European Championship of Forestry Skills
From 26th – 28th of May students from different European forest and agricultural schools meet in Grafendorf, Austria to participate at the "European Championship of forestry skills for students".
For the competition the students were formed into teams of four and tested in various disciplines. First of all, in the technical part of the contest their precision, skill and speed of chain saw handling were measured and assessed in the disciplines of chain fitting, felling, limbing, bucking by combined cut and precision bucking. Then in the second part, the forest course, the students had to perform various tasks under the headings of forest surveying, zoology and botany. The winner was determined by the highest score attained in the two parts of the contest.