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2019 Plat Contest

2019 Annual Plat and Mapping Competition
It’s that time again! We need your best plats!
SAMSOG’s entries in 2018 were outstanding and again we had some terrific national winners! Look at the names of the winners given below. We want to see your name as a winner in 2019.

2018 NSPS National Winners
Topographic Plats
2nd Place: Robyn G. White                
Patton Land Surveying                          
Gainesville, GA      

Miscellaneous Plats
2nd Place: Bradley Markham
Seiler & Associates
Stockbridge, GA

3rd Place: Lewis R. Shelton
LRS Surveying
Cartersville, GA                 

Boundary Plats
3rd Place: Chris Patton                
Patton Land Surveying
Gainesville, GA   
2018 SAMSOG Plat Contest Winners 

ALTA Plats
1st Place: Lewis R Shelton 2nd Place: Matthew Alexander
LRS Surveying Rochester & Associates, Inc.
Cartersville, GA                                    Gainesville, GA       

Boundary Plats
1st Place: Chris Patton                 2nd Place: Major E. Wilkerson
Patton Land Surveying                        Land Engineering  
Gainesville, GA                                      McDonough, GA        

Topographical Plats
1st Place: Robyn G. White          2nd Place: Roger London 
Patton Land Surveying London Land Surveying & Assoc.
Gainesville, GA                                       Cleveland, GA             
Subdivision Plats
1st Place: Matthew Alexander 2nd Place: Chris Patton
Rochester & Associates, Inc. Patton Land Surveying 
Gainesville, GA Gainesville, GA   

Miscellaneous Maps
1st Place: Bradley Markham 2nd Place: Adam Baxley
Seiler & Associates, Inc. Land Engineering, Inc.
Stockbridge, GA McDonough, GA

GIS Maps
1st Place: Brian Lackey    
Columbus Consolidated Government                       
Columbus, GA

SAMSOG’s 2019 Annual Plat and Mapping Competition
This will be a juried contest.  All winning entries will be exhibited at the SAMSOG Technical Seminar on January 17th-18th, 2019. Map/Plat entries must be a PDF file. No paper copies.  Entrants need not be members of SAMSOG. (For winners that go to the NSPS competition, paper copies may be required.)  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, 2017 and may not have previously been entered in this contest. The entry many be freehand, machine drafted or computer aided drafted. The maximum map size is 34” by 44”.
Prizes to be awarded
1st Place $250, Admission for two to the Conference Luncheon and a Certificate. Prizes will be awarded at the 2019 SAMSOG Technical Seminar Awards Luncheon Thursday, 1/17/2019 at 1pm.

Submit a high resolution PDF 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 Monday, January 7th, 2019.  Use one entry form per document submitted.    

SAMSOG’s 2019 Annual Plat and Mapping Competition: Entry Form, See Attachment!

All entries will be judged on adherence to the minimum standards as set forth by the State of Georgia and/or ALTA/NSPS as appropriate. The judges will consider quality, content, innovation in layout, interpretability, presentation, applicability to typical client or persons using this type of map, and correctness. Neatness and accuracy of scale will also be considered.  The decisions of the judges are final. SAMSOG will sponsor the 1st place winners for Subdivision, Boundary, Topographical, ALTA/NSPS and Miscellaneous Categories from this competition in the National NSPS Plat 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 Department
P.O. Box 8077 
Statesboro, GA 30460  

Shipping Address:
Engineering Building, Rm 1120A
201 COBA Drive, BLDG 232
Statesboro, GA 30458 


Last edited Tuesday, November 13, 2018
12/21/2018 at 3:25:21 PM GMT
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2019 Plat Contest: Reminder!!!!!

2019 Annual Plat and Mapping Competition:

Reminder: 2019 Plats are due by 5pm on Monday, January 7th, 2019. 

Thanks and have a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

Roger Purcell


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