SWPA Annual Event

2020 SWPA ANNUAL MEETING & LOGGING AND TRUCKING EXPO

2020 SWPA Annual Meeting Registration Packet
2020 SWPA Annual Meeting Sponsor Packet

Okefenokee Fairgrounds & Exchange Club
Waycross, Georgia
March 5 – 7, 2020

Event Information

2020 SWPA Annual Meeting EventJoin 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.

FREE General Admission - A Family FUN Event!

Annual Meeting Location

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

Accommodations

Holiday Inn Express & Suites

912-548-0720

Ask for SWPA Annual Meeting Rates (special rate expire on 2/14/20)

Comfort Suites

912-548-0555

Ask for SWPA Annual Meeting Rates (special rate expire on 2/14/20)

Hampton Inn

912-285-5515

Best Western

912-284-0095

Schedule

Thursday - March 5, 2020

11:00 am Golf Tournament Lunch
12:30 pm Golf Tournament * ** proceeds go to “Log A Load for Kid’s Charity”
1:00 pm Registration Desk / Raffle / Silent Auction /Vendor /EXPO Set-Up
6:00 pm Welcome Reception

Golfer

Friday - March 6, 2020

9:00 am-1:00 pm CLE- Continuing Logger Education*
both FL Master Logger Renewal Update and GA Master Timber Harvester credits available.)
1:00 pm-6:00 pm Registration Desk / Raffle / Silent Auction /Vendor /EXPO Areas Open FREE Admission
3:00 pm-5:00 pm Loader Competition* Must be a minimum age of 18 to participate.
6:30 pm SWPA Members and Sponsors Supper

Saturday – March 7, 2020

8:00 am-1:00 pm Registration Desk / Raffle / Silent Auction /Vendor /EXPO Areas Open FREE Admission
9:00 am-12:00 pm Chainsaw Carving
9:00 am-12:00 pm Loader Competition* Must be a minimum age of 18 to participate.
9:00 am-12:00 pm Truck Rodeo * Must be a minimum age of 18 to participate.
9:00 am-12:00 pm Face Painting
12:00 pm-1:00 pm Raffle Drawings and Silent Auction Wrap-Up WINNERS ANNOUNCED!

If you have any questions, please call the office at (904) 845-7133.
REGISTRATION NUMBERS DETERMINE A HEAD COUNT FOR EACH EVENT! PLEASE INDICATE NUMBERS ATTENDING “Liability Disclaimer: SWPA Inc is not responsible for any damage or loss of equipment, persons or property directly or indirectly related to participation in the 2020 SWPA Annual Meeting.”
Cancellation Policy - No Show = No Refund

FREE General Admission

(Starred events * fees may apply)


The Southeastern Wood Producers Association’s 2019 Annual Meeting / Logging & Trucking Expo was held March 7 -9, 2019 at The Okefenokee Fairgrounds & Exchange Club in Waycross, GA.

 

WINNERS

GOLF TEAMS         18 Holes

1st Place:                        Will Phillips, Chris Harper, Randy Howell, Lee Gowen

2nd Place:                       Eric Schmidt, Brad Morris, Scott Gies, Brian Henderson

3rd Place:                       Lonnie Pate, Joel Ganger, Bobby Tippins, Shane Herrin

Longest Putt:                 Lee Gowen

Longest Drive:               Trey Thompson

 

LOADER COMPETITION WINNERS                                                                          

Time           Loader                  Prize

1st Place                Edward Hutchinson        1:01:71       Barko                     $300.00

2nd Place               Rickey Pitts, Jr.               1:03:94        Tigercat                $150.00

3rd Place               Chris Lloyd                     1:08:03       CAT                      $ 75.00      

 

TRUCK  RODEO WINNERS   

Points                   Prize

1st Place                Dillon Stratton, III                              190 /250               $300.00

2nd Place               Hunter Pitts                                        180 /250               $150.00

3rd Place               James Rhue                                        180 /250               $ 75.00

 

EXHIBITOR SIGN OFF SHEET - COOLER DRAWING

Hannah Light  - Madison, FL

SHOTGUN RAFFLE

Wilbur Waters -  Starke, FL


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

LOADER COMPETITION WINNERS     

                                                                          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

EXHIBITOR SIGN OFF SHEET - YETI COOLER DRAWING

Matthew Poulsen – Blackshear, GA

SHOTGUN RAFFLE

Justin Lee – JWL Logging Co.,  Springfield, GA