Eco-Rangers 2015

Funded

on 13 December 2015
Eco-Rangers 2015
Eco-Rangers 2015

 

Event Information

 

While most Hong Kong people are busy with their work every day, they do not realize that the surrounding environment has been gradually threatened by six “Environmental Monsters”! Don’t you have the heart to see those Old & Valuable Trees (OVTs), crystal clear streams, and fresh air slowly disappear? We need you to become "Eco-Rangers", together wipe out all six “Environmental Monsters”, and shoulder the mission to defend the precious ecological resources of Hong Kong! 

If you are courageous and prudent, become "Eco-Rangers" now and participate in the war to defend our ecology! Challenge monsters in an orienteering competition, and wipe them out in Aberdeen Country Park on December 13 and safeguard our ecology & the planet!

Date:
Sunday, 13 December 2015
 
Venue:
Aberdeen Country Park
 
Map Format:
1:10000 and 5m contour interval (1:10000, VI 5m)
 
Punching and Timing:
Chinahealth Electronic Punching and Timing System (Will be provided by the organizer)
 
Departure Time:
10:00 am to 02:00pm (exact time to be arranged by categories)
 
Time Limit:
2 hours (Score Orienteering Event)
 
No. of Participants:
800 persons (First come first served)
 
Categories:
Individual / Dual / Trio / Family Team/ Corporate Team
 
Enrollment Deadline:
Monday, 30 November 2015
 

 

Catalogies

 

Category

Gender

No. of person

Age

Individual (Men)

Male

1

Age on Race Date: 18 or above

Individual (Women)

Female

Dual

Male

2

Age on Race Date: 13 or above*

(Participants aged between 13 and 17 must be accompanied by an adult)

Dual

Female

Dual

Mixed

Trio

Any

3

Family Team
(2 - 4 members)

Any

2 - 4

Must include a minimum of one participant aged between 4 and 12 and one family members aged above 18

Corporate Team

Any

1 - 4

Age on Race Date: 4 or above*

(Participants aged between 4 and 17 must be accompanied by an adult)

 

Event fee plus Minimum Donation Fee**

 

Individual/Dual/Trio:
$830 per person (Apply before 19 October 2015 $780#)

Family Team:
Team of 2 persons - HK$1,200 per team (Register on or before 19 October 2015 $1,050#)
Team of 3 persons - HK$2,000 per team (Register on or before 19 October 2015 $1,850#)
Team of 4 persons - HK$2,800 per team (Register on or before 19 October 2015 $2,650#)

Corporate Team
HK$12,000 per team

 

Remarks:
*Participants aged below 18 must obtain a signed consent from their parents or guardians in order to participate in the event. Team Leader must be aged 18 or above.
**Event fee of the Individual/Dual/Trio category is $150 per person; Family Team is $450 per team. Event fee has been included in the minimum donation, which will be considered as registrants’ donation (donation receipts can be provided). All fee and donations will Not be refunded under any other circumstances.

#Participants who enrolled and fully paid the required fee on or before 19th October in the Individual, Dual, Trio / Family categories can enjoy a HK$50 / HK$150 discount upon registration.
Business/Corporations are welcome to sponsor corporate team(s) / low-income families / students / non-profit organizations to participate.

 

Enquiry

 
Tel: 2728 6781 / 2272 0305
 
 

 

Event Information

 

While most Hong Kong people are busy with their work every day, they do not realize that the surrounding environment has been gradually threatened by six “Environmental Monsters”! Don’t you have the heart to see those Old & Valuable Trees (OVTs), crystal clear streams, and fresh air slowly disappear? We need you to become "Eco-Rangers", together wipe out all six “Environmental Monsters”, and shoulder the mission to defend the precious ecological resources of Hong Kong! 

If you are courageous and prudent, become "Eco-Rangers" now and participate in the war to defend our ecology! Challenge monsters in an orienteering competition, and wipe them out in Aberdeen Country Park on December 13 and safeguard our ecology & the planet!

