Cache Award Winners: History

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Best Theme/Series (three or more caches in a series or that share a common theme)

2020 Pirate gadget caches by VAPirate (8 caches)
2019 Congressional Medal of Honor by pwesleynd93
2018 Planetary Pursuit by Awesnap
2017 End of the Line by Awesnap
2016 Toponaut by Serrabou
2015 Minecraft by Serrabou & Dukester1
2014 Occoquan Water Trail by BuckeyeFan
2013 Ismo Dalgaard Laffybottom by Serrabou
2012 Olivia by In2Mud
2011 Oompa Loompa by Serrabou
2010 Alien Invaders by Buglady1
2009 Magic by Serrabou
2008 A Little Local History by cphug184
2007 Be the Genealogist by reedkickball
2006 The Liver Series by Team KKW (Archived)

Outstanding Cache Theme

2001-2005 (tie) No bricks in this Wall (Archived)
2001-2005 (tie) Out of the Frying Pan

Best Kids Cache

2020 OLYMPIAD2020: Biathlon by CWillyPngn
2020 Animal Crossing: Nook’s Valley by CWillyPngn
2019 Catnip Scramble by CWillyPngn
2018 MUSTCACHE! by MJBinski
2017 Toad’s Missing Buttons by CWillyPngn
2016 The Royal Order of the Holy Mackerel* by CWillyPngn
2015 The Big Red Caboose by CWillyPngn
2014 Totoro by CWillyPngn
2013 (tie) Ismo Dalgaard Laffybottom: Crow’s Nest by Serrabou (Archived)
2013 (tie) Slenderman by flyingmoose
2012 Cacher’s Delight: Ten things I love about caching by Serrabou
2011 Roo’s Romp by Serrabou
2010 Fishy Canyon by Ty (of team Serrabou)
2009 Wacky Races by Dukester1 (Archived)
2008 Hey Lego My Cache by iceleftd (Archived)
2007 Farm, Field, and Forest by The VanDucks
2006 Chalk-Art Challenge by HoppyFamily (Archived)
2001-2005 (tie) Are you Nuts? by 2Wheel’in (Archived)
2001-2005 (tie) CJG – Kids Cache by Coach Jacks Gang (Archived)

Most Outstanding Location/Scenery

2020 Adventure Lab Bonus: The Swamp Boardwalk by Reedkickball
2019 Leesburg Hidden Art #1: Discover the Charm by hrothroc
2018 The Monkey Has Found A New Treehouse! by TheUnstealthy Monkey
2017 The Ghost Deer Tale by freddiecrs (Archived)
2016 14 – X Marks the Spot by hooclass2002, rodndor, and reedkickball
2015 Semper Fidelis Memorial Trail by robbitandpaul
2014 Occoquan Water Trail: Get To The Point by BuckeyeFan
2013 Wabbit Season by In2Mud
2012 Oh, The Places You’ll Go! by 4EverYoungs (Archived)
2011 (tie) Burke Lake Geocourse- The Point by NitroStein (Archived)
2011 (tie) The Domino Principal by Zgrav and 4EverYoungs (Archived)
2010 Uncached Territory by mapman132
2009 Sky Meadows SP Snowden Manor Ruins by KJcachers (Archived)
2008 The Bull Stops Here by Tazmasized
2007 Infarmary by Ka-Ching!
2006 Liver River (Liver Fiesta #6) by Team KKW (Archived)
2001-2005 Greatfalls Overlook byRobAGD

Best Hike

2012 Oh, The Places You’ll Go! by 4EverYoungs (Archived)
2011 Flat Stanley by In2Mud
2010 Serrabou Cove by Serrabou
2009 The Seneca Witch by cphug184 (Archived)
2008 Motherlode by Zygote2k (Archived)
2007 If You Want To Run With The Big Dogs…Greyhound by _BBQ_
2006 Troll Treasure by Cache Mates (Archived)
2001-2005 Helen Hunt by 2Wheel’in (Archived)

Most Creative Cache

2020 OLYMPIAD2020: Rhythmic Gymnastics (Adv. Lab Bonus) by Serrabou
2019 (TIE) In Memory of Dr Tooth A Magical-Mystery Bird House by robbitandpaul
2019 (TIE) Duck Hunt (Kid Friendly) by Morpheus1977
2019 (TIE) UNLACED: Rub sOMe BACON on I† by Serrabou
2019 (TIE) Anything for the Kids: Impromptu by topazfae
2018 Four Numbers by rlobecker
2017 M.I.L.L. Race: Spaceship by Serrabou
2016 NoVAGO Murder Mystery #6: DiamondLog by 4everyoungs
2015 HtGSC: Twinkle, Twinkle by zgrav and 4EverYoungs
2014 Zorky Rooster by Serrabou & Engalaand
2013 The Skyhook Challenge by mobywv
2012 Cacher’s Revenge: Ten things we hate about caching by curtiszarger, heist454, and patfurg
2011 The Domino Principal by Zgrav and 4EverYoungs (Archived)
2010 What’s My Sign? by nighthawk700
2009 Pipe down, the neighbors are resting by NetworkCacher (Archived)
2008 Going Home by flyingmoose (Archived)
2006 The Treasure you seek lies not in the box… by zygote2k (Archived)

Most Physically Challenging to Find

2020 (Tie) Stafford GeoHunt by Luv4VA
2020 (Tie) Roo’s Rescue (Adventure Lab Bonus) by Serrabou
2019 Rocky Road by T_N_C
2018 Intersection by flyingmoose
2017 M.I.L.L. Race: Spaceship by Serrabou
2016 14 – X Marks the Spot by hooclass2002, rodndor, and reedkickball
2015 LR911 Nature Excursion GC66Y55 by lawnrescue911 (Archived)
2014 By the Power of Grayskull! by mobywv
2013 Mobywv’s Tunnel of Doom! (Directors Cut) by mobywv
2001-2005 Blood & Guts in Virginia (aka Iron & Stone) by nikcap and the Dominion Crew

Best Camouflage

2020 Pirate Rings by VAPirate
2019 Rocky Road by T_N_C
2018 SURVIVOR18: Mayfield Earthwork Fort by Awesnap
2017 TMNT ROCKS! by nycjoyce & Taparent
2016 The Monkey’s Missing Treehouse by TheUnstealthy Monkey
2015 Minecraft: Sugarcane by Serrabou & Dukester1
2014 FG Virginia Dreadhead – 3 by #1Fishingal
2013 A little Light Reading by SrchNResQ

Most Challenging to Find
2012 Cacher’s Revenge: Ten things we hate about caching by curtiszarger, heist454, and patfurg
2011 Shore Thing by Mdub007 (Archived)
2010 LAUREL LEAVES are beautiful this time of year by reedkickball
2009 Trick or Treat? by Gaiter Man (Archived)
2008 Boris by Zygote2k
2001-2005 Blood & Guts in Virginia (aka Iron & Stone) by nikcap and the Dominion Crew

Best Historical/Educational Cache

2020 The Battles of Bull Run & Manassas Bonus Cache by Notthereeither
2019 Oorah! USMC Adventure Lab BONUS by Awesnap
2018 War Time Tagging Virtual by reedkickball
2017 Ghost Lake (FSf#1) by rlobecker
2016 Fort Ward History by Ezio10
2015 All Aboard! Next Stop, Fairfax Station! by CWillyPngn
2014 Lost River Bluffs (AHS No. 7) by stolaf
2013 The Union’s “Valley Forge” by reedkickball
2012 Henderson House – FCCRH by zgrav
2011 Tour de Arrowbrook by MooseMaMa (Archived)
2010 (tie) The 3 R’s 1897 Style by 2Wheel’in (Archived)
2010 (tie) Stratford Junior High (Custis Trail Series) by LostDogsArlington
2009 A Near Tragedy by reedkickball
2008 Quantico National Cemetery by reedkickball (Archived)
2007 From the Halls of Montezuma by Blakeley Pirates (Archived)
2006 “Peanut” Johnson by WhatTrail? (Archived)
2001-2005 Last stop for a weary traveler by IceG8r (Archived)

Best Multi-Stage Cache

2020 Multi-Caches Bug Me by hrothroc
2019 The Chinn Park Regional Library by Awesnap
2018 SURVIVOR18: Suburbia by rlobecker
2017 The Ghost Deer Tale by freddiecrs (Archived)
2016 Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them by TheMalfoys (Archived)
2015 Minecraft: Redstone and Iron Ore by Serrabou & Dukester1
2014 By the Power of Grayskull! by mobywv
2013 Lost Creek Multi by mobywv
2012 Cacher’s Delight: Ten things I love about caching by Serrabou
2011 Ignorance too by B-Sharps (Archived)
2010 VSP Sky Meadows Wildlife Adventures by KJcachers (Archived)
2009 5 Golden Arches (Novago 12 Day of Cachemas 2009) by Zgrav and 4EverYoungs (Archived)
2008 Raccoon Ridge by Serrabou
2007 (tie) A Walk in the Woods by 2Wheelin (Archived)
2007 (tie) Fox Hunt by zygote2k (Archived)
2006 You are the GPS by DisQuoi
2001-2005 The Eagle’s Tour by GoldenDaze

Best Mystery/Puzzle Cache

2020 OLYMPIAD2020: Table Tennis by 4EverYoungs
2019 First Camera by rlobecker
2018 SURVIVOR18: Lowering the Bar by 4EverYoungs
2017 End of the Line by Awesnap
2016 Toponaut: Hemlock 4, Master by Serrabou
2015 HtGSC: Twinkle, Twinkle by zgrav and 4EverYoungs
2014 Zorky Rooster by Serrabou & Engalaand
2013 44-4 by derektiffany
2012 Lingua Vitae by 4EverYoungs
2011 The Domino Principal by Zgrav and 4EverYoungs (Archived)
2010 What’s My Sign? by nighthawk700
2009 Name! That! Tree! by rob3k
2008 The Rule of Four: Hypnerotomachia by GoldenDaze (Archived)
2007 Be the Genealogist-Final by reedkickball
2006 The Geo-Justice League by Lion Heart
2001-2005 Blood & Guts in Virginia (aka Iron & Stone) by nikcap and the Dominion Crew

Best Traditional

2020
2019 MAGC-6 by pwesleynd93
2018 Four Numbers by rlobecker
2017 Pumpkin King’s Cliff by sassyinmyheart (Archived)
2016 Pumpkin King’s Cave Across Accokeek Creek by sassyinmyheart (Archived)
2015 Book Nook by DPV1972
2014 High and Dry by derektiffany
2013 “Mine’s Bigger” by hippietwinkie
2006 Glimwicket’s Rocky Hillside House of Treats by flyingmoose
2001-2005 Cannon Fire by DisQuoi

Best Other (Letterbox Hybrid, Earthcache, Whereigo, Event, CITO)

2020
2019 (TIE) Ode to The Holy Grail by MJBinski
2019 (TIE) Catnip Scramble by CWillyPngn
2018 (Letterbox) MUSTCACHE! by MJBinski
2018 SURVIVOR18: Eating Challenge by ZippyFinn
2017 Barrett Branch Library Wherigo Adventure by Awesnap
2017 (Letterbox) M.I.L.L. Race: Ignition Sequence by Serrabou
2016 2016 NoVAGO Murder Mystery #3 – Tony Shark by Awesnap
2015 Semper Fidelis Memorial Trail by robbitandpaul
2014 Castle of the Ancients by derektiffany
2013 Slenderman by flyingmoose
2007 (Letterbox) Long Black Veil by flyingmoose (Archived)
2007 (EarthCache) Wetlands: A Natural Treasure by mgsgagag
2007 (EarthCache) Tour de Geology by 2Wheel’in (Archived)
2006 (Letterbox) The Missing by flyingmoose (Archived)
2006 (EarthCache) Great Falls Earthcache by flyingmoose

Best Earthcache
2016 Dr. Funkhouser’s Resting Geology by sassyinmyheart

Best CITO

2020
2019 Yo Momma Says Clean Up Moore by Nothereeither
2018 “The Shoveler” Needs A CITO! by MJBinski
2017 4th Annual Occoquan Bay Refuge CITO by DePhogration
2016 Mayfield Fort CITO by Awesnap
2015 Occoquan Elementary CITO by Awesnap

Special Recognition (Park, Museum, cacher, etc.)

2014 Prince William Forest Park for cooperation in allowing placements in the park
2013 Smithsonian NMNH GeoTour by Smithsonian NMNH (Archived)

Best Name
2006 Glimwicket’s Rocky Hillside House of Treats by flyingmoose

Best Micro
2006 Barking Up the Wrong Tree by BAJA Clan (Archived)
2001-2005 I can’t see it…. by PyroNorm (Archived)

Best Adventure Lab

Best Log


How Minnestrone Got His Groove Back by minnestrone

2019 Jumped like the dickens! by QUE3NBE3


2018 I Can’ Believe I Ate the Whole Thing by Awesnap

2017 Yoda wasn’t amused part 1 part 2 by TheUnstealthy Monkey

2016 y = (ZF)x + 3000 by ZippyFinn
2015 The beast that stood tall now lies dead on the ground by zgrav

2014 Swedish Bikini Team by CacheClown76
2013 Frosted Windows STF by mobywv
2012 (tie) Not a Cache by two000miler

2012 (tie) Traveling Ammo Can by mobywv

2011 15 hits on my head by Serrabou
2010 Trev’s “InSaNe II” Cache by reedkickball
2009 Don’t be Stumped by reedkickball
2008 Prince William County Artillery – The Final by rufnredy

Best Picture

2020 James Branch by Serrabou

2019 (TIE) GeoSurrealism by rlobecker

2019 (TIE) Light at the End of the Tunnel by TopazFae

2018 JPWAVE – Ladybug Picnic

2017 Caching Bandits by CaveMinion log

2016 Sugarloaf Mountain Pond by Nothereither log

2014 The Path Under the Road by DePhogration log

2013 Coast at Sunset by DePhogration log

2012 Roo gets a good view by Serrabou log

2011 The Snoad by Invaluable1 log

2010 Had to run the gauntlet by reedkickball log

2009 Reaching for the Stars by marmon69 log

2008 Winter sunset by Tazmasized log

Rookie of the Year

2020 Jaxward
2019 SuperGunta06
2018 topazfae
2017 Q4minions
2016 CO68
2015 Unstealthy Monkey
2014 #1Fishingal
2013 CacheClown76
2012 Lt.Frog
2011 B-Sharps
2010 seadog129
2009 (tie) Nemo Consequentia
2009 (tie) iceleftd
2008 KanukGirl
2007 Bubba Q. Jack
2006 TheFirstNoel

Best Volunteer

2020 ZippyFinn & Serrabou
2019 ZippyFinn
2018 ZippyFinn
2017 sassyinmyheart
2016 Dephogration
2015 Dephogration

Cacher of the Year

2020 MJBinski
2019 CherokeeThree
2018 Awesnap
2017 Awesnap
2016 hooclass2002
2014 derektiffany
2013 (tie) DePhogration
2013 (tie) In2Mud
2012 vpdj
2011 Serrabou
2010 (tie) Nemo Consequentia
2010 (tie) nighthawk700
2009 (tie) reedkickball
2009 (tie) Serrabou
2008 cphug184
2007 2Wheel’in
2006 2Wheel’in

Cache of the Year

2020 Roo’s Rescue (Adventure Lab Bonus) by Serrabou
2019 Oorah! USMC Adventure Lab BONUS by Awesnap
2018 SURVIVOR18: Eating Challenge by ZippyFinn
2017 M.I.L.L. Race: Spaceship by Serrabou
2016 2016 NoVAGO Murder Mystery #11 – The Finale by hooclass2002
2015 Minecraft: The Ender Dragon by Serrabou & Dukester1
2014 Zorky Rooster by Serrabou & Engalaand
2013 Lost Creek Multi by mobywv
2012 Cacher’s Revenge: Ten things we hate about caching by curtiszarger, heist454, and patfurg
2011 Resuscitation Challenge: 400/400 by B-Sharps
2010 366 Days of Caching- The Long, Long Road by cphug184
2009 Magic: Coalition Victory by Serrabou
2008 Mastermind by Failed Stealth Alliance (Archived)
2007 Be the Genealogist-Final by reedkickball
2006 Gimme Shelter from the Beavers by rufnredy (Archived)
2001-2005 Blood & Guts in Virginia (aka Iron & Stone) by nikcap and the Dominion Crew


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