Land Surveyors Workshops, a provider of surveying seminars, software, books, and videos, has announced the winner of its cruise giveaway contest. Joey Kapherr, a North Carolina PLS, was chosen from nearly 2,000 entries to receive a free spot on the LSW Continuing Education Cruise to the Bahamas, St. Thomas and St. Maarten scheduled for March 4-11, 2006.

Kapherr, along with surveyors from around the country, will select from a variety of LSW's most popular continuing education courses offered while the ship is at sea. Students will choose their own schedule earning anywhere from 4 to 24 hours of continuing education credit. Nationally known instructors will include John Keen, Jack Keen, Reynold Davenport and Larry Phipps. In addition to exploring the most exotic locations in the Eastern Caribbean, the group will enjoy the fabulous dining, entertainment and relaxation of one of Carnival's newest superliners - The Glory.

Interested surveyors can still register to participate in the 2006 Land Surveyors Workshops Continuing Education Cruise. The registration deadline is November 15. However, space is limited and surveyors are encouraged to call soon to reserve their stateroom. To learn more or to register, visit or call LSW at 1-800-533-4387.

A surveyor and "non-surveyor" guest can share an interior cabin, enjoy all of their onboard meals and entertainment while the surveyor earns up to 24 hours of continuing education for only $1900.66. This includes all taxes and fees. The only options not included in this price are cruise insurance, tips for cruise staff and travel to and from the ship. Alcoholic beverages and sodas are additional. Prices vary if two surveyors share a room. Surveyors can also choose to upgrade to an ocean view stateroom, ocean view stateroom with balcony or a suite.

Source: LSW, Sept. 1, 2005