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Community Celebration Event - Baldivis

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Hidden : Saturday, 02 May 2020
Difficulty:
1 out of 5
Terrain:
1.5 out of 5

Size: Size: other (other)

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02 May 2020, 11:00 - 13:00

Come and celebrate 20 years of geocaching!!

Geocaching have released a limited amount of community events and here is your chance to get your limited icon nice and early.

Join us for a BBQ at Brightwood Adventure Park, Baldivis.

At the listed co-ordinates is BBQs, and playgrounds, and seats so you can come and stay a short while, or longer if you so desire.

Come and share your stories.

  • Do you remeber your first find?
  • What's the greatest story you can share from your adventures?
  • How did you get into geocaching?
  • What geocaching goals have you got for 2020?

 

Why this special icon and event? Whats the history?

 

On May 2nd, 2000, the US Government, under an order from then US President Bill Clinton, switched off GPS "selective availability" for non-military GPS. This immediately improved GPS accuracy to within a few metres.The next day, on May 3rd, an American man named Dave Ulmer hid a bucket near a road in the forest outside of Portland, Oregon, and posted the GPS coordinates on the internet - the sport of geocaching was born. This geocache became known as "The Original Stash" with the GC code "GCF".

Community Celebration Events - 2020

This Event is part of a limited release of Community Celebration Events to celebrate 20 years of geocaching. Geocachers hosted events between May 2, 2020 and December 31, 2020. Learn more about Community Celebration Events on the Geocaching Blog.

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