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Mega-Event Cache

West Bend $1000 Cache Ba$h 2018

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Hidden : Saturday, August 11, 2018
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The weekend will highlight grand illusions, wizards, magicians, sorcerers, and more(!) as you discover all the magic West Bend has to offer at one of the best Mega events geocaching has to offer- at the 11th Annual West Bend $1000 Cache Ba$h, August 10-11, 2018.

Do you believe in Magic?

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TO REGISTER: It's FREE! Simply log a "WILL ATTEND" on this cache page with the number of people on your team (also tell us where you're from!). During the event, SIGN IN at Regner Park on Friday afternoon or Saturday morning to Sign the official log book.

Free Drawstring Goody Bags with coupons, city information, and various contest entry forms will be available on a first come, first serve basis at Regner Park along with the Official Cache Ba$h Booklet and Playing Card. Registered teams will also receive a Cash Prize Raffle Ticket for each member of the team that is present at check-in. The raffle is on Saturday, August 11, at 6:00pm. You must be present to win.

What is there to do at the Ba$h?

West Bend Geotour This series of 20 geocaches highlights the best of West Bend, showing you some of its historical, cultural, and recreational places of interest. Complete the Passport to earn a unique geocoin. To learn more, follow this link . We can also send the cache coordinates to your device at the park, and you can receive your coin upon completion. Available all year.
$1000 Cash Prize Drawing
Every registered person who signs in at Regner Park automatically gets a raffle ticket. Be sure to place your Cache Prize Ticket in the correct marked Raffle Barrel!
1st prize=$500, 2nd=$250, 3rd=$100, 4th=$100, 5th=$50. Must be present to win.
General Prize Drawing Prizes include geocoins, cache containers, Prime membership, gift certificates, and more. Each registered team can earn raffle tickets by finding our 66 geocaches, playing geo-bingo, or playing other official games. Must be present to win.
Magical Fun! Stay tuned for details on our Magical theme
Cache Ba$h Geocoin for Sale A limited edition 2018 West Bend Cache Ba$h Geocoin will be sold on a first come, first served basis at Regner park. Credit cards are now accepted!
Geocaching Classes! Introduction to Geocaching will teach you the basics of geocaching and how to sign up and find geocaches using a GPSr or a Smartphone. Intermediate/Advanced classes may also be taught for those interested in further topics (trackables, Pocket Queries, GSAK, Puzzles?) . Stay tuned for details. Is there a class you'd be interested in attending? Let us know what interests you in your log!
Lab Caches There will be Lab Caches only available during our event! Including Night Caches! Watch this cache page for a link to these caches.
Cache Ba$h Souvenir Earn a Virtual Souvenir on your Geocaching profile by logging an 'Attended' Log on Aug 11. (It MUST be logged on the 11th to earn the souvenir)
Geo-bingo Find teams that match squares on your bingo card (found in your goody bag) to earn a raffle ticket for the General Prize Drawing
Children's activities Stay tuned for details
Free pool and splash pad pass Participants will have free use of the pool and splash pad for one day of their choice at Regner Park thanks to West Bend Parks Department (coupons in goody bag)
Geocoin and Travel Bug Exchange There will be a specified place and time to exchange trackable items.
Wisconsin Geocaching Association booth Stop by to learn about the WGA and play some bonus fun games!
Vendors There will be a variety of geocaching vendors and educators at the event. Food vendors will not be present, but West Bend has many delicious restaurants. Ask a committee member for recommendations.
Chicago Podcasters Listen to your favorite Chicago Podcasters, Walt and Scott, as they air live at the Ba$h.
Sunday Pancake Breakfast Sunday All-you-can eat Pancake Breakfast at Regner Park - by Wisconsin Geocaching Association. Plus more fun games. See schedule below for details.
Other satellite events See schedule for details

Do you believe in Magic?

2018 Schedule of Events

Stay tuned for the specific schedule as the committee meets and plans the 2018 event! See the activity list above. We typically have fun events and activities from Thursday (meet and greet) until Sunday. The raffle cache hunt is from Friday to Saturday, and the big Cash Drawing is on Saturday evening. Be sure to stay until Sunday for the famous All-You-Can-Eat Pancake Breakfast hosted by the Wisconsin Geocaching Association!

View featured hotel and camping options here at the West Bend Area Chamber website. Make your reservations early! If you are having trouble finding open rooms, call the Chamber for assistance.

Attention Dog Owners!According to West Bend ordinance, pets are not allowed in City parks, including Regner Park. West Bend has an off-leash dog park: “Rolf’s Park” is comprised of 10 fenced-in acres and is only 5 minutes from Regner Park--Cache Ba$h Headquarters! Ridge Run Park and County parks also allow dogs.

As an attendee of our event, you may use Rolf’s Park at no charge. Here are the coordinates: N43 24.329 W088 12.115

Check the booklet this year for caches marked Dog-Friendly areas.

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Disclaimer:Event attendees assume all risks in seeking geocaches. Neither the West Bend Chamber of Commerce, West Bend Parks and Recreation Department, nor any of its members or volunteers, may be held liable for any direct, indirect, punitive or consequential damages connected with this event.

West Bend Chamber of Commerce (Official host)
West Bend Parks & Recreation
Geocacher Committee (so far):

Geocache Hiders (so far):

Lab and/or Night Cache Creators (so far):
Blue Crow Expedition

>We need geocacher volunteers for 2018!!
Welcoming hiders, committee members with event input and creative ideas, lab cache creators, night cache creators, trackable coordinator, download assistance, or kids' games coordinator. Interested in volunteering or joining the committee? Contact the West Bend Chamber or ThePharmGirl now! For committee interest, the first meeting is usually in Jan/Feb and meets once a month.

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Last Updated: on 5/21/2018 10:01:29 AM Pacific Daylight Time (5:01 PM GMT)
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Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum

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