SWPA Annual Event

The Southeastern Wood Producers Association’s 2018 Annual Meeting is scheduled for  March 15 -17, 2018 in Waycross, GA.  SO...mark your calendars NOW and join SWPA supporters for fun, fellowship, and other exciting logging events. Our team will be showcasing the latest equipment, supplies, services and technologies for wood fiber harvesting and transportation.     Registration Forms at bottom of page.

 2018 SWPA ANNUAL MEETING & LOGGING AND TRUCKING EXPO

Okefenokee Fairgrounds & Exchange Club     Waycross, Georgia 

March 15 -17, 2018

Join other SWPA members and supporters for fun and fellowship while viewing the latest logging and trucking equipment and technologies for wood fiber harvesting and transportation.

 

Annual Meeting Location

Okefenokee Fairgrounds & Exchange Club       2401 Knight Avenue, Waycross, GA  31503

Accommodations

Holiday Inn Express & Suites   912-548-0720     Room Block expires 2/14/18      Ask for SWPA Annual Meeting Rates

Comfort Suites                            912-548-0555     Room Block expires 2/14/18      Ask for SWPA Annual Meeting Rates

Hampton Inn                                 912-285-5515

Best Western                                912-284-0095

Schedule

Thursday - March 15, 2018

1:00pm                   Golf Tournament at Laura Walker State Park                   ** proceeds go to “Log A Load for Kid’s Charity”

1:00pm                   Registration Desk / Raffle / Silent Auction /Vendor /EXPO Set-Up

6:00pm                   Welcome Reception

 

Friday -  March 16, 2018

9:00am-1:00pm      CLE-  Continuing Logger Education

                               both FL Master Logger Renewal Update and GA Master Timber Harvester credits available.)

1:00pm-6:00pm      Registration Desk / Raffle / Silent Auction /Vendor /EXPO Areas Open

2:30pm-5:30pm      Loader Competition    Must be a minimum age of 18 to participate.

6:30pm                   SWPA Business Meeting & Supper

                                    Keynote Speaker:  Richard Schwab – M.A. Rigoni, Perry, FL

                                    Passing of the Gavel  - John Lane to Scott Gies

Saturday – March 17, 2018

8:00am-1:00pm      Registration Desk / Raffle / Silent Auction /Vendor /EXPO Areas Open

8:30am-12:30pm    Chainsaw Carving    

9:00am-12:00pm    Loader Competition    Must be a minimum age of 18 to participate.

9:00am-12:00pm    Truck Rodeo               Must be a minimum age of 18 to participate            

9:00am-12:00pm    Face Painting

12:45pm                 Final Entries for Silent Auction

1:00pm                   Raffle Drawings and Silent Auction Wrap-Up

FORMS

2018 SWPA Annual Meeting Sponsor Packet

2018 SWPA Annual Meeting Attendee Packet