2016 AT&T Junior and Senior National Championships
It is with immeasurable gratitude and great excitement that Moss Farms Diving accepted the privilege of hosting the AT&T Junior and Senior National Championships to be held August 2016. Steeped in a long held tradition of champions and excellence, wrapped in genuine Southern hospitality, and energized anew, our venue in Moultrie, Georgia offers a competition setting unlike any other. Participants, families, and coaches will be welcomed with open arms to our community driven environment. They will be challenged to exceed personal expectations in our state of the art dry land and vast outdoor facility. Further, they will be encouraged to genuinely interact with one another, celebrating both small and large, quiet and loud, independent and shared achievements. We are thrilled to proudly showcase the hard work, drive and talents of the Junior and Senior 2016 diving class.
To stay up-to-date on all of the preparations Moss Farms Diving is doing, follow us on our Facebook page. Be sure to use #ATTDivingNats in any of your social media posts so we can share in your excitement as you prepare to join us in Moultrie, GA.
Travel Planning Information
1. Travel Time to the City of Moultrie from Airports
a. Valdosta Regional: 50 minutes/ 50 miles
b. Albany Regional: 50 minutes/ 40 miles
c. Tallahassee International: 1 hour and 15 minutes/ 70 miles
d. Jacksonville International: 2.5 hours/ 174 miles
e. Atlanta International: Approximately 3.5 hours/ 200 miles
f. Orlando International: Approximately 4 hours/ 265 miles
2. Neighboring Towns with Hotel Accommodations
a. Adel: 20 minutes/ 25 miles
b. Albany: 50 minutes/ 38 miles
c. Thomasville: 30 minutes/25 miles
d. Tifton: 40 minutes/28 miles
e. Valdosta: 45 minutes/ 39 miles
**These locations are located close to the city of Moultrie and are easily accessible by multi-lane highways with virtually no traffic. The daily commute to and from these locations is quicker in comparison to an average trip in a major metropolitan area.
