Ivanah Oliver, Kirsten Drew, Sajanee Gunadasa, Emily Sears, Robin Shannon & Brian Wilson (coach) represented UNE at the 6th Australian Soil Judging Competition held in Canberra. The team spent two practice days developing their skills and knowledge, before taking on the competition pits on day three. The competition consisted of doing two soil pits together as a team and one pit as individuals. The competition was hotly contested by 11 teams from university across Australian and even NZ.
In the team’s division achieved UNE placed 2nd, while in the individual division Ivanah Oliver was the champion!
The team had a great competition with many news skills and knowledge learnt, networks created and much fin had. The planning and practice has already started with much enthusiasm for next years competetion where we are aiming to do even better.
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