and tree care experts who create and maintain green spaces for the benefit of society and the environment. The association works with law makers and the public to protect and grow the industry and offers education, networking, training and certification programs that increase the professionalism in the industry and inspire its members to excellence. For more information, visit www.landscapeprofessionals.org.