Re: [CentralTexasGeocachers] Re: Dumb Question: What is the TX Geocaching Challenge exactly?
- I have to say that this is the same issue that has caused me to hesitate. Nice to hear it's not an issue.On Mon, Oct 25, 2010 at 10:45 PM, dn_shults <donald.shults@...> wrote:
That sounds interesting! I saw talk of teams and became worried we would "drag the team down" or something if we went.
--- In CentralTexasGeocachers@yahoogroups.com, Matthew Manning <bananapoo@...> wrote:
> South Texas will be competing too. Overall, you tend to meet more local
> Texas cachers at the challenge than any other time. It is definitely worth
> attending, and the competition is friendly. There isn't supposed to be any
> exclusion, and the challenge is designed to be done by new and veteran
> cachers alike.
> The TX Challenge is all about a weekend of fun.
>> On Oct 25, 2010 2:28 PM, "Russ Jernigan" <waterweasel@...> wrote:
> Actually, it has never (quite) made it to megaevent status in the past. It
> is both a chance for geocachers to get together from across the state (plus
> friends and family, and anyone else from out of state): and a geocaching
> competition. Teams usually represent East Texas, North Texas, Central
> Texas, and West Texas. The actual competition varies from year to year but
> typically involves specially hidden caches (not logable on geocaching.com)
> and the teams try to find as many as possible. Often there are varying
> points, depending on distance, terrain, and difficulty.
> Plus, there are usually three or four more associated events. A fun
> weekend. Do come.
> Russ the waterweasel
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> > From: dn_shults
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