SWPA Annual Event

MARK YOUR CALENDARS to join us at the  2019 SWPA Annual Meeting & Logging and Trucking Expo

This will be a Family FUN Event!    FREE General Admission    

 Date:  March  7 - 9, 2019

Annual Meeting Location

Okefenokee Fairgrounds & Exchange Club

2401 Knight Avenue, Waycross, GA  31503



Holiday Inn Express & Suites   912-548-0720

Comfort Suites                            912-548-0555


Thursday - March 7, 2019

11:00am                  Golf Tournament Lunch

1:00pm                   Golf Tournament Shotgun Start

1:00pm                   Vendor /EXPO Set-Up

6:00pm                   Welcome Reception

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Friday -  March 8, 2019

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

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

3:00pm-5:00pm      Loader Competition*    Must be a minimum age of 18 to participate.

6:30pm                   SWPA Business Meeting & Supper and ENTERTAINMENT  - Dueling  Pianos


Saturday – March 9, 2019

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

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

1:00pm                  Announcement of Competition Winners /  Raffle Drawings and Silent Auction Wrap-Up








The Southeastern Wood Producers Association’s 2018 Annual Meeting / Logging & Trucking Expo was held March 15 -17, 2018 at The Okefenokee Fairgrounds & Exchange Club in Waycross, GA.

GOLF TEAMS    18 Holes

1st Place:                        DJ Wilson, Jeff Parke, Chase Rawlinson, Micky Bokor

2nd Place:                       Eric Schmidt, Mike Graber, Scott Gies, Brian Henderson

3rd Place:                       Dave Burns, Lonnie Pate, Joel Ganger, Tracy Edenfield

Longest Putt:                 Brian Henderson

Longest Drive:               Lonnie Pate


                                                                          Time           Loader                  Prize

1st Place                John Hayman                 2:21:75       Tigercat                $300.00

2nd Place               Jestin Lloyd                    2:24:19        Tigercat                $150.00

3rd Place               Chris Lloyd                     2:29:10       CAT                      $ 75.00      

TRUCK   RODEO WINNERS                                               Points                   Prize

1st Place                Tobey McDowell                                225 /250               $300.00

2nd Place               Robert Veal                                        195 /250               $150.00

3rd Place               Shon Whidden                                   160 /250               $ 75.00


Matthew Poulsen – Blackshear, GA


Justin Lee – JWL Logging Co.,  Springfield, GA