Northern Virginia Has 17 Events Dropped On the Area for the 2018 Planetary Pursuit Promotion

Northern Virginia has gone “event crazy” for the upcoming Groundspeak promotion “Planetary Pursuit.

Geocaching’s Official Blog describes this promotion as “The year is 2650. You are invited to join the Geocaching Explorers Club and be among the first geocachers to visit every planet in our solar system, earning souvenirs along the way. Find different geocache types to individually collect points on the Friend League between March 19 and April 8 and earn up to 10 new souvenirs to become an Official Space Explorer.

Attention space explorers! To give geocachers more time to complete their missions, Planetary Pursuit has been extended for an additional week. Please log all your finds before Monday, April 16!

You cane score Points as follows:

Action Point value
Log a Found it on any geocache (Traditional, Virtual, Webcam, Wherigo) 5
Log a Found it on a Multi-Cache or Letterbox Hybrid 10
Log a Found it on a Mystery Cache or EarthCache 15
Log a Found it on a geocache with 10 or more Favorite points 15
Attend any event 15
Drop off trackable 4

* The max number of points you can earn for any cache log is 15 points.

You can follow all of the areas events in the NoVAGO Event Calendar located on the bottom right column of our home screen.  Who will be the first NoVAGO member to score all 10 souvenirs?  How many of us will get all 10?

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About Awesnap

Originally from Southern Maryland, I moved to Northern Virginia in 2006 where I discovered geocaching in 4 years later. I have been directly involved with the "goings ons" of NoVAGO since 2014 as a director, and I was the Public Affairs Officer for 4 years from January 2016 to December 2019.

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