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November 9, 2020
2020 Fall Classic Bocce Tournament
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2020 Fall Classic Bocce Tournament

9 November, 2020
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Barnsley Resort

GET READY for the Fall Classic on Monday, November 9th! Registration is open! Planners play for FREE!

  Bocce High Five    barnsleygardens   winningteam    barnsley  
   Big Score    Barnsley Resort
   2019 Winning Team    Southern Hospitality  

This is the 12th year MPI Georgia is holding this popular event and we are thrilled to experience the beautiful outdoors at Barnsley Resort. GET READY for the Fall Classic on Monday, November 9. It's not too early to practice, because there are several competitive teams with their eyes on the prizeBarnsley Resort
 is known for its Southern traditions in a storybook setting. This North Georgia resort is the ultimate retreat to unplug and find balance. Come experience our outdoor lifestyle, nature, and rich Southern hospitality dating back to the 1880's. 

Playing it Safe with MPI Georgia- COVID-19 Precautions and Guidelines
Rest assured, social distancing measures and preventative actions for your personal welfare and safety are of paramount importance. Masks will be required in dedicated areas and we will abide by the CDC guidelines in conjunction with Barnsley Resort's health and sanitation program. 

In order to hold a safe and first-class outdoor event, we have prepared a document, COVID-19 Procedures and Guidelines, to ensure the safety and well-being of participants at the Fall Classic Bocce Tournament. In addition to following general protocols issued by local authorities; we will also follow guidelines issued by MPI Global, Barnsley Resort, and Casey Corporate Transportation. 

Hard Rock Resorts  
Silent Auction 
 Sponsor Interaction    Beats from Amp'd Entertainment    Silent Auction Preview    2018 Winning Team

2020 Fall Classic Registration Rates: 
Planners play for FREE!
MPI Georgia Member: $50
MPI Georgia Non-Member: $65

Registration Notes: 
- Planners please complete the registration form and use the promo code PLANNER at checkout
- Rates apply for all attendees even if you do not participate in the tournament
- Registration will close on Thursday, November 5th at 5:00 PM

Barnsley Resort Fall Classic Special Offer:
$179 room rate at The Inn and reduced resort fee of $30. Click here for reservations.

MPI Georgia Chapter Attendance Policy:
All Essential Level members or non-members are limited to no more than two events in one fiscal year and must pay the Essential Level/Non-member rate. MPI Preferred or Premier Level members are welcome to attend all chapter events at the Member Price. 

Cancellations: If you need to cancel your registration a full refund will be granted if cancellation is received in writing before 5:00 PM on Thursday, November 5th. After that time there will be no refunds. Please send cancellation notice to Additionally, registration fees may not be applied or transferred to future events.

Substitutions: If you have registered but are unable to attend the meeting, you may substitute another employee from your company at no additional charge.

Schedule of Events: 

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM Registration, Coffee Chats, and Silent Auction Preview
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM Bocce Tournament and Lawn Games
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM Beats, Eats, and Liquid Treats in a Designated Area
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM Awards, Announcements, and Silent Auction Presentation

Shuttle Bus Information:
Casey Corporate Transportation is providing a shuttle bus to/from the event. Transportation and parking from Cobb Galleria Centre are complimentary. If you would like to take the shuttle, please select this option on the registration page. The bus departs at 9:00 AM sharp to the resort and the return trip departs at 3:00 PM. 

Upon arrival, press parking gate button to take a ticket out of the machine. Meet the bus at the porte-cochere. Complimentary parking passes will be distributed on the bus to enter into the machine upon leaving. 

Parking Location: 
Cobb Galleria Centre
Two Galleria Parkway
Atlanta, GA 30339
Click here for Driving Directions

somethingforeveryone          Something for Everyone: 
If you are not familiar with the world's easiest lawn game, check out the brief instructional video. Bocce is described as a combination of skee-ball, bowling, and shuffle board.   
 participate         Why should I Participate??
Because it’s an unique, casual, and fun opportunity to network with fellow members, entertain clients, and meet potential new clients outside of an office setting. Plus, it’s a great gathering of meeting professionals for a day of friendly competition while enjoying the outdoors.  
 plannersforme         Planners play for FREE:

Thanks to our amazing sponsors, all meeting planners receive complimentary registration. We hope you’ll join us for this fun outing with fabulous prizes and a bit of friendly competition. To take advantage of this amazing opportunity, please use the promotional code PLANNER when prompted on the registration page. 

 attendandnotplay         Can I attend and not play bocce?
Yes, we encourage members to check out the action and cheer on competitors. All are welcome to attend the event even if you do not intend to play. There will be plenty of activities, great music, and ample time to visit with event sponsors, chapter members, and guests. Please note, you will still have to register as an attendee. 
 sponsorshipopportunity         Sponsorship Opportunities:
The Fall Classic provides some of the most diverse and engaging sponsorship opportunities – a great opportunity to make a big impact. Regina Robuck can provide all the details and help you identify the sponsorship option that’s best for your organization. Contact Regina at 404.760.2887 or send an email.  
 silentauctiondonations         Silent Auction Donations: 

Would you like to donate an auction item for the Fall Classic? Our members always get excited with gift certificates and goodie bags both large and small. Last year we had generous donations ranging from SEC Championship tickets to weekend getaways. If you would like to donate to our 2020 Silent Auction, please fill out this form


The 2019 Fall Classic was a record-breaker on and off the course:
  • Highest Bocce attendance in tournament history 
  • Largest donation to our philanthropic partner, Covenant House. Your contributions enhance quality of care - ensuring that safe, mission-focused, and purpose-driven services and facilities are offered to disadvantaged youth. 
  • Most successful chapter fundraiser.
  • And, last but not least, tremendous involvement from tournament sponsors. We could not do this without you. 

Thank You to Our Event Sponsors:

 Beverage Cart    Registration Area   Silent Auction 
 ACVB Logo    Reno Tahoe LogoStackedURL_TruckeeBlue    Active Production & Design Logo
 Bocce Court    Bocce Court   Bocce Court & Mobile App
 SweeneyZoneLogo4    GreatWolfLodge Groups and Meetings Logo   MeetAppLogo-Main-RGB

   Photography    Registration Software
  AMP'D Entertainment - NEW 2020    Photosynthesis Logo    Avolio-Camel-48pt-White-on-Blue
 Transportation    Weather    Parking
 casey-corp-trans-official-logo7cba34ff8f3c42f28fa90c18d47ddb88   Jekyll Island logo     CobbGalleria_4Color
 Hand Sanitizer
   Bocce Ball Equipment    Mini Golf Game
 Sensational Baskets_Logo_vertical    ETA Logo   WowFactorTM 
 Photo Booth
   360 Booth   Coffee Cart
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Far Out Galaxy
   button it up light  
 Live Wire Logo

Thank You to Our Annual Sponsors:

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Reno Tahoe LogoStackedURL_TruckeeBlue                                      

In-Kind Audio Visual
  In-Kind Photography

Active Production & Design Logo
  Photosynthesis Logo

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