ABC August 2014 Diversified Cacher Contest Official Rules

Basic Premise:

To encourage people to use alternative geocaching websites (OCNA, other OpenCaching Network sites, Terracaching.com, GPSgames.org, Geocaching Australia and Navicache.com), traditional letterboxing sites, as well as the smartphone based GPS games Munzee, Sighter and Monster Cache. There are 60 actions in which players can participate to score points, including three bonus challenge actions. Players will need to participate in a minimum of 5 actions, using a minimum of 3 sites/games, and score 100 points to earn one entry into the drawing for the prizes. Cross listed geocaches can only be used on one listing site! Players can earn an additional entry in the drawing for each additional 100 points they earn. The more you play, the more entries you get. No limit. These 60 actions, their categories and points they are worth can be viewed in spreadsheet form here on the web. (Also linked to at the bottom of this page).


Eligibility:

Players must be permanent residents of The United States, Canada, or Mexico.


Contest period and deadlines for entry:

The Contest period is from 12:01 AM Eastern Standard time on August 1st, 2014 to 11:59 PM on August 31st, 2014. The deadline for entries is September 7th at 11:59 PM Eastern Standard time. The entry forms can be found here on the web. (Also linked to at the bottom of this page). Note that if you bookmark the link you are given, you can go back and edit your form at a later time. The form is also nicely formatted for printing (6 pages), and we will accept legibile hand written forms scanned and sent to the opencachingnorthamerica at gmail.com address.


Drawing for prizes and winner notification:

Self-reported scores on the players entry form will be verified by the OCNA team. The drawing for prizes will be held on September 14th, 2014 (Time TBA). Winners will be chosen at random using the the services of the website Random.org. Winners will be notified via email, notification being sent from the email address opencachingnorthamerica at gmail.com (be sure to check your spam folders!), and must respond within 7 days, or the prize will be forfeited, and another winner will be chosen. Winners will also be posted on the main page of our website, www.opencaching.us


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