2020 Annual Convention
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                                       2020 VAS Plat Competition

The Annual Plat Contest will be held during the 72nd Annual Convention & General Membership Meeting, April 19- May 2nd, 2020. The categories are the same as the 2018 NSPS Map Plat Design Competition: Subdivision Plats, Topographical Maps, ALTA/NSPS Survey Maps, Miscellaneous Maps, Boundary/Cadastral Maps.

The VAS follows the NSPS plat contest rules and they are as follows:

  1. Freehand and machine or computer drafted maps and plats completed after 6/30/18 are eligible for entry. Previously entered maps or plats will be disqualified, and no more than two entries per individual per category will be considered.
  2. The maps or plats submitted can be black and white (halftone/shaded), blueline or color prints.
  3. Maximum map size is 34” X 44”. Submissions must be a single drawing. They may originate from a set, but each entry must be entered as a single sheet.
  4. Categories are: Subdivision Plats, Boundary/Cadastral Maps, Topographic Maps, ALTA/NSPS Survey Maps, Miscellaneous Maps. Please mark “For Plat Contest Only” and the category for which you are entering the plat on the bottom right margin of the drawing.
  5. Neatness and accuracy of scale will also be considered.

All first and second place winners will be awarded a plaque and first place winners will be submitted to the NSPS National Plat Contest. VAS has previously had first and second place national winners.

Contest winners will be announced at the Banquet on Friday evening, May 1.

 

New this year:

In an effort to have winners posted and winners names on the awards at the convention, entries for must be received electronically in PDF format with your entry fee of $40 (for one to six plats) by no later than February 17, 2020. You can mail the entry fee to Virginia Association of Surveyors, 10340 Democracy Lane, Suite 300, Fairfax, VA 22030 or pay by credit card by clicking here. Please make checks payable to Virginia Association of Surveyors, Inc. Please note in the memo what the check is for.

 

Questions? Contact Chris Jensen (Christopher.jensen@fairfaxcounty.gov) or Khea Adams (Khea@vasurveyors.org)




 






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