Florida Envirothon 2023
Adapting to a Changing Climate
Saturday, April 22, 2023
Upcoming Important Dates
Friday, January 1, 2023 Deadline to submit the Intent to Compete Form for the Florida Envirothon Competition by Regional Coordinators
Friday, April 7, 2023 Payment deadline for team. (Please see below for details.)
Friday, April 21, 2023 Early check-in for event begins at 2pm at UF/IFAS Alachua County Extension
Saturday, April 22, 2023 Competition 7:45 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. (tentative based on previous years)
Early check-in begins at 7:15 a.m. at Austin Cary Facility at 10625 NE
Waldo Rd, Gainesville, FL 32609, sponsored by Florida Climate Institute
Competition Registration Fee: $250 fee per team (flat rate--there is not an individual rate.) -
The registration fee includes 7 team members and up to 2 advisors. Please note: Although only 5 team members may represent your team during the competition, the other 2 team members will be placed on a "Z Fusion" team to compete for category awards--they just can't win the overall top places. Please arrive early enough to have your team photo taken.
Payment: Payment is due by April 14, 2023.
Please contact your Regional Coordinator for information on registering your team.
Make checks payable to and send to:
1440 SE 15th St., Ste. 4
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
Saturday Competition Location:
UF/IFAS AUSTIN CARY FOREST
10625 NE Waldo Rd, Gainesville, FL 32609
Friday Afternoon Activity:
Climate Change Talk 3-4pm
UF/IFAS Alachua County Extension: 22712 W. Newberry Road, Newberry, FL, 32669
Joyce Tuten is a retired AP Environmental Science teacher and a NOAA Climate Steward Educator. She was a member of the Middletown MD Sustainability Committee, when she was awarded the 2020 Individual Frederick County Sustainability Award for her community work. Joyce is pursuing her Florida Master Naturalist designation. Her in-laws homesteaded in North Florida in the 1800s, so after moving 50 years with the Army, her husband wanted to come back home. Her family finds daily joy in our natural surroundings. Joyce spends much of her time volunteering with local environmental groups. She is perennially optimistic that humans can change course and choose to live sustainably to preserve our fragile ecosystems for all the world’s future children.
Lodging: Hotels and camping are nearby.
Questions? Please email Dawn Miller-Walker, Chairperson of Florida Envirothon.