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Tri-Cities 2014 Geocoin Challenge

Hidden : Saturday, June 28, 2014
In Washington, United States
Difficulty:
1 out of 5
Terrain:
1 out of 5

Size: Size: not chosen (not chosen)

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Tri-Cities Geocoin Challenge 2014

“Fun in the Sun!”

  • Enjoy a free, family friendly weekend for new and experienced geocachers!
  • Travel around Tri-Cities to find approximately 30 geocaches and earn all three trackable geocoins.
  • 400 trackable geocoins per city
  • 1 coin set per household
  • Kids (12 and under) who complete the challenge will receive a special trackable.

ADD IT TO YOUR CALENDAR!!

June 27-29, 2014
Horn Rapids County Park & Richland Community Center
Tri-Cities, WA

TO REGISTER: PLEASE Log “WILL ATTEND” with the # of people in your group on this event page.
(In order for us to have Mega Status, again, we must show 500 attendees on the event page. As of today (3/10) we are at 443!!

SIGN IN: Sign the official log book on Saturday or Sunday at Horn Rapids County Park.

 
Please take the time to complete the on-line Registration Form.

Is your state/country represented?
Tell us where you’re from in your log so we can add your state or country.

Prize Donations:

  • 3 ~ $10 Gift Cards - Caching Containers
  • 1 ~ $25 Gift Card (QR Code Drawing) - Cache Containers
  • 4 ~ $10 Gift Cards - GxProxy
  • 2 ~ Lanyards - CoinsandPins
  • 1 ~ Wright Brothers Memorial Benchmarks Geocoin - CoinsandPins
  • 1 ~ Travel Eagle Trackable - CoinsandPins.com
  • 1~ Travel Pirate Trackable - CoinsandPins.com
  • 2~ $15.00 Gift Cards - Landsharkz
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    Friday, June 27, 2014 (Richland Community Center)

    6:00pm~ Geocaching 101 Learn how to geocache so you will be prepared for the big event on Saturday, June 28!

    7:00pm~
    Meet & Greet Social – Great way to meet new and experienced geocachers.

    9:00pm~
    Night Cache “Free Space” publishedA traditional night geocache uses reflective trail markers to lead you to a cache. The coordinates given on the geocache page take you to a starting point.  From there you need to find the reflective trail markers that lead you to the final location. The final location normally has several reflective markers.


    Saturday, June 28, 2014 (Horn Rapids County Park)

    8:00-10:00am ~ Bisquits and Gravy (Fundraiser for Pasco Jaycees)

    8:00am ~ GPX Station – For those who need the event geocaches downloaded to their GPS unit, we will have volunteers available to assist you.

    8:00am ~ Geocoin Challenge Kick-Off Event begins

    ~Meet & Greet (GeoBingo - Submit by 5:00pm @ coin distribution table)
    ~Sign Event Log/Banner

    9:30am ~ Welcome (Introductions, schedule, rules/expectations, thank yous)

    9:45am ~ Group Photo

    10:00am ~
    Entry Forms will be distributed

    5:00-7:00pm ~
    Geocoins - distributed to geocachers w/ completed entry form (1 set per household)

    2:00-5:00pm ~ Geocache Activities (TBD)

    ~Accuracy Game
    ~GeoBingo Continues - Submit by 5:00pm @ coin distribution table)
    ~Travel Bug Contest
    ~Geocache Vendors
    ~Bounce Houses
    ~Penny Geocache Toss

    4:30-5:00pm ~Trackable Trading Post

    2:00-5:00pm ~ Snacks (Fundraiser for Pasco Jaycees)

    5:00-6:30pm ~ Dinner – TBD (Fundraiser for Pasco Jaycees)

    3:00-5:00pm ~ Poker Run   

    6:30pm ~ Contest Prizes (must be present to win)


    Sunday, June 29, 2014 (Horn Rapids County Park) - WSGA Event

    9:00am ~ Continental Breakfast w/Starbucks Coffee

    10:00am-12:00pm ~ CITO-(Cache In Trash Out ) We will pick up trash throughout Horn Rapids County Park while geocaching. Our goal is to leave the park nicer than we found it.

    10:00am-12:00pm ~
    Geocoins - distributed to geocachers w/ completed forms


    **Schedule subject to change.


    RV/Camping @ Horn Rapids County Park
    21 campsites available (limited # of spaces available)
    To make reservations email Jen Davis (jdavis@ci.richland.wa.us)
    $20/night RV
    $10/night Tent


    Hotel Information
    ~
    Discounts available until May 30!
    (Busy weekend! Make your reservations early!!!)

    Hotels
    Quality Inn
    TownPlace Mariott
    Best Western Plus Pasco
    Address

    7901 W. Quinault Ave
    Kennewick, WA 
    591 Columbia Point Dr
    Richland, WA  
    2811 N. 20th Avenue
    Pasco, WA 
    Phone#

    (509) 735-6100

    (509) 943-9800

    (509) 543-7722/
    1-866-313-7599
    Website

    Must book by phone

    www.marriott.com

    Must register by phone.

    Coupon Codes

    GEOCOIN

    Studio King Suite-GEOGEOA
    Studio Dbl. Queen Suite-GEOGEOB
    One Bedroom Suite-GEOGEOC
    Two Bedroom Suite-GEOGEOD 

      
    CGTGEO

    Amenities

    Breakfast Included
    Parking, Wi-Fi 

    Breafast Included,
    Parking, Wi-Fi 

    Breakfast Included,
    Parking, Wi-Fi 

    Price Single King $80.10 Studio King Suite-$119.00
    Studio Qeen-$129.00
    One Bedroom Suite-$139.00
    Two Bedroom Suite-$159.00   
    Single King(3-4 people)
    $129.00


    Co-Sponsored By:

    • Richland Parks and Recreation
    • Pasco Parks and Recreation
    • Kennewick Parks and Recreation
    • Tri-Cities Visitor & Convention Bureau
    • Benton County Parks

     

     

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Last Updated: on 4/23/2014 1:58:11 AM Pacific Daylight Time (8:58 AM GMT)
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Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum