• Site News and Updates

    Published on 02-01-2015 01:58 AM

    Every year TXGA holds elections for positions on the Board of Directors. This year the following
    positions are up for election:

    • President
    • East Texas Rep
    • North Texas Rep
    • South Texas Rep
    • West Texas Rep

    All persons wishing to run for any open position must be nominated on the TXGA forums and they
    themselves must accept their nominations there. Nominated Members must be TXGA Members in
    good standing.

    Elections Schedule:

    • Nominations will be open from midnight Monday, February 9, 2015 to midnight Saturday February 21, 2015.
    • All nominees will have until midnight of February 22, 2015 to accept their nomination
    • Online voting will begin at 2 P.M., February 23, 2015 and will close at 6 P.M., March 12, 2015
    • In person voting at Challenge will be available Saturday March 14, 2015 from 2 PM to 4 PM.

    Election results will be announced during the announcements at Texas Challenge.

    To begin nominations please go to TXGA Nomination Forums and choose the appropriate position.
    Published on 01-15-2015 05:11 PM

    Visit http://texasgeocaching.com/events to get registered and check find more information about where to stay and hotel discounts!

    Use Coupon Code "tc2015week1" in the first 7 days to get a 10% discount!

    SETX have adopted a stretch of highway to CITO on a regular basis.

    Want to be in on the first cleanup? http://coord.info/GC5GAHT

    Do you have an adopt a highway stretch you clean?
    Published on 11-19-2014 09:45 AM

    Here is a nice little article in the Mansfield Magazine about your TXGA North Texas Rep Donna Burton!

    Published on 10-03-2014 08:00 PM

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


    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 06:30 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.

    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 regionís 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!

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