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Halloween Techno Zombie Geo-Cache Hunt 2017! - Saturday, October 28th

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The 3rd Annual Halloween Techno Zombie Geo Cache Hunt 2017!

What: An all ages scavenger hunt through Palatine, IL which utilizes digital technology (gps coordinates, texts, video snippets, song samples) to send players into local businesses for an interactive fun activity.
The hunt also incorporates light community service work en route.

Prizes for top Players (1st, 2nd, 3rd for speed and amount of activities)
and Businesses/Organizations! (funniest, scariest and most memorable activity)
and Zombies with the most chocolate coins
and Advertising Sponsorships with the best Halloween themed ads

When: October 28th, 2017
Game opens at 9:00 a.m. and closes at 7:00 p.m.
Starting location will be sent via email after ticket purchase
Awards celebration with munchies, live music and prizes starts at 7:30 pm

* Players may arrive starting at 8:30 a.m. to pick up the goody bag and first clue.
* Players can choose to start, stop, and re-start the game through out the day as they please.


*** NOTE - Game tickets purchased online before October 1st have the service fee waived.

Adults $20.00
Children $10.00 (under 18 years old)
Children under 10 free
Active Military, veterans, homeless, and first responders - Free (please bring an ID)

** NEW - College Student Discount 50% with Student ID. Promo code "Hawk10"
Family/Friends Group (5 adults) $90.00
Family/Friends Group (5 children) $30.00
Businesses/Organizations (20 people) $360.00

******College student discounts available. Please enter Hawk10 at ticket purchase. Must bring your student ID to Game check in Oct 29th.


Want your business to participate as one of the locations? (Your business must be located in Palatine, IL) $250.00 or $500.00
(Click here for more details)

Want your Organization to participate as one of the locations? (Your Organization mut be located in and serve Palatine, IL) Price: Free Plus a list of community service work that needs to be done and can be accomplished by players.
(Click here for more details)

Sponsor the event! - Be a sponsor to support this fun community event! Sponsors can be from anywhere in the world! (Click here to request more information)

Want to be a ticket seller? (Click here to send a request)

Tickets are available at these local Palatine businesses:

Official Training Sponsor: Smart Gadget Fix in Palatine 52 W Palatine Rd, Palatine, IL 60067

Online Ticket Seller: Eventbrite.com

What's required to play the game?

1) A smartphone that can locate GPS coordinates, receive texts, images, sound bytes and video snippet clues
2) Transportation. We'd like to suggest a car, but a bicycle or motorbike will do too.
3) A ticket
4) Your brain!

Need some guidance on how to use your GPS locator on your cellphone to prepare for the game?

This year we are very excited to welcome our Official Training Sponsor - Smart Gadget Fix

With every ticket purchased either online or at one of the ticket sellers listed below, Smart Gadget Fix is offering free one on one training on how to use your smartphone's GPS locator.
Visit the shop for friendly free gentle guidance (52 W Palatine Rd, Palatine, IL 60067). Or call Leo to set up a free appointment (847) 496-5935). You'll need to show you're ticket beforehand so you won't be charged for the training. * Tickets are also available for sale in the store.

See you on October 28th, 2017!

For more details visit the website:

Thank you to all the wonderful businesses who participated in 2016 game - You made it incredibly fun!:

Palatine Chiropractor, Dog In Suds Grooming, School of Metaphysics Palatine Palatine Public Library, Immanuel Lutheran, Palatine Lawnmower, Ace Hardware Palatine, Dairy Queen Palatine, Chicago Clock Company, Sherry Dunwoody Farmer's Insurance, Escapeology, Batting Benny's, Peapod, What's Brewing, Games Workshop Deer Grove/Dundee Rd Palatine, Smart Gadget Repair

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Thank you to the ticket sellers for having made it possible to get the word out and make the game accessible to everyone:

Edelweiss Delicatessen​, Master Hitch, Mike's Bike Shop, JP Woods Martial Arts, Play It Again Sports Palatine Plaza,Athlete's Nutrition,Exercise Coach Palatine

And thank you especially to the advertising sponsors who supported this game via advertising and enthusiasm! Your sense of fun and the support you provided so this game can come to fruition is invaluable!

Green Thumb At Your Service, School Of Metaphysics Palatine, Nothing Bundt Cakes Mount Prospect, Jewel Osco Palatine Plum Grove Rd, Glow Inc., Christ In The Wilderness Retreat, Advance PreSchool Hoffman Estates, Home Depot , Baker's Square, PNC Bank Palatine Hick's Rd, Heil & Kay Ins., Palatine Hand Detail, Edelweiss Delicatessen, D'Vine Wine, Arete' Salon, Palatine Complete Automotive, Vini's Pizza, In Style Hair Studio, , Bill's Grove Florist, Walmart Palatine

We look forward to seeing you all again next year! Thank you so much for playing with us. Have a wonderful year!

For further information, click here.

Produced by Emerald City Music Productions, Inc. P.O. Box 126, Palatine, IL 60078

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