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PIGnDIG 2014 – Canada’s Premier Metal Detecting Hunt

PIGnDIG BannerThe Toronto Metal Detecting Club and Radioworld are proud to present the
FIRST ANNUAL PIGnDIG Metal Detecting Hunt being held at
Woodbine Beach Park – Toronto, ON  on August 23, 2014.

This promises to be the BEST HUNT ever seen in Canada and we invite EVERYONE to participate!

Event Details:

  • Organized Hunts with GREAT FINDS – Metal Detecting GAMES AND CONTESTS
  • AWESOME pulled pork lunch provided (yes this will be a fully roasted pig) along with BBQ Hot Dogs and side dishes.
  • Complimentary Tim Horton’s Coffee and TimBits to get your morning started
  • A HUGE variety of Giveaways and Prizes from Minelab, Garrett and Anderson Detector Shafts with chances to win a Minelab CTX3030, a Minelab X-TERRA 305, A Garrett EuroAce and the youths can win an ACE150 Metal Detector!

Event Hosts: Steve Zazulyk, Tim Pacan and Jack Summers on behalf of the Toronto Metal Detecting Club.

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Ticket sales will close Monday August 18, 2014 at noon!

Sorry no walk ups or last minute sign ups permitted…

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Event Details


Registration:           8 am – 9:30 am  – Complimentary Tim Hortons coffee and Timbits

Launch Party:         9 am – 9:45 am  – We will start off this year’s event with a Minelab
                                       SDC 2300 Launch Party at 9 am.  A HANDS ON introduction of
the newest Minelab Detector with short product demonstrations will
be given.  This detector will be available for on-site testing for all
registered guests all day long!  (please bring valid Identification)

First Hunt:              10:00 am –  Our first organized hunt will commence at 10:00 am for
thirty minutes.  Proceeding the hunt we will gather back at the
shelter to review our finds, dispose of any trash and give away some
prizes!

Second Hunt:         11:30 am – Our second organized hunt will commence at 11:30 am
for thirty minutes. Proceeding the hunt we will gather back at the
shelter to review our finds, dispose of any trash and give away some
prizes!

Lunch:                      12:30 pm – Lunch will be available at 12:30 pm. We will be serving
roasted pig, all beef hot dogs and a vegetarian option as well as potato
chips and salad(s).  Water will be available to all registered guests
throughout the day.

Final Hunt:            1:30 pm – The final hunt will commence at 2 pm and run for 45
minutes. This will be the largest hunt area (both fields) and the extra
time will allow for all hidden treasures to be found.

Closing Ceremony:  2:45 pm – After the hunts and clean up is complete, we will gather
for the final prize draws and conclude the event.

NOTES:

PIGnDIG is an organized Metal Detecting event organized by the Toronto Metal Detecting Club and run by a committee of members. This is a NON-PROFIT event, where all registration fees (after expenses) will be used to purchase finds that will be buried in the hunt fields that day.  We anticipate that approximately 85% of your registration fee will be used for finds.


Special Thanks:

Steve Zazulyk – (TMDC)  Huntmaster – Detecting EXPERT

Tim Pacan –  (Radioworld/TMDC)  Official/Certified Minelab Reseller

Diane Wilkinson – (Radioworld) Registration and BBQ Team
Certified Minelab Reseller/Trainer

Jack Summers – (Radioworld/TMDC) Event Organizer/MC/Certified Minelab Reseller

HUNT RULES

  • No Beach detecting prior to registration that day.  Once registered, you may familiarize yourself with the area and detect the public beach area (where allowed).
  • The hunt fields will be clearly identified and all areas within 100 meters of the hunt field will be off limits prior to the event – NO EXCEPTIONS.
  • No PULSE Detectors allowed
  • No Sharp Metal Digging Tools allowed – SAND SCOOPS ONLY
  • Pouches MUST be a standard Non-Sifting type Pouch
  • HEADPHONES are required for events
  • NO oversized or Large Coils (W.O.T. Coils, Big Foot Coils).

o   Coils are limited to 11” maximum (largest dimension)

  • Only registered persons can hunt in events
  • No sharing of registration is permitted
  • No one will be permitted in hunt area without a detector, headphones and/or hunt ID
  • Please bring proper clothing for the weather
  • These events are RAIN OR SHINE (NO RAIN DATE)
  • All targets are shallow (no more than four (4”) inches.)
  • Any person found to be misusing the hunt field will be removed from the event.
  • Anyone not following responsible metal detecting practices such as covering holes will be disqualified and be asked to leave the event.
  • Anyone not conducting themselves in a courteous, responsible, sportsmanlike manner will be asked to leave. Remember this is a family event in a public park!
  • Remove all trash from the field and dispose of in a proper trash container.

WITHOUT PREJUDICE: Any discrepancies, infractions or rule infractions will be at the sole discretion of the Organizer, Huntmaster and PIGnDIG  TMDC Committee.

 

Event Tickets:  – $60 per adult
– $30 per Child (12 and under)
– Adult Meal only is available for $15
(when accompanied by a registered hunter)