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Dates June 29, July 27, August 24. 2001
Location Northwest Georgia Trade & Convention Center, Dalton, GA
Entertainment Motorcycle Show plus weekly bands
No. Entrants 49
No. Finalists 14 Calendar Girls for the 2003 Resaca Beach Calendar
Sponsors Charter Cable TV (Dalton, GA), Pango Pango Swimwear ((Pompano Beach, FL), Ms. Red Hot, American Dream Calendar Girl Model Challenge, Sale Auto Mall (Dalton, GA), Graphic Tufting Center (Dalton), Screenprinting Specialties (Dalton), Armen & Joseph Jewelers (Duluth, GA), Calhoun Carpet Sales (Calhoun, GA), Dixie Transport (Dalton), Better Backers, Inc. (Chatsworth, GA), Dodd's Carpet (Calhoun, GA), Graphic Tufting Center (Dalton), Advance Tufting (Chatsworth), Nob North Fast Lube (Dalton), Glamour Editions Photography (Atlanta, GA), Andrew Wilson Studios (Atlanta, GA), Rose Photographic Arts, (Calhoun, GA)
Judges Ron Arnold (Dalton), Cynthia Dillard (Dalton), Ron Cleveland (Calhoun, GA), Mike Gard (Ringgold, GA), David Bloomquist (Atlanta, GA), Brandy Ledford (Dalton, GA), Tim Mabe (Dalton, GA), Bert Caldwell (Chattanooga, TN), Andrew Wilson (Atlanta), Tenna Reed Cooke (Chattanooga), Scott Sanders (Chattanooga), Holli Biggs Collins (Cleveland, TN), Joe Don Griffith (Resaca, GA).  All of these people judged at least one round of the contest, and several judged all three.  Ron Arnold was the head judge.  Judging was on swimwear, cocktail wear, and personality.
Official Photographer Harold Rose, Calhoun, GA
Video Services Charter Communications and FuelTV
Total cash prizes $2500.00 ($2,000 to winner)
Other prizes Trip to Pango Pango Cover Challenge, Bahamas
Capri Hodge
Three trips to American Dream Calendar Girl Model Search in Bahamas
Jennifer Stroup
Kimberly Starr
Tonya Lloyd
One trip to the Ms. Red Hot Contest in Jamaica
Sammie Lee Bradley
Three glamour photo sessions at David Bloomquist's Glamour Editions Photography in Atlanta
Tonika Thompson
Stacy Lynn Johnson
Jennifer Stroup
One-day glamour photo shoot provided by Andrew Wilson Studios in Atlanta
Capri Hodge
Special custom-made 14-kara goldt charm for each calendar girl from Armen & Joseph Jewelers in Duluth (Atlanta), GA
Winner CAPRI HODGE, Steele, AL
Runner-Up KIMBERLY MAXWELL, Rocky Face, GA
CALENDAR GIRLS Age Address   Comment    
Capri Hodge 27 Steele, AL Winner
Constanza Sweeney 29 Taylorsville, GA
Gail Bishop 45 Resaca, GA
Jennifer Stroup 23 Cashiers, NC
Kimberly Maxwell 27 Rocky Face, GA Runner-Up
Kimberl;y Hitt 24 Birmingham, AL
Kimberly Starr 29 Huntsville, AL
Leslie Beck 21 Knoxville, TN
Patti Smith 29 Atlanta, GA
Sammie Lee Bradley 29 Murfreesboro, TN
Shaneena Woods 19 Chattanooga, TN
Stacy Lynn Johnson 26 Cleveland, TN
Tonika Thompson 26 Smyrna, GA
Tonya Lloyd 30 Murfreesboro, TN        
For the first time ever, a calendar will be produced instead of the traditional poster.  The calendar will be shot and published by Harold Rose of Rose Photographic Arts in Calhoun, GA, who has worked tirelessly behind the scenes.  Special thanks to Harold!
Capri Hodge won on her second try.
Special thanks also to FuelTV for their intensive coverage of the event.
For the 16th straight contest, the event has been videotaped and shown on local TV by Charter Media.

Round One contestants

Round One Swimwear

Round One Calendar Girls

Round Two Calendar Girls

Round Two Swimwear

American Dream Trip winners

Bike Winner

Christopher Bowen awards trophy to Capri Hodge

Glamour Photo Session Winners

Joseph presents jewelry gifts

Kimberly Hitt

Capri Hodge & Kimberly Maxwell

All photos by Harold Rose



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