2017 Rules and Regulations

Attention teachers and students:

The information below is provided as background material for the Eco-Meets. Download these files in order to prepare for the competition.

If you or your administration wonders if Eco-Meet aligns with state education standards, the answer is YES!

Download this summary sheet for the standards met by participation in Eco-Meet.

To download these files:

  • On a Windows system, right-click on the links and choose “Save TarPDFget As” to save them to your hard drive, then open them from there.
  • On a Mac, use command-click. The rules, regulations, and background materials are in PDF format. If you don’t have the software to
    use these files already, you can get it for free from Adobe.

Test Cycle for the Kansas Eco-Meet

Habitat Test

  • 2016 – 2017: Tallgrass Prairie
  • 2018-2019: Woodlands
  • 2020 – 2021: Shortgrass Prairie
  • 2022 – 2023: Wetlands/Aquatic

Focus Test

  • 2017 – 2018: Reptiles & Amphibians
  • 2019 – 2020: Birds
  • 2021 – 2022: Mammals
  • 2023 – 2024: Invertebrates

Scholarship Claim Forms

If you won scholarship money at any of the Eco-Meets and are now ready to claim your winnings, download the appropriate form, fill it out and send it in. You must send in separate forms for regional and state scholarship money.

Choose the relevant event:

State Eco-Meet

Wichita Event

Milford Lake Event

Hutchinson Event

Hays Event

Wilson Lake Event

Salina Event

SE Kansas/Girard Event


New checklists for 2017:

Insect List

Amphibian & Reptiles List

Birds List

Fishes List

These lists are unchanged:

Other Invertebrates List

Mammals List

SINC Species List

Threatened and Endangered Species List

Woody Plant List

Grass & Forb List

Note: Plant lists are not all-inclusive. Other species unique to each event’s location may be used.