A team will consist of three to five members from the same chapter. The event has five different phases: 1) Identification of plant materials - There are 50 specimens to identify, and each contestant is given 30 minutes to complete this part of the test. 2) Customer assistance/Sales practicum - This is to learn communications, salesmanship, customer relations, completion of business forms, and knowledge of plant materials. 3) General knowledge Examination A. Diagnosis of Plant Disorders B. Supplies and Equipment C. Safety 4) Landscape Practicum - For this test, each participant must answer ten objective questions about the landscape drawing. 5) Equipment/Supplies ID & Maintenance practicum - There are 20 stations of nursery and landscape equipment and supplies where contestants must perform job-related, hands-on activities.