The Best GIFF Logbooks of All Time

The countdown to the 2018 Geocaching International Film Festival has begun!

From November 8-12, 2018, the 16 GIFF films that made the final list will be shown at GIFF events hosted by geocachers all over the world. Log your “Will Attend” at an event near you!

Are you hosting a GIFF Event? It’s time to start thinking about what logbook you’ll have around for your guests to sign! We’ve searched the last three years of worldwide GIFF Events for the most inventive and beautiful handmade logbooks around. Take inspiration from some of these:

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Watch the trailer for GIFF 2018

There are now 345 GIFF (Geocaching International Film Festival) Events (and counting!) in 36 countries featuring 16 films. You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you’ll earn a smiley, and the GIFF 2018 souvenir!

GIFF 2018 is November 8 – 12, 2018. Are you ready? Find a GIFF event near you and log your Will Attend! No events nearby? Try hosting! Just be sure to submit your events by October 25, 2018 so it has time to be published on Geocaching.com!

Now, back to the sneak preview…

The 2018 Geocaching International Film Festival Finalists Are…

At long last, the Geocaching International Film Festival 2018 finalists have been chosen! These films stand out above the rest for their creativity, production quality, content, and contribution to the global community of geocachers.

Let’s give a huge round of applause to the following films and directors:

Attend a GIFF Event November 8 – 12, 2018 to see the 16 films and to receive the 2018 GIFF souvenir.

Do you want to organize your own GIFF Event? Visit this page to learn more.

Are you looking for geocoins and other GIFF merchandise? Visit Shop Geocaching or International Retailers.

GBC 2 – Name that Tune — Geocache of the Week

Traditional
GC4VKVR
by WVTim
Difficulty:
2
Terrain:
1.5
Location:
West Virginia, United States
N 39° 30.146 W 077° 57.916

This blog post was written by Visitor Center maven and Geocaching HQ employee, Sarah

Along a Berkeley County trail in West Virginia are thirteen unique geocaches. Each is a unique gadget cache which, combined, have earned over 5000 Favorite points. Along this trail lies our Geocache of the Week. Lovingly constructed, Name that Tune certainly won’t fall flat, and is sure to test both your musical and geocaching skills.

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Ready, Set…Plan Your GIFF Event!

The Geocaching International Film Festival (GIFF) is still three months away (November 8-12) but now is the perfect time to start planning your event. Don’t know where to start? Look here for help.

GIFF is your only chance to earn a special souvenir by watching a whole series of unique and fun geocaching movies. For more inspiration, check out these 39 amazing moments from GIFF 2017.

Questions you should think about while planning:

  • What equipment will you use to show the finalist films?
  • How many people will come and how many seats do you need?
  • Will your film night have a theme, snacks, or film judging?

How to host a GIFF Event:

  1. Read the tips for hosting an event.
  2. Submit your event listing on Geocaching.com at least two weeks prior to the date of your event and wait for it to be published by a Volunteer Reviewer.
  3. Once your event is published, fill out the GIFF Sign Up Form.
  4. Wait for your event to be approved via email by the GIFF team at HQ.

Approved events will be added to the GIFF 2018 bookmark list and will receive the GIFF film reel file prior to the event.

Are you looking for GIFF Geocoins or other merchandise items? Check out our Shop.