2023 Southern Forestry Conclave

Southern Forestry Conclave is annual event that draws schools from across the Southeast United States to compete in several forestry related physical and technical events. The Conclave also provides an opportunity for forestry students to build professional relationships and compete in a friendly environment.

For the first time in 17 years, Louisiana Tech University will be hosting the event. We will welcome fellow forestry students to the 2023 Southeastern Forestry Conclave March 9-11 at Lincoln Parish Park in Ruston.

Conclave tickets are $150 per student and $200 per team.

Conclave events

  • Pole classification
  • DBH estimation
  • Wood ID
  • Photogrammetry
  • Timber estimation
  • Wildlife identification
  • Dendrology
  • Compass and pacing
  • Ax throwing
  • Knife throwing
  • Pole felling
  • Pole climbing
  • Log birling
  • Archery
  • Chain throw
  • Men and women’s bowsaw
  • Men, women, and jack-and-jill crosscut
  • Log roll
  • Men and women’s overhead chop