Loading ...
Sorry, an error occurred while loading the content.

nevada geocache rally

Expand Messages
  • monty wolf
    several weeks before gbes announced that they would not be producing an off road rally for 2009 i had already begun plans of creating a new rally to be
    Message 1 of 1 , Mar 9 3:32 PM
    • 0 Attachment
      several weeks before gbes announced that they would not be producing an off road rally for 2009 i had already begun plans of creating a new rally to be introduced in 2010.

      now that it has been announced that gbes will, indeed, not be running an off-road rally, i have been discussing moving up the time frame to october 2009.

      lemme back up a bit:

      my reason for creating a new rally was simple: i love doing it!

      also, during the i'll-fated period when i was living in california, there was a big hole left for a competition rally in an off-road setting.

      it wasn’t long before rrinnv and i and willbeee and i were out exploring the deserts of nevada and i started to think: “wouldn’t this be a great rally course!”

      so, here was my original idea for a new rally in nevada:
        create a one-day (day into night) rally to be run in may of 2010 with streamlined rules and more creativity in placing/hiding caches and the types of caches used.

        as a second event i was considering an annual invitational rally for each fall.

        the spring event would be open to anyone with the appropriate vehicle with a maximum of 40 teams.

        the fall invitational was going to be limited to just 15 entries; initiations would be distributed to previous rally competitors.
      at this time i have explored 5 possible rally routes with 3 or 4 other routes waiting to be scouted.

      it would take a little effort, but i am confident that i can have a rally ready for october 2009, since i have about the same amount of time to organize it as i did when i was building the old rallies.

      but, i need a commitment from teams that they will compete this fall.

      fees will be around $120 for a two-person team, plus $60 for each additional team member.

      3 categories will compete and there will be 3 champions for each rally:
        2-person team
        3-person team
        4-person team
      2-person teams will not compete against 3- and 4-person teams or vice-versa. there will be no overall champions.

      the rally would begin on an early saturday afternoon (1pm-2pm) and run into the dark with the first car arriving at the finish line at around 10pm and a dinner break, included in the entry fee, around the mid-point.

      my new long range annual rally plans are:
        october, 2009: fall in rally (limit: 15 teams)
        may, 2010: nevada ghost town rally (limit: 40 teams)
        october, 2010 fall invitational rally (limit: 15 teams)
        may, 2011 tba rally (limit: 40 teams)
        october, 2011 fall invitational rally (limit: 15 teams)
      what i need to begin preparing to run an event this october is a commitment from at least 10 teams that they will compete.

      so, who’s interested?

      oh, i’m also going to need volunteers to help run the actual rally.
    Your message has been successfully submitted and would be delivered to recipients shortly.