Georgia Contests and Sweepstakes

Georgia Contests and Sweepstakes
The deep Southern state of Georgia has many opportunities to win as skills contests and traditional sweepstakes. Before we get to the list of chances, here are a few trivia tidbits about the state:
  • It's nickname is The Peach State. It's also known as the Empire State of the South.

  • St. Marys, Georgia, is the second oldest city in the nation.

  • The state was named for King George II of England.

  • The Georgia-Florida border is home to one of the largest swamps in the world—Okefenokee—which spans 438,000 acres.
Arts and Crafts:Enter your own crafts in a contest or find giveaways at arts and crafts festivals in the state. Find local events at,, N Georgia ( and the stage page at Southern Festivals (

Beauty Pageants:Georgia beauties can enter pageants for prizes and prestige. Here are a few events throughout the state and region:
  • Southern Grace (

  • (visit the Georgia page)



Media:Media stations in Georgia list regional contests including WSB-TV Atlanta (, News radio 95.5, AM 750 WSB ( and

Outdoors: The Georgia Department of Natural Resources website has information about the annual poster contest. Just visit, and search for contests.

Travel:The official Georgia Tourism and Travel site has updated listings of state contests at

Good luck!

For those interested in traveling Georgia, consider the following titles to help you plan your trip:
Carolinas Georgia & the South Trips (Regional Travel Guide)
Day Trips from Atlanta: Getaway Ideas for the Local Traveler (Day Trips Series)

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