EASTER EVE (Duck Race Day)
Not to be confused with Easter Saturday!
It is known by various other names such as:-
Holy Saturday (Latin: Sabbatum Sanctum), the Saturday of Holy Week, also known as Holy and Great Saturday, the Great Sabbath, Black Saturday, Joyous Saturday, or Easter Eve, and called "Joyous Saturday" or "the Saturday of Light" among Coptic Christians, is the day after Good Friday. It is the day before Easter and the last day of Holy Week in which Christians prepare for Easter. It commemorates the day that Jesus' body lay in the tomb and the Harrowing of Hell.
Usual Geocaching Event Items
The Log Book to sign to say you attended
A box into which Travel Bugs and Coins can be placed for discovery or swapping
People to answer questions about the pastime
People to answer questions about caches that are eluding you
Event Specific Items
At Maidenbower Pond, Billinton Drive, Maidenbower, Crawley.
It is an outdoor event, from 14:00 to 15:00
Wear appropriate clothing
There will be a shelter, not neccasarily big enough for everyone
There is a Car Parking in nearby streets
Consult the hint and ensure that it can be identified to the owner
There will be a reward for the winner
From the TOTT rack, a garden cane
The Duck Race Course will be the same as used in 2019, water levels permitting, this involves a short walk to the Start
It is likely that there will be two races
The finish of the race is at the Event Icon, where there will be all the Event Equipment
Easter Saturday is 18th of April 2020, on the Christian calendar, is the Saturday following the festival of Easter, the Saturday of Easter or Bright Week. In the liturgy of Western Christianity it is the last day of Easter Week, sometimes referred to as the Saturday of Easter Week or Saturday in Easter Week. Easter Saturday is the day preceding the Octave Day of Easter (also known as St. Thomas Sunday or Divine Mercy Sunday).
If you care to submit a picture of your racing duck when you submit your "Will Attend" it would be greatly appreciated
It will give an idea of this years competitors
Duck Racing 2019 - The Movie
Try this Link to see the how the race takes place - https://youtu.be/cDmDaSJz0VU