FSC 2014 Rules

First State Challenge (FSC) 2014 Completion Rules
(Cachers may find FSC-2014 caches without completing the Challenge)

  1. FSC-2014 will begin on September 27, 2014.
  2. You must find 7 Caches in each of the 3 areas and log them, both at the cache location (Log Book) and online at geocaching.com.
  3. The 3 areas are:
    – Area 1: Northern Delaware
    – Area 2: Central Delaware
    – Area 3: Southern Delaware
  4. Record the code phrase written in the log book of each hide and send a scan, email attachment, or a photo of your completed list of all your code phrases to FirstStateChallenge@aol.com
  5. For your convenience, there is a downloadable FSC-2014 Cache Form
  6. The use of the FSC-2014 Cache Form is NOT mandatory, but all of the information on it must be submitted.
  7. There will be a FSC-2014 Celebration Event (GC5BY19) held on Saturday, November 1, 2014 from 1 PM to 4 PM in Dover. The event is open to all cachers whether or not they have found any of the FSC-2014 Caches. At this event, those that have been verified as completing the challenge, will be eligible for the following:
    – Completion certificate
    – Able to purchase 1 (one)  2014 Delaware geocoin for the reduced price of $7*(while supplies last)

To be eligible for the above, all forms MUST be sent to FirstStateChallenge@aol.com by Wednesday October 29, 2014 at 8PM. No forms can be accepted after this time!

  1. Coins may be limited to the first 100 cachers who complete the challenge.
  2. The count of remaining coins can be found here

    – If you qualify and desire a coin but cannot attend the FSC Celebration Event, you may have someone that attends the Celebration Event purchase and pick-up the geocoin for you. You must email FirstStateChallenge@aol.com by Tuesday October 28, 2014 at Midnight with the name of the person picking up your coin (Please use Subject: Alternate Coin Pick-up)
    -If you desire the coin to be mailed to you, you must send $10 ($7 for coin + $3 S&H) to:
    Mike Ott
    14 Barnard St
    Newark, DE 19711
    Attn: Geocoin

Only 1 coin may be purchased per geocaching account. (Use of multiple accounts to obtain coins is prohibited.)

Note: Delaware Geocachers is responsible for all interpretations and changes of the rules and may do so as is necessary.