Geocaching with CIGA

CIGA at GeoWoodstock 2017
CIGA was represented at GeoWoodstock XV at Waynesville, near Asheville, NC.

CIGA at MOGA 2017

CIGA members attended MOGA 2017 at Manhattan, KS.  A CIGA member, Sixrows, won first place in the cache building contest.


CIGA Adds New Travel Tag
CIGA is introducing a new CIGA trackable travel tag. It is like any other trackable with a mission page and tracking on geocaching.com.  Send CIGA to see the world.

It is available only from the club and will be events, such as club meetings and the annual picnic. Anyone paying this year's annual dues of $10 gets one free.  Additional tags are available for $5 each. 

Chicago Area Cachers Place Racer Tribute Cache
CIGA friends in the Chicago area placed a 
tribute cache for racer2814 achieving 100K finds.  Matt Holley placed GC70KA1 in Romeoville.

Racer 100K Recognition Event
CIGA recognized Racer2814 for achieving 100,000 finds with an event in Decatur.  About 30 people attended.

The club presented her custom geoart created by Sixrows.  Those attending received a souvenir tag commemorating the milestone.

She is only the sixth person to achieve the milestone.  Find number 100,000 came December in Florida.

Springfield CITO Collects Prairie Seeds
Springfield cachers did more than the usual CITO. Working at a wildlife sanctuary in 
ation with local groups, they 
plant seeds for prairie regrowth.

Recognizing World Class 100,000 Finds
GIGA joined Peoria cachers 
to honor Fuzzy B for passing 100,000 finds, putting him among the top ranked cachers in the world.  Those attending received a commemorative coin, courtesy of BoilMaw.

CIGA on Facebook
For the latest news, visit the CIGA Facebook page and request access to join.  The page has 500 followers from Illinois, Iowa and Missouri.

Facebook Group
CIGA on Facebook

CIGA has been geocaching in Central Illlinois since 2004.


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