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7 Souvenirs of August

Event Cache

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: other (other)

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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 8 of the traditional geocaches per city plus one of the multi-geocaches for a total of 25 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. 
 
Pre-Order Your Event Shirt Here!! 

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
  • Variety ~ Poker Run Prizes - Cache Advance
  • 1 ~ FTF Magazine - FTF
  • 4 ~ Gift Cards - Adventure Underground

 

Friday, June 27, 2014 (Richland Community Center) GC52EJK

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.

~Raffle ticket for attending the event
~ GeoBingo - get a head start
~ Poker Run - get a head start
~ Trackable Trade Post
~ Kids Activities

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) Order Breakfast Now!

Sign up for breakfast and dinner and receive a Jaycees' Pathtag!!

Jaycees Pathtag

9:30am ~ 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

9:00am ~ Welcome (Introductions, schedule, rules/expectations, thank yous)

9:15am ~ Group Photo

9:30am ~
Entry Forms/Maps will be distributed


10:00am ~ Caches will be published


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

~Accuracy Game
~GeoBingo Continues - Submit by 5:00pm @ Jaycees Food Station)
~Geocache Vendors
~Bounce Houses (2:00-6:00pm)
~Penny Geocache Toss
~Kids Games
~Poker Run

~ Vendors (Cache Advance, Oakcoins, WSGA & Jaycees)

 

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

4:00-7:00pm ~ Geocoins - distributed to geocachers w/ completed entry form (1 set per household)

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

Sign up for breakfast and dinner and receive a Jaycees' Pathtag!! Jaycees Pathtag






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


Sunday, June 29, 2014 (Horn Rapids County Park) - WSGA CITO Event
GC5270D

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 7/29/2014 4:42:38 AM Pacific Daylight Time (11:42 AM GMT)
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Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum