Registration is open for the Area 1 and Area 2 Forestry CDEs. The Area 1
Forestry CDE will be held at the Gilmer County Livestock Facility (1020
Clear Creek Rd, Ellijay, GA 30536) on Wednesday, November 28th.
Registration for
the Area 1 CDE will begin at 2 pm and the contest will start at 2:30. The
Area 2 Forestry CDE will be held at Flinchum's Phoenix in the Whitehall
Forest- UGA (650 Phoenix Rd, Athens, GA 30605) on Thursday, November 29th.
Registration for the Area 2 CDE will begin at 1:30 and the contest will
begin at 2:30.

T-Shirts are available for this event and are $12. The t-shirt design is
attached and registration for t-shirts will end November 11th at 11 p.m.

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A Forestry CDE team will consist of *four individuals*, and all four scores
will count toward the team score. Each competitor will compete in 4
individual events at the Area CDE: Hand Compass, Timber Cruising for Board
Foot, Timber Stand Improvement (TSI), and Tree Identification. *Participants
are allowed to bring the following tools to the event: Biltmore Stick,
Clipboard and pencil, Compass (Azimuth or Bearing), Clinometer, and
non-scientific calculator (no other equipment is permitted)*.  All written
materials will be furnished for the event. Please make sure to consult the
guidelines before coming to the event.

Brandon Ray
North Region Forestry Teacher
Agricultural Education
204 Four Towers
The University of Georgia
Athens, Ga  30602
Office: 706-552-4465
Cell: 706-506-8110