Nevada Day Treasure Hunt to begin Tuesday

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The Nevada Day Treasure Hunt kicks off Tuesday.

The annual search for the a commemorative medallion and $1,000 prize is growing to 16 clues and expanding to include Pershing County.

The 15th annual Nevada Day Treasure Hunt will be held through Oct. 25. Clues will be available Tuesday through Saturday at 6 a.m. Clues will be placed on the treasure hunt website daily Tuesday through Saturday. Clues also will be featured in the Nevada Appeal and at daily. Information is also available at the Nevada Day Treasure Hunt’s Facebook page.

While technically anyone can participate since clues are posted on the treasure hunt’s website, the hunt is in reality for those in the Northern Nevada area as the medallion is going to be hidden somewhere in Carson, Churchill, Douglas, Lyon, Mineral, Storey, Pershing or Washoe county.

The medallion will be placed inside a grey pouch. It will not be buried, and no structure will need to be disturbed or climbed to find it. The treasure will be hidden on public property. Hunting should only be done in daylight hours.

The first person to find the treasure will receive a $1,000 prize. The prize is forfeited if the treasure isn’t found within 16 clues.

The person who finds the treasure should bring it to the Nevada Appeal, 580 Mallory Way, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday-Friday. Players must be 18 or older to participate.

Also new this year is the logo which was created by Stingray Tattoos. Stingray along with Mahe Law, Ponderosa Stamp & Engraving, Sign Pro and the Nevada Appeal are the sponsors of the hunt.

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