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.
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.
North Region Forestry Teacher
204 Four Towers
The University of Georgia
Athens, Ga 30602