Information on caving events, including Society sponsored events such as the annual
convention and the National Cave Management Symposium, and events sponsored by regional or other organizations. If you
have an event that you would like listed on this page, email the information to email@example.com
USA 2016 Events
USA 2017 Events
- July 17-23, 2016 - NSS Convention - Ely, NV. For info, contact Matt Bowers, or see http://nss2016.caves.org/ -or- www.facebook.com/nss75th.
- July 29-31, 2016 - Rocky Mountain Regional - White River Plateau, Coffee Pot Road, CO. More information can be found at http://caves.org/region/rmr/index.php/info-about-rmr-2016 and at https://www.facebook.com/NSSRMR/.
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- August 5-7, 2016 - 63rd Annual Indiana Cave Capers - at Lawrence County Recreational Park,
The 63rd Indiana Cave Capers presented by the Central Indiana Grotto will be held at the Lawrence County Recreation Park; a very nice facility in Cave Country! Friday night is the annual Campground Party and Open Jam hosted by The Shallow Grotto. Weekend activities include great caving and led trips, food available all weekend, vertical rope practice, vendor Inner Mountain Outfitters, Saturday night banquet, keynote speakers CIG cavers Tony and Marion Akers reporting on Proyecto Sierra Mazateca; exploring virgin caves in Southern Mexico, door prizes, and fun! More info: cavecapers.com or call Ron Adams at 317-490-7727. Additional information can be found on the CIG website: http://www.cigcaves.com/indiana-cave-capers/
- August 26-28, 2016 - All-Grrs-Cave-Trip (AGCT) - at Cougar, WA. AGCT is an annual co-ed and family-friendly event that celebrates women cavers. Women and men cave separately on the first day. After this, the annual meeting occurs and on the next day both genders cave together to enjoy the best caves in the area. Camping, meals, guidebooks, and shirts will be available. Visit the website for the most up-to-date information: http://www.ewls.org/register-to-attend.html
- September 1-5, 2016 - Old Timer's Reunion - at TRA Campground, WV. See http://otr.org/. Details to come.
- September 2-5, 2016 - Cave Fest - Sewanee, TN. Join the Sewanee Mountain Grotto Labor Day weekend for their annual auction & party. Amenities include a bath house, hot tub & sauna. There is no registration fee; however we do ask that attendees donate an item to the auction and bring a dish for the potluck dinner on Saturday night. The campground also charges $5/person for camping the entire weekend; electrical hookups also available. All proceeds go back into the caving community. We will have led cave trips, a bat float to Nickajack, a potluck dinner, and of course our auction. Keep up with the event on www.facebook.com/groups/1421893758065353/ or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
- September 9-11, 2016 - 52nd annual Hodag Hunt - McGregor, Iowa. At Spook Cave. For more information about this event, please contact Gary Soule (email@example.com) or chair Kasey Fiske (firstname.lastname@example.org).
- Sept. 29 - Oct. 2, 2016 - Fall 2016 MVOR - Bonneville, KY.
It's official! Windy City Grotto and Louisville Grotto with Near Normal Grotto will be hosting the Fall 2016 MVOR. The event will be held at the Lonestar Preserve near Bonneville, KY, the weekend of September 29th through October 2nd, 2016. You may download and print out the PDF Registration Form, or register online at http://www.fall2016mvor.com/.
Questions may be sent to Fall2016MVOR@gmail.com.
- Sept. 30 - Oct. 2, 2016 - Third Annual Hydro-Geo Workshop - Boerne, TX.
Registration for the Bexar Grotto Third Annual Hydro-Geo Workshop is now open! Spend time in real-world field settings, gaining valuable hands-on experience. Ideal for Students, Practitioners, and Academics.
More details are available on the website: http://caves.org/grotto/bexargrotto/HydroGeo/
Event Registration: http://texashydrogeo2016.eventzilla.net/
- October 6-9, 2016 - TAG Fall Cave-In - at Lookout Mountain, GA. See http://tagfallcavein.org/. Details to come.
- October 28-30, 2016 - Fall NSS Board of Governor's Meeting - at Sewanee, TN. The Sewanee Mountain Grotto will be hosting the Fall 2016 National Speleological Society Board of Governors Meeting near Sewanee, TN. On Saturday evening following the BOG meeting the SMG is having a Halloween Themed Party at Caver's Paradise. Come up and hang out with the NSS BOG Members and area cavers for this special event. More details can be found on Eventbrite.
If you have questions, contact Kelly Smallwood (Jasper, Tennessee) at email@example.com.
- December 31, 2016 - NSS New Year's Eve Party and Fundraiser - NSS HQ and Conference Center, Huntsville, AL. Time: 5pm to 1am. Details to come.
- June 17-24, 2017 - NCRC National Training Seminar - at Redmond, Oregon. Details to come.
- May 16-22, 2016 - 7th International Workshop on Ice Caves - at Postojna, Slovenia.
- August 13-20, 2016 - EuroSpeleo 2016 - at Yorkshire Dales.