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Pinehusrt Days GEOCACHE EVENT

How to Play, Rules & Entry Form

HOW TO PLAY

PARTICIPATION

Any person may participate in the geocache event. Minors must be accompanied by an adult. Please read all the rules & liability release and submit your entry form anytime prior to the start of the event. Submit your entry today, so you don't forget! There's no obligation.

COORDINATES

After submitting your entry form, you will need to access your coordinates on event day. Coordinates will be posted on our website at 4pm on event day. Coordinates will not be revealed early & timing will be valuable! There is no particular order to find the caches, so feel free to start at the top, middle or end of your coordinates list. This may give you a better chance for being the first person to discover one.  There will be a link on this websites HOME page to access coordinates. If you have questions or need help obtaining coordinates, the  geocache booth will be set up in the vendors area between The Tall Pine and the Larry Marek Memorial Basketball Court.

Find a “STAR”

If you find a geocache with a star inside it means you’re the first person to discover that cache. Please take the star! The  "STAR” is redeemable for a prize at the geocache booth. Please redeem "stars" by 6:15pm on event day. Only one "star" prize is redeemable per player. If you find a second star, please leave it for another player.

TRADING TOKENS

Geocaches are also be filled with tokens and memorabilia to trade. This is tradition in geocaches hidden all around the world. Feel free to bring your own small family friendly tokens to trade. If you take an item it is ideal to replace it with an item of equal or greater value. Some examples of trading items may include, wooden nickels, keychains, tiny figurines, coins, stickers or other very small items. 

PARTICIPANT PRIZE DRAWING

All participants are eligible to be in a prize drawing after the geocache event. To enter you must do the following:

1. Submit your entry from prior to the event

2. Participate in the Geocache & Trade Tokens.

3. Stop by the geocache booth after you have participated in the geocache, show us your cool tokens that you've traded and we will enter you in the prize drawing! (stop by before 6:15pm on event day)

There is a total of 8 geocaches to find, so search quickly

stars & prize drawing entries need to be submitted before 6:15pm to be eligible for prizes.

 

RULES

  1. A smartphone and Google Maps app is needed for participation in this event. Other GPS devices for searching are acceptable, however instruction will not be provided on how to use those methods.
  2. A link for the coordinates list will be posted on the home page at 4pm PST on Friday, August  6, 2021 . The list will be kept “Top Secret” until that time.
  3. All geocaches are hidden in outdoor public locations or business properties within the city of Pinehurst. Caches will NOT be hidden inside businesses or other buildings.
  4. Private homes and non-commercial properties are NOT part of this event. Please DO NOT enter gated areas, cross fences or search areas of private homes.
  5. Geocaches are hidden in easily accessible locations.
  6. For any cache found please act quickly while trading tokens. This will allow others to enjoy participation in the event.
  7. The Pinehurst Days Geocache Event will be held from 4pm to 6pm on Friday, August 6, 2021. Please redeem “stars” & enter the prize drawing no later than 6:15pm. 

LIABILITY RELEASE

By submitting your entry below as a participant, and/or parent/legal guardian of the participant in the Pinehurst Days  Geocache Event held Friday, August 6, 2021, you acknowledge that participation in this activity exposes you to a possibility of personal injury. You, hereby release any business, volunteer, group or person(s) affiliated with this activity from any and all liability from property damage, personal injuries, or other claims arising from or in connection with your participation in the activity including claims that are known and unknown, foreseen and unforeseen, future or contingent.

You acknowledge that you have read and fully understand the Rules and Injury Waiver and Liability Release. This agreement shall be binding on you, your spouse, your children, legal representatives, heirs, successors and assigns.

Entry Form - Pinehurst Days Geocache Event 8/6/2021

By submitting this entry form, you agree that you have read, fully understand and will abide by the rules and liability release of the Pinehurst Days Geocache Event held August 6, 2021.