3. Hotel and Other Accommodations
Econo Lodge Moultrie 229-891-2314
Hampton Inn Moultrie 229-616-7777
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Moultrie 229-890-9900
Norman Park Conference Center Norman Park 229-769-3011
Days Inn Adel 229-896-4574
Hampton Inn Adel 229-896-4699
Super 8 Adel 229-896-2244
Hampton Inn Thomasville 229-227-0060
Holiday Inn Express Thomasville 229-226-4666
Comfort Inn & Suites Tifton 229-382-8250
Country Inn & Suites Tifton 229-382-8100
Days Inn & Suites Tifton 229-382-8505
Holiday Inn Express Tifton 229-382-3300
Comfort Suites Valdosta 229-249-8880
Days Inn at Conference Center Valdosta 229-249-8800
Days Inn at Valdosta Mall Valdosta 229-244-7600
Hampton Inn Valdosta 229-242-2232
Holiday Inn Hotel & Conference Center Valdosta 229-244-1111
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Valdosta 229-249-8900
Howard Johnson Valdosta 229-244-4460
Super 8 at Conference Center Valdosta 229-249-8000
Super 8 at Valdosta Mall Valdosta 229-244-8440
Baymont Inn and Suites Albany 229-435-3737
Country Inn and Suites Albany 229-317-7100
Merry Acres Inn Albany 229-435-7721
Hilton Garden Inn Albany 229-888-1590
Park Inn by Radisson Albany 229-446-2001
Wingate by Wyndham Albany 229-883-9800
4. Plantation Possibilities
a. Ashburn Hill 229-985-5069
b. Boggy Pond Plantation 229-985-5395
c. Gin Creek 229-941-2989
d. Morrison Pines 229-985-7272
e. Quail Ridge 229-985-5011
f. Southern Woods 229-347-1243
g. Sundown Farms Plantation 229-985-0652
5. RV Park Suggestions
a. Reed Bingham State Park Between Moultrie and Adel
b. Spence Field Campgrounds Moultrie 229-890-5425
**RVs will be allowed to park near the venue during the day; however, they will not be allowed to park overnight.
While You’re at Moose Moss Aquatic Center (check back for parking and venue maps
1. Venue Map
2. Parking Map
3. Extras for Our Patrons
a. 1,000 conveniently located, FREE parking spaces
b. Local police, fire, and EMS command center on site
c. Breakfast and lunch vendors available daily
d. Cooling tent available inside the venue gates
e. Complimentary, cold water filling stations (bring your own re-fillable water bottles)
f. Air-conditioned gymnasium for divers and families (bring a bag chair or blow-up mattress for comfort)
g. Free, daily activities for kids and adults of all ages provided by local churches, the Colquitt County Arts Center, Elev8, the YMCA, Thronateeska Heritage Museum, Flint Riverquarium, Southeastern United Dairy Association, Georgia Beef Board, Georgia Peanut Commission, Georgia Cotton Women, Georgia Farm Bureau, and more
h. Georgia Grown tent with free samples of delicious food and interactive education provided by Stripling’s, Southeastern United Dairy Association, Georgia Beef Board, Georgia Peanut Commission, Georgia Cotton Women, Georgia Farm Bureau, Weeks Honey, Vidalia Onion Council, Georgia Peach Council, etc.
4. Food at the Venue
a. White Oak Pastures – July 30th and 31st (breakfast scramble wrap, grasped beef burgers, pastured bbq chicken sandwich, fajita steak wrap or salad with pineapple salsa, rotisserie chicken salad wrap drinks) www.whiteoakpastures.com
b. Daylight Donuts – August 1st and 2nd (sausage rolls, donut holes, apple fritters, long johns, chocolate and glazed donuts, smoothies, coffee, drinks) www.facebook.com/DaylightDonutMoultrie/
c. My T Fine BBQ – August 1st, 2nd, 7th, and 8th (hotdogs, hamburgers, chicken, chips, fruit, sweet tea, drinks) www.facebook.com/My-t-fine-BBQ-Catering-437374726355185/
d. Fiesta Foods – August 3rd, 4th, 9th, 10th, 11th (fruit, breakfast burritos, fresh sausage links/dogs, italian sausage w/grilled veggies, lo-mein stir-fry, egg rolls, quesadillas, drinks)
e. Heritage Youth Group – August 5th (hotdogs, chips, candy, drinks) www.heritagelife.org
f. My Trainer’s Meals – August 6th (breakfast and lunch) www.mytrainersmeals.com
g. Beans and Strings – August 7th and 8th (coffee, iced coffee, frappes, smoothies, protein shakes, Italian sodas, B12 drinks, fresh fruit, muffins, turnovers, cookies, brownies) http://beansandstrings.com
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Happenings in the Southwest Georgia Region
1. Opening Ceremonies on the Square in Downtown Moultrie, GA – July 30, 2016
a. Divers should arrive at 5:30 pm, July 30.
b. Teams will be organized in alphabetical order by state.
c. Bring a blanket and/or lawn chair to enjoy the festivities.
d. The event will start at 6 pm and conclude at 7 pm. Please plan to enjoy dinner in a downtown restaurant, visit our local
shops, and listen to live music on the square provided by a local band “Best Cassette.”
2. Family Fun Night in Downtown Moultrie, GA – August 4, 2016
a. Local restaurants and shops will be open late for you to enjoy. Discounts will be offered for divers and families.
b. View a movie with your family and/or team and stay out late since there is no competition on Friday!
3. Special Offers for Divers and Families
a. Colquitt County Arts Center – WOW! They have some amazing opportunities for all ages to participate in before, during and after competitions. What a great way for siblings to have fun instead of sitting in the sun. CCAC is located within walking distance of the Aquatic Center and has a friendly, welcoming staff. Go to their website or call (229)985-1922 for specific opportunities just for you.
b. Sunset Country Club – Golf and Fishing (Tuesdays – Sundays) and Family Bingo Nights (8/02 and 08/09). Call 229-890-5555 ext 25 for tee times and bingo reservations. Mention you are for for Nationals for special pricing.
c. Wild Adventures Theme Park and Splash Island Water Park – A fabulous discount is being offered including both parks and multiple concerts. Visit the link and enter the promo code TEAM USA for a 6-day pass at a price that is less than a one-day pass.
d. Chehaw Zoo and Park – free park admission and parking with diver credentials or admissions wristband
e. Flint Riverquarium – $2 off admission
f. Thronateeska Heritage Museum – Weatherbee Planetarium admission ($1 off); Science, History, and Georgia Surveying and Mapping Museums (free)