Date:
Sunday, 13 December 2015
 
Venue:
Aberdeen Country Park
 
Map Format:
1:10000 and 5m contour interval (1:10000, VI 5m)
 
Punching and Timing:
Chinahealth Electronic Punching and Timing System (Will be provided by the organizer)
 
Departure Time:
10:00 am to 02:00pm (exact time to be arranged by categories)
 
Time Limit:
2 hours (Score Orienteering Event)
 
No. of Participants:
800 persons (First come first served)
 
Categories:
Individual / Dual / Trio / Family Team/ Corporate Team
 
Enrollment Deadline:
Monday, 30 November 2015
 

 

Catalogies

 

Category

Gender

No. of person

Age

Individual (Men)

Male

1

Age on Race Date: 18 or above

Individual (Women)

Female

Dual

Male

2

Age on Race Date: 13 or above*

(Participants aged between 13 and 17 must be accompanied by an adult)

Dual

Female

Dual

Mixed

Trio

Any

3

Family Team
(2 - 4 members)

Any

2 - 4

Must include a minimum of one participant aged between 4 and 12 and one family members aged above 18

Corporate Team

Any

1 - 4

Age on Race Date: 4 or above*

(Participants aged between 4 and 17 must be accompanied by an adult)

 

Event fee plus Minimum Donation Fee**

 

Individual/Dual/Trio:
$830 per person (Apply before 19 October 2015 $780#)

Family Team:
Team of 2 persons - HK$1,200 per team (Register on or before 19 October 2015 $1,050#)
Team of 3 persons - HK$2,000 per team (Register on or before 19 October 2015 $1,850#)
Team of 4 persons - HK$2,800 per team (Register on or before 19 October 2015 $2,650#)

Corporate Team
HK$12,000 per team

 

Remarks:
*Participants aged below 18 must obtain a signed consent from their parents or guardians in order to participate in the event. Team Leader must be aged 18 or above.
**Event fee of the Individual/Dual/Trio category is $150 per person; Family Team is $450 per team. Event fee has been included in the minimum donation, which will be considered as registrants’ donation (donation receipts can be provided). All fee and donations will Not be refunded under any other circumstances.

#Participants who enrolled and fully paid the required fee on or before 19th October in the Individual, Dual, Trio / Family categories can enjoy a HK$50 / HK$150 discount upon registration.
Business/Corporations are welcome to sponsor corporate team(s) / low-income families / students / non-profit organizations to participate.

 

Enquiry

 
Tel: 2728 6781 / 2272 0305
 
 

 

How to Play

 

Mission 1 : Garner Positive Energy
Go through as many Check Points as possible within the 2-hour time limit to collect “Positive Energy” using the given orienteering map and compass.  The more Check Points to go through, the more Energy Points collected! 

Mission 2 : Catch Environmental Monsters
Catch the 6 Environmental Monsters roaming on the loose at the venue.  Increase the Energy Points with the use of the Eco-Rangers app at each encounter! 

Mission 3 : Solve Ecological Quizzes
Answer the Monster-related quizzes in given time on the Eco-Rangers app to gain even more Energy Points!  

The team who earn the most Energy Points within the given time limit wins. Should more than one team score the same amount of Energy Points, the team with the lesser time wins. Teams that finish outside the given time limit will have their Energy Points deducted accordingly.

*Participants are required to bring along a smart phone that has the Eco-Rangers app installed in order to and fulfil/complete the challenge/missions. Details will be announced later.

 

About the Six Environmental Monsters

 

Gaudy Goldy 土豪金.png

Place of Birth: Mountain in the New Territories
Haunt: Rural area
Evilness:
Profile: A self-centered rogue, who is  driven by monetary interest for everything. It often drives to the rural area, wetland and conservation area to dump construction wastes, damaging the soil and the local ecology. It also likes to build three storey luxurious houses in rural area at the expense of greenery area in the New Territory

 

Rogue Tusker大白象.png

Place of Birth: Unknown
Haunt: Developed cities
Evilness:
Profile: The giant monster is so crafty that it can transform itself into various forms of “white elephant” – for example the third airport runway, high-speed rail and so on.  It is good at persuading people to accept its presence, even though it is doing harm to the spots of high ecological value. It is hazardous to wildlife such as Chinese white dolphins. It takes a lot away from the community but it never gives back. 

 

Incense Snatcher沉香賊.png

Place of Birth: Greedy planet
Haunt: Mature forest
Evilness:
Profile: It misappropriates the wild agarwood for making profits. Agarwood is a plant that would bleed a resin to protect itself from infection. This resin can be made into a valuable type of Chinese herbal medicine. 

 

Flame Thrower火燭鬼.png

Place of Birth: Inferno
Haunt: Greenery areas/forest
Evilness :
Profile: The culprit of fire that ruins greenery area and tree plantation. It is especially active on low-humidity days and the Ching Ming Festival and Chung Yeung Festival when people go tomb-sweeping.

 

Tree Topper樹偽師.png

Place of Birth unknown
Haunt: Urban area
Evilness:
Profile: An arrogant artist who enjoys topping trees in its own “professional” ways and even cutting off trees regardless of the life and ecological value of trees.  

 

Plastic Trasher膠魔人.png

Place of Birth: Civilized society
Haunt: Shops/retail outlets
Evilness:
Profile: A die-hard user of plastic utensils, food containers and bottled water, who consider plastic bag convenient. It never reuses or recycles the plastic items. It leaves the plastic waste in the sea that becomes hazards to ocean creatures and emits toxic and pollutants. 

 

Use of Proceeds & About The Conservancy Association

 

The fund raised will be used to support The Conservancy Association’s local environmental education and nature protection programmes.

The Conservancy Association (CA) founded in 1968 is a well recognized environmental charity organization with the longest history in Hong Kong. We are dedicated to the protection of the environment and the conservation of natural and cultural heritage. Our mission is to enhance the quality of life of both the existing and future generations, and to ensure that Hong Kong shoulders her regional and global environmental responsibilities. We focus on local environmental issues, especially in tree conservation, nature conservation, agriculture development, waste reduction & recycling and environmental policies advocating.
Website : www.cahk.org.hk 

 

Important Notice

 

  1. The outdoor event possesses potential risks and danger. The Organizer has purchased Public Liability Insurance and Group Personal Accident Insurance for the event. Participants may purchase accident / casualty insurance and property insurance on their own whenever necessary.
  2. The Organizer reserves the right to limit and refuse any application.
  3. All application fees and other donations are not refundable. If a participant provides incorrect information, fails to pay application fee or follow correct application procedure within designated time, the Organizer reserves the right to reject their application.
  4. All participants must declare they are physically fit to join and participate in the event. They must comply and accept the requirements and related terms established by the event Organizer. Any person who is pregnant or suffering from chronic diseases such as heart disease or high blood pressure should not join the event. The Organizer reserves the right to disqualify any participant known or suspected to be unfit to participate in the event. All application fees and donations of the disqualified person will not be refunded.
  5. Participants are encouraged to wear event T-Shirt or colorful jerseys and proper shoes so as to alert hikers and other park visitors from distance.
  6. Participants should always pay attention to the safety of themselves and other park users (hikers/cars) during the event. Participants should stop or slow down and give way to the hikers, especially along narrow and steep sections. Participants shall assume liability in case of any accident caused by negligence, which results in death or injury, or any damage to or loss of property during the course of the event.
  7. Bib tag should be displayed in front of the chest of all participants for identification.
  8. Participants may be disqualified if he/she fails to arrive at the starting area before the designated start time.
  9. Timing chips will be provided by the organizer. Participants are liable for compensation of $150 per piece in case of damage or loss.
  10. The Organizer reserves the right of final decision of the event. Any changes or contingent measures for the event announced by the Organizer and posted on the Organizer’s web page shall prevail.
  11. All final decisions will be based on the Chinese version of the leaflet.

 

Updates
For details, please refer to event website www.cahk.org.hk 

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