Hi again, It has taken a little longer than expected, but the Whittlesea Event refunds for Coins, Pathtags, Shirts and camping have now been completed. Anyone that has ordered anything else (Charity coins, past event coins or pathtags, bandannas or stubby holders), these have now been set for “Pickup at The Wangaratta Event” If you want your order earlier, please contact Adriaan (email@example.com) and we can arrange either postage (A small fee involved) or pickup at a geocaching event once these are allowed in Victoria again. If you have not received a refund but believe you should have, please email … Continue reading Whittlesea Refunds Complete
Who wants to win something shiny? With Victoria in various states of lockdown we thought we might have a bit of fun. Have you heard of Strava Lockdown Art? (Google it to see some inspiration). Strava is an app which can track your exercise – think run/cycle/skate. People have been very creative bringing some fun and laughter to their current situation. We are throwing out the challenge for geocachers to do their own Stava Lockdown Art (or a similar app). You’ve got 5 weeks (September 13th) to submit to firstname.lastname@example.org or upload to a Facebook Post (and tag Gemma). Bonus … Continue reading Isolation Competition
Hello all. After much discussion between Geocaching Victoria and the Whittlesea Organising Committee it is with some disappointment, but with the safety of the geocaching community in mind, and the current stage of disaster in Victoria, that we have decided to postpone the 2020 Mega Event. The Whittlesea Event will still occur at a date to be determined. Unfortunately the committee does not believe this pandemic will be “over” or anywhere near normality for a gathering as big as ours. I know there are many of you that will be very disappointed, but this decision was not taken lightly. For those … Continue reading Whittlesea Event Cancellation & 2021 MEGA Announcement
Drumroll please…. We would like to present to you our fabulous logo for The Whittlesea Event! Designed by Darren Mannix (omegaman1971) of Omegaman Designs. Many thanks to all who submitted a design. Whittlesea is the bridge between the city and the country. It encompasses both urban and rural caching – the best of both worlds in one location – and event! I’m sure you’ll want to get your hands on a copy of our new logo and so we’d also like to announce that you can put in your pre-orders for Event Polos right now! Click here to go to … Continue reading The Whittlesea Event logo is here!
The last few days has seen the community come together, dig deep to help out 2 causes that I am very passionate about. For the last 4 years, Geocaching Victoria has been fundraising to help out several teams taking part … Continue reading Disaster and Charity