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11/9/2015 at 2:59:25 PM GMT
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SAMSOG's 2016 Plat Contest

2016 Annual Plat and Mapping Competition

It’s that time again! We need your best plats!

SAMSOG’s entries in 2015 were outstanding and again we had some national winners! Look at the names of the winners given below. We want to see your name as a winner in 2016.

2015 SAMSOG Plat Contest Winners 


1st Place: Jacob Bagley                            2nd Place: Lewis Shelton
Lowery & Assoc. Land Surveying LLC        LRS Surveying

Acworth, GA                                                Cartersville, GA       


Boundary Plats
1st Place: Chris Patton                             2nd Place: James R. McDougald

Patton Land Surveying                               McDougald Site Plan. & Land Surv. 

Gainesville, GA                                          Juliette, GA       


Topographical Plats

1st Place: Brad King                                2nd Place: Chris Patton

Seiler & Associates                                   Patton Land Surveying

Stockbridge, GA                                        Gainesville, GA             


 Subdivision Plats

1st Place: Chris Patton                                            
Patton Land Surveying                                              

Gainesville, GA                                                          


Miscellaneous Maps

1st Place: Josh Allwine                        2nd Place: Chad Carpenter

Cobb County DOT                                  DPW Fort Benning

Marietta, GA                                           Fort Benning, GA


GIS Maps

1st Place: R. Brian Lackey                   2nd Place: Dave Cooper       

Columbus Consolidated Government    Columbus Consolidated Government

Columbus, GA                                        Columbus, GA           

2015 NSPS National Winners

Boundary Plats                                           ALTA/ACSM Plats
2nd Place: Chris Patton                     3rd Place: Jacob Bagley                             

Patton Land Surveying                          Lowery & Assoc. Land Surveying                             

Gainesville, GA                                      Acworth, GA                                                     


SAMSOG’s 2016 Annual Plat and Mapping Competition

This will be a juried contest.  All winning entries will be exhibited at the SAMSOG Technical Seminar in Marietta, Georgia on January 21st-23rd, 2016. Map/Plat entries may be (1) Black and white (halftone/shaded) or blueline (2) Color; or (3) A high resolution JPEG or PDF.  Entrants need not be members of SAMSOG.  A member of SAMSOG must sponsor the map, plat or project under consideration and their name must be so noted on the nomination form.  The entry plat/map must have been completed after June 30, 2014 and may not have previously been entered in this contest. The entry many be freehand, machine drafted or computer aided drafted.
Prizes to be awarded

1st Place $200, Admission for two to the Conference Luncheon and a Framed Certificate
2nd Place $100, Admission for one to the Conference Luncheon and a Framed Certificate

Submit 6 prints for each entry with a maximum map size of 34” x 44” or email the entry form along with a high resolution PDF or JPEG (multiple entries by the same entrant can be emailed at the same time) or submit on CD-ROM if file size is too large for e-mail. (The form will be posted on the SAMSOG website.)  No multiple entries for the same category. Submissions must be a single drawing; it may originate as part of a set of drawings, however, it must be entered as a single sheet.  All entries must be received by 5pm on Sunday, January 3rd, 2016.  Use one entry form per document submitted.  The committee will notify the winners to send prints for display. 


SAMSOG’s 2016 Annual Plat and Mapping Competition Entry Form  (See Attached file) 


All entries will be judged on adherence to the minimum standards as set forth by the State of Georgia.  The judges will consider interpretability, content & layout of data shown, presentation, innovation, applicability to typical client or persons using this type of map, and correctness.  Neatness and accuracy of scale will be considered.  The decisions of the judges are final.  SAMSOG will sponsor the 1st place winners for Subdivision, Boundary, Topographical, ALTA/ACSM and Miscellaneous Categories from this competition to be entered into the national NSPS contest. (Use one entry form per document submitted.)

Please send me your plats!!!
Dr. Roger C. Purcell, P.E., R.L.S.

Plat Contest Committee Chairman
Georgia Southern University

Civil Engineering & Construction Management Department

P.O. Box 8077
Statesboro, GA 30460 
email: (Note: My email has changed!)


Shipping Address:

Engineering Building, Rm 1120A

201 COBA Drive, BLDG 232

Statesboro, GA 30458

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12/29/2015 at 5:06:26 PM GMT
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Plat Contest Entries are due on Sunday, January 3rd!!!!

Just a Reminder that plats are due on January 3rd!!!!

Please send those plats as soon as possible!!!
Roger Purcell

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