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Late enrollment boosts Games

...Wednesday, 5,000 athletes had registered. "It will continue to go up," said Georgia Games public relations Director Amy Alter. "We're estimating 7,000 to 9,000 (competitors) and we expect it will be on the high end of that." Despite...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/07/22/oth_266126.shtml
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Unusual sports have place on Games roster

...chance to see in this year's Games. "We added disc golf because it's becoming popular all over the country," said Amy Alter, public relations director for the Games. "We try to accommodate all athletes and reach as many participants as possible...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/07/18/oth_265874.shtml
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Georgia Games will feature unusual sports

...chance to see in this year's Games. "We added disc golf because it's becoming popular all over the country," said Amy Alter, public relations director for the Games. "We try to accommodate all athletes and reach as many participants as possible...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/06/19/oth_263964.shtml
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Games resume tonight

...rock climbing to wrestling. "Last year, we didn't know what to expect," Georgia Games public relations director Amy Alter said. "We were extremely pleased with the numbers we had last year." Some local volunteers were glad to have the Games...

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Many S.C. athletes are competing

...won't know how many non-Georgians competed until early next week, when the final count of athletes is completed, said Amy Alter, public relations director for the Games. Before the Games, organizers estimated that 500 to 900 athletes from outside...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/07/25/oth_266373.shtml
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Workers coordinate athletics

...relations staff and several computers that are used to tally scores and competition results, said public relations director Amy Alter. Security and medical services for the Games are coordinated from the Operations Center as well, said operations center...

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Scheduling keeps some away from competition

...so many sports, some are going to be affected because they're going to conflict with other, bigger events," said Amy Alter, a Georgia Games spokeswoman. Rowing faces competition from world championships in Europe, and even rowers who have...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/07/24/oth_266285.shtml
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Young, old and non-Georgians to compete

...program introduces the state to the Georgia Games. They've always been the springboard for our championships," said Amy Alter, public relations director for the Georgia State Games Commission. Entry forms can be obtained by calling (770) 528-3580...

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Athletes form two other states welcome in Games

...and hopefully feel part of a closer-knit community while they're here." Georgia Games public relations director Amy Alter said the changes Augusta's organizing committee instituted give the Games a new identity. "With the Games being in...

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