Geocaching is a worldwide adventure sport which utilizes GPS devices to hide and seek hidden containers called geocaches. (Learn more about geocaching) To get started geocaching, all you need is a GPS receiver and a geocache location. (Learn more about getting started) You can find a nearby geocache location at geocaching.com by entering an address or town into the search box.
The Manitoba Geocaching Association (MBGA) strives to advance the sport of geocaching through social activities, public education and promotion of geocaching. (Learn more about the MBGA).
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Some recent news has popped up in the Groundspeak forums. Here is the official post from Jeremy Irish himself.
On behalf of the MBGA, thank you Jeremy for your service and congratulations on your new role. Congratulations to Bryan Roth, new Groundspeak president.
Long time lurker, first time (recent) poster here. *waves*
I wanted to give you some shocking news. I've stepped down as president of Geocaching HQ (formerly known as Groundspeak, formerly known as Grounded, Inc.). I'm now Senior Vice President and Bryan Roth has taken the helm as president.
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Ever had the urge to compete in the Olympics? This is your chance to answer the call and compete for glory! Jabbywockyz present the first inaugural Winter Olympics live from Dauphin, Manitoba. Team up and face off against fellow geocachers in this event that is recommended for people of all ages. Battle for gold in a variety of different winter themed activities. Do you have what it takes to win some medals for your country?
Location and Time
The Olympics will be held in Vermillion Park on Sunday, February 19th(long weekend) in Dauphin, MB.
We have two events planned for February 12th!
MBGA MidWinter Bash Wolf Hunt
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Date: Sunday, February 12
Location: 198 Kings Dr, Kings (Landing) Park (In the main parking lot.)
Hunt Launch Time: 12:30pm-1pm
Event Wrap at the Midwinter Bash Supper with the Wildlings in Wildwood.
House Lannister has ordered a Wolf Hunt. Cersei demands the pelts of the Wolves be delivered to her at the great feast. Gather a hunting party to compete against other to see who can impress the Queen who sits on the Iron Throne.
The MBGA decided we needed to get outside a bit more this winter, so we're running a winter contest! This time, we're going retro and pulling a couple of old contests out of our touques and running them again. We're even recycling the original logo.
Hide a cache during the 'Winter Blizzard'. Click for full post