TAG: National Collegiate Landscape Competition

National Collegiate Landscape Competition heads to Colorado

January 23, 2019By

The National Association of Landscape Professionals‘ (NALP) annual collegiate career event and competition, the National Collegiate Landscape Competition, will take place March 20 – 23, at Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colo. This year, more than 750 horticulture and landscape students from more than 60 schools will test their skills in 29 real-world, competitive events. They will also have... read more

BYU wins National Collegiate Landscape Competition

March 20, 2018By

Brigham Young University won the 2018 National Collegiate Landscape Competition, organized by the National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP). The event, held March 14-17 at Alamance Community College in Graham, N.C., included more than 770 students from 61 college teams and two FFA high school teams, who participated in 30 individual and team competitions. Tree climbing, hardscape installation, wood construction,... read more

National Collegiate Landscape Competition set for next month

February 6, 2018By

The National Association of Landscape Professionals annual collegiate career event and competition, the National Collegiate Landscape Competition, will take place March 14-17, at Alamance Community College in North Carolina. The event was formerly known as Student Career Days. This year, more than 750 horticulture and landscape students from more than 60 schools will test their skills in 30 real-world, competitive... read more

Leveraging tech to attract millennials

June 8, 2017By
Photo provided by: The National Association of Landscape Professionals

In March, I was in Provo, Utah, at the National Association of Landscape Professionals’ National Collegiate Landscape Competition. If you have not been to this event (formerly called Student Career Days), you need to go. These kids are your future salespeople, account managers and operation supervisors. Their relationships with—and uses of—technology are totally alien to many of us, and they’re... read more

NALP awards Outstanding Educator, Young Entrepreneur of the Year

March 22, 2017By

The students weren’t the only ones who took home honors during this year’s National Collegiate Landscape Competition (NCLC). The National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) also bestowed its annual Young Entrepreneur of the Year and Outstanding Educator of the Year awards. The awards were presented March 16 and March 18, respectively. Mark Maslow, co-owner and president of Southern Landscape Group... read more

Hometown team wins top prize at NCLC

March 22, 2017By

Under the towering gaze of the Y Mountain peak, the National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) hosted its annual National Collegiate Landscape Competition (NCLC) March 15-18 in Provo, Utah, home of Brigham Young University—Provo. Though winter storms on the East Coast prevented some universities from attending, 61 teams competed in this year’s event. The hometown team was the overall winner of the... read more