• Site News and Updates

    Published on 10-03-2014 07:00 PM

    Texas Challenge 2015 is right around the corner and it's time to get our geocoin ready for the event!

    Rules:

    1. Must have the following information somewhere on the coin:
    - Texas Challenge 2015
    - Lubbock Texas
    - March 14, 2015
    - Texas Geocaching Association
    2. Must have both sides for the design
    3. Can be any shape needed, the more interesting the better!
    4. All designs submitted become property of the Texas Geocaching Association, winning design may be modified for the event at TXGA's discretion.

    Winning design will receive a free set of SWAG for Texas Challenge 2015. TXGA reserves the right to use multiple entries to create different sides of the coins and event pathtags. All portions used will receive credit and a free coin with their design on them (be it the pathtag, event coin, etc...)

    Entries are due by November 1, 2014 and the winner will be announced soon after. The winning design(s) will be choosen by the TXGA Board of Directors and 2015 Texas Challenge Committee.

    Email all entries to sknight579@texasgeocaching.com
    Published on 10-03-2014 05:30 PM

    Recently TXGA has lost two regional reps.

    The Central Texas Rep (Richard Blevins) has moved out of state and can no longer be the Central Texas Rep.

    The West Texas Rep (Carla Young) has left her position.

    We are now looking for TXGA Members that would like to fill these positions.

    Responsibilities:
    1. Regional Representatives are responsible for performing all TXGA initiatives at the regional level.
    2. Regional Representatives are responsible for directly working with TXGA Directors to support the goals of TXGA at the regional level.
    3. Regional Representatives are responsible for maintaining a sense of community for TXGA and each of their regions by hosting Geocaching Events and CITOs and communicating through their region’s preferred means.


    We are also still in need of an IT Director for TXGA.

    The job description and details are as follows:

    • The Technology Director is responsible for creating and/or maintaining all TXGA online resources. This authority includes all websites, social media pages, and online accounts belonging to TXGA.
    • The Technology Director is responsible for moderating all TXGA communities.
    • The Technology Director is responsible for managing the technological means in which the TXGA Board of Directors and its subordinates communicate.

    HTML and PHP knowledge is required, vBulletin and Wordpress knowledge is a plus!

    If you are interested in these positions, please email: sknight579@texasgeocaching.com or t4p@texasgeocaching.com

    Friday night join us for "Kampout Karaoke, Dino Style" (http://coord.info/GC59Q9P)

    The coordinates for the event have been updated to the main event location. There has also been a container swap added to the event so you can bring a container to swap with others!

    Sunday morning head out to CITO! CITO - Sauropod Sunday will be Sunday morning from 9 AM to 11 AM on Dinosaur Valley State Parks stretch of Adopt a highway! (http://coord.info/GC59PAF)

    Electricity is still out in the campground, so there will be no power or showers for campers.

    Registration closes one week from today, August 31st at 11:59 PM! (http://www.texasgeocaching.com/events)

    We look forward to seeing everyone in 3 short weeks!
    Published on 07-13-2014 08:49 PM

    The Texas Geocaching Association is currently seeking a TXGA member to fill the position of TXGA Technical Director. This is a very important position on the board that needs to be filled as soon as possible. Our former technical director, Travis Gilbert, recently became our current President so we have an opening!

    The job description and details are as follows:

    • The Technology Director is responsible for creating and/or maintaining all TXGA online resources. This authority includes all websites, social media pages, and online accounts belonging to TXGA.
    • The Technology Director is responsible for moderating all TXGA communities.
    • The Technology Director is responsible for managing the technological means in which the TXGA Board of Directors and its subordinates communicate.

    HTML and PHP knowledge is required, vBulletin and Wordpress knowledge is a plus!

    If you are interested in this position, please email: sknight579@texasgeocaching.com or t4p@texasgeocaching.com
    Published on 06-25-2014 10:00 PM





    Registration for Lone Star Roundup is now open!

    The event Geocoin and pathtag is for sale on the registration site, and from now until Monday you can use the discount code "dinoswalk" for 10% off your order.

    http://texasgeocaching.com/events/
    Published on 04-19-2014 07:02 PM

    For Easter we're going to have a special on items in the TXGA Shop! If you purchase $15 or more in items (not including shipping) we will throw in a random pathtag. To top that off we'll go ahead and throw in random pathtags for every $15 spent! Order anytime between now and 11:59 PM Easter Sunday!

    http://www.txga.net/shop
    Published on 04-09-2014 08:08 PM

    12th Annual Cache in Trash Out Weekend
    April 26 and 27, 2014

    For 12 years geocachers have been celebrating the International Cache in Trash Out weekend by getting out there and cleaning up! You may recall, last year Texas had more CITO events than any other State with 22 events! There are currently 21 events scheduled in Texas this year, that is once again more CITO events in Texas than any other State.

    Below is the current list of CITO events that weekend, find one near you! Not one on the list you can make it to? You've still got a few days to get an event published! The more trash we clean the better for the State of Texas!



    GC5164M "Cache In Trash Out" and Explore Lindsey Park April 26, 2014 @ 8:00 AM, Tyler
    GC51FFT 12th Annual CITO Event for Abilene April 26, 2014 @ 8:00 AM, Abilene
    GC4ZEA0 12th Annual CITO Event April 26, 2014 @ 8:00 AM, Burkburnett
    GC513K2 McKinney Falls State Park CITO April 26, 2014 @ 8:00 AM, McKinney Falls State Park
    GC515XC CITO in Sugar Land Memorial Park April 26, 2014 @ 9:00 AM, Sugar Land
    GC5127X Earth Day CITO - TXGA & Plano Parks & Rec April 26, 2014 @ 9:00 AM, Plano
    GC4YG2F 2014 CITO Weekend - San Antonio Saturday Edition April 26, 2014 @ 9:00 AM, San Antonio
    GC4XNRH 2014 Cache In Trash Out Weekend! April 26, 2014 @ 9:00 AM, Cypress
    GC4ZPN9 2014 Earth Day New Braunfels April 26, 2014 @ 9:00 AM, New Braunfels
    GC501Q9 CITO Souvenir Weekend – Surfside Jetties April 26, 2014 @ 9:00 AM, Freeport
    GC51HRN S.W.A.G.'s Ultimate Super Cooper Cleanup! April 26, 2014 @ 9:00 AM, Arlington
    GC4Y9DD Timberlane U.D.--Sandpiper Park CITO April 26, 2014 @ 9:30 AM, Spring
    GC51NF2 L*A*G April CITO April 26, 2014 @ 10:00 AM, Lubbock
    GC4XMXD CITO Cadillac Ranch 2014 April 26, 2014 @ 10:00 AM, Amarillo
    GC51MGD Hill Country Geocachers-CITO EVENT April 27, 2014 @ 9:00 AM, Kerrville
    GC4XPAF CLAPS 2014 Spring Paddle CITO April 27, 2014 @ 9:00 AM, Houston
    GC51QGC CITO Sunday April 27, 2014 @ 10:00 AM, San Antonio
    GC51NJ9 CITO Weekend - Permian Basin Edition April 27, 2014 @ 1:00 PM, Midland
    GC514E0 2nd Annual "Earth Day" Highway Clean-up April 27, 2014 @ 1:00 PM, Round Rock
    GC4ZJ90 Don't Mess with Texas April Cito April 27, 2014 @ 2:00 PM, Beaumont
    GC50HXE 2014 CITO @ North Z. Boaz Park, Ft. Worth, Texas April 27, 2014 @ 3:45 PM, Fort Worth

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