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Technical Information

The base

The location of the event is the main building of the University of Debrecen (Egyetem square 1., Debrecen; N47° 33.222', E21° 37.288') During the event, in the area of the university participants can find many parking places for free of charge. Parking places are accessible through the gate Number 2. (N47° 33.206', E21° 37.241')

Travel to Debrecen

If you travel by train, you have to get on the tram (Number 1) in front of the railway station. Get off at 'Egyetem' station. The main building is about 100 meters far on foot.

Organisers recommend some route for participants arriving by car, listed below.

  •  From Budapest on M3 and M35 motorway:
    Leave the motorway at the exit 'Debrecen/Hortobágy', then turn left at the traffic lights.
    Continue along on the road 33.
    After you leave the 'Interspar/Praktiker' (on the left) turn left at the traffic lights.
    At the end of the road turn left, follow the road as it bears right, and turn right after the pedestrian crossing.
  • From Budapest on road 4:
    Turn left where you see the sign that show the direction to Miskolc, and continue along on the road 35.
    Turn right where you see the sign that show the direction to Nyíregyháza, and continue along on the road 33.
    After you leave the 'Interspar/Praktiker' (on the left) turn left at the traffic lights.
    At the end of the road turn left, follow the road as it bears right, and turn right after the pedestrian crossing.
    From Nyíregyháza on road 4:
    After you arrive in Debrecen immediately turn right then turn left. Go along and turn right at the next opportunity. Go across the forest and follow the rails. After the second tram stop turn right, follow the road as it bears right, and turn right after the pedestrian crossing.
  • From Berettyóújfalu on road 47:
    Follow the road along. When you see the 'Hotel Lycium' on the left, turn right at the traffic lights.
    At the end of the road turn left, follow the road as it bears right, and turn right after the pedestrian crossing.

What you need

  • GPS and cable for uploading and downloading. For PDA the points will be upload to memory card. ActiveSync IS NOT available. GPS device renting is possible, but it is limited. Terms and conditions will be given later.
  • PMR for the communication during the event (PMR446 3/10 in English).
  • pen or pencil.
  • charged battery and standby battery.
  • for desperated geocachers: headlight, UV lamp, mobile phone with Internet connection, digital camera,  etc.
  • warm clothes, waterproof clothes, waterproof shoes, gaiters, hut, neckerchief, suit, swimsuit (you really need this).

What we have

On the base we have: lavatory, toilet, public phone, bankomat, resting-place, WI-FI (only for downloading of the coordinates), electricity connector, drink automat.
Location of eating places will be given later.


Registration fee

Registration fee for the race until 2nd of March is 2000 HUF (7 EUR) / GPS device.
Participants must to pay by wire with "Deocaching" label and the full name of the geocacher to this account: IBAN: HU31 1173 8235 2000 0600 0000 0000
BIC(SWIFT)KÓD: OTPVHUHB.
Registration fee on the day of the race is 3500 HUF (12 EUR) / GPS device.


Legal disclaimer

Everybody attends at the event at one's own risk. Organizers are couldn't be responsible for any casualty or injury.
Youthful participants must be under parental control or must have parental permission.
We are not responsible for lost or stolen valuables.