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Fairchild Challenge/BGCI Global Competitionintro2011

Plant Champions

olive wreath

2012/2012's Global Competition was inspired by London 2012! Organised by BGCI and The Fairchild Challenge, the Fairchild Challenge/BGCI Global Competition aimed to link plants to the Olympic Games by:

  • encouraging students to research their country’s plant biodiversity and represent it through the creation of an Olympic wreath
  • showcasing plants from around the world at London 2012 and promoting a conservation message.

The challenge was offered in eight languages. Click on each language to find out more about the challenge:


Plant Champions

Pflanzen Champions

Plantando Campeões

Campeones de las Plantas


Чемпионы по растениям

Les champions des plantes

Τα Φυτά Πρωταθλητές


Click here to see all the finalists

Click here to see the top 10 finalists

Click here to see the top 5 finalists 

Click here to see the winners