Nominees for NOVAGO’s 2022 Geocache Awards Thanks to all those who took the time to send in nominations. While not all nominations were able to make the final cut, we were impressed with every suggestion. The hardworking awards committee have compiled the caches on this list from the very best of 2022. We invite all geocachers to go out and find as many of these wonderful caches as possible. For a geocaching friendly list, CLICK HERE. Voting is scheduled to be open for ALL categories April 1-15, 2023. Winners will be announced at our NoVAGO 2023 Spring Picnic and Awards … Continue reading →
SWAG for the cache pages of annual NoVAGO cache awards.
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We are no longer accepting nominations for the Best of 2022. Start making your list for next year.
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Each year NoVAGO honors some of the best caches that were placed in Northern Virginia. Nominations are an opportunity for you to recognize the efforts of your fellow NoVAGO cachers who have placed hides that you have enjoyed. This list is meant to help you think of some of the best geocaches you found last year. Best Traditional – The familiar green box on the map, which one made an impression on you? Best Mystery/Puzzle Cache – Whether the puzzle or the mystery was creative, innovative, obscure, devious, difficult, head-banging hard, unbelievably easy in hindsight – or all of those, … Continue reading →
NoVAGO members gathered together at Mason District Park in Annandale for the NoVAGO Spring Picnic and Awards event. Thank you to everyone who helped to organize and make the day run smoothly. Here are the 2021 NoVAGO Cache Award Winners… CACHE OF THE YEAR (GC9C9C4) cschooner aka the Duckmeister: A tribute by kiisikwa GEOCACHER OF THE YEAR Thompsonkickers Best Theme or Series Name that Tune by MJBinski Best Kids Cache (GC8HV17) Hidden Woodland Critters Tree Sculpture by TheUnstealthy Monkey Most Outstanding Location or Scenery Tie: (GC95NT5) Water versus Rock: The Grudge Match by kiisikwa and (GC9D8ZG) Ogling Eagles by Serrabou Most Creative Cache … Continue reading →
Thanks very much to those of you who took the time to send in nominations! We had a lot of nominations this year and have been working hard to compile a list of the most popular for our members to vote on. While not all nominations were able to make the final cut, we were impressed with every suggestion that was sent in to us, making the decisions even harder.
Voting is scheduled to be open for ALL categories April 1-22, 2022. Winners will be announced at our NoVAGO 2022 Spring Picnic and Awards Event on [Date TBD].
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Each year NoVAGO honors some of the best caches that were placed in Northern Virginia. Cache nominations and awards are a chance for you to recognize the efforts of fellow NoVAGO cachers who have placed hides that you have enjoyed. Help recognize the great caches and the people who placed them by nominating your favorites for the 2021 NoVAGO Cache Awards! To nominate please head over to this NoVAGO’s 2021 Cache Awards Nominations Link. Categories are as follows: Cache of the Year Best Theme/Series Best Kids Cache Most Outstanding Location/Scenery Most Creative Cache Most Physically Challenging to Find Best Historical/Educational … Continue reading →
After having to skip our annual event last year due to COVID-19, on May 8, 2021 NoVAGO members flocked to Saturday’s NoVAGO’s 2021 Spring Picnic and Awards Event in Purceville, VA. Held in the Hillsboro Pavilion. The winds were whipping, so throughout the day it was common to see bug gust blow away Icebreaker sheets, plates, donuts, and hamburger buns. Folks opted to stand in the sun for warmth, but than rushed back under the pavilion to shelter from the snow flurries and rain that popped up near the end. Many thanks to the dedicated geocachers who participated setting up … Continue reading →
NoVAGO’s 2020 Geocache Awards Listed below are the caches and cachers nominated by their peers for awards for 2019. Thanks very much to those of you who took the time to send in nominations! Winners will be announced at our NoVAGO 2021 Spring Picnic and Awards Event on Saturday, May 8, 2021. Voting Ends on April 30, 2021. Here is the link to vote: VOTE HERE Without further ado, here are the nominees: Best Theme/Series (three or more caches in a series or that share a common theme) Love’m or Hate’m by ThompsonKickers’ (20 caches) Pirate gadget caches by VAPirate … Continue reading →
Since our Annual Spring Picnic and Cache Awards Presentation had to be cancelled due to Virginia COVID-19 restrictions, NoVAGO wanted to do something special to announce the award winners online. Sneaky_Molly made a series of 18 award presentation videos that were released on Facebook. The winners will still be given an award coin when group gathering restrictions lessen. Contact NoVAGO President Nothereither to arrange meet ups to pick up your coins. HERE ARE THE 2019 NoVAGO CACHE AWARD WINNERS: Best Theme/Series (three or more caches in a series or that share a common theme) Congressional Medal of Honor by pwesleynd93 (25 … Continue reading →