Ever had the urge to compete in the Olympics? This is your chance to answer the call and compete for glory! Jabbywockyz present the first inaugural Winter Olympics live from Dauphin, Manitoba. Team up and face off against fellow geocachers in this event that is recommended for people of all ages. Battle for gold in a variety of different winter themed activities. Do you have what it takes to win some medals for your country?
Location and Time
The Olympics will be held in Vermillion Park on Sunday, February 19th(long weekend) in Dauphin, MB. Opening Ceremonies will begin at 1pm.
We encourage everyone to log their will attend as early as possible to help us with the planning. When you log your will attend specify which country you would like to represent and how many people are on your team. It's first come first serve however Canada is already taken for the host team. We would like to have team sizes consisting of at least 2 to 4 people (or more if your a family team). If you are an individual person no worries! Just let us know and we can help find you a team. Throughout the afternoon your team will compete in scheduled activities for your opportunity to win medals!
We have plenty of fun activities that will promote friendly competition, team building and camaraderie. You don't have to be a physical specimen to take part in these activities. There is something to do for all skill levels.
Can you build a snowman? (without snow)
Some of the other fun stuff that will be going on during the event will be: campfire, snow taffy and hot chocolate, team selfies, snow mascot building. At the end of the event we will be having the closing ceremonies and medals ceremony.
Remember to dress warm with lots of layers as the weather is unpredictable. We encourage everyone to bring water and snacks to stay hydrated and keep your energy up. If you have please bring snowshoes and gps unit as they will come in handy. Snowshoes can be rented from Dauphin Rec Services. Check out their site HERE
In the evening we will be hosting a potluck supper called The Olympic Banquet. This will be published as a seperate event HERE. Take this time to enjoy some good food, unwind, reflect on the day and visit with fellow cachers. If possible we ask that each team brings a dish that is influenced by the country they represented. In your will attends for either event please specify if you will be bringing an salad, entree or dessert to the potluck. After supper everyone is welcome to join us for a night hike to find a new night cache.
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