• The Lone Star Round Up

    Lone Star Roundup 2015

    TXGA's Fourth Annual Fall Event

    Event Location: Kerrville-Schreiner Park Coordinates: N 30 00.651 W 099 07.091 Campground Entry Fee: There is an entry fee to the park & is not a State Park. Event Dates: Saturday, September 12, 2015 from 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM More details to follow, there is camping availble at the park, please make sure you reserve your spot early! There are plenty of hotel rooms in Kerrville. <h3>Event Schedule</h3> <table align="center" border="0"><tr> <td colspan="2"><b>Friday</b></td> </tr><tr> <td width="20%" valign="top"><b>7:00 PM - 9:00 PM</b></td> <td>TXGA LSRU Friday night M &amp; G ( <a href="http://coord.info/GC62EG5">GC62EG5</a> )</td> </tr><tr> <td colspan="2"><b>Saturday</b></td> </tr><tr> <td width="18%" valign="top"><b>9:30 AM - Noon</b></td> <td>Geocaching Family Field Day Events There will be several fun events for the whole family such as: <ul> <li>Geo Poker</li> <li>Guess amount of Containers in the bag</li> <li>Closest to the Pin</li> <li>And More....</li> </ul> <br /> Tickets will be given for each participant for each event completed. There will be a drawing for a chance at door prizes.<br /> <br /> <b>Container Swap!</b><br /> <br /> Make up cache containers to swap with other cachers!<br /> <br /> For each container brought, you will be given a ticket, then when the cache "store" opens you can trade your ticket for any container there of like size, details will be there at the location. (including your own if you don't like what else is there)<br /> <br /> <br /></td> </tr> <tr> <td width="20%" valign="top"><b>Noon - 2:00 PM</b></td> <td>Chat, take it easy, hang out at campsites, got to town for some lunch, some games will still be going!<br /> <br /></td> </tr> <tr> <td width="20%"><b>2:00 PM - 3:00 PM</b></td> <td>Announcements/Door Prizes/Roundup Wrap up<br /> <br /></td> </tr> <tr> <td colspan="2"><b>Sunday</b></td> </tr> <tr> <td width="20%" valign="top"><b>10:00 AM - 11:00 AM</b></td> <td>TXGA's Lone Star Roundup 2015 Sunday CITO! ( <a href="http://coord.info/GC62GHF">GC62GHF</a> )</td> </tr> </table>
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    Entries will be taken at the Roundup before 10:45.

    Voting will begin at 11:00. This gives some time for all caches to be seen before votes are cast.

    All entries must be ready to hide including logbook/sheet.

    You may enter as many caches as you wish. There will be one winner for each category.

    Ballots will be included in registration packets with places to indicate your choices for each category. Please only one ballot per person. Ballots will be available for those who did not register ahead of time.

    All caches entered into the contest will be raffled off for $1 per ticket with the top caches from each category being raffled off last.

    Raffle winners will get to choose the cache they want except for top 3 caches which will go to the final 3 tickets drawn.

    • Most Evil
    • Best Magnetic
    • Best Camouflage

    Tyler Hotel Rates for
    2013 Texas Geocaching Association

    September 13-14, 2013

    Hotel Rate Block Contact / Phone #
    *Holiday Inn South Broadway $84 + tax 30 rooms Rebecca McLaughlin/903-561-5800
    *Hilton Garden Inn $99 + tax 30 rooms
    *Holiday Inn Express South $89 + tax 30 rooms Mallory Nelson/903-566-0600
    *Comfort Suites $80 + tax 30 rooms
    *Country Inn and Suites $80 + tax 30 rooms
    *Baymont Inn and Suites $79 + tax 30 rooms
    *Fairfield Inn by Marriott $89 + tax 30 rooms
    *Staybridge Suites $109 + tax 30 rooms
    *Quality Inn and Suites $60 + tax 30 rooms
    Rates given are flat rates per room. To secure the room blocks, please contact the hotel with information regarding the desired number of rooms to be blocked. NO ROOM BLOCKS ARE SET AT THIS TIME.

    Lindale Lodging Rates for
    2013 Texas Geocaching Association

    September 13-14, 2013

    Hotel Rate Info
    Best Western Inn
    3501 S Main Street
    Lindale, TX 75771-7791
    Phone: 903/882-8884
    67.99/night http://bestwestern.com/lindaleinn
    Comfort Suites
    200 W Centennial Blvd
    Lindale, TX 75771
    Phone: 903-882-8613
    89.99 Ask for Geocaching Rate

    Bake off rules
    Two categories; savory & sweet
    Two sub-categories :
    • from scratch - nothing prepackaged allowed!
    • using a mix

    Chili cook off rules
    Two categories
    • No beans
    • With beans

    6 prizes - Best of each category

    You can pre-prepare
    All entries must be turned in by 4 pm on Saturday
    Please do not put your name on your container/dish - it will be given a number upon submission for judging
    Judging will take place at 4:30
    Winners will be announced beginning at 5:00