NoVAGO’s 2017 Cache Awards — Nominees

🤩 😈 🥳 NoVAGO’s 2017 Geocache Awards 🥳 😈🤩

Listed below are the caches and cachers nominated for awards for 2017. Thanks very much to those of you who took the time to send in nominations!

Voting will begin soon, and will remain open until a few weeks before the Spring Event. ➡️ Meanwhile, all curious and avid NoVAGO cachers are encouraged to visit as many of the nominated caches as possible before voting. Here is a bookmark list of the nominated caches. Go get ’em!

Winners will be announced at the 2018 NoVAGO Spring Event, May 6th. (There is not a bonus cache for finding nominated caches this year.)

Without further ado, here are the nominees: 👏

Best Theme/Series (three or more caches in a series or that share a common theme)
End of the Line by Awesnap (6 caches)
M.I.L.L. Race by Serrabou (5 caches)
CCT Challenge Caches by vpdj (48 caches)
Frog and Toad by CWillyPngn (4 caches)
TRIBUTES17 : Dork-o-Naut by ZippyFinn (3 caches)

Best Kids Cache
Toad’s Missing Buttons by CWillyPngn
Dear Toad by CWillyPngn
Barrett Branch Library Wherigo Adventure by Awesnap
Pohick Loop Interpretive Trail by Cache Clown 76
Insectopia by Awesnap

Most Outstanding Location/Scenery
The Ghost Deer Tale by freddiecrs
Beast of Goose Creek? by hrothroc
TRIBUTES17 – Be the Reediologist by hooclass2002
Uncharted Island Inhabitant by Lostone_65
On Beyond Ridiculous by cachedude2006

Most Creative Cache
Blue Line by Awesnap
M.I.L.L. Race: Spaceship by Serrabou
Toad’s Missing Buttons by CWillyPngn
The Ghost Deer Tale by freddiecrs
The Day The World Went Away by Pengie123
Wilton Hill by SP4FUN
Dear Toad by CWillyPngn

Most Physically Challenging to Find
M.I.L.L. Race: Spaceship by Serrabou
M.I.L.L. Race: Barracks by Serrabou
TRIBUTES17: D3 : Supreme Dork of All Time & Space by ZippyFinn
The Ghost Deer Tale by freddiecrs
Just Hanging Around by Chamma

Best Historical/Educational Cache
Barrett Branch Library Wherigo Adventure by Awesnap
Bush Hill by SP4FUN
Traveling Back in Time the Safeway by Ezio10
Boundary Stone of the District of Columbia by Grove at Arlington
TRIBUTES17 – ALLH – Broyhill Park by two000miler
Ghost Lake (FSf#1) by rlobecker

Best Camouflage
Wilton Hill by SP4FUN
Churchill Road Park III by M&R
The Day The World Went Away by Pengie123
Abandoned Hooes Road (FSf #2) by rlobecker
Inside the Outside by cacheus1a23
TMNT ROCKS! by nycjoyce & Taparent

Best Multi-Stage Cache
The Ghost Deer Tale by freddiecrs
Exhumed by lawnrescue911
Pohick Loop Interpretive Trail by Cache Clown 76
TRIBUTES17 – Be the Reediologist by hooclass2002
TRIBUTES17: The Royal Order of the Holy Wherigos by Ezio10

Best Mystery/Puzzle Cache
End of the Line by Awesnap
M.I.L.L. Race: Spaceship by Serrabou
TRIBUTES17: D3 : Supreme Dork of All Time & Space by ZippyFinn
Dear Toad by CWillyPngn
TMNT ROCKS! by nycjoyce & Taparent
Toad’s Missing Buttons by CWillyPngn

Best Traditional
Just Hanging Around by Chamma
Books & Bikes by PolarTB
Pumpkin King’s Cliff by sassyinmyheart
Cache to Eagle, NCAC Old Dominion: Trustworthy by TrexM8s
Abandoned Hooes Road (FSf #2) by rlobecker
Is this Wise?…. by ThompsonKickers

Best Letterbox Hybrid
Webs to the Face (or Eat a Spider) by Awesnap
M.I.L.L. Race: Ignition Sequence by Serrabou
Wilton Hill by SP4FUN
Blue Line by Awesnap
TRIBUTES17 – Roo’s Runaway by Nothereeither

Best Other (Earthcache, Whereigo, Event)
M.I.L.L. Race Communications Array by Serrabou
Barrett Branch Library Wherigo Adventure by Awesnap
Meow Mix by Cache Clown 76
The Dog Days of August by seadog129
Ice Ice Baby! by Cache Clown 76

Best CITO (Cache In, Trash Out)
Occoquan Elementary CITO III by Awesnap
4th Annual Occoquan Bay Refuge CITO by DePhogration
Cache Mob trails down the CCT 1/? – hike plus CITO by vpdj
John Jenkins Park (Hillendale Park) by Awesnap
Mayfield Fort CITO III by Awesnap

Best Log

ACKKKK! ANOTHER SPIDER WEB!!! by Awesnap


Buff Dale served us drinks by Serrabou


Freakin’ GREY STAMP PAD by ZippyFinn


Hopped over the blue poo puddle by Awesnap


I’m CC the 76th I am by Cache Clown 76


No one has ever sent me a text before by ZippyFinn


Whiffer Woman by Serrabou


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

Best Photo
Preliminary vote coming soon…stay tuned

Rookie of the Year
Q4minions
Taparent
Lostone_65

Best Volunteer
CWillyPngn
vpdj
sassyinmyheart
ZippyFinn

Cacher of the Year
Awesnap
vpdj
platoaddict
DePhogration

Cache of the Year
TRIBUTES17: D3 : Supreme Dork of All Time & Space by ZippyFinn
M.I.L.L. Race: Spaceship by Serrabou
The Ghost Deer Tale by freddiecrs
End of the Line by Awesnap
Frog and Toad Are Friends by CWillyPngn

Congratulations to all of the nominees! Cache owners of nominated caches, as well as nominated cachers and log-writers, can add this cool logo to their cache pages and/or profiles as they see fit:

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Serrabou

Serrabou

Hiker. Kayaker. Tree climber. Map drawer. But mostly known for being Roo’s dad.

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