Well, I've got good news and bad news.Originally Posted by SpankytheWizard
The "bad" news is MOGA 2007 is well into the planning stage and will be held at Mark Twain Lake near Hannibal, MO (100 miles No. of St. Louis) on March 23-25, 2007. The Army Corp of Engineers will be sponsoring the event. We will be placing 60 PERMANENT caches and the Corp plans to have about 50 more in place by the event. Contacts have been made with local motels for special rates, and camping and food will again be available at the event. More details to follow as we firm things up.
Now the "good " news is 2008 is open and we would love to see it in Arkansas. Over the last 30 years I've hiked and floated you state, and then cached since about 2002. Most of this was done No. of I-40 and you have a lot of beautiful and rugged areas.
2007 will be our 4th MOGA (actually 1st one was called MIGC) and we've learned a lot. We now work smarter and it runs very smooth. Hopefully our "expertise" will allow you to put on the event with very little difficulties. We will gladly give you guidence when needed but it will be "your" event. We normally keep $700-800 in reserve from the previous year as startup funds, and that would be available to you so there would be no out of pocket expense. Once the registrations start coming in, that gives you additional working capitol.
We hope you can get your group together and hold MOGA 2008.
We were glad to see everyone from AR that attended MOGA 2006 and we hope to see you again next March.
MOGA Planning Committee