And, now the 2014 People's Choice Award voting is open. Non-people's choice awards have already been determined. Recall:
This year's competition required an entrant to produce a high quality map of a portion of the U.S. National Bridge Inventory (NBI). This required parsing,geocoding ASCII files in which the NBI is stored, as well as producing of a quality map which could be viewed on the web.
- 1st $500, 2nd $250, 3rd $100, People’s Choice 1st $500 and Honorable Mentions
- Each winner (1st, 2nd, 3rd, and People’s Choice) will also have their initial certification fee waived if the application is submitted within one year of the date the winners are announced. Current GISPs will have their renewal fees waived at their next recertification date
- Map submittal earns / qualifies for 1 point under the Contribution to the Profession category