Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites

THE GREAT GOPHER CHASE WINNERS!
Congratulations to . . .

 
Gopher ChaseJames Gordon
Rebecca Harris
Both individuals submitted the winning name so they each receive a $100 Bass Pro Gift Card.

The Gopher's new name is Scout!


 
John & Kristen Creek
Won a $50 Bass Pro Gift Card plus a Friends Family Membership for one-year.
Here are the 10 park photos they submitted:

 
The Gopher Chase - Creek photos   The Gopher Chase - Creek photos
 

The Gopher Chase - Creek photos   The Gopher Chase - Creek photos
 

The Gopher Chase - Creek photos   The Gopher Chase - Creek photos
 

The Gopher Chase - Creek photos   The Gopher Chase - Creek photos
 

The Gopher Chase - Creek photos   The Gopher Chase - Creek photos
 



Jenn Joh
Won a $50 Bass Pro Gift Card. Here are the 10 photos she submitted:
 
The Great Gopher Chase - Joh   The Great Gopher Chase - Joh
 

The Great Gopher Chase - Joh   The Great Gopher Chase - Joh
 

The Great Gopher Chase - Joh
  The Great Gopher Chase - Joh
 

The Great Gopher Chase - Joh
  The Great Gopher Chase - Joh
 

The Great Gopher Chase - Joh  
The Great Gopher Chase - Joh
 


WEEKLY PHOTO CONTEST WINNERS

Thanks to everyone who participated in The Great Gopher Chase!





CONTEST RULES . . .

To Celebrate Get Outdoors Georgia Month in June, the Georgia State Parks & Historic Sites Gopher is getting out, getting dirty, and getting fit at sites all over the state all month long!



How to join in on the Great Gopher Chase:

  • Get outdoors at one of the locations on the Gopher’s travel guide
  • Find the Gopher at the park or historic site
  • Take a picture with the Gopher and email it to Nicole.Barber@gadnr.org

What you can win:

  • Everyone who submits a picture can also send their choice of a name for the Gopher. The person who submits the name that the Gopher chooses to keep will get a $100 Bass Pro Shops gift card!
  • If you send pictures with the Gopher at 2 different state parks and historic sites, you will be submitted in the Great Gopher Chase Picture of the Week contest. Winning pictures will be displayed on this website and on Facebook each week!
  • 5 pictures of the Gopher at different sites will enter you in a chance to win a $50 Bass Pro Shops gift card.
  • By submitting 10 pictures with the gopher at different sites, you will have the chance to win a $50 Bass Pro Shops gift card and a free one year Friends Membership to Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites
This 2013 contest will begin June 1 and go through June 30, so submit your pictures with the Gopher at as many sites as you can within these dates! The winners for the 5 and 10 picture categories as well as the chosen Gopher name will be drawn and announced the week of July 1 by email. This will be followed by the announcement of the Gopher’s chosen name on Facebook, so be sure to like us and be on the look out to see if your name suggestion was chosen. The Gopher is very excited about his trip and finally having a name!
 
 


Mrs. Deal at Unicoi's Family Camp June 2013
Georgia's First Lady, Mrs. Deal posing
with the Gopher and families at
Unicoi's Family Camp on June 11, 2013.
 

Special thanks to Bass Pro Shops, the Georgia Natural Resources Foundation, and
Friends of Georgia State Parks & Historic Sites.
 

The Gopher’s Travel Guide:

The Great Gopher Chase map


 
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