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Title: Question about Giga's
Post by: Griff Grof on February 10, 2016, 12:49:23 pm
How many Will Attends for an event to go Giga?

North Wales 2016 Mega is currently in the 700s  :)
Title: Re: Question about Giga's
Post by: Hogshunters on February 10, 2016, 03:34:12 pm
Mega - 500+ attendees

Giga event - 5000+ attendees

So Wales has a bit to go to become a Giga!
Title: Re: Question about Giga's
Post by: Griff Grof on February 10, 2016, 09:10:56 pm
Yes, but how many Will Attends for Groundspeak to upgrade it to Giga status?

The next Giga (http://coord.info/GC55555) (originally published as a Mega) is 'only' at 3,500 Will Attends, and has been Giga for a few months now.

So probably around 2000?
Title: Re: Question about Giga's
Post by: Hogshunters on February 10, 2016, 10:25:31 pm
Ah - didn't know that, interesting. George just Googled it, and got the info we gave, so can't answer that one - sorry.
Title: Re: Question about Giga's
Post by: walktall on February 10, 2016, 10:47:21 pm
How many Will Attends for an event to go Giga?

North Wales 2016 Mega is currently in the 700s  :)

Only in the 700's :o Would have thought a lot higher than that now it's got the Maze. Would be great if it went Giga but do they want it to go Giga? That's a lot of people all in one place in a small town ::)
Title: Re: Question about Giga's
Post by: walktall on February 10, 2016, 10:52:08 pm
From Giga-Event Classification (GS) (https://support.groundspeak.com/index.php?pg=kb.page&id=502)

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8. Giga-Events must demonstrate that they will reach 5000 attendees before they will be upgraded from Mega-Event status. New events will be required to surpass 4000 Will Attend logs before they are considered for Giga-Event status. Events with history will be evaluated based on a minimum of 3000 Attended logs from the previous year as well as a combination the current year's Will Attend logs, factors such as location changes, history, and date changes.
Title: Re: Question about Giga's
Post by: L8HNB on February 13, 2016, 03:26:07 pm
Accomo very limited and I think I saw limited electrical hook-up left for campers may have something to do with it...
The two Giga's I've been to had facilities that could easily cope with 7K, especially Munich, Llangollen won't know whats hit it  :D