Geo-treasure hunt in Debrecen

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With the help of GPS coordinates, the participants of the popular geocaching will have to find   hidden, so called geocrates during the 3-day long DEocaching 2012 competition.At the international geocaching competition to be held on 9-11 March, not only professionals  and beginners can compete but also interested ones will have the opportunity to have a taste of the game. Following the lectures given by famous players of the game in the main building of the University of Debrecen at 11 am., 10 March, interested ones will be able to try the special equipment and search for hidden geocrates. An amateur competition is also going to be organized near the Békás tó (“Békás Lake”) where competitors will have to find numerous crates. A competition starts every hour, the teams can sign up at The organizers are going to provide the participants with all the necessary equipment. The more than 100 registered professional competitors are going to serach through the whole city during the 3-day competition. The event is going to be closed with a Great Forest-cleaning programme on 11 March.


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