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06 May 2023, 10:00 - 15:30


April 8: Spring Fling t-shirts are now available!

March 9: Registration is now open!

March 1: Spring Fling '23 custom Give Back TagBacks are now available for your personal Pathtags! Order by March 11 to receive them in time for the Fling!

February 26: Day-of volunteer sign-up form is now open!

After two extraordinary, unprecedented-in-our-lifetime years of being separate,
the inaugural SoCal Spring Fling in 2022 reunited geocachers
from everywhere for a pleasant, fun-filled day together in the park!

The Mega-event was amazing thanks to you!
Let's do it again!

Spring Fling '23 Mega-Event

Saturday, May 6, 2023
10:00 AM to 3:30 PM

Bishop Canyon Picnic Area
at Elysian Fields
Elysian Park, Los Angeles



10:00 AM: The Fling Begins!



Welcome Table: Pick up your free, personalized welcome packet
and sign the logbook nearby!



Games Table: Check in here when you've completed any of the
Name Game, Flingo, Selfie Search, Wheel of Fortune, or Clown Around games!
Snag the Tag redemptions are here as well!

Sales Table: Lunch, Chance Auction and raffle tickets for sale!
Any event geocoins, event pathtag sets, and pathtag swap sets
unsold after the close of pre-sales will be available here!
Cache cash only!

Prize Table: Check out all of the awesome raffle and Chance Auction items!

Trackable Table: Swap the bugs and coins you picked up at the last Spring Fling!

Vendor Table: Get great goods!

Water Stations: Bring your refillable water bottle for free fills!



Clown Around: A walkable poker run!

TWO special Gadget Cache Adventure Labs!

A new Elysian Park Adventure Lab!

New geocaches in the picnic area and the park!

Multiple Snag The Tag releases all day long!


11:00 AM - 1:00 PM: Lunch Available


Pre-purchase a $15 lunch ticket on the registration page or in cash at the event
for a plate of four tacos (mix-and-match: carne asada, chicken, al pastor, or chorizo)
or a vegetarian plate of quesadillas and grilled veggies!


1:00 - 2:00 PM: Meet Your Reviewers & HQ Lackeys


A Q&A panel with your SoCal reviewers and Lackeys from HQ in Seattle!


2:05 PM: Event Photo


We'll gather in the open space for a drone photo of the group!


2:30 PM: Prize Time!


Raffle drawings!
Contest prizes!


3:30 PM: The Fling has Flung


The event officially ends but fun continues with 
new geocaches and Adventure Lab in the park!



Spring Fling '23 is free to attend!



Your free welcome packet includes:

Custom printed name tag
Schedule of events
Spring Flingo card
Selfie Search card
Gadget Lab information
Clown Around details
and a raffle ticket!


➡️ Registration is CLOSED ⬅️


In addition to creating your name tag, the registration site has
the Spring Fling '23 geocoin,
Spring Fling '23 Pathtag set,
and FLING Pathtag swap set,

available for optional purchase in limited quantities.

Interested in volunteering before or at the event?


Keen on coordination?
Managing masses?
Great with gadgets?
Tickled by trackables?
Wizard of WordPress?
Tell us your superpower and together
we'll make Spring Fling '23 spectacular!

Sign-up for a day-of volunteer slot today!



An EventFULL Week!


Thursday, May 4

May the Fling Be With You • GCA34EV • Noon - 2:00 PM • Silverlake


Friday, May 5

FLY into LONG BEACH • GCA7BM5 • 11:00 AM - Noon • Long Beach

Cinco de Flingo • GCA34EW • Noon - 2:00 PM • Los Angeles

Full Moon Rising #139 • GCA6VQM • 7:15 - 8:45 PM • Claremont


Saturday, May 6

➡️ Koffie ☕️ ➡️ Los Angeles 2️⃣0️⃣2️⃣3️⃣ • GCA4C03 • 7:30 - 9:00 AM • Seal Beach

Coffee on Your Way to L.A. ☕️ • GCA4KM2 • 8:00 - 9:00 AM • Calabasas

Ring-A-Ding-Ding • GCA4Q4B • 8:00 - 9:00 AM • Mar Vista

Wake Up and Smell the Coffee! #82 • GCA4NK2 • 8:00 - 9:15 AM • Glendora

It's a Caf-fling Thing • GCA34EX • 8:00 - 9:30 AM • Cypress Park

Spring Fling '23 Mega-Event • GCA2P0P • 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM • Los Angeles


Sunday, May 7

Pizza Fling • GCA34EY • 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM • East Hollywood


Tuesday, May 9

Taco Tuesday #16: Post-Fling Edition • GCA34EZ • 2:00 - 3:30 PM • Pasadena